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Standard RI

RI Reading Informational Text

Grade(s): 6

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Type
Titanic Research Project
Titanic Research Project

Lesson

Students will create a project on the Titanic tragedy based on topics they have chosen to research.

Dori Sanders | Conversations with SC Writers
Dori Sanders | Conversations with SC Writers

Video

S.C. author Dori Sanders reads from her bestseller, Clover, and describes the characters in the novel. She talks about characters being based loosely on real-life but the stories being fictionalized...
Eleanora Tate  | Conversations with SC Writers
Eleanora Tate | Conversations with SC Writers

Video

Eleanora Tate is an award-winning author of children's books. She discusses writing The Secret of Gumbo Grill. Her idea for the book came from the fact that there were few books dealing with modern...
Tom Feelings | Conversations with SC Writers
Tom Feelings | Conversations with SC Writers

Video

Tom Feelings was both a writer and an illustrator. He taught illustrating at the University of South Carolina. Usually, the process is that a manuscript is submitted to a publisher, and the publisher...
Tommy Scott Young | Conversations with SC Writers
Tommy Scott Young | Conversations with SC Writers

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Students speak with poet, storyteller and writer Tommy Scott Young. Mr. Young starts with The Gingerbread Man. One of his secrets is to read outloud. The characters do not come fully alive without...
Bird Survival Through Adaptations
Bird Survival Through Adaptations

Lesson

A series of historical illustrations by naturalist, Mark Catesby, will be used as a foundation for students to assess how adaptations contribute to a species ability to survive in a particular...