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Treasures (Language Arts, Grade 6) Ц Student Edition (2008)

 
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"Treasures" provides intermediate students with engaging literature, an emphasis on nonfiction and a strong focus on comprehension, vocabulary and fluency, helping students to be successful readers and test-takers. "Treasures" also offers phonics, spelling, grammar and writing integrated into all differentiated reading and instructional materials to help make learning meaningful.
Reading Age for native speakers: Middle School students (6th grade)

CONTENTS

UNIT 1: Take Action
THEME: Rescue Teams
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Character, Setting, Plot
Writing: Personal Narrative
THEME: A Lost City
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Character, Setting, Plot
Writing: Personal Narrative
THEME: Science for All
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Main Idea and Details
Writing: Expository Writing
THEME: Sharing Traditions
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Cause and Effect
Writing: Personal Narrative
THEME: Protecting Wildlife
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Main Idea and Details
Writing: Personal Narrative

UNIT 2: Saving the Day
THEME: Team Spirit
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Inferences
Writing: Persuasive Writing
THEME: The Solar System
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Inferences
Writing: Persuasive Writing
THEME: Helping Hands
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Generalizations
Writing: Personal Narrative
THEME: Tales of Old
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Problem and Solution
Writing: Persuasive Writing
THEME: Sled Dogs as Heroes
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Sequence
Writing: Persuasive Writing

UNIT 3: Great Ideas
THEME: The Old Southwest
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Character, Plot, Setting
Writing: Fictional Narrative
THEME: Putting It in Writing
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Draw Conclusions
Writing: Fictional Narrative
THEME: Energy
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Cause and Effect
Writing: Persuasive Essay
THEME: Archaeology
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Summarize
Writing: Fictional Narrative
THEME: Show Time
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Draw Conclusions .
Writing: Fictional Narrative

UNIT 4: Achievements
THEME: Uncommon Champions
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Author’s Purpose
Writing: Expository Writing
THEME: Oceanography
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Fact and Opinion
Writing: Expository Writing
THEME: Helping Others
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Compare and Contrast
Writing: Fictional Narrative
THEME: Cycling
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Fact and Opinion
Writing: Expository Writing
THEME: Pieces from the Past
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Author’s Perspective
Writing: Expository Writing

UNIT 5: Turning Points
THEME: Mentors
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Author’s Purpose
Writing: Descriptive Writing.
THEME: Smart Thinking
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Compare and Contrast
Writing: Compare and Contrast Writing
THEME: Money Matters
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Persuasion
Writing: Persuasive Essay
THEME: Collections
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Judgments
Writing: Poem
THEME: Taking a Stand
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Summarize
Writing: Descriptive Writing

Unit 6: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
THEME: Great Designs Last Forever
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Make Generalizations
Writing: Explanatory Writing
THEME: Time Travel
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Sequence
Writing: Explanatory Writing
THEME: Keeping in Touch
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Problem and Solution
Writing: Persuasive Editorial
THEME: Print, Past and Present
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Description
Writing: Explanatory Writing
THEME: Volcanoes, Past and Present
Vocabulary/Comprehension: Theme
Writing: Explanatory Writing
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