Comprehend Literature – 6th Grade
⭐️These 12 printable & digital close reading stories, poems, and plays/dramas are perfect for practicing all 6th grade reading comprehension strategies. Includes both printable PDF & digital Google Slides versions to make this resource perfect for classroom and distance learning. Includes 13 texts with standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages.
⭐️Aligned to RL.6.10, this resource helps students read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grade 6 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
⭐️This resource contains BOTH printable PDF and digital Google Slides versions. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Classroom. Google Slides version can be downloaded to Powerpoint format and used with other compatible distance learning platforms.
*This digital version saves paper, but still requires teachers to correct student responses.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each qualifying passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for sixth to eighth grade is 925L-1185L).
✏️Flexible Formats – This resource contains BOTH printable PDF and digital Google Slides versions. The digital version is compatible with Google Classroom and can be downloaded to Powerpoint format and used with other compatible distance learning platforms.
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
1. Stories and Plays Anchor Chart & Journal Page
2. Practice Stories and Dramas & Question Sets
- Drama: Masquerade
- Story: Beastmaster – 1170L
- Drama: Space Engineers
- Story: Worries – 1110L
- Drama: Colony Council
- Story: Lauren’s Pumpkins – 1180L
3. Poetry Anchor Chart & Journal Page
4. Practice Poems & Question Sets
- Poem: See it Through by Edgar Guest
- Poem: Winter Branches by Margaret Widdemer
- Poem: Songs for the People by Francis Ellen Watkins Harper
5. Comprehend Literature Test Passages & Question Sets
- Drama: Fairy Fury
- Poem: Fairy Song
- Story: Taking a Stand – 1170L
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Similar units are available for 1st, 2nd to 3rd, and 4th to 5th grade levels!