Eleven-year-old Holiday is pulled from the icy waters of Alaska with no memory of who she is or where she came from. Are her mom and dad really who they say they are? When she begins to develop incredible abilities, she’ll soon discover she’s not alone in the world.
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The Six Minutes Podcast has become a hit in classrooms everywhere! Listen to the podcast as a group, in stations, or offer as an early finisher task in your classroom and let your students showcase their knowledge in a creative way with the Six Minutes Podcast Companion.
Meet Your Six Minutes Teacher
Ashley Ramirez is an educator from Texas who is passionate about student choice and creating lessons that empower her students while showcasing their creativity. This is her tenth year in education with experience teaching in grades 2-5, and she is a firm believer in the power of introducing podcasts to every student that steps into her classroom. Her fifth graders currently love Six Minutes and can’t get enough! You can follow Ashley’s teaching journey on Instagram @texaslonestarteacher where she loves to connect with fellow educators and homeschooling families.
You can download a FREE sample of the Six Minutes Podcast Companion HERE. It covers episodes 1-9 and is meant to showcase what the complete resource includes for the entire podcast. If you’re enjoying it, then you can purchase the full resource by clicking the Buy Now button below.
What you get in the Six Minutes Podcast Companion
5 styles you can use with students for every episode of Six Minutes:
PAPER OPTION: Print the pages and go. There are 68 creative reflection activities for students. They’ll listen to three episodes at a time and complete. Examples of activities include creating social media posts from the perspectives of the characters, predicting Holiday’s incredible abilities, creating cover art for the podcast, establishing theories surrounding the mysteries all throughout the story, determine what they would do if they were transported into the story, etc.
DIGITAL OPTION: You can share with your class using Google Classroom™ and Google Slides™. All slides include text boxes.
FLIPGRID SCRIPTS: This version allows your students to reflect through video discussion. There are 24 scripts that are not episode specific. Please note this is not a guide on how to use the two programs.
DIGITAL FLIPGRID SCRIPTS
GOOGLE JAMBOARD™ : Take the discussion to Jamboard! This is an interactive whiteboard you can use whole group or independently. The same 68 reflection activities are included in this format.
You also get a teacher guide on listening to Six Minutes in the classroom