Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6

Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6
Reading Warm-ups - Grade 6
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Common Core Standards
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Reading Warm-ups – Grade 6 is a set of 80 short reading passages coupled with four or more multiple choice questions that assess student knowledge and performance on grade six reading objectives. Each individual warm-up is designed to be used as a short daily reading practice. Students read a passage and answer questions based on the passage. Both fiction and nonfiction passages are included in each series. Stories, myths, plays, poems, journal entries, letters, literary nonfiction, informational, procedural, advertisements, magazine articles, and newspaper articles are included. There are also many paired passages. Some pairs include an expository passage with a poem, two stories paired together, two literary nonfiction passages paired together, and other pairs. An answer key and a matrix of reading objectives showing which passages include which objectives and for which questions are provided.

These same passages and questions also appear in these Grade 6 products: Reading Warm-ups – Blasts! #1, 2, 3, and 4; 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.

Table of Contents

6.1 – Fiction - Story – The Game
6.2 – Paired – Fiction – Letter/Letter – Letter 1 / Letter 2
6.3 – Fiction - 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 – Nonfiction – 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
6.21 – Nonfiction – Expository – Siberian Tigers
6.22 – Fiction - Drama – Spelling Bee
6.23 – Paired – Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Expository/Procedure – Changes / Butterfly Garden
6.24 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – Angus / William
6.25 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Sam’s Personal Narrative / Toby’s Autobiography
6.26 – Nonfiction – Expository – The Prairie
6.27 – Paired – Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Persuasive/Persuasive – Full of Sugar / The Way to Go
6.28 – Fiction – Story – Bradley
6.29 – Literary Nonfiction – Biography – A Long Trip
6.30 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – The Phone Call / Here We Go Again
6.31 – Fiction – Drama – Science Fair
6.32 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Poem – The Woods / Wolves
6.33 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Autobiography/Personal Narrative – Benjamin Franklin / Flight
6.34 – Fiction – Story – Do I Have To?
6.35 – Paired – Nonfiction/Fiction – Procedure/Poem – Team Leader Handbook / Duty
6.36 – Nonfiction – Expository – What a Pair!
6.37 – Paired – Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Persuasive/Persuasive – Magic Cleaning Wand / Scrub Sponge
6.38 – Fiction - Drama – Watch Out!
6.39 – Paired - Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Memoir/Autobiography – The Job / Looking for Work
6.40 – Nonfiction – Expository - Sea Turtle
6.41 – Nonfiction - Persuasive – Jazz It Up!
6.42 – Fiction – Story – Court Jester
6.43 – Paired – Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Newspaper Article/Newspaper Article – Museum Needs Our Help / Too Much Money
6.44 – Nonfiction – Procedure – Cooking Outdoors
6.45 – Paired - Fiction/Fiction – Drama/Story – The Railway / Lone Wolf
6.46 – Fiction - Poetry – Poem – A Ride to the Sky
6.47 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – The Snack Bar / Working at the Game
6.48 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – The Box / Pile of Dirt
6.49 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – Grandfather / The Ant
6.50 – Nonfiction – Expository – Space Travel
6.51 – Paired - Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Autobiography/Personal Narrative – Journey / Problems
6.52 – Paired – Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Persuasive/Persuasive – Wonder Tire / Never-Flat Tire
6.53 – Nonfiction – Expository – Sun
6.54 – Paired - Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – Preparations / Together
6.55 – Paired - Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Expository/Expository – The Chisholm Trail / The Goodnight-Loving Trail
6.56 – Fiction – Poetry - Poem – In the Water
6.57 – Paired - Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story – The Old Man / The Little Man
6.58 – Fiction – Story – Memories
6.59 – Fiction – Story – Tracy
6.60 – Fiction – Story – Newspaper Route
6.61 – Paired – Informational/Informational – Newspaper Article/Newspaper Article – Track and Field Competitors Vie for Top Spot / Final Track and Field Competition
6.62 – Nonfiction - Expository – Lady Liberty
6.63 – Literary Nonfiction - Diary – A Race Against Time
6.64 – Literary Nonfiction - Biography – John F. Kennedy
6.65 – Paired – Fiction/Nonfiction – Story/Expository – A Mixed Family / Whooping Cranes
6.66 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction - Biography/Memoir – Alone at Sea / Shipwrecked!
6.67 – Paired – Literary Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Autobiography/Personal Narrative – I, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. / Up San Juan Hill
6.68 – Fiction - Drama – Mu-Lien and the Princess
6.69 – Paired – Nonfiction/Fiction – Expository/Letter – Ellis Island / A Letter to the Forest Lake Middle School Parents
6.70 – Fiction – Story – The Challenge
6.71 – Nonfiction – Expository – Big Cousins
6.72 –Literary Nonfiction - Autobiography – My Life As an Ice Skater
6.73 – Paired – Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Letter to the Editor/Letter to the Editor – The Land Next to the Library / A Park or Parking
6.74 – Nonfiction – Procedural – Delighted
6.75 – Paired – Nonfiction/Nonfiction – Newspaper Article/Newspaper Article – Kite Day Hosted by Middle School Art Students / Flat Kite
6.76 – Paired – Fiction/Fiction – Drama/Poem – The Business / Just Fine
6.77 – Paired – Nonfiction/Literary Nonfiction – Procedural/Diary – Helping the Body / My Daily Routine
6.78 – Three Passages – Fiction/Fiction/Fiction – Story/Story/Poem – New Plans / The Quest / Gone Far
6.79 – Fiction – Story – The Donkey
6.80 – Fiction – Poem – Let’s Not
Total Pages
395 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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