Students will research an individual who has overcome adversity to achieve significant accomplishments. Using the information found, students will write a three paragraph essay detailing the ways in which their individual is a survivor.
CCSS ELA - Literacy
RI6.7 - Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
W6.4 - Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
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.
W.6.6 - Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
W.6.7 - Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
W.6.8 - Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
W.6.9 - Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
6.SI.1 Analyze resources to determine their reliability
6.TT.1 Use technology and other resources for the purpose of accessing, organizing, and sharing information.
6.RP.1.2 Implement a research process independently.
6.SE.1.1 Apply ethical behavior (copyright, not plagiarizing, proper netiquette) when using resources.