Books and Passages

Wesley Harris: An Account of Escaping Slavery

Passage

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/lessons/wesley_harris_an_account_of_escaping_slavery_1020_passage_and_questions.pdf

Grade: 6
Lexile Level: 1020L
Domain: U.S. History
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/answer_key/wesley_harris_an_account_of_escaping_slavery_1020_answers.pdf

Grade: 6
Lexile Level: 1020L
Domain: U.S. History
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

Vocabulary

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_13060.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_13722.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_14382.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/pages/vocabulary_worksheet_2-8.pdf

Standards

This Passage & Question Set and related Vocabulary materials align to the following Common Core Anchor Standards:

Passage & Question Set
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10

Vocabulary Material
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6

Full Standards Descriptions


CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

User Comments

All of my class learned a lot from this text. Discussion came out of it.

Good passage, my students got 91 or higher on this.

The passages are great resources for the classroom.

Thanks for the Resource.... Love it!!!!

This is a great website.

thanks for the help with my students readworks.org

Very useful.

Super love having this resource available. With the right scaffolding, even my lowest students were able to understand the text. Thanks for having the Lexile available so I knew how to prepare the text. :) YAY rigor! Yay primary source documents from multiple perspectives!!

Great

My seventh and eighth grade students with lower reading scored struggled with this.

Do you best and welcome to a new year!