Reading & Writing Workshop 6th Grade - Lesson Plans, Anchor Charts, Mentor Texts

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These units provide teachers with EVERYTHING they need to successfully teach both reading workshop and writing workshop for the ENTIRE year of school!!

COPYRIGHT NOTE: This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Jen Bengel at Out of This World Literacy™.

  • The 400 lessons cover every grade 4 reading: literature, reading: informational, and writing Common Core State Standards and TEKS!

  • Save $29 by purchasing all units in this one bundle (it's like getting an entire unit for free!).


The student pages for each reading lesson are now being added in a digital version! The assessments are also digital.


  1. Launching the Reading and Writing Workshops
  2. Personal Narrative

The units included are in order that I recommend they be taught throughout the year (although they can be taught in any order that works for you!):

  • Launching the Reading and Writing Workshop
  • Personal Narrative
  • Informational
  • Opinion
  • Historical Fiction
  • Biography
  • Traditional Literature
  • Poetry and Figurative Language
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Fantasy

NEW 2nd EDITION: The units were completely revised into a 2nd edition!

What's Included:

  1. 20 reading and 20 writing mini lessons all linked to the Common Core and TEKS standards in every unit!
  2. Student note-taking pages for every reading workshop and writing workshop lesson. Perfect to glue into reading and writing notebooks and keep the learning going all year long.
  3. A printable graphic organizer designed specifically for EVERY reading lesson.
  4. A printable thinkmark graphic organizer for EVERY reading lesson.
  5. Writing rubrics for grading in each of the units.
  6. Writing editing and revising checklists for each unit.
  7. Sample completed anchor charts for several lessons.
  8. Mentor Texts INCLUDED! There are 7 2-page original texts with custom illustrations for every unit. These passages are different in each of the grade levels. You can use the passages as mentor texts for the lessons, or use any text you have that matches the genre.
  9. TONS of teacher pages for organizing, conferencing, assessing, and note-taking in every unit.

These units provide teachers with EVERYTHING they need to successfully teach both reading and writing workshops for the ENTIRE year of school!!


  • This Bundle has the same mini lessons as the grades 2, 3, 4, and 5 Unit Bundles. The only differences are the grade 6 Common Core State Standards, TEKS, and the mentor texts included.

  • Please be sure to read the description carefully and download the free preview before purchasing.


  1. Biography
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical Fiction
  4. Informational
  5. Launching
  6. Opinion
  7. Personal Narrative
  8. Poetry
  9. Realistic Fiction
  10. Traditional Literature

Copyright © 2013 Jen Bengel - Out of This World Literacy™️

2nd Edition © 2019

All rights reserved by author.

Permission to copy for single classroom use only.

Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.

Not for public display.


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Total Pages
1,025 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Year
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.


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