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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Building Background Knowledge: Frightful’s Mountain and DDT

For Teachers 6th Standards
The first unit in Module 4 introduces sixth graders to the central question of the module; do the benefits of DDT outweigh its harmful consequences? Jean Craighead George’s novel, Frightful’s Mountain, is the module's anchor text and...
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Julie of the Wolves

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Have your class practice their comprehension skills using this resource. After reading Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George, learners engage in cause and effect activities, identify story elements and figurative language, and...
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My Side of the Mountain

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners complete activities with the book My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George. For this literature lesson, students read the book and discuss the concept of human capital. They complete a KWLH chart and two assessments.
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Julie of the Wolves

For Students 9th - 12th
Learners reading the book Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George can enhance their understanding of the novel using this comprehensive activity. Learners can use the graphic organizers to display information and the many...
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Adventures in Nature: Lesson 1

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are introduced to the book My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George. For this literature lesson, 6th graders watch a video about the author that explains her book writing and history as a naturalist. They answer...
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Springfield Wiki Lesson - Literature Circles

For Teachers 6th
Using a variety of novels about survival, such as Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George, pupils create author's studies using wikis. First, learners are placed in groups to study a particular novel. Then, they create a page...
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Sample Lessons and Worksheets

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If you need to bulk up your reading comprehension worksheet collection, take a look at a resource that includes graphic organizers and reading comprehension questions. The series of 50 worksheets addresses novels such as Julie of the...
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Teach21 Lesson: Survival Unit, Lesson 12/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After reflecting on a time when they felt truly lonely, students spent a few class periods reading "Julie of the Wolves" by Jean Craighead George. Activities in the lesson (before, during, and after reading) include research...
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"One Day in the Prairie" by Jean Craighead George

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students collect "prairie insects" for data collection and analysis.
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Exploring The Everglades

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders apply basic Internet navigation and computer skills to complete a scavenger hunt about the Everglades, after reading the book, Everglades, by Jean Craighead George.
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No Title

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify examples of figurative language in the book, "One Day in the Woods," by Jean Craighead George. They illustrate a figure of speech and identify it as a simile or metaphor. Each student then records their...
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Whittling and Sculpting

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create sculptures while practicing whittling.  In this arts and crafts lesson, students utilize a knife and sculpt soap models based on the novel My Side of the Mountain.  Students may work on their models outside of class.
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Adventures in Nature: Plants and Animals

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete a venn diagram.  In this plants and animals lesson, 6th graders read a books that contains facts about night creatures and add the words predator and pangolins to the word wall.  Students read the book The...
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For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the characteristics of a good paragraph and find those characteristics in a good paragraph from the books, "One Day in the Woods," by Jean Craighead George and "Why Do Leaves Change Color," by Betsy Maestro.
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ReQuest and Motor Imaging with My Side of the Mountain

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read "My Side of the Mountain." They create a pantomime using vocabulary words from the story. Students create three questions about the reading. They discuss the passage they read and act out words to help them better...
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Adventures in Nature: Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities with the book My Side of the Mountain. In this literature instructional activity, 6th graders read pages 50 - 58 and add to their animal and plant book. They look online and in encyclopedias for...
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Adventures in Nature: Lesson 11

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete activities with the book My Side of the Mountain. In this literature lesson, 6th graders read pages 131- 160 using students in the class as narrators and characters. They put more animals and plants in their nature...
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Adventures in Nature: Lesson 14

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders look at conservation. In this conservation activity, 6th graders use the Internet to find websites about conservation and the animal world. They compare Henry Climbs a Mountain by D.B. Thomas to My Side of the Mountain. 
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Ecology Integration Using IMovie

For Teachers 5th
Amazing! Any 5th grader would be more than willing to participate in this project. Students are broken into groups, each group reads one book from a list of five. They use their book as the basis for choosing an animal and environment to...
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Hatchet

For Teachers 6th Standards
Accompany a novel study of Hatchet by Gary Paulson with a unit consisting of 16 lessons focused on physical and emotional survival. Reading the story along with a variety of informational texts, scholars compare and contrast reading...
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My Side of The Mountain: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Some money, a pocketknife, a ball of cord, and some flint and steel ... is that enough for a 14-year-old to survive alone in the wilderness? Scholars explore the topic of survival with the novel study for My Side of the Mountain....
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The Land and People Before Columbus

For Teachers 5th
The major pre-Columbian settlements are studied in this excellente social studies lesson. Fifth graders explain how geography and climate influenced the way various nations lived and adjusted to the environment, and focus on eight...
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Julie of the Wolves: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Blood may not always be thicker than water. Julie, in Julie of the Wolves, soon depends on a wolf pack to be her family. Scholars read about Julie's adventures as they complete sentences with vocabulary words, answer comprehension...
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Adventures in Nature: PowerPoint Presentation

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders find facts about a specific animal.  In this research lesson, 6th graders wrap up their unit on animals and pick one animal to research and present to the class using PowerPoint.  Students use the dash facts method to...

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