The purpose of the video lesson is to outline how to write a persuasive argument. The accompanying handout has the students go through the process of writing a good persuasive argument.
Grade 6 DLC English Language Arts
This collection features resources developed by The Distance Learning Centre (DLC) for English Language Arts in Grade 6.
The purpose of the video lesson is to explore how to conduct an effective live interview. The accompanying handout outlines the steps in preparing and conducting a live interview. The self-assessment handout has the student reflect on the interviewing process and set future goals.
The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the important components of news articles (headline, byline, lead, 5 W's and H) and how to assess the quality of a variety of news articles.
The purpose of the video lesson is to explore strategies that are helpful when spelling difficult or unfamiliar words. The accompanying handout outlines an “look, say, look again, cover, write, and check” spelling strategy and gives students the opportunity to practice using it.
The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the components of a character profile, gives an example and then the opportunity for students to write a character profile of their own. The accompanying handout is a graphic organizer that can be used for developing a character profile.
The purpose of this video lesson to review the steps in writing a Tanka poem, and to draft, revise and publish a Tanka poem.
The purpose of the video lesson is to explore the difference between homophones and homographs. The accompanying handout has students homograph usage.
The purpose of the video lesson is to review the components of a friendly letter. The accompanying handout includes a letter that students are asked to respond to in friendly letter format.
The purpose of the video lesson is to outline effective reading strategies that good readers use. They include: predicting, making connections, visualizing, monitoring your own comprehension, determining importance, making inferences, questioning, summarizing and synthesizing. The accompanying handout is a survey in which students reflect on their use of the reading strategies.
This handout outlines how the design elements of a poster, brochure, or advertisement help to set the mood and send a message. Design elements include: color, line, shape, type of lettering and use of space.
The purpose of the video lesson is to review drawing inferences (reading between the lines). The accompanying handout has the student read a short story. They practice looking at the story details and then drawing inferences from the evidence. The assignment can be completed with any story that requires the reader to draw inferences.
The purpose of the video lesson is to review how to correctly write dialogue. The accompanying handouts: (1)outline tips and rules for writing dialogue and (2)provide students with practice at writing dialogue, brainstorm interesting verbs and adverbs, and complete an assignment in which they write a short dialogue for a scenario provided.
The purpose of the video lesson is to outline how to write a metaphor. The accompanying handout has students look at metaphors in their readings and then write some of their own.
The purpose of the video lesson is to detail the important components to keep in mind when writing a personal narrative. Students are asked to look at a story that is an example of a good personal narrative and then write one of their own.
The purpose of the video lesson is to outline how to write compare and contrast paragraphs. The accompanying handout provides a compare and contrast paragraph graphic organizer that students can use to complete a paragraph in which they compare and contrast the topic given or ones of their choice.
The purpose of the video lesson is to outline the purpose of conversation groups and how to engage in an effective conversation group.
The purpose of the video lesson is to outline how to design a brochure based on examples collected. The assignment is to create a four-fold brochure on a historical site.
The purpose of the video lesson is to outline how to make an effective personal response. It provides a graphic organizer in which students consider their intellectual and emotional responses to a reading selection or topic. They then use their point-form jot notes and expand them into a connected personal response to a literary selection.
The purpose of the video lesson is practice writing a personification poem using a frame. The accompanying handout outlines the structure of the poem and asks students to brainstorm ideas and write a poem of their own.