Sixth Grade Unit 2

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1. What are myths, why were they created, and what stories do they tell?
  a. This means I can understand and use vocabulary words correctly in speaking and writing.
    Subject Title Series
Grammar Characters, Metaphors and Similes Creative Reading and Writing
Grammar Classroom Jeopardy! Language Arts Grade 6 Game Cartridge
Grammar Eight Parts of Speech Language Arts
Grammar Nouns Grammar for Children
Grammar Sentence Structure Grammar Tips for Students
Grammar Using Nouns and Pronouns Grammar Tips for Students
Grammar Writing Resources Writing for Children
b. This means I can use punctuation correctly in speaking and writing.
  Subject Title Series
Punctuation Apostrophes and Quotation Marks Punctuation Explained
Punctuation Capitals, Commas, Full Stops, Question and Exclamation Marks Punctuation Explained
Punctuation Colons, Semicolons, Brackets, Dots and Dashes Punctuation Explained
Punctuation Editing and Proofreading Writing for Students
Punctuation Punctuation Grammar for Children
Punctuation Punctuation Potpourri English: The Standard Deviants
Punctuation Rules of Punctuation Language Arts
Punctuation Using Capitalization and Punctuation Grammar Tips for Students
Punctuation Using End Marks and Commas Grammar Tips for Students
Punctuation Using Punctuation: Commas and Quotes Using Punctuation
c. This means I can compare/contrast mythical texts from different countries and cultures.
  Subject Title Series
Just So Stories Butterfly That Stamped Just So Stories
Just So Stories Cat Who Walked By Himself Just So Stories
Just So Stories Crab That Played With the Sea Just So Stories
Just So Stories Elephant's Child Just So Stories
Just So Stories How the Camel Got His Hump Just So Stories
Just So Stories How the Elephant Got His Trunk Just So Stories
Just So Stories How the First Letter Was Written Just So Stories
Just So Stories How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin Just So Stories
Just So Stories How the Whale Got His Throat Just So Stories
Just So Stories Kipling: The Beginning of the Armadillos Just So Stories
Myths & Legends Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends Aesop's Fables The Wonderful World of Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends Alaska: Raven Steals the Daylight Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Annie Oakley American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Annie Oakley Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Ant and the Dove
Myths & Legends Ants and the Pigeon/The Donkey, Rooster and Lion The Wonderful World of Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends Arabia: The Crown and the Sceptre Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Armenia: The Shoemaker's Son Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Australia: Bad Baby Amy Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Burkina Faso: The Tyrant and the Child Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Butterfly That Stamped Just So Stories
Myths & Legends Canada: Timoon and the Narwhal Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Caribbean: The Chief and the Carpenter Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Casey at Bat Disney's Animated Fables
Myths & Legends Casey at the Bat American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Cat Who Walked By Himself Just So Stories
Myths & Legends Catalonia: The Manairons Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends China: The Magic Gourd Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends China: The Magic Paintbrush Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Constellation Myths Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends Crab That Played With the Sea Just So Stories
Myths & Legends Creating a Tall Tale Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Davy Crockett Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Defying the Gods Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends Denmark: The Shepherdess and the Chimney Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Disney's American Legends
Myths & Legends Disney's Timeless Tales (Volume 1) Disney's Timeless Tales
Myths & Legends Disney's Timeless Tales (Volume 2) Disney's Timeless Tales
Myths & Legends Disney's Timeless Tales (Volume 3) Disney's Timeless Tales
Myths & Legends Eagle and the Crow The Wonderful World of Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends Elephant's Child Just So Stories
Myths & Legends England: Cap O'Ruses Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Farmer and His Sons The Wonderful World of Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends Ferdinand the Bull Disney's Animated Fables
Myths & Legends Finland: The Raspberry Worm Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Five Lionni Classics Animal Fables of Leo Lionni
Myths & Legends France: Ewenn Congar Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Germany: Frau Holle Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Germany: The Enchanted Lion Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Grasshopper and the Ants Disney's Animated Fables
Myths & Legends Greece: The Myth of Persephone Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Hansel and Gretel
Myths & Legends Holland: The Tree With the Golden Apples Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends How the Camel Got His Hump Just So Stories
Myths & Legends How the Elephant Got His Trunk Just So Stories
Myths & Legends How the First Letter Was Written Just So Stories
Myths & Legends How the Leopard Got His Spots Just So Stories
Myths & Legends How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin Just So Stories
Myths & Legends How the Whale Got His Throat Just So Stories
Myths & Legends India: The Multi-Coloured Jackal Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Ireland: The Boy Who Had No Story Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Israel: King Solomon and the Bee Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Jack and the Beanstalk Rabbit Ears Storybook Collection
Myths & Legends Japan: Crossing the Snow Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Jason and the Golden Fleece Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends John Henry Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends John Henry Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Johnny Appleseed Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Johnny Appleseed Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends King Midas and the Golden Touch Rabbit Ears Storybook Collection
Myths & Legends Kipling: The Beginning of the Armadillos Just So Stories
Myths & Legends Legend of Sleepy Hollow Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Lion and His Cub and the Boy and the Eagle The Wonderful World of Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends Lion and the Lamb
Myths & Legends Lion and the Mouse
Myths & Legends Miller and the Ass The Wonderful World of Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends Mongolia: Shepherd Boy Tumur Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Mose Humphreys Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Mythology of Greece and Rome
Myths & Legends Namibia: Omuninyan Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Nature Myths Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends Norway: The Three Sisters Who Fell Into the Mountain Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Oaxaca (Mexico): The Land of the Seven Sauces Savoring the World
Myths & Legends Old Stormalong Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Pakistan: Podna and Podni Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Paul Bunyan Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Paul Bunyan Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Paul Revere Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Pecos Bill Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Perseus and Medusa Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends Peter and the Wolf
Myths & Legends Peter and the Wolf Disney
Myths & Legends Pocahontas Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Poland: The Flower of Fern Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Poland: The Story of Flax Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Pyramid
Myths & Legends Regional Tall Tales Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends
Myths & Legends Rip Van Winkle Rabbit Ears Storybook Collection
Myths & Legends Russia: The Two Brothers Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Scotland: The Green Man of Knowledge Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Scotland: The Loch Ness Kelpie Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Singapore: Redhill Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Singing Donkey The Wonderful World of Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends South Africa: How Tortoise Won Respect Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends South Africa: Ummemo Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Strega Nona and More Caldecott Award Winning Folk Tales
Myths & Legends Taiwan: Aunt Tiger Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Myths & Legends The Gods of Olympus Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends The Journeys of Odysseus Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends The Labors of Heracles Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Chronicles of Narnia
Myths & Legends The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe  (Disney) Chronicles of Narnia
Myths & Legends The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe  (Animated) Chronicles of Narnia
Myths & Legends The Red Shoes
Myths & Legends The Trojan War Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends Theseus and the Minotaur Greek Mythology for Students
Myths & Legends Tortoise and the Hare Disney's Animated Fables
Myths & Legends Two Woodcutters The Wonderful World of Aesop's Fables
Myths & Legends U.S.A.: John Henry: Steel-Driving Man Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Ugly Duckling Disney's Animated Fables
Myths & Legends Wales: Kind March Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Wales: Merlin and the Dragons Animated Tales of the World
Myths & Legends Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
Point of View Analyzing Fiction Literature for Students
Point of View Creative and Narrative Writing Writing for Students
Point of View The Real Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Point of View Types of Writing Writing for Children
Point of View Writing Persuasive Essays Writing for Students
d. This means I can locate and use print and digital sources for research.
  Subject Title Series
Countries Argentina Beyond Our Borders
Countries Australia Beyond Our Borders
Countries Australia and New Zealand World Quest
Countries Australia: Secrets of the Land Down Under Video Visits - South Pacific Collection
Countries Benelux Beyond Our Borders
Countries Brazil Beyond Our Borders
Countries Cambodia Beyond Our Borders
Countries Canada Beyond Our Borders
Countries Canada: It's Land, Resources and Economy Our North American Neighbors
Countries China: The Ancient Empire/China: Revolution Changing Face of Asia
Countries China: The Fifth Millennium Changing Face of Asia
Countries Chinese Way of Life Way of Life
Countries England and Wales World Quest
Countries Germany World Quest
Countries Germany: From Partition to Reunification, 1945-1990 World Geography and History
Countries Greece World Quest
Countries History of Mexico Mexico for Children
Countries India: Asian Giant World Geography
Countries India: Land of Spirit and Mystique Video Visits - Far East Collection
Countries Indonesia: A Southeast Asian Nation World Geography and History
Countries Israel Beyond Our Borders
Countries Italy World Quest
Countries Japan Beyond Our Borders
Countries Jordan Beyond Our Borders
Countries Kenyan Way of Life Way of Life
Countries Mexican Way of Life Way of Life
Countries Middle America: Mexico to Venezuela and the Caribbean Islands World Geography
Countries Middle East and Central Asia: Land and Resources Geography of the World
Countries Morocco: A Bridge Across Time Video Visits - Mediterranean Collection
Countries Myanmar (Burma) Beyond Our Borders
Countries New Germany: A History, Part 1 and 2
Countries New Zealand Beyond Our Borders
Countries New Zealand: Islands of Adventure Video Visits - South Pacific Collection
Countries Peru Beyond Our Borders
Countries Poland Beyond Our Borders
Countries Russia Beyond Our Borders
Countries Russian Way of Life Way of Life
Countries Scandinavia Beyond Our Borders
Countries Scotland and Ireland World Quest
Countries South Africa World Quest
Countries South Africa Beyond Our Borders
Countries Spain: Everything Under the Sun
Countries Switzerland Beyond Our Borders
Countries Thailand World Quest
Countries The United States U.S. Geography for Children
Countries This is Our Country Our United States Collection
Countries Tibet Beyond Our Borders
Countries Ukraine Beyond Our Borders
Countries Vietnam World Quest
Countries Vietnam Beyond Our Borders
Countries Zimbabwe Beyond Our Borders
2. What makes up the solar system?
  a. This means I can compare, contrast, and describe the solar system through the use of technology.
    Subject Title Series
Satellites History of Technology and Communications Our Modern U.S. History
Satellites Satellites and Their Many Uses Inventions for Students
Satellites Satellites: Our Eyes in the Sky Space Files: Exploration
Solar System A Closer Look at the Earth Space Science
Solar System A Closer Look at the Moon Space Science
Solar System A Closer Look at the Planets Space Science
Solar System A Closer Look at the Sun and Stars Space Science
Solar System All About Stars Space Science for Children
Solar System All About the Earth Space Science for Children
Solar System All About the Moon Space Science for Children
Solar System All About the Planets Space Science for Children
Solar System All About the Sun Space Science for Children
Solar System An Overview of the Universe
Solar System Asteroids Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System Asteroids, Comets and Pluto: The Small Pieces Spin Around the Solar System
Solar System Astronomy Space Science in Action
Solar System Astronomy
Solar System Comets Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System Comets and Meteors Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System Constellation Myths Greek Mythology for Students
Solar System Constellations Starfinder
Solar System Earth Space Files: The Inner Solar System
Solar System Earth Space Science in Action
Solar System Earth's Nearest Neighbors
Solar System Eclipses and Auroras Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System Exploring Our Solar System
Solar System Exploring Our Solar System
Solar System Galaxies and the Expanding Universe Earth in the Universe
Solar System History of Astronomy Space Files: Exploration
Solar System History of Space Flight Space Files: Exploration
Solar System How the Solar System Works Spin Around the Solar System
Solar System Inner Planets Space Exploration: Adi in Space
Solar System Inner Planets: Our Rocky Neighbors Spin Around the Solar System
Solar System Inside the Space Station
Solar System Jupiter Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System Magic School Bus Gets Lost in Space Magic School Bus
Solar System Magic School Bus Sees Stars Magic School Bus
Solar System Mars Space Files: The Inner Solar System
Solar System Mercury Space Files: The Inner Solar System
Solar System Monsters of the Milky Way Nova
Solar System Moon Space Science in Action
Solar System Moon and Other Objects in the Sky Space Exploration: Adi in Space
Solar System Moon Dance Spin Around the Solar System
Solar System Neptune and Uranus Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System Observing the Night Sky Space Files: Exploration
Solar System Orbital Motion Starfinder
Solar System Our Amazing Sun
Solar System Our Distant Neighbors
Solar System Outer Planets Space Exploration: Adi in Space
Solar System Outer Planets: Gas Giants Spin Around the Solar System
Solar System Outer Space Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System Outer Space: Way Out There!/The Moon Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System Planets Eyewitness Discovery
Solar System Planets Eyewitness
Solar System Planets and the Solar System Space Science in Action
Solar System Pluto Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System Rocky Midgets Destination Cosmos
Solar System Saturn Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System Solar System Real World Science
Solar System Solar System: Outer Gas Planets Earth in the Universe
Solar System Solar System: Sun and Inner Rock Planets Earth in the Universe
Solar System Space Exploration Space Science in Action
Solar System Space Exploration Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System Space Stations Space Files: Exploration
Solar System Space Travel Space Exploration: Adi in Space
Solar System Space Travel Space for the Juniors
Solar System Stars Space Science in Action
Solar System Stars Space Exploration: Adi in Space
Solar System Stars and Constellations
Solar System Stars and Galaxies
Solar System Stars! Stars! Stars!
Solar System Stars, Light Years and the Milky Way Earth in the Universe
Solar System Studying the Solar System Space Exploration: Adi in Space
Solar System Sun Space Science in Action
Solar System Sun, Earth, Moon
Solar System The Earth Space Exploration: Adi in Space
Solar System The Moon Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System The Moon Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System The Moon Space for the Juniors
Solar System The Moon Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System The Planets Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System The Stars Space For the Juniors
Solar System The Sun Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System The Sun Space for the Juniors
Solar System The Sun Space Files: The Outer Solar System
Solar System The Sun/The Planets Bill Nye the Science Guy
Solar System The Sun: Our Star Attraction Spin Around the Solar System
Solar System There's No Place Like Earth Spin Around the Solar System
Solar System Understanding the Universe Space Exploration: Adi in Space
Solar System Universe Space Science in Action
Solar System Venus Space Files: The Inner Solar System
Solar System What's Out There?: Exploring the Solar System
Solar System Where Do Stars Come From? Heads Up
Solar System Where's Our Place in Space? Heads Up
Telescope From Stonehenge to Hubble: Looking to the Stars Complete Cosmos
Telescope Lenses and Magnification
Telescope Look to the Stars Spin Around the Solar System
Telescope Measurement Bill Nye the Science Guy
b. This means I can describe the forces that keep objects in orbit in the solar system.
  Subject Title Series
Forces Forces in Action Science Clips for Students
Forces Gravity Bill Nye the Science Guy
Forces How the Solar System Works Spin Around the Solar System
Forces Spinning Things Bill Nye the Science Guy
3. How does physical geography affect economic and cultural expansion?
  b. This means I can explain how physical geography affects economic and cultural expansion.
    Subject Title Series
Expansion Industrialization and Urbanization (1879-1910) United States History - Origins to 2000
Expansion The Great Depression: Boom and Bust in America
Expansion U.S. Industries and Resources Economics for Children
Expansion What is Economics? Economics for Children
4. What impact did religion and politics have on the Middle Ages and on the Renaissance?
  b. This means I can explain the influence of religion on the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
    Subject Title Series
Middle Ages and Renaissance A History of the Middle Ages Life in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages and Renaissance A History of the Renaissance Renaissance for Students
Middle Ages and Renaissance Everyday Life in the Renaissance Renaissance for Students
Middle Ages and Renaissance Renaissance Art, Music and Literature Renaissance for Students
Middle Ages and Renaissance Renaissance Science and Invention Renaissance for Students
Middle Ages and Renaissance Renaissance Travel, Trade and Exploration Renaissance for Students
Middle Ages and Renaissance Social Structure in the Middle Ages Life in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages and Renaissance The Doctor Life in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages and Renaissance The Knight Life in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages and Renaissance The Merchant Life in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages and Renaissance The Monk Life in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages and Renaissance The Noble Life in the Middle Ages
Middle Ages and Renaissance The Serf Life in the Middle Ages
Religion What is Buddhism? Understanding World Religions
Religion What is Christianity? Understanding World Religions
Religion What is Hinduism? Understanding World Religions
Religion What is Islam? Understanding World Religions
Religion What is Judaism? Understanding World Religions
Religion What is Religion? Understanding World Religions
c. This means I can show the influence of significant events and ideas on government.
  Subject Title Series
Government A History of the Middle Ages Life in the Middle Ages
Government Renaissance Travel, Trade and Exploration Renaissance for Students
Government Shaping a New Nation American Revolution: From Colonies to Constitution
Government Social Structure in the Middle Ages Life in the Middle Ages
Government The Doctor Life in the Middle Ages
5. Why is the Renaissance important?
  b. This means I can explain how the Renaissance brought about a rebirth of cultural and intellectual pursuits.
    Subject Title Series
Renaissance A History of the Middle Ages Life in the Middle Ages
Renaissance A History of the Renaissance Renaissance for Students
Renaissance Everyday Life in the Renaissance Renaissance for Students
Renaissance Getting to Know Leonardo Da Vinci Getting to Know the Worlds Greatest Artists
Renaissance Getting to Know Michelangelo Getting to Know the Worlds Greatest Artists
Renaissance Hamlet Shakespeare, The Animated Tales
Renaissance Leonardo Da Vinci Inventors of the World
Renaissance Leonardo Da Vinci The Animated Hero Classics
Renaissance Leonardo Da Vinci Animated Hero Classics
Renaissance Macbeth Shakespeare, The Animated Tales
Renaissance Renaissance Art, Music and Literature Renaissance for Students
Renaissance Renaissance Science and Invention Renaissance for Students
Renaissance Renaissance Travel, Trade and Exploration Renaissance for Students
Renaissance Stages of Theatre: Mediaeval and Renaissance
Renaissance Tempest Shakespeare, The Animated Tales
Renaissance Twelfth Night Shakespeare, The Animated Tales