Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Daily Warm-Ups: Nonfiction & Fiction Writing Grade 6

Daily Warm-Ups: Nonfiction & Fiction Writing Grade 6

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Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 6

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.6.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Activity Page
Hippos 12
The Hippo and You 14
Hippo Movie 16
Mystery Person 24
A Host for Generations 26
New Weights 28
Face Time 29
Place Setting 48
Noise 50
Tulip Mania 52
Time Capsule Letter 58
Metric Mnemonics 74
Horse Meets Grizzly 78
Trees 94
New Year’s Resolutions 96
The First Visitor 98
Star Drawing 110
Long, Longer, Longest 116
The Four Largest 118
Upside-Down Wonder 120
Two Dolphins 122
Country Comparison 126
Her Deepness 130
From A to B 132
Roy G. Biv 134
Past, Present, Future 136

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.6.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

Activity Page
The Bloody Monster 13
The Floating Log 15
Animal Movie 17
Something Wrong 18
The Counterfeit 19
Open Wide 20
The Small Pet 21
Hippo Talk 22
An Interview (with You!) 23
Super Character 25
Bridge Jump, Anyone? 27
The Striped Cat 31
The Next Discovery 35
Great, Great, Great 39
Mosquito Researcher 40
Fence Painting 41
Scientist in the Water 42
The Escape Artist 43
English Lesson 44
The Right Time 45
Surfing 47
Lefty Lumpy 49
Frog Pond 51
Onion Soup 53
Ship at Sea 54
6939 Time Capsule 59
Only One Color 61
The Easy Pet 67
Swimming Rescue 73
Talking in Rhymes 75
Bear Encounter 79
Sold! 85
The Day the Falls Went Dry 86
The Disappearing Clocks 87
Milk-Bottle Walk 91
Double Birthday 93
New Year, New Planet 99
Popcorn Lesson 102
Another Version 105
Inside an Elevator 107
The Field Trip 109
Jungle Scene 112
Fearful Night 113
Whale-Shark Ride 117
Capital Tickets 119
Animal Race 121
New Colors 123
The Messiest Festival 124
Dressed for the Festival 125
Letter from Egypt 127
Test Flight 131
Space Adventure 133
The Doctored Photo 135
Chocolate Pudding 137
Out for a Run 139
What’s Allowed? 146
Whether or Weather? 147
The Thirteenth Task 149
An Empty Raft 153
Alien Conversation 155
Once Upon a Time 159
Surprise Lesson 163
Vending-Machine Adventure 165

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.6.1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Activity Page
The Calculator 34
Cockroaches 66
Public Names 80
A Better Excuse 81
Guinness World Records 90
The Great Date Robbery 92
Star Review 104
Office on the Move 106
200 to Milk 108
Running the Sahara 138
Separate Schools 148
School Vending Machines 164

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.6.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Activity Page
Hippos 12
The Bloody Monster 13
The Hippo and You 14
The Floating Log 15
Hippo Movie 16
Animal Movie 17
Something Wrong 18
The Counterfeit 19
Open Wide 20
The Small Pet 21
Hippo Talk 22
An Interview (with You!) 23
Mystery Person 24
Super Character 25
A Host for Generations 26
Bridge Jump, Anyone? 27
New Weights 28
Face Time 29
Pet Rock 30
The Striped Cat 31
Diary History 32
Diary of an Observer 33
The Calculator 34
The Next Discovery 35
ABC Poem 36
Silly or Absurd? 38
Great, Great, Great 39
Mosquito Researcher 40
Fence Painting 41
Scientist in the Water 42
The Escape Artist 43
English Lesson 44
The Right Time 45
Swimming the Amazon 46
Surfing 47
Place Setting 48
Lefty Lumpy 49
Noise 50
Frog Pond 51
Tulip Mania 52
Onion Soup 53
Ship at Sea 54
Bull in a China Shop 55
Grand Canyon Diary 56
Challenger Deep Diary 57
Time Capsule Letter 58
6939 Time Capsule 59
Paint Colors 60
Only One Color 61
Shape Poem 62
Wacky Wednesday 64
A to Z 65
Cockroaches 66
The Easy Pet 67
Talking Moon Rock 68
Storm at Sea 69
Stormy Words 70
The Trojan Horse 71
The Lifeguard 72
Swimming Rescue 73
Metric Mnemonics 74
Talking in Rhymes 75
Country Borders 76
Wedding Planner 77
Horse Meets Grizzly 78
Bear Encounter 79
Public Names 80
A Better Excuse 81
Where's the "E"? 82
PB & J, but No "E" 83
Auction Chant 84
Sold! 85
The Day the Falls Went Dry 86
The Disappearing Clocks 87
Telephone 88
Guinness World Records 90
Milk-Bottle Walk 91
The Great Date Robbery 92
Double Birthday 93
Trees 94
I Am the Tree 95
New Year’s Resolutions 96
Storybook Resolutions 97
The First Visitor 98
New Year, New Planet 99
Name Poem 100
Rat vs. Cat 101
Popcorn Lesson 102
Funny Riddles 103
Star Review 104
Another Version 105
Office on the Move 106
Inside an Elevator 107
200 to Milk 108
The Field Trip 109
Star Drawing 110
The Bear Cub 111
Jungle Scene 112
Fearful Night 113
Half Full? 114
Long, Longer, Longest 116
Whale-Shark Ride 117
The Four Largest 118
Capital Tickets 119
Upside-Down Wonder 120
Animal Race 121
Two Dolphins 122
New Colors 123
The Messiest Festival 124
Dressed for the Festival 125
Country Comparison 126
Letter from Egypt 127
Three Ides 128
In Ancient Times 129
Her Deepness 130
Test Flight 131
From A to B 132
Space Adventure 133
Roy G. Biv 134
The Doctored Photo 135
Past, Present, Future 136
Chocolate Pudding 137
Running the Sahara 138
Out for a Run 139
Four Score 140
Hiding Penicillin 142
The Clever Crow 143
Unwanted Visitor 144
Yo-Yo Fishing 145
What’s Allowed? 146
Whether or Weather? 147
Separate Schools 148
The Thirteenth Task 149
Their, There, They’re 150
E-mail Scam 151
A Group of Sea Lions 152
An Empty Raft 153
Carl Sagan 154
Alien Conversation 155
When I Was… 156
Adventure 157
Strong Writing 158
Once Upon a Time 159
Got Milk? 160
Staying in School 161
The Lesson 162
Surprise Lesson 163
School Vending Machines 164
Vending-Machine Adventure 165
Titles 166

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.6.5: With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

Activity Page
Hiding Penicillin 142
The Clever Crow 143
Unwanted Visitor 144
Yo-Yo Fishing 145
What’s Allowed? 146
Whether or Weather? 147
Separate Schools 148
The Thirteenth Task 149
Their, There, They’re 150
E-mail Scam 151
A Group of Sea Lions 152
An Empty Raft 153
Carl Sagan 154
Alien Conversation 155
When I Was… 156
Adventure 157
Strong Writing 158
Once Upon a Time 159
Got Milk? 160
Staying in School 161
The Lesson 162
Surprise Lesson 163
School Vending Machines 164
Vending-Machine Adventure 165
Titles 166

Range of Writing

ELA.W.6.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Activity Page
Hippos 12
The Bloody Monster 13
The Hippo and You 14
The Floating Log 15
Hippo Movie 16
Animal Movie 17
Something Wrong 18
The Counterfeit 19
Open Wide 20
The Small Pet 21
Hippo Talk 22
An Interview (with You!) 23
Mystery Person 24
Super Character 25
A Host for Generations 26
Bridge Jump, Anyone? 27
New Weights 28
Face Time 29
Pet Rock 30
The Striped Cat 31
Diary History 32
Diary of an Observer 33
The Calculator 34
The Next Discovery 35
ABC Poem 36
Silly or Absurd? 38
Great, Great, Great 39
Mosquito Researcher 40
Fence Painting 41
Scientist in the Water 42
The Escape Artist 43
English Lesson 44
The Right Time 45
Swimming the Amazon 46
Surfing 47
Place Setting 48
Lefty Lumpy 49
Noise 50
Frog Pond 51
Tulip Mania 52
Onion Soup 53
Ship at Sea 54
Bull in a China Shop 55
Grand Canyon Diary 56
Challenger Deep Diary 57
Time Capsule Letter 58
6939 Time Capsule 59
Paint Colors 60
Only One Color 61
Shape Poem 62
Wacky Wednesday 64
A to Z 65
Cockroaches 66
The Easy Pet 67
Talking Moon Rock 68
Storm at Sea 69
Stormy Words 70
The Trojan Horse 71
The Lifeguard 72
Swimming Rescue 73
Metric Mnemonics 74
Talking in Rhymes 75
Country Borders 76
Wedding Planner 77
Horse Meets Grizzly 78
Bear Encounter 79
Public Names 80
A Better Excuse 81
Where's the "E"? 82
PB & J, but No "E" 83
Auction Chant 84
Sold! 85
The Day the Falls Went Dry 86
The Disappearing Clocks 87
Telephone 88
Guinness World Records 90
Milk-Bottle Walk 91
The Great Date Robbery 92
Double Birthday 93
Trees 94
I Am the Tree 95
New Year’s Resolutions 96
Storybook Resolutions 97
The First Visitor 98
New Year, New Planet 99
Name Poem 100
Rat vs. Cat 101
Popcorn Lesson 102
Funny Riddles 103
Star Review 104
Another Version 105
Office on the Move 106
Inside an Elevator 107
200 to Milk 108
The Field Trip 109
Star Drawing 110
The Bear Cub 111
Jungle Scene 112
Fearful Night 113
Half Full? 114
Long, Longer, Longest 116
Whale-Shark Ride 117
The Four Largest 118
Capital Tickets 119
Upside-Down Wonder 120
Animal Race 121
Two Dolphins 122
New Colors 123
The Messiest Festival 124
Dressed for the Festival 125
Country Comparison 126
Letter from Egypt 127
Three Ides 128
In Ancient Times 129
Her Deepness 130
Test Flight 131
From A to B 132
Space Adventure 133
Roy G. Biv 134
The Doctored Photo 135
Past, Present, Future 136
Chocolate Pudding 137
Running the Sahara 138
Out for a Run 139
Four Score 140
Hiding Penicillin 142
The Clever Crow 143
Unwanted Visitor 144
Yo-Yo Fishing 145
What’s Allowed? 146
Whether or Weather? 147
Separate Schools 148
The Thirteenth Task 149
Their, There, They’re 150
E-mail Scam 151
A Group of Sea Lions 152
An Empty Raft 153
Carl Sagan 154
Alien Conversation 155
When I Was… 156
Adventure 157
Strong Writing 158
Once Upon a Time 159
Got Milk? 160
Staying in School 161
The Lesson 162
Surprise Lesson 163
School Vending Machines 164
Vending-Machine Adventure 165
Titles 166

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