Curriculum Ladders for Reading 6+ – For the Teachers

Reading 6+

For use in classrooms using 6th grade level and higher curriculum

Word Meaning: Word Origins, Word Relationships, and Semantics:

Use Letters, Syllables, Affixes and Roots:


Use Antonyms, Synonyms, Homographs, and Word Nuances:


Use Context Clues:



Literary Concepts: Main Ideas, Details, and Inferences:

Identify Main Ideas or Details, Summarize, and Locate Information:


Draw Conclusions, Infer, and Make Predictions:


Identify and Analyze Plot, and Setting:



Literacy Concepts: Purpose, Structure, and Devices:

Analyze Author’s Purpose, Style, and Viewpoint:


Analyze Structure and Genre:


Identify and Interpret Literary Devices and Figurative Language:

 Informational Concepts: Main Ideas, Details, and Inferences

Identify Main Ideas of Details, Summarize, and Locate Information:


Distinguish Fact and Opinion, Draw Conclusions, Infer and Make Predictions:


Follow Directions, Identify Sequence, and Use Visuals:



 Informational Concepts: Purpose, Structure, and Argument

Analyze Author’s Purpose and Viewpoint:


Analyze Structure and Genre:


Analyze Author’s Argument and Credibility:



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2 thoughts on “Curriculum Ladders for Reading 6+

  • September 17, 2017 at 6:34 am

    Hi there
    I am wondering when the curriculum ladders for 6th grade Reading and Language might be completed?

    • September 20, 2017 at 10:32 am

      The language ladders should be done by the end of September, and Reading 6+ will be next after that.


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