This packet is intended for use as a summative assessment of the core learning for the school year of a 6th grade ELA/History course in California. Fully aligned to Common Core State Standards, and Content Standards. Students show their learning by creating their own unique civilization following th
This short project (about two weeks total time) is designed to bring Gifted and Talented projects back into GATE. Sure, we need to be rigorous in our instruction of GATE English classes to prepare them for AP English and College down the road, but sometimes it is good to bring the class back t
This unit follows Kathy Nunley's Layered Curriculum style. This unit provides an overview of the standards covered, a list of required activities, over a dozen additional activities for the student to choose from, and a grading sheet. Please note: When I used this with my students three years ago, w
This file contains 4 project options (some are individual and others are small group) for The Odyssey and grading rubrics for each option. Each rubric is in a different Excel spreadsheet.
The project choices are for a board game, a travel commercial, a journal, and a 3D map. The detailed descrip
Given the language standard regarding allusions, recognizing them, understanding their meaning, and being able to use them can be a daunting task for teachers of teens (grades 6-12). This is a 10 page (5 pages double sided) Excel file resource for student binders and student authors. Helping stude