⭐️These 6th grade reading comprehension units contain passages, question sets, and anchor charts aligned to nonfiction Common Core standards. Google slides versions are perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. GROWING bundle to cover all sixth grade CCSS informational text standards. All qualifying passages contain certified Lexile® measures within the 6th Grade Common Core Text Complexity Band.
⭐️ If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching nonfiction reading comprehension skills.
⭐️Each unit includes anchor charts, passages with standards-based question sets, and a corresponding standards-based assessment. Excellent tool for whole class instruction, independent work, small groups, and test prep.
⭐️These paperless resources are compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides. The printable PDF is included with this product. The printable PDF ONLY version is also available: Nonfiction Reading Comprehension GROWING Bundle – 6th Grade
*This digital version saves paper and is perfect for distance learning, but still requires teachers to correct student responses.
✏️Lexile Levels – All qualifying passages include a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 6th Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for sixth through eighth grade is 925L to 1185L).
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standards based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standards based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains adapted and custom content with high-quality photographs and illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
★ Allison L. said [RI.6.3], “I’ve really struggled with teaching this standard over the past couple of years! This resource really broke it down and helped me (and the kids!) better understand! Thank you so much!”
★ Patricia D. said [RI.6.4], “I have been using this resource in my differentiated centers and it works extremely well for my advance readers. The stories are interesting and students enjoy them.”
★ Samantha G. said [RI.6.5], “Great resource! My students loved the high-interest passages!”
1. Making Inferences – 6th Grade Reading Comprehension Passages RI.6.1
2. Central Idea – 6th Grade RI.6.2
3. Key Individuals Events and Ideas – 6th Grade RI.6.3
4. Context Clues – Figurative, Connotative, Technical Meanings – 6th Grade RI.6.4
5. Text Structure – 6th Grade RI.6.5
6. Author’s Purpose & Author’s Point of View – 6th Grade RI.6.6
7. Integrate Information from Multiple Sources – 6th Grade RI.6.7
8. Evaluate Arguments and Claims – 6th Grade RI.6.8
9. Compare & Contrast Author Presentation – 6th Grade RI.6.9
10. BONUS FILE Contains a PDF with Copy Links to All Above Resources in Google Slides Format
*Growing bundle to include similar resources for RI.6.10.
⭐️See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.