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   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (7) 7 :
7 ) Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film). [RL.7.7]

[ELA2015] (6) 29 :
29 ) Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. [W.6.9]

a. Apply Grade 6 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres [e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories] in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics"). [W.6.9a]

b. Apply Grade 6 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not"). [W.6.9b]

[ELA2015] (6) 7 :
7 ) Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch. [RL.6.7]

Subject: English Language Arts (6 - 7)
Title: Comparing and Contrasting Mediums of Caged Bird by Maya Angelou
Description:

Students will explore three mediums of the famous poem, "Caged Bird"  by Maya Angelou. Students will read, listen to audio, and a watch a video of the poem and compare and contrast the differences using a graphic organizer.

This activity was created as a result of the ALEX  Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (5) 6 :
R6) Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

[ELA2015] (6) 7 :
7 ) Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch. [RL.6.7]

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (5), English Language Arts (6)
Title: Reading Poetry Aloud: Ickle Me, Pickle Me?
Description:

Students will use the poem "Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too" from Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein to compare a silent reading of a poem to an animated audio version read by the author. They will compare their thoughts about which experience they enjoyed more and then discuss their conclusions with a seat partner. The teacher will then lead a whole class discussion comparing the two experiences. 

This activity was created as a result of the DLCS COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (6) 7 :
7 ) Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch. [RL.6.7]

Subject: English Language Arts (6)
Title: Comparing and Contrasting: Text and Movie
Description:

The teacher will use the digital tool to help students examine ways a text and a video version of a text may differ. The students will watch a movie version of a text they have read in class previously and complete a graphic organizer to compare and contrast each version.

This activity results from the ALEX Resource Gap Project.




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