Based on current brain research, this resource provides ready-to-use lessons across the content areas to engage Sixth Grade students. This essential teaching tool was created specifically to correlate to the Common Core and other state standards. Strategies incorporate movement, kinesthetic learning, organization, brainstorming, critical thinking, and writing. Formative assessments are also incorporated to ensure that students understand the lesson content. Use these brain-powered strategies to increase student engagement and achievement over a variety of content areas.