This 20-25 day unit includes lessons, activities and student booklet for the 6th Grade SEEd Standards 6.3 (Weather and Climate) for Utah. There are hands on activities, demos, and interactive tools for teacher and students to use. Topics
Earth Sciences, General Science
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Interactive Notebooks
This 14-15 day matter and energy unit follows the Utah SEEd Standards for Matter and Energy (6.2). There are several labs, resources and videos included to help demonstrate each idea. The unit is phenomena based and will help students to discover
This 16 page unit includes discussion questions, vocabulary and common core level activities.
Using the detective clue book was a huge hit in our class as we read since this mystery can be somewhat confusing while reading.
Some mini lessons
This 13-14 day unit will provide students with a concrete and conceptual understanding of Earth's Seasons system. They will read, write, discuss, model, and build to gain understanding. All links and resource ideas are included.
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
The areas of study included here are the major contributions of Ancient Greece to modern society. These can used as a research report starter, a group activity with presentations, or in other ways too.
The way I have used them is to draw names and
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, World History
This series of rigorous tasks will guide students through digging deeply into different versions of the folktale Little Red Riding Hood in order to write a Compare/Contrast Essay. From DOK 1-4, students will analyze the different texts, answering
Literature, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
5th, 6th, 7th
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
This passage describes the life and work of an Ancient Egyptian Scribe. The reading is challenging and can be read independently or whole class.
Skills targeted: Vocabulary, Context Clues, Using text evidence, Central idea and other
This "thinkmark" is a great tool for readers to track reading skills and show that they are comprehending well.
The skills in this half-page "bookmark" are predicting, clarifying, questioning, summarizing, and reflecting in order to take part in
This Thinkmark is a great way to hold students accountable for their reading while also having them practice effective reading strategies while reading novels.
This Thinkmark specifically focuses on elements of narrative/plot.
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading