Literary Nonfiction Reading Comprehension – RI.6.10 – Reading Passages to RI6.10



Literary Nonfiction Reading Comprehension – RI.6.10

⭐️These 12 digital and printable Lexile® leveled passages and question sets aligned to RI.6.10 are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 6th grade literary nonfiction reading comprehension skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Sixth graders learn to read and comprehend literary nonfiction while integrating all other 6th grade nonfiction reading comprehension skills.


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


⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching 6th grade literary nonfiction reading comprehension skills. Conforms with many state-specific standards.


⭐️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 and question sets are standard-based and are perfect for comprehensive 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 images designed to engage students of all levels and interests.


What’s Included:

1. Literary Nonfiction Journal Page & Anchor Chart

2. Literary Nonfiction Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • Clara’s Creation– 910L
  • A Fatal Error- 960L
  • A New Genre for Alaina- 970L
  • Hiding From the Mafia- 1000L
  • Salvador Dali- 1070L
  • Sacagawea– 1110L
  • Finch Comes Home-1100L
  • Why is My Hair Brown?- 1110L
  • Panic Spending– 1140L
  • Alexander Hamilton- 1160L

3. Literary Nonfiction Test Passages & Question Sets

  • Yusra Mardini- 1020L
  • Cleopatra VII Philopator– 1150L


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