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Sixth Grade

Books Sets Available For Checkout from Library Services

Grade 6 Informational Text Unit:
1. Chicago Fire has two books, ‘The Great Fire’ by Jim Murphy, and ‘Great Chicago Fire’ by Lisa Owens.

Library Services has purchased classroom sets of nonfiction books to help teachers implement the CCSS standards for informational text at their grade level. There are 45 copies of each title available. Books are unique to a specified grade level.

Grade 6 CCSS Standards to support book sets (PDF)

Checkout one of these book sets today!

Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Sixth Grade Common Core State Standards.pdf

Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies - Grades 6-8

Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects - Grades 6-8

English Language Arts (ELA) Curriculum Maps

Grade 6 ELA Curriculum Map - June, 2012.pdf (Go to grade level wike for a doc version.)

Grade 6 ELA Curriculum Resources & Strategies - June, 2012.pdf (Go to grade level wiki for a doc version.)

Grade 6 Monthly Overview - June, 2012.pdf

6th Grade CCSS Curriculum Map for Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science and Technical Subjects.pdf (Go to grade level wiki for a doc version.)

Oregon Department of Education

ODE Reading/Literacy Test Specifications and Blueprints - Grade 6

Comprehensive Grade Level Literacy Folders 

 In the grade level files are lessons, practice assessments, and skill checks that have been identified (most by ODE) as being closely aligned to the application of standards through instruction. These are the lessons being referred to in the English Language Arts (ELA) Common Core State Standards (CCSS) curriculum maps.

Steps for Utilizing Resources
  1. Click ONCE on 6thLessonsActivitiesAssessments.zip to download your grade level support file.
  2. Once downloaded, double click to expand the zip file.  Once expanded you will have a Folder.  
  3. Move the folder to your documents folder.

Blending of current ODE Standards and Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Students will still be assessed on the current standards at the same time we are beginning to implement the English Language Arts (ELA) Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Therefore, we need to include both sets of standards in our literacy instruction. Below are lessons to support insruction in the OAKS strands.

Read to Perform a Task

The Common Curriculum Goal for Read to Perform a Task is: find, understand, and use specific information in a variety of texts across the subjects areas to perform a task. These might include a) locating information, b) interpreting charts, diagrams, and graphs, and c) following instructions.

6th Read to Perform a Task Lessons.zip




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