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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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.
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.
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."