Inferences in Literature – 6th Grade RL.6.1 – Reading Passages for RL6.1

Inferences in Literature – 6th Grade RL.6.1 – Reading Passages for RL6.1



Inferences in Literature – 6th Grade RL.6.1

⭐️These 12 printable & digital Lexile® leveled passages are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 6th grade making inferences skills for RL6.1. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Students learn inferences and explicit details through close reading and skill-aligned question sets.


⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching how to make inferences and using explicit details.


⭐️Includes standard-based questions, anchor charts, and two skills-focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the sixth grade text complexity band.


⭐️This printable and digital resource is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides.


*This digital version saves paper and is perfect for distance learning, but still requires teachers to correct student responses.



✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 6th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for sixth through eighth grade is 925L to 1185L).


✏️Integrated Color Coding – The 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 a variety of excerpts, adaptations, and original passages with custom illustrations. This resource is designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


What’s Included:

1. Making Inferences in Literature Journal Page & Anchor Chart

2. Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • The Story of the Lazy Boy – 930L
  • Excerpt from The Jungle Book – 930L
  • Excerpt from Black Beauty – 940L
  • Jenna’s New School – 990L
  • Dear Grandma – 1050L
  • Excerpt from The Wizard of Oz – 1060L
  • Half Pipe Dream – 1090L
  • The Story of Icarus and Daedalus – 1100L
  • Walter & Fritzy – 1110L
  • The Circus Life – 1130L

3. Test Passages & Question Sets

  • Excerpt from Peter Pan – 930L
  • Friends – 1090L


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