Application of Skills to a Variety of Nonfiction Materials 

Overview of materials for both 6th and 7th grade

6.7 / 7.7     Range of Expository Materials - The student will be able to comprehend a broad range of expository reading materials.  
a.  Classroom Texts
b.  Periodicals:  magazines, newspapers, newsletters
c.  Real-life informational materials
d.  Electronic:  email, Internet, hypertext, online books  

If in bold print, District provides copies (T) = top level (A) = average level (E) = emerging level

TEXTBOOKS & TRADE BOOKS

INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS

PERIODICALS

JAMESTOWN READERS

TIMED READING

IMC RESOURCES

(weekly)

(bimonthly)

(twice a year - newspapers)
(weekly-magazines)

(bimonthly)

(bimonthly)

(once each trimester)

Science

Social Studies 

Math 

Language Arts 

Publisher Links 

Phone Books (6th)

Cedar Rapids Materials (6th)

Iowa Materials (6th)

Menus (6th)
Subway
Blimpies
Pizza Hut
Godfather's

Travel Guides (7th)

CARS4U (7th)

Driver's Manuals (7th)

Job Applications (7th)


Newspapers

Critical Reading (T, A)

Wild Side
(A, E)

Contemporary Reader
(E)

Jamestown Timed Readings (T, A)

Emerging-Cassette tapes and matched reading selections
Print

Electronic

EBSCO

It is a teaching expectation that the Reading to Learn teachers implement research activities/projects according to Language Arts Standard F.

The expectation of the RTL 6.5/7.5 standard  is to have the students participate in a research project resulting in a written product.


Cedar Rapids Gazette
(2 issues)

Des Moines Register

USA Today

 


Magazines

Upfront
18 issues- (T)

Teen Newsweek  26 issues (T, A)

Extra
12 issues (A, E)

CRCSD Language Arts "Wiki"

CRCSD CAL Table of Contents