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  • Grade: 6
  • Lexile: 810L-990L
  • Guided Reading Level: U-Z
  • Interest Level: 6
  • ISBN: 9781493835881
  • Language: English
Description

Build critical reading skills with TIME Nonfiction Readers Grade 6 Kit. Developed by one of the leading experts in reading research - Timothy Rasinski - this comprehensive kit offers an exciting mix of high-interest readers in the science, social studies, and mathematics subject areas. Each level features complex and rigorous content with different types of readers including: Narrative (biography and memoir), Exposition (high level of text complexity broken into chapters), and Compendium (independent chapters with various genres in one book). This kit comes with 15 captivating texts, divided into thematic trios that are purposefully leveled to increase comprehension and engage different types of learners.

Filled with teacher resources, this extensive kit includes a Teacher's Guide that provides a theme lesson overview and content-focused writing activity for each trio of readers, a 5-page lesson plan for each individual title, answer keys, model lessons, academic vocabulary, an Assessment Guide, best practices, as well as fluency and writing rubrics. Teachers are equipped with a variety of digital and audio resources, including student reproducibles, resources for school-home connection, and professional audio recordings to provide additional support for English language learners. Each title in this series comes with an Interactive e-Book, featuring embedded video to support diverse media instruction. Aligned with Common Core State Standards, this kit connects with McREL, WIDA/TESOL standards and prepares students for college and career.

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 32-64 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher’s Guide with easy-to-implement lesson plans for each book
  • Assessment Guide in print and digital formats that include placement tests and formative and summative assessments
  • Home-School Connections
  • Interactiv-eBooks with three activities per book (close reading, comprehension, and writing)
  • Audio recordings of books to model fluent reading
TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 6 Kit

Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each plus lesson plan

Each leveled reader motivates students to want to read with high-interest content and engaging illustrations and photographs. The authentic reading experiences help students develop vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills.

History of Video Games 6-Pack

History of Video Games 6-Pack

Level: 6.8

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25684


From consoles and arcades to the future of online and mobile platforms, the History of Video Games 6-Pack explores the exciting world of gaming.

History of Comic Books 6-Pack

History of Comic Books 6-Pack

Level: 6.7

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25685


Featuring comic book celebrities from Superman to Batman and the Marvel universe, the History of Comic Books examines the lasting popularity of comics. This 6-Pack is purposefully leveled to increase comprehension and engage different learner types.

History of Monster Movies 6-Pack

History of Monster Movies 6-Pack

Level: 6.9

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25686


Vampires, werewolves, and monsters! Oh my! The History of Monster Movies 6-Pack takes a thrilling look at some of the imaginary creatures that have scared audiences throughout the years, as well as some scary real-life critters found in nature.

Young Adult Literature: Magical Worlds 6-Pack

Young Adult Literature: Magical Worlds 6-Pack

Level: 6.8

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25687


With the Young Adult Literature: The Magical World 6-Pack, students will be whisked away to magical realms and learn more about similar themes and conventions used in fantasy fiction.

Young Adult Literature: The Worlds Inside Us 6-Pack

Young Adult Literature: The Worlds Inside Us 6-Pack

Level: 6.6

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25688


Explore some of the internal struggles found in "inside world books" with the Young Adult Literature: The World Inside Us 6-Pack.

Young Adult Literature: Dystopian Worlds 6-Pack

Young Adult Literature: Dystopian Worlds 6-Pack

Level: 6.8

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25689


Take a look at some of the rebellious teens that have stood up against controlling dystopic society governments with the Young Adult Literature: The Dystopian World 6-Pack.

History of Video Games 6-Pack

History of Comic Books 6-Pack

History of Monster Movies 6-Pack

Young Adult Literature: Magical Worlds 6-Pack

Young Adult Literature: The Worlds Inside Us 6-Pack

Young Adult Literature: Dystopian Worlds 6-Pack

Level: 6.8

$54.99

Level: 6.7

$54.99

Level: 6.9

$54.99

Level: 6.8

$54.99

Level: 6.6

$54.99

Level: 6.8

$54.99

Item Number: 25684

Item Number: 25685

Item Number: 25686

Item Number: 25687

Item Number: 25688

Item Number: 25689

You Are There! Ancient Greece 432 BC 6-Pack

You Are There! Ancient Greece 432 BC 6-Pack

Level: 6.4

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25690


Discover how life was like in an ancient City-State with the You Are There! Ancient Greece 432 BC 6-Pack. Take a tour of the Parthenon and other important aspects of Greek culture, including architecture, art, politics, mythology, and more!

You Are There! Ancient China 305 BC 6-Pack

You Are There! Ancient China 305 BC 6-Pack

Level: 6.3

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25691


Examine the lives of commoners and kings from the "Middle Kingdom" with You Are There! Ancient China 305 BC 6-Pack. Take a tour of the important aspects of Ancient Chinese culture, such as Confucius' sayings, calligraphy, and so much more!

You Are There! Ancient Egypt 1336 BC 6-Pack

You Are There! Ancient Egypt 1336 BC 6-Pack

Level: 6.0

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25692


Live like an Egyptian with the You Are There! Ancient Egypt 1336 BC 6-Pack. Students will examine important aspects of Ancient Egyptian culture, such as hieroglyphics, religion, vocations, politics, and style!

Struggle for Survival: Water 6-Pack

Struggle for Survival: Water 6-Pack

Level: 6.3

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25693


In a scenario with resources disappearing, will you have what it takes to find water in order to survive? Struggle for Survival: Water 6-Pack examines the effects of dehydration, methods to maintain a safe water supply, and other survival skills.

Struggle for Survival: Shelter 6-Pack

Struggle for Survival: Shelter 6-Pack

Level: 6.3

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25694


Will you have what it takes to build shelter in order to protect yourself from extreme temperatures? Struggle for Survival: Shelter Interactive e-Book examines survival skills to prevent exposure when dealing with the harsh elements.

Struggle for Survival: Fire 6-Pack

Struggle for Survival: Fire 6-Pack

Level: 6.3

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25695


If the world suddenly went dark, will you have what it takes to survive? The Struggle for Survival: Fire 6-Pack examines the importance of fire for survival and discusses important outdoor skills.

You Are There! Ancient Greece 432 BC 6-Pack

You Are There! Ancient China 305 BC 6-Pack

You Are There! Ancient Egypt 1336 BC 6-Pack

Struggle for Survival: Water 6-Pack

Struggle for Survival: Shelter 6-Pack

Struggle for Survival: Fire 6-Pack

Level: 6.4

$54.99

Level: 6.3

$54.99

Level: 6.0

$54.99

Level: 6.3

$54.99

Level: 6.3

$54.99

Level: 6.3

$54.99

Item Number: 25690

Item Number: 25691

Item Number: 25692

Item Number: 25693

Item Number: 25694

Item Number: 25695

The Science of Magic 6-Pack

The Science of Magic 6-Pack

Level: 6.7

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25696


Take a look at some of the ways magicians use science and technology to fool our senses. The Science of Magic Interactive 6-Pack takes a look at the famous illusionists throughout history who have astounded audiences with their legendary magic tricks.

The Science of Monsters 6-Pack

The Science of Monsters 6-Pack

Level: 6.9

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25697


Learn more about science behind the creatures that continue to frighten and fascinate us - from angry aliens to zombies. The Science of Monsters 6-Pack looks at the scientific aspects of imaginary monsters and real-life "monsters" found in nature.

The Science of Superpowers 6-Pack

The Science of Superpowers 6-Pack

Level: 6.4

$54.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25698


Excite your students with The Science of Superheroes 6-Pack! This action-packed nonfiction reader explores superhero stories, supervillains, mighty mutants, and real-life superhero qualities and capabilities found in nature!

TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 6 Add-on Pack

TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 6 Add-on Pack

Level: 6.0-6.9

$131.99

Grade: 6

Item Number: 25591


TIME Nonfiction Readers, Grade 6 Add-On Pack offers an exciting mix of high-interest readers in the science, social studies, and math subject areas.

The Science of Magic 6-Pack

The Science of Monsters 6-Pack

The Science of Superpowers 6-Pack

TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 6 Add-on Pack

Level: 6.7

$54.99

Level: 6.9

$54.99

Level: 6.4

$54.99

Level: 6.0-6.9

$131.99

Item Number: 25696

Item Number: 25697

Item Number: 25698

Item Number: 25591

Teacher's Guide

Provide teachers with the tools they need to do their jobs more effectively with easy-to-use, standards-based lesson plans. Each lesson is organized in a consistent format for ease of use. Lessons focus on two of the following key nonfiction skills or strategies:

  • Establishing a purpose
  • Monitoring reading
  • Using prior knowledge
  • Summarizing and paraphrasing
  • Previewing
  • Using mental images
  • Understanding text structure
  • Predicting

Each trio of readers is accompanied by a variety of texts such as primary sources, articles, poems, and other text types.

Teacher's Guide

Assessment Guide

The Assessment Guide includes research about assessments, how to use the included assessments, a series Placement Test in digital format, an oral reading record and multiple choice questions for each book, cited references, and an answer key for the lesson

Assessment Guide

Interactiv-eBooks

Integrate technology into literacy instruction and prepare students for a more technologically advanced world through Interactiv-eBooks provided in each Nonfiction Readers kit.

Enhance instruction through meaningful tools for interacting with the text. For assessing students' fluency and comprehension, teachers can use the Interactiv-eBooks to prompt questions within the text through digital sticky notes, as well as encourage students to record themselves reading with the record tool to practice fluent reading.

Interactiv-eBooks can be used in a group, paired, or individual setting. Interactiv-eBooks are available as a Single Classroom License in each Nonfiction Readers kit, but can be ordered as School Site Licenses as well.

Audio Recordings

Professional recordings of books and poems model fluent reading.

Home-School Connections

Encourage parents and families to extend their child's reading development and build literacy skills at home with the Parent Tips booklet provided digitally within each Nonfiction Readers kit.

Filled with tips to help develop reading skills at home, teachers can easily print and share the document with parents and caregivers to use with their children. In addition to informational texts found at home, digital versions of each book in the kit can also be printed and replicated for students to take home.

Home-School Connections
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