CCSS ELA Standard: 6.RL.4

  • Identifying Author’s Voice

    Students will analyze selections from classic works of fiction to identify an author's voice, then write in the voice of one of those authors.

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  • Jabberwocky and Context Clues

    Context clues lessons can be a disaster. Here, we expose students to a delightful classic packed with nonsense words ("Jabberwocky") and ask them to decipher the meanings and parts of speech. Then, it's only natural for students to write their own nonsense poems.

  • Studying and Remixing “The Raven”

    Ready to push kids beyond the boring, old ABAB rhyme scheme and into something a bit more complex?