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Adapting to Survive: Short Stories and Poems
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Students explore the attributes necessary for survival and the importance of physical and mental strength by reading excerpts from Julie of the Wolves, Endangered, Hatchet, and a variety of poems.

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English Language Arts
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Altruism and Interconnectedness in Short Texts
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Students will explore the individual’s responsibility to society and the ways in which all humans are interconnected through their reading of excerpts from several texts, letters, poems, short stories and articles.

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Ancient Egypt
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Students explore the values, daily routines, structures, and rituals of ancient Egypt and compare them to those of society today, while exploring the evidence an author uses to support points in a text.

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Awesome Insects
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Students learn about insects and their impact on the natural world by asking and answering questions about informational texts in order to become inquisitive, active readers.

Subject:
English Language Arts
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Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Being a Good Friend
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Students read texts focused on what it means to be a good friend, and examine key details about characters through discussion and writing, helping to facilitate building friendships in the classroom.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Believing in Yourself: The Wild Book
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Students explore the difficulties of having a learning disability and how that influences a person's self-image, enabling them to see the world as a diverse place, by reading the core text The Wild Book.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Belonging to a Movement: One Crazy Summer
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Reading the novel One Crazy Summer, set in 1968 Oakland, CA at the height of the Black Panther movement, students explore the meaning of community, identity, and what it means to be part of a revolution.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Building Community: Seedfolks
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Students explore the theme of community through the book Seedfolks, wrestling with how prejudice and racism impact the way people treat each other and the ways in which that can influence a community.

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English Language Arts
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Celebrating Fall
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Students begin a year-long exploration of the seasons and how weather, plants, and animals are different depending on the season by reading about the beauties of fall and fall harvests.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Censorship, Truth & Happiness in Fahrenheit 451
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Students will explore the concept of “cancel culture” through their reading of Ray Bradbury’s 1953 dystopian novel, Fahrenheit 451 and study of the historical and social context of 1619 Project including the pros and cons against it.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Cinderella Around the World
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Students read multiple versions of the fairy tale Cinderella, challenging them to think about how the culture, or setting, of the story influences the plot, and examining the setting and characters.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Coming of Age and Patriarchy in Dominicana
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Students examine what it means to come of age and be disenfranchised as a female undocumented immigrant in a community plagued by machismo culture. While reading Angie Cruz’s Dominicana, students will track pivotal moments in the psychological or moral development of the protagonist, Ana from youth to maturity, specifically noting when she recognizes her place in the world.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021
Developing Resilience: The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
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Students explore the topic of "coming of age" through the story of an African-American boy growing up during the civil rights era, and his family's strong bond in the face of tragedy.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Fishtank Learning
Provider Set:
ELA
Date Added:
11/19/2021