Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6

Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 - Passages and Questions - Grade 6
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Reading Warm-ups - Blasts! #1 – Grade 6 - Passages and Questions – Grade 6 is a set of twenty short reading passages from a variety of genres coupled with four or more multiple choice questions of corresponding reading objectives that assess student knowledge and performance. Each individual blast is designed to be used as a short, daily reading activity to help students review and practice grade six reading objectives. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. A mixture of fiction and nonfiction passages is included. An answer key is included.

These are the same as passages and questions one through twenty from Reading Warm-ups – Grade 6. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.

These same passages and questions also appear in these Grade 6 products: Reading Warm-ups; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! - Fiction #1 and 2; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Nonfiction #1 and #2; Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! – Paired Passages #1 and #2; Reading Warm-ups – Super Blasts! – Fiction; Reading Warm-ups – Super Blasts! – Nonfiction; and Reading Warm-ups – Super Blasts! – Paired Passages. Be careful not to duplicate your purchases.

Reading objectives assessed in the questions following the passages include:

- Main Idea/Details
- Word Meaning
- Summarizing
- Visual Features
- Text Features
- Text Structure
- Inferencing
- Persuasive Text – Reasoning
- Making Connections Across Texts
- Theme
- Poetry / Imagery
- Drama
- Plot
- Point of View
- Literary Nonfiction
- Sensory Language
- Fact/Opinion
- Compare / Contrast – Historical / Cultural Settings
- Compare / Contrast – Author’s Purpose
- Style
- Voice
- Author’s Purpose

These warm-ups can be used in a variety of ways. You may have your students read the passage and answer the questions in class. The answers can be checked in class and discussed immediately. The warm-ups can be assigned as homework and checked in class the next day. Several warm-ups can be put together as a mini-test.

Acknowledgements: Art graphics from www.openclipart.org and www.clipart.com.

Table of Contents

6.1 – Fiction - Story – The Game
6.2 – Paired – Fiction – Letter/Letter – Letter 1 / Letter 2
6.3 – Drama - The Nest
6.4 – Nonfiction – Expository – The Game of Basketball
6.5 – Fiction – Story – What Day Is It?
6.6 – Fiction – Story – A Helmet
6.7 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Autobiography/Memoir – Dan Jansen / Eager to Do Well
6.8 – Paired – Nonfiction/Poetry – Expository/Poem – Raising Cows / Cows
6.9 – Nonfiction – Expository – Mammoth Cave
6.10 – Nonfiction – Procedure – Treed!
6.11 – Fiction – Poetry – Spinning Wheels
6.12 - Paired - Nonfiction – Advertisement/Advertisement – Buy It Now! / A Waste of Money!
6.13 – Paired – Fiction/Poetry – Story/Poem – Foul Ball! / Strike Two Forever!
6.14 – Fiction – Drama – The Big Oak Tree
6.15 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – The Flag / Friends
6.16 – Nonfiction – Expository – Beekeepers
6.17 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Journal/Autobiography – Worth It / Daily Chores
6.18 – Nonfiction - Procedure – Planting a Tree
6.19 – Fiction – Poetry - Poem – Fireworks
6.20 – Paired – Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Persuasive/Persuasive – Discipline / A Valuable Resource
Total Pages
87 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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