Common Core Aligned Resources for SL.6.1
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
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The Witch of Blackbird Pond, A Novel Study
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
"There is something irresistible about popcorn" and about activities designed to accompany the reading of a really good book. The nine activities in this packet support the reading of Elizabeth George Speare's Newbery Award winning...
Designing a Crew Exploration Vehicle
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Take your class on an out-of-this-world adventure with this fun engineering design lesson. Working in small groups, young scientists design, build, and test crew exploration vehicles using some creativity, teamwork, and an assortment of...
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum — Lesson 3
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Curator, artist, art handler, archivist, conservator-restorer, guide. Who would have thought there were so many different kinds of museum professionals? After a visit to an art museum, class members reflect on the role of the museum in...
Looking and Learning in the Art Museum — Lesson 2
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Is there a difference between examining an original work of art and viewing a reproduction? Class members are asked to reflect on this question after researching a piece, study a reproduction of it, and the examining the original in an...
Lesson One: Characterizing Philanthropic People
6th - 7th CCSS: Designed
Familiarize your class with philanthropy and involve individuals in philanthropic activities. First, determine the traits of philanthropic people. Class members attach sticky notes with character traits written on them to each side of at...
Barn Again! Celebrating an American Icon
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How do barns serve as a window to a community's past? Here are a series of lessons on the symbolism and historical context of barns throughout American history. Topics include community-building, in-depth primary and secondary source...
Consumer Product Testing Experiment
4th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Project-based learning is featured in a lesson that has class groups using a variety of Google tools to conduct consumer product testing experiments. After deciding on a topic, groups formulate a question, select a target group, develop...
Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Who are the Grimke sisters? Scholars find out with a worksheet that details the struggles and triumphs of the lives of Angelina and Sarah Grimke. After reading an informational text, class members have the opportunity to show what they...