Nonfiction & Fiction Paired Texts (Gr. 6)
Promote student engagement and improve comprehension skills by teaching students to make connections between fiction and nonfiction texts. This resource provides high-interest passages, multiple choice questions, and short answer activities designed to meet the rigor of todayÕs standards. Each assessment motivates students to look for textual evidence when answering questions. All units include writing activities linked to higher-order thinking and questioning skills. The writing ideas are designed to incorporate the skills necessary for excellent writing as well as help assess a studentÕs ability to respond to a written prompt. Correlated to the Common Core State Standards.