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6th Grade Common Core: RI.6.10

Common Core Identifier: RI.6.10 / Grade: 6
Curriculum: Reading Informational: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
Detail: 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.
45 Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned worksheets found:
This article will teach students about the red kangaroo. Measuring 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds, it is the world's largest marsupial.
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Narwhals are sometimes called "Unicorns of the Sea," but do you know why? It's because they have a nine-foot tusk that looks like a unicorn's horn.
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This article describes the many unique symbols on a one-dollar bill. Includes comprehension questions.
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Learn about the many jobs carrier pigeons perform. These working birds can serve as mailmen, lifeguards, scientist helpers, and even military spies.
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Article on the properties of matter and the differences between solids, liquids, and gases.  Includes fill-in-the-blanks question worksheet.
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Another basic article about the three states of matter, with a set of comprehension questions.
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This article contains a list of common beaver questions, such as "What's the difference between a beaver lodge and a beaver dam?" Read to find out how much beavers weigh, what they eat, where they live, and more.
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Learn about the complex society of a leaf cutter ant colony. Each colony has a queen, males, soldiers, farmer ants, and even trash collector ants.
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The rhinoceros beetle is the world's strongest animal, relative to its size. It can lift 850 times its own weight!
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Make a 4-page matter booklet; Includes take-home instructions and a grading rubric for teachers.
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Who was Vincent van Gogh? Learn about the struggling artist who became famous after he died, and discover the Impressionism movement that was popular during his lifetime. This article includes questions for comprehension, vocabulary terms, and a writing response activity.
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Hephaestus was a fire god. Print out this worksheet to help students learn and understand more about his role in Greek mythology.
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Learn about the different types of grasslands around the world and answer reading comprehension questions about the article.
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Learn all about the brilliant Albert Einstein in this sixth grade reading comprehension worksheet. Activity includes comprehension questions, a writing prompt, and vocabulary words. Answer key included.
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Learn about the Greek goddess of the harvest with this short reading comprehension article and worksheet.
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Learn about a remarkable woman who faced difficult challenges to become an accomplished doctor, scientist, astronaut, explorer, and astronaut: Dr. Mae Jemison.
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Print out this scavenger hunt to have your students complete a fun, interactive, and educational activity. They'll read interesting facts about Greek mythology and then answer questions to test their comprehension of what they read.
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Learn all about the natural disaster, tsunamis, and find out what causes them. This article includes a basic introduction to tectonic plates. Includes comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt.
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This worksheet tells about the Greek god Ares and features five questions, including one multiple choice and several short answers.
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This intriguing reading comprehension article is all about magnets! Did you know that the Earth is like a giant magnet? Discover this and other interesting facts about magnets and how they work. This worksheet includes comprehension questions, vocabulary terms, and a writing prompt.
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This article tells about the 99th Fighter Squadron, also known as the Tuskegee Airmen, an important unit in World War II. Reading comprehension questions help reinforce key concepts from the article and encourage critical thinking.
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Did you know there are Old World vultures and New World vultures? Learn the differences between them in this fascinating article. Worksheet includes reading comprehension questions, vocabulary terms, and a writing prompt.
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The Greek goddess Hera is often associated with motherly symbols. Read this article to find out why that is and learn much more about her.
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When you think of a courageous trailblazer, who comes to your mind? When you learn about Harriet Tubman in this historical biography, you'll see why she is remembered as a heroic and courageous leader of the abolitionist cause. This activity includes comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing response.
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Students can read all about a heroic pigeon who helped troops in World War I. Then they can answer questions about the article to test their comprehension.
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Apollo was the Greek god of many things. Learn about him with this article and set of reading comprehension questions.
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Learn about elephant seals and what makes them unusual in this sixth-grade level reading comprehension article. This activity includes short answer comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt.
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In Greek mythology, Hestia is known as the goddess of hearth and home. Teach your students more about her with this short reading comprehension worksheet.
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Did you know that stick insects can be as small as your thumb or as large as a grown man's forearm? Learn all about stick insects in this reading comprehension article with short answer questions, a writing prompt, and vocabulary words.
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With this short reading comprehension article, students will learn all about Artemis, a Greek goddess who presided over animals and nature.
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Wizards, Hogwarts, and Gryffindors! Learn all about the brilliant mastermind behind the beloved "Harry Potter" series. Talented, compassionate, and kind, J.K. Rowling represents a true "rags-to-riches" story!
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As herald to the gods, Hermes was known for carrying messages. Find out what else he carried and learn even more about him with this engaging worksheet.
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This short reading comprehension passage tells about one of the most famous Greek gods, Zeus. The worksheet features five questions.
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Learn about the inspiring life and legacy of Helen Keller in this middle school reading comprehension article. Comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt are included.
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Known in Roman mythology as Bacchus, the Greek god Dionysus was known for making sure people had a great time! This worksheet includes a short article and five reading comprehension questions.
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Learn all about those pesky houseflies that your mom reminds you to keep away from the food - and why it's best to heed her warning! This sixth-grade level nonfiction article includes comprehension questions, vocabulary terms, and a writing prompt.
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Learn all about the majestic leopard in this reading comprehension article. Worksheet includes comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt.
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Athena, the goddess of wisdom, was loved around Greece. Learn more about her with this short reading comprehension article.
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Learn all about black holes and what makes them such a mystery! Students will become familiar with what black holes are, how they form, what happens when objects get too close to black holes, and more.
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Teach your students about the king of the sea with this worksheet. It includes a short article and five reading comprehension questions.
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Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of beauty. Students will learn more about her with this short reading comprehension passage. The worksheet includes five questions.
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Learn about the awe-inspiring leader of the civil rights movement in this reading comprehension article for middle school-aged kids. Comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and a writing prompt are included.
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Test your students' knowledge on the king of the underworld with this worksheet, which features a short article and reading comprehension questions.
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Learn all about sea snakes in this fascinating article. Did you know there are more than 60 species of sea snakes? Discover this and other interesting facts about sea snakes. Worksheet includes reading comprehension questions, vocabulary terms, and a writing prompt.
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This article has tons of facts about these marine mammals. Reading comprehension questions include multiple choice, short answer, a vocabulary exercise, and a writing prompt.
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