Grade 6 ELA, Reading Closely for Textual Details: The Wolf You Feed

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Overview
This English Language Arts /Literacy Unit empowers students with a critical reading and writing skill at the heart of the Common Core: Reading complex texts closely to analyze textual details and deepen understanding.

This unit develops students’ abilities to read closely for textual details and compare authors’ perspectives through an examination of a series of texts about wolves.

Unit Components
The unit components are divided into separate PDF files for ease of use. The files may be downloaded individually or in a single zip file.

UNIT PLAN AND TEXTS HANDOUTS
RC Unit Plan – G6 The wolf you feed
RC Unit Texts – G6 The wolf you feed
Guiding Questions Handout
Reading Closely Checklist
TCD Checklist
MODEL TOOLS TOOLS
Questioning Texts – Hutt
Analyzing Details – Hutt
Questioning Texts
Analyzing Details

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Zip File: This file contains ALL unit components pre-organized into folders:
Reading Closely CCSS Unit – Zip File of All Documents

Downloadable Resources

Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RI.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences...
RI.6.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a...
RI.6.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

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