Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction Story: Platypus

Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction
Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction
Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction
Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction
Grade Levels
5th, 6th
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2.99 MB   |   18 pages

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Reading Comprehension Grade 6
Non-fiction Story - Platypus: An Odd Hodgepodge
Target Group:
1) Grade 6 Students
2) Grade 5 Students - Advanced

Product Description:
My goal as a teacher has always been to create educational resources that inspire students to get excited about learning.

This Reading Comprehension Product includes an informational short story about the platypus. To go along with the story are a series of reading comprehension questions and activities. The questions and activities range from simply recalling information directly from the text to using advanced thinking like predictions, inferences, contextual clues, analysis, evaluation, and sequencing.

Contents:
Non-fiction Story: Platypus: An Odd Hodgepodge - (2 Pages)
Comprehension Questions - (3 Pages)
Word Search & Unscramble Vocabulary Words - (1 Page)
Vocabulary Words - Sentence Writing Practice - (1 Page)
Retell, Relate, Reflect Activity - (1 Page)
Writing Assignment - Write a humorous story about Terry the Platypus sneaking into the swimming pool - (2 Pages)
Draw a picture of a platypus - (1 Page)
Answer Key - (5 Pages)

Answer Key:
The following are two ideas you might like to use for the answer key.

1) If you laminate the answer key, you can get your students to check their own answers. The students can make the proper corrections and hopefully master the concept. These answer keys work great for Language Arts Centres. The students are always eager to check their own work!
2) Teachers that are moving towards “paperless classrooms” are using downloadable educational resources in PDF Format as homework assignments on different technology devices. PDF Files such as this product would allow parents access to the answers.


Skills:
Reading Skills: decoding, expression, fluency, word recognition
Writing Skills: sentences, paragraphs, and stories (grammar, spelling, punctuation)
Reading Comprehension Skills: attending, analysing, associating, contextual clues, critical thinking, inferring, predicting, and sequencing.

Terms of Use:
All rights reserved. This product is licensed for one teacher or one classroom. If you would like to share this resource with another teacher, please purchase an additional license.
Sharing, redistributing, selling, or posting this item on the internet is prohibited without prior permission from the author and is a violation of the Copyright Act.
If you have any questions regarding this product, please do not hesitate to contact me at classicteacherworksheets@shaw.ca
Total Pages
18
Answer Key
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Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction
Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction
Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction
Reading Comprehension - Grade 6 (6th Grade) - Non-fiction