This is what I use to help my 7th graders understand the difference between tone and mood. The first page includes the lyrics to "FourFiveSeconds" by Rihanna with guiding questions. The second page is an "Upgrade your Words" sheet. My students have
This is a PowerPoint that accompanies the indicated EL lesson. You are paying for my time in putting together the PowerPoint. EL is an open source curriculum, and I cited all work that was not my own. If you do not have access to Student journals,
Total of 13 lessons! PowerPoint presentations (around 150 slides) and lesson plans (all editable) to accompany 6th grade Expeditionary Learning, Module 1, Unit 1 (Lightning Thief). Comprises about three weeks' worth of work (13 lengthy lessons).
Mini-lesson that teaches tone and mood in Johnny Cash's song, "Hurt." The download includes a two-page Word document that includes the song's text, six guiding questions, one written response question, and a separate page with upgraded tone and mood
This is an alternative assessment for the indicated lesson number. It is the same test provided by EL, but is rewritten in a more student and teacher friendly manner and addresses the concerns described below.
One concern that I have experienced
This purchase includes a 60-slide PowerPoint presentation that will cover the first five lessons of EL's Module 1, Unit 1 (Lightning Thief). I have also included lesson plans for each lesson. Also, in case you do not have access to student journals,
This download includes the lyrics to "Waterfalls" by TLC along with guiding questions that allow students to do a close read of the song. The questions focus on theme and citing evidence. I omitted the verse that deals with HIV.
This download includes eight different printouts to be used for stations based on "Amigo Brothers" by Piri Thomas. Some of the questions and activities were retrieved from achievethecore.org and Pearson.
If you do not have access to district-printed student journals, you will need these documents to accompany my PowerPoint for the same lesson. EL is an open source curriculum, and I cited the appropriate sources.
7th grade assessment for A Long Walk to Water novel. There are four parts including characterization, plot details, context clues, and editing. Some parts include minor plot details; these are not Common Core aligned but, rather, help to hold
This download includes a PowerPoint that will get you through the first day of Expeditionary Learning, Module 1, for 6th grade English. Most SCS teachers should have student journals, but all images and tasks are displayed on the PowerPoint, and the
An editable PowerPoint that accompanies lessons 6 through 10
Editable lesson plans (don't forget to add your name and change days as needed)
A printable assessment for Lesson 7 in which I assigned point values, added two
Editable lesson plans for the first 13 lessons (Module 1, Unit 1) of the 6th grade Expeditionary Learning curriculum. This will save you a lot of time copy-and-pasting.
Objectives are written in EL language as well as "Today I am..." "So I can..."