Grade 6 Literacy

The Grade 6 Literacy library provides access to widely-taught literature, real-world informational texts, text-dependent questions, images, interactivities, and videos that will keep students on track to achieve the Common Core State Standards. The selection of activities for each topic can be customized to ensure rigor and balance for all types of learners.

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Go to Earth Science Article: Painting the Universe

Earth Science Article: Painting the Universe

Read this informational text from Muse magazine to learn the truth about the breathtaking photos of outer space taken by the Hubble telescope.

Go to Essays and Articles Text-Dependent Questions: Save the Shark

Essays and Articles Text-Dependent Questions: Save the Shark

Use these text-dependent questions to guide students through a close reading of the informational text, "Save the Shark, Save the World." And, teachers, we also have answers to these questions just for you.

Go to American History Image: Cowling in The Spirit of St. Louis' Amazing Journey

American History Image: Cowling in The Spirit of St. Louis' Amazing Journey

Use this close-up image of an airplane propeller and engine cowling to help students develop the academic vocabulary word cowling from the informational text "The Spirit of St. Louis' Amazing Journey."

Go to Geography Assessment: Land Forms

Geography Assessment: Land Forms

Use this interactive quiz to assess students' content knowledge of social studies topics like geographical landforms and identify where support is needed to make the most of their reading.