Grade Six ELA Links

 

 

Newbery Medal and Honor  Books:

http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberyhonors/newberymedal

Cross word Puzzle maker: http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/CrissCrossSetupForm.asp

Links for Fever, 1763, the novel:

Build background knowledge prior to reading the novel through this internet workshop (to be paired with teacher handout:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/index.html

Research for Yellow Fever – Midway Project

Yellow fever:

Dr. Benjamin Rush:

Free African Society:

Bush Hill:

American Revolution:

George Washington:

 

Links for Uprising, the novel:

Explore historical immigration patterns in the United States:

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/03/10/us/20090310-immigration-explorer.html?exampleUserLabel=nytimes&exampleSessionId=1236784038906&_r=0

Links for Writing prompt: What can we do to save water and why is it important?

Home

http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/conserving-water-one-drop-time

http://www.livestrong.com/article/147766-the-importance-of-saving-water/

 

 

Links for research to support argumentative writing:

Articles on the use of electronic devices in the classroom: Updated 1/12/2014

  1.  http://www.education.com/magazine/article/effective-technology-teaching-child/
  2. http://teachingcenter.wustl.edu/Journal/Reviews/Pages/Research-In-Class-Devices.aspx#.VLPl6SvF8uQ
  3. http://www.teachhub.com/advantagesdisadvantages-ipad-classroom
  4. http://elearnmag.acm.org/featured.cfm?aid=1999649
  5. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/23/technology/in-some-schools-students-bring-their-own-technology.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
  6. http://articles.latimes.com/2012/feb/04/business/la-fi-hiltzik-20120205

Great facts and statistics:

Paper Chase

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Articles on year round education:

http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/choosing-schools-programs/pros-and-cons-year-round-schools

http://www.edweek.org/ew/issues/year-round-schooling/

http://www.publicschoolreview.com/articles/41

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/39748458/ns/us_news-life/t/year-round-school-gains-ground-around-us/#.VI8IHSvF8uQ

 

 

Video: http://www.pbs.org/video/2365320424/

 

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Grade Six ELA Links