Reading Informational Text, Grade 6 - Teacher's Edition, E-book EMC 3206i

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EMC Number: 3206i

Page Count: 128

EAN: 9781613689943

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Provide your sixth grade students with rigorous reading comprehension practice! Close reading, academic vocabulary, comprehension, and writing activities support Common Core learning paths.
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:
·      Common Core State Standards 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
Evan-Moor Sampler

Reading Informational Text, Grades 1–6

Nonfiction texts and supporting activities support the most current standards. This sampler includes a complete unit and home–school connection activity for each grade level that you can use in your classroom today.

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