Text Structure in Stories & Poems – 6th Grade RL.6.5 – Reading Passages to RL6.5



Text Structure in Stories & Poems – 6th Grade RL.6.5

⭐️These 12 digital & printable poems & Lexile® leveled stories are perfect for teaching, developing, or practicing 6th grade text structure in stories & poems skills for RL.6.5. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Students learn how to analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.


⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching text structure in stories & poems.


⭐️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. Analyzing Text Structure Journal Page/Anchor Chart

2. Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • Beach Doom – 920L
  • Cake Wars – 930L
  • Baby Tortoise – Poetry
  • Tumbling Down – 930L
  • On the Loose – 1000L
  • Not So Amusing – 1080L
  • Poor Pat – 1090L
  • An Honest Mistake – Poetry
  • Exit for Mobile – Poetry
  • Into the Abyss – 1160L

3. Test Passages & Question Sets

  • Brown Penny – Poetry
  • Mimi’s Makeup – 1140L


MagiCore is a Certified Lexile Partner

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