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Reading Comprehension: The Girl Who Owned a Bear
Reading Comprehension: The Girl Who Owned a Bear
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Reading Comprehension: The Girl Who Owned a Bear
Students read an excerpt adapted from L. Frank Baum’s short story “The Girl Who Owned a Bear” and answer reading comprehension questions about the text.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Imitating Nature
Informational Reading Comprehension: Imitating Nature
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Informational Reading Comprehension: Imitating Nature
How is a train like a bird? Find out in this sixth-grade informational reading comprehension worksheet all about biomimicry!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
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Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
Use this worksheet to encourage critical thinking and support students’ literacy development by asking questions before, during, and after reading.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Taking Notes With Informational Texts: Central Idea and Key Details
Taking Notes With Informational Texts: Central Idea and Key Details
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Taking Notes With Informational Texts: Central Idea and Key Details
Use this graphic organizer to give students an opportunity to practice identifying the central idea of a text using key details.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Graphic Organizer: Author’s Point of View
Graphic Organizer: Author’s Point of View
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Graphic Organizer: Author’s Point of View
This graphic organizer helps students work through a nonfiction text to help organize information about the author’s point, and the reasons and evidence used to support it.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing and Contrasting in Nonfiction: Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir
Comparing and Contrasting in Nonfiction: Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir
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Comparing and Contrasting in Nonfiction: Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir
Use this two-page graphic organizer to help students compare and contrast informational narratives from two different genres.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
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Novel Discussion Guide for Parents
Use this Novel Discussion Guide for Parents as a guide to invite your child into a book discussion about their latest reading!
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Study: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Novel Study: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Novel Study: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: Post-Reading Response Prompts
After finishing Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor, readers reflect on the major elements of the story with these writing prompts.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Author’s Purpose
Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Author’s Purpose
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Literary Nonfiction Response Prompt: Author’s Purpose
Applicable to most nonfiction texts, this worksheet has students choose one of two writing prompts focused on determining and analyzing the author’s purpose in a nonfiction text.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Study: A Wrinkle in Time: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Novel Study: A Wrinkle in Time: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Novel Study: A Wrinkle in Time: Post-Reading Response Prompts
After completing the novel A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, students reflect on the major themes and events of the story with these post-reading response prompts.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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Novel Study: Anne of Green Gables: Post-Reading Response Prompts
Novel Study: Anne of Green Gables: Post-Reading Response Prompts
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Novel Study: Anne of Green Gables: Post-Reading Response Prompts
After completing the novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery, students reflect on the major themes and events of the story with these post-reading response prompts.
6th grade
Reading & Writing
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