Reading Comprehension: Nonfiction, Grade 6

Item# 9781645143390
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Teach reading comprehension skills and nonfiction text structures to your sixth-grade students with our engaging resource! Choose from 10 units covering various text structures and topics like science, social studies,... Read more

Teach reading comprehension skills and nonfiction text structures to your sixth-grade students with our engaging resource! Choose from 10 units covering various text structures and topics like science, social studies, biography, and how-to guides. Each unit includes teacher support pages, a dictionary, close-reading and comprehension activities, an oral close-reading activity, text structure analysis, and a writing activity. Additional resources include overview articles, writing prompts, and an answer key.

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Description

Enhance the reading comprehension skills and understanding of nonfiction text structures of your sixth-grade students with this comprehensive teaching resource! Select from 10 units covering a range of text structures and topics, or incorporate them all into your curriculum:




  • Text structures include:


    • Question and answer

    • Main idea and details

    • Cause and effect

    • Compare and contrast

    • Time order


  • The grade 6 book features nonfiction texts on a variety of content-area topics:


    • Science:


      • The Force of Magnetism, Level V

      • Food Webs in Ecosystems, Level X

      • Genes for Survival, Level Y


    • Social Studies:


      • Comparing Rights and Responsibilities, Level X

      • Ancient Economies, Level Y


    • Biography:


      • Phillis Wheatley: Antislavery Poet, Level V

      • Colin Powell: An American Leader, Level W


    • How-to:


      • How to Grow a Container Garden, Level V

      • How to Evaluate Online Sources, Level W

      • How to Reuse Items and Reduce Waste, Level X



  • Each unit includes:


    • Teacher support pages with a lesson plan and objective

    • A dictionary that identifies content and academic vocabulary

    • A close-reading activity

    • A comprehension and vocabulary activity

    • An oral close-reading activity with guiding questions

    • A text structure analysis activity

    • A culminating text-based writing activity


  • Additional teacher resources:


    • Overview article and writing prompts chart

    • Five elements of nonfiction text chart

    • Five structures of nonfiction text

    • An answer key


    This revised edition replaces Reading Informational Text and features updates to the content, ensuring your teaching materials are current and effective.


Information

Subject: Language Arts

Grade: Grade 6

Brand: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

UPC: 9781645143390