⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® certified passages aligned to RI.6.6 are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 6th grade author’s purpose and author’s point of view skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Sixth graders learn to determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text.
⭐️Includes standards based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied across the CCSS sixth grade band.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching 6th grade author’s purpose and author’s point of view skills. Conforms with most state specific standards.
⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides, and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 6th grade 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 and question sets are standard based and are perfect for comprehensive 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 standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality images designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
1. Author’s Purpose/Point of View Journal Page & Anchor Chart
2. Practice Passages & Question Sets
- The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree – 930L
- The Ultimate Olympic Sport – 980L
- Industrial Farming – 990L
- Are Microtransactions Good for Gaming? – 1040L
- Are Superhero Deaths Meaningless? – 1090L
- Journey to Mars – 1100L
- The Case for Professional Jurors – 1100L
- Dark Days for Recycling – 1140L
- Solving Climate Change – 1170L
- Teen Driver Madness – 1180L
3. Test Passages & Question Sets
- How You Spend Your Summer Matters – 1020L
- The Mystery of Amelia Earhart – 1110L
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Context Clues – 6th Grade RI.6.4 Google Slides Distance Learning Pack
Text Structure – 6th Grade RI.6.5 Google Slides Distance Learning Pack
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