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ELA Reading App


App Tile:

iTooch 6th Grade Language Arts

App Price:

$ 6.99

Subject Area: English Language Arts: Reading


Curriculum Use:

Educational Activities that provide comprehensive learning solutions that

help address learning needs in a fun and motivating way. This app is to be considered as a
reinforcement / enhancer to the everyday curriculum practices, not a program replacement.
Standards:
ISTE for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity:
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to
facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-toface and virtual environments.
b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using
digital tools and resources.
ISTE for Students:
6. Technology operations and concepts:
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

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NYS P-12 Common Core Standards:
Standard Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text 612 [RI]
Grade: 6
Key Ideas and Details
1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as
inferences drawn from the text.

Ontario Curriculum Standards:


Standard Strand: 1. Reading for Meaning
Grade: 6
Demonstrating Understanding
1.4 demonstrate understanding of increasingly complex texts by summarizing and
explaining important ideas and citing relevant supporting details (e.g., general idea and related
facts in chapters, reports, tables and charts, concept maps, online and print magazine articles,
editorials, brochures or pamphlets, websites; main theme and important details in short stories,
poems, plays, legends)

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ELA Writing App


App Tile:

Story Builder for iPad

App Price:

$8.99 or $45.99 as a 10 app bundle

Subject Area: English Language Arts: Writing


Curriculum Use:

A reinforcement / enhancement to help children improve paragraph

formation, integration of ideas, and develop higher level of inferences. It also may be used for
students with special needs.
Standards:
ISTE for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity:
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to
facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-toface and virtual environments.
b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using
digital tools and resources.
ISTE for Students:
6. Technology operations and concepts:
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

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NYS P-12 Common Core Standards:
Standard Strand: Writing Standards 6-12 [w]
Grade: 6
Text types and purposes
1. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
a. Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly

Ontario Curriculum Standards:


Standard Strand: 1. Developing and Organizing Content
Grade: 6
Organizing Ideas
1.5 identify and order main ideas and sup- porting details and group them into units that
could be used to develop a structured, multi-paragraph piece of writing, using a variety of
strategies

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ENL Language App


App Tile:

Sounds: The Pronunciation App

App Price:

Free or $6.99

Subject Area: English New Language: Pronunciation Skills


Curriculum Use:

To aid students with the correct pronunciation of the English language

through vocabulary word lists and phrases, and phonemic audio, video and transcription.
Standards:
ISTE for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity:
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to
facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-toface and virtual environments.
b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using
digital tools and resources.

ISTE for Students:


6. Technology operations and concepts:
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

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NYS P-12 Common Core Standards:


Standard Strand: Common Core Grade 6 Standard (SL.6.4):
Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts
and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume and
clear pronunciation.
Grade: 6
Speaking-Centered Activity
Use pre-taught words and the previously completed graphic organizers to complete
sentence starters that present logically sequenced ideas with pertinent descriptions, facts and
details, in partnership and/ or teacher-led small groups

Ontario Curriculum Standards:


Standard Strand: Table A2.2: ESL, Grades 4 to 6 Speaking
Grade: 6
Stage 1 Students speak English for basic communication. They:
imitate some English stress and intonation patterns

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Student with Disabilities App


App Tile:

Lets Be Social: Social Skills Development

App Price:

$22.99 or $34.99 as a 3 app bundle

Subject Area: Students with Disabilities: Social Skills Development


Curriculum Use:

To aid students that struggle with social communication through

established written lessons and video and or customization.


Standards:
ISTE for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity:
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to
facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-toface and virtual environments.
b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using
digital tools and resources.

ISTE for Students:


6. Technology operations and concepts:
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

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NYS P-12 Common Core Standards:
Standard Strand: Standard 2A Safe and Healthy Environment
Grade: 6
Elementary Health Education
1. Students will demonstrate personally and socially responsible behaviors. They will
care for and respect themselves and others. They will recognize threats to the environment and
offer appropriate strategies to minimize them.
1a. know some personal and social skills, which contribute to individual safety
1b. demonstrate ways to avoid and reduce threatening situations

Ontario Curriculum Standards:


Standard Strand: 1. Living Skills
Grade: 6
Personal Skills (PS)
1.1 use self-awareness and self-monitoring skills to help them understand their strengths
and needs, take responsibility for their actions, recognize sources of stress, and monitor their
own progress

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Math App
App Tile:

Attributes

App Price:

$3.49

Subject Area: Mathematics


Curriculum Use:

To encourage students to actively explore, discover, engage and play with

the mathematical concepts. This will reinforce and or enhance a deeper understanding of
mathematical concepts from the daily math curriculum.
Standards:
ISTE for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity:
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to
facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-toface and virtual environments.
b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using
digital tools and resources.

ISTE for Students:


6. Technology operations and concepts:
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

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NYS P-12 Common Core Standards:


Standard Strand: Statistics and Probability 6.SP
Grade: 6
Develop understanding of statistical variability.
1. Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to
the question and accounts for it in the answers.

Ontario Curriculum Standards:


Standard Strand: Number Sense and Numeration
Grade: 6
Operational Sense
- use a variety of mental strategies to solve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and
division problems involving whole numbers

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Math App
App Tile:

Khan Academy: learn math, biology, chemistry, economics, art history and almost

anything for free


App Price:

Free

Subject Area: Mathematics


Curriculum Use:

To enhance and or reinforce mathematical skills developed through the

everyday curriculum with exercises that allow you to practice step by step at your own pace in
school and at home.
Standards:
ISTE for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity:
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to
facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-toface and virtual environments.
b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using
digital tools and resources.

ISTE for Students:


6. Technology operations and concepts:
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

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NYS P-12 Common Core Standards:


Standard Strand: Statistics and Probability 6.SP
Grade: 6
Develop understanding of statistical variability.
1. Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to
the question and accounts for it in the answers.

Ontario Curriculum Standards:


Standard Strand: Number Sense and Numeration
Grade: 6
Operational Sense
- use a variety of mental strategies to solve addition, subtraction, multiplication, and
division problems involving whole numbers

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Art App
App Tile:

Animate It

App Price:

Free for lite version or $3.49 for full app

Subject Area: Arts: Visual


Curriculum Use:

To foster the creativity of students with the use of different media.

Standards:
ISTE for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity:
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to
facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-toface and virtual environments.
b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using
digital tools and resources.

ISTE for Students:


6. Technology operations and concepts:
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

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NYS P-12 Common Core Standards:


Standard Strand: Standard 1Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts
Grade: 6
Visual Arts
1. Students will make works of art that explore different kinds of subject matter, topics,
themes, and metaphors. Students will understand and use sensory elements, organizational
principles, and expressive images to communicate their own ideas in works of art. Students will
use a variety of art materials, processes, mediums, and techniques, and use appropriate
technologies for creating and exhibiting visual art works.
1(a). experiment and create art works, in a variety of mediums (drawing, painting,
sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, video, and computer graphics), based on a range of individual
and collective experiences

Ontario Curriculum Standards:


Standard Strand: D. Visual Arts
Grade: 6
D1. Creating and Presenting
D1.4 use a variety of materials, tools, techniques, and technologies to determine solutions
to design challenges

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Arts App
App Tile:

OmniSketch

App Price:

$2.29

Subject Area: Arts: Visual


Curriculum Use:

To foster the creativity of students with the use of different media.

Standards:
ISTE for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity:
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to
facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-toface and virtual environments.
b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using
digital tools and resources.

ISTE for Students:


6. Technology operations and concepts:
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
b. Select and use applications effectively and productively

NYS P-12 Common Core Standards:


Standard Strand: Standard 1Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts
Grade: 6

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Visual Arts
1. Students will make works of art that explore different kinds of subject matter, topics,
themes, and metaphors. Students will understand and use sensory elements, organizational
principles, and expressive images to communicate their own ideas in works of art. Students will
use a variety of art materials, processes, mediums, and techniques, and use appropriate
technologies for creating and exhibiting visual art works.
1(a). experiment and create art works, in a variety of mediums (drawing, painting,
sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, video, and computer graphics), based on a range of individual
and collective experiences

Ontario Curriculum Standards:


Standard Strand: D. Visual Arts
Grade: 6
D1. Creating and Presenting
D1.4 use a variety of materials, tools, techniques, and technologies to determine solutions
to design challenges