Common Core Mastery Reading Informational Text 6
Provide your sixth grade students with rigorous reading comprehension practice including close reading, academic vocabulary, comprehension, and writing activities. The informational texts cover grade-level content-area topics and a range of nonfiction text structures, such as compare and contrast, main idea and details, and cause and effect. Each of the 10 units presents a grade-appropriate nonfiction article and supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, including the following: · dictionary page with content and academic vocabulary · close reading activity · reading comprehension activity · vocabulary activity · text structure activity The unit culminates in a text-based writing assignment that can be used as an informal assessment. Additional teacher support includes: · Correlations provided for every unit for easy reference · Downloadable home-school connection activities and projects to extend learning at home. · A guided reading level to help identify appropriate texts for students The informational texts and structures cover: Science Articles · The Force of Magnetism Text Structure: Question and Answer · Food Webs in Ecosystems Text Structure: Cause and Effect · Genes for Survival Text Structure: Main Idea and Details Social Studies Articles · Comparing Rights and Responsibilities Text Structure: Compare and Contrast · Ancient Economies Text Structure: Main Idea and Details Biography Articles · Phillis Wheatley: Antislavery Poet Text Structure: Question and Answer · Colin Powell: An American Leader Text Structure: Time Order How-to Articles · How to Grow a Container Garden Text Structure: Time Order · How to Evaluate Online Sources Text Structure: Question and Answer · How to Reuse Items and Reduce Waste Text Structure: Cause and Effect.