Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 6

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 6

  • 6th Grade
  • 48 pages
  • Product ID: TCR3386

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 6

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.6.2: Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

Passage Pages
The Battle Against Germs 8 to 9
Volatile Volcanoes 10 to 11
The Father of Genetics 12 to 13
Why Do Animals Act the Way They Do? 14 to 15
The Water Cycle 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Sun Storms 20 to 21
Diamonds: The Gems from Deep in the Earth 22 to 23
Brrr! The Ice Ages 24 to 25
Look Out for Lightning! 26 to 27
Fire Fuels the Cycle of Life 28 to 29
The Census Counts 30 to 31
Terrifying Tsunamis 32 to 33
Lake Erie's Struggle to Survive 34 to 35
The California Gold Rush 36 to 37
The Battle of Midway 38 to 39
The Berlin Wall 40 to 41
Let There Be Light! 42 to 43
Satellites 44 to 45
Mexico: Past and Present 46 to 47

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.6.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Pages
The Battle Against Germs 8 to 9
Volatile Volcanoes 10 to 11
The Father of Genetics 12 to 13
Why Do Animals Act the Way They Do? 14 to 15
The Water Cycle 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Sun Storms 20 to 21
Diamonds: The Gems from Deep in the Earth 22 to 23
Brrr! The Ice Ages 24 to 25
Look Out for Lightning! 26 to 27
Fire Fuels the Cycle of Life 28 to 29
The Census Counts 30 to 31
Terrifying Tsunamis 32 to 33
Lake Erie's Struggle to Survive 34 to 35
The California Gold Rush 36 to 37
The Battle of Midway 38 to 39
The Berlin Wall 40 to 41
Let There Be Light! 42 to 43
Satellites 44 to 45
Mexico: Past and Present 46 to 47

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.6.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

Passage Pages
The Battle Against Germs 8 to 9
Volatile Volcanoes 10 to 11
The Father of Genetics 12 to 13
Why Do Animals Act the Way They Do? 14 to 15
The Water Cycle 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Sun Storms 20 to 21
Diamonds: The Gems from Deep in the Earth 22 to 23
Brrr! The Ice Ages 24 to 25
Look Out for Lightning! 26 to 27
Fire Fuels the Cycle of Life 28 to 29
The Census Counts 30 to 31
Terrifying Tsunamis 32 to 33
Lake Erie's Struggle to Survive 34 to 35
The California Gold Rush 36 to 37
The Battle of Midway 38 to 39
The Berlin Wall 40 to 41
Let There Be Light! 42 to 43
Satellites 44 to 45
Mexico: Past and Present 46 to 47

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.6.5: Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

Passage Pages
The Battle Against Germs 8 to 9
Volatile Volcanoes 10 to 11
The Father of Genetics 12 to 13
Why Do Animals Act the Way They Do? 14 to 15
The Water Cycle 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Sun Storms 20 to 21
Diamonds: The Gems from Deep in the Earth 22 to 23
Brrr! The Ice Ages 24 to 25
Look Out for Lightning! 26 to 27
Fire Fuels the Cycle of Life 28 to 29
The Census Counts 30 to 31
Terrifying Tsunamis 32 to 33
Lake Erie's Struggle to Survive 34 to 35
The California Gold Rush 36 to 37
The Battle of Midway 38 to 39
The Berlin Wall 40 to 41
Let There Be Light! 42 to 43
Satellites 44 to 45
Mexico: Past and Present 46 to 47

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.6.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
The Battle Against Germs 8 to 9
Volatile Volcanoes 10 to 11
The Father of Genetics 12 to 13
Why Do Animals Act the Way They Do? 14 to 15
The Water Cycle 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Sun Storms 20 to 21
Diamonds: The Gems from Deep in the Earth 22 to 23
Brrr! The Ice Ages 24 to 25
Look Out for Lightning! 26 to 27
Fire Fuels the Cycle of Life 28 to 29
The Census Counts 30 to 31
Terrifying Tsunamis 32 to 33
Lake Erie's Struggle to Survive 34 to 35
The California Gold Rush 36 to 37
The Battle of Midway 38 to 39
The Berlin Wall 40 to 41
Let There Be Light! 42 to 43
Satellites 44 to 45
Mexico: Past and Present 46 to 47

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