Word Choice & Figurative Language – 6th Grade RL.6.4 – Reading Passages to RL6.4

Word Choice & Figurative Language – 6th Grade RL.6.4 – Reading Passages to RL6.4



Word Choice & Figurative Language – 6th Grade RL.6.4

⭐️These 12 printable and digital poems & Lexile® leveled stories are perfect for teaching, developing, or practicing 6th grade word choice & figurative language skills for RL.6.4. Students learn how to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings, and how to analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone


⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching plot development and character response skills.


⭐️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.



✏️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. Figurative Language & Connotation Journal Page / Anchor Chart

2. How Words Change Tone & Mood Journal Page / Anchor Chart

3. Practice Passages & Question Sets

  • Wheels in the Water – 930L
  • The Monster Under the Bed – 940L
  • Testing Out – 960L
  • ETs in the Department Store – 960L
  • At Odds – 970L
  • Cold as Ice – 990L
  • Peer Mediator – 1050L
  • An Adventure Awaits – 1150L
  • Two Dreams – Poetry
  • Life on a Board – Poetry

3. Test Passages & Question Sets

  • Tom – Poetry
  • Oscar’s Big Break – 960L


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