Reading Literary Text, Grade 6 - Student Workbook (5-pack) EMC 6496

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EMC Number: 6496

Page Count: 96

EAN: 9781629381701

The student book corresponds to the teacher's edition and provides literary texts and supporting activities. (No answer key.)

Help your sixth-grade students build strong literary analysis and comprehension skills with activities that support Common Core rigor in the areas of Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, and Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity.
Each of the 9 units provides literary text in a variety of genres such as poetry, fable, realistic fiction, and historical fiction, as well as supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, including:
  • Dictionary page to introduce content vocabulary and academic vocabulary 
  • Close reading activity and close reading discussion
  • Learn-and-apply activities covering vocabulary, the literature genre, and literary analysis
  • Reading comprehension activity
  • Literary response writing activity
The 9 units explore these genres and reading selections:
  • Science Fiction: “My Unusual Saturday”
  • Realistic Fiction: “Two Thoughtful Gifts,” adapted from The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
  • Poetry: "The New Vestments" by Edward Lear
  • Adventure Fiction: “Hanging Out with the Bindi-Way Tribe”
  • Realistic Fiction: “Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores”
  • Historical Fiction: “The Record of One Ancient Egyptian Woman”
  • Poetry: “The Brook,” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Fable: “Notoriety Is Not Fame”
  • Historical Fiction: “Jerry and the Grape Boycott”/”Jerry’s Dad and the Grape Boycott”
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