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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 1: Analyzing Figurative Language, Word Choice, Structure and Meaning

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis is the anchor text of a 12-part module created for sixth graders. Scholars read and examine the literature in the context of figurative language, tone, and meaning. Learners draw conclusions and...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 1: Analyzing Figurative Language, Word Choice, Structure and Meaning

For Teachers 6th Standards
Christopher Paul Curtis' Newberry Medal winning novel Bud, Not Buddy is the anchor text in a unit that asks middle schoolers to examine Bud's rules to live by. They compare these rules to those in President Barack Obama's 2009...
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Bud Not Buddy

For Students 4th Standards
A two-day assessment challenges scholars to read an excerpt from the story, Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis then complete a series of exercises in preparation for a writing assignment. Day one includes an independent reading...
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Final Draft of Literary Argument Essay

For Teachers 6th Standards
Take the last step in writing a literary argument essay using Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, in a lesson focused on feedback. Using the stars and steps revision method, pupils take into account teacher and peer feedback to...
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Introducing Research Folders and Generating a Research Question

For Teachers 6th Standards
Take the next step in the writing process with a lesson geared towards the completion of writing an evidence-based essay about a rule to live by as Bud did in Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Pupils collaborate with their peers...
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Asking Probing Questions and Choosing a Research Topic

For Teachers 6th Standards
Begin the writing journey of an evidence-based essay detailing a rule to live by with a variety of activities to familiarize learners with the topic and jump start the brainstorming process. First, pupils take part in an in-depth review...
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Planning for Writing: Introduction and Conclusion of a Literary Argument Essay

For Teachers 6th Standards
After completing three body paragraphs of an argument essay about life's rules to live by from Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis, it's time to begin writing the introduction and conclusion. Independently, pupils draft the final two...
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Writing: Drafting Body Paragraphs and Revising for Language

For Teachers 6th Standards
Begin the drafting phase of the writing process with a lesson plan focused on writing three body paragraphs in a logical way. Then, revise writing to make it more formal after a teacher-directed mini lesson plan. Each paragraph written...
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Selecting Evidence to Logically Support Claims

For Teachers 6th Standards
It's time to make a rule sandwich! After exploring the writing assignment's rubric and analyzing a model essay, learners are guided through the prewriting phase using the sandwich technique. Pupils create their own sandwich addressing...
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Pitching Your Claim with Best Evidence

For Teachers 6th Standards
Does Bud use his rules to survive or thrive? That is the driving question of a lesson plan following the reading of Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Pupils identify and argue their claim using textual evidence in an argument...
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Revisiting Bud’s Rules: Survive or Thrive?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Bud, from Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, followed a series of rules. The questions is, how did he use those rules to thrive or survive? After a grand discussion, class members explore the novel to locate and cite textual...
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Qualities of a Strong Literary Argument Essay

For Teachers 6th Standards
One lesson, two essays, and one central theme: qualities of an argument essay. Here, scholars first describe qualities of an argument essay regarding Bud's rules to live by from the novel, Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Then,...
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Analyzing Structure and Theme in Stanza 4 of “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here is a lesson plan that provides scholars with two opportunities to stretch their compare and contrast muscles. First, learners compare and contrast their experience of reading the fourth stanza of If by Rudyard Kipling to the...
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Looking Closely at Stanza 3—Identifying Rules to Live By Communicated in “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Just as Bud, from the novel Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis had rules to live by; so does the poem, If by Rudyard Kipling, but how do the two relate? Pupils delve deep into the poem's third stanza, participate in a grand...
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Notices, Wonders, and Vocabulary of the Third Stanza of “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
How does one's experience reading a poem's text differ from listening to its audio version? Delve into the insightful question with the poem, If by Rudyard Kipling, as pupils compare and contrast their experience using a note-taking...
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Looking Closely at Stanza 2—Identifying Rules to Live By Communicated in “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Pupils take part in a close reading of the poem, If by Rudyard Kipling, in which they delve deep into its meaning and identify its rules to live by. As the grand discussion moves on, learners then relate the poem's rules with those found...
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Notices and Wonders of the Second Stanza of “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here is a lesson that asks pupils to analyze poetry, and sparks discussion about two different types of texts; asking how is the poem, If by Rudyard Kipling, alike and different from the story, Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis?...
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Looking Closely at Stanza 1—Identifying Rules to Live By Communicated in “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here is a lesson in which pupils connect themes and rules to live by from the story Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis to those found in the poem If by Rudyard Kipling. First, scholars discuss their reading and review Bud's rules;...
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Introducing “If” and Noting Notices and Wonders of the First Stanza

For Teachers 6th Standards
After reading chapter 14 of the story Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, scholars take part in a read aloud of the poem If by Rudyard Kipling and compare it to the reading of Bud, Not Buddy. Learners then go deeper into the poem...
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How Does the Author Convey Themes in Bud, Not Buddy?

For Teachers 6th Standards
After reading up to chapter 12 of Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, scholars read chapter 13 and take part in a grand conversation about the author's writing techniques. Pupils discuss how his writing conveyed literary themes...
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Bud, Not Buddy: Guided Imagery Exercise

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Develop readers’ awareness of the visual power of language with a guided imagery exercise. Set the stage and create the mood with dim lights, soft music and potpourri. Then read the provided section of Bud, Not Buddy. Next, invite...
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Bud, Not Buddy: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here’s a reading strategy that can be used with any text. Class members examine portions of a novel, and make predictions about the theme or subject matter of the book. Although designed for Christopher Paul Curtis’s Newbery Medal...
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Story Map for Bud, Not Buddy

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Why should your class complete a story map? After reading Bud, Not Buddy, divide your class into pairs or small groups to complete the included worksheet. They list the main characters, the conflict, main plot events, the resolution, and...
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Bud, Not Buddy: Anticipation Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Hoover flags? Hoover blankets? Hoovervilles? Drawing upon prior knowledge of the Great Depression class members respond to the prompts on an anticipation guide for Bud, Not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis’s tale of Bud Caldwell’s quest to...