Collection Analysis Report

for ELA Mentor Texts Gr. 6

This report provides data analyses into the titles on this list to help support your efforts to put the right book in each reader's hands.

This report is organized by Collection Analysis by Genre, Cultural, and Curricular Areas, Quantitative Measures, and Qualitative Measures.

ELA Mentor Texts Gr. 6

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Collection Analysis by Genre, Cultural, and Curricular Areas

For the 7 books on this list, please find an analysis revealing the quantity of titles associated with genre, cultural, and curriculum classifications. Additionally, please find the "Not Represented" section where you can click to identify other titles to potentially add to this list.

We hope this collection analysis tool helps you achieve the variety and differentiation of books that you want for your reading opportunities.

(7 of 7 titles have genres, curricular, or cultural areas.)

  • English Language Arts (7 books)
  • Nonfiction (5 books)
  • Biography (3 books)
  • Science (3 books)
  • STEAM (2 books)
  • Adventure (1 books)
  • African American (1 books)
  • Art (1 books)
  • Fairy Tales / Folklore (1 books)
  • History (1 books)
  • Horror (1 books)
  • Mystery (1 books)
  • Realistic Fiction (1 books)
  • Science Fiction / Fantasy (1 books)
  • Social Studies (1 books)
  • South Asian (1 books)

Genre, Curricular, and Cultural Area categories are assigned by TeachingBooks based on professional reviews, authoritative sources, and company guidelines.

Quantitative Measures

For 7 of 7 titles that have known Lexile levels, below is the low, high, and average Lexile® for the books in this list. We hope these data points, along with the crosswalk to other measures, provide insights into the variety and differentiation of this collection.

Lexile® Average: 808 (Range: 590 - 1080)

Reading Level and Grade Band Crosswalk

Grade Band Lexile® ATOS Degrees of Reading Power® Flesch-Kincaid Fountas & Pinnell Reading Maturity SourceRater
2-3 420-820 2.75-5.14 42-54 1.98-5.34 I-P 3.53-613 0.05-2.48
4-5 740-1010 4.97-7.03 52-60 4.51-7.72 O-V 5.42-7.92 0.84-5.75
6-8 925-1185 7.00-9.98 57-67 6.51-10.34 U-Z 7.04-9.57 4.11-10.66
9-10 1050-1335 9.67-12.01 62-72 8.32-12.12 Z+ 8.41-10.81 9.02-13.93
11-12 1185-1385 11.20-14.10 67-74 10.34-14.20 Z+ 9.57-12.00 12.30-14.50
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Key: Purple highlight represents average.

Source: National Governors Association for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers.[1]

Qualitative Measures (BETA)

For 3 of 7 titles that have known qualitative measurements, this graph reveals the aggregated low, high, and average qualitative measures for the books in this list. We hope this range of information shows the variety and differentiation of this collection.

Qualitative Text Complexity Ranges

= low and high range of submitted values = average of submitted values


  • Slightly
  • Moderately
  • Very
  • Exceedingly
Meaning
Text Organization
Use of Visual Features
Conventionality
Vocabulary
Sentence Structure
Life Experience/Subject Knowledge
Cultural Knowledge/Intertextuality

Qualitative measures for each title are determined by crowd sourced results from professional educators who complete the literary or informational text complexity rubrics. These are relatively new on TeachingBooks so only a small percentage of all the titles have currently been evaluated. Perhaps you can help?

Instructional Materials Summary

Below please find a summary of available multimedia texts and instructional materials that enrich and deepen the discussion of the titles on this list.

  • 6 Videos
  • 8 Book Readings
  • 11 Lesson Plans
  • Total of 81 resources

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Details for Each Book

Below are the titles on Madison Metropolitan School District's "ELA Mentor Texts Gr. 6". If you wish to see the curricular areas, genres, Lexile® and Qualitative measures, along with the collection of ready-to-use instructional materials, go online to TeachingBooks at: https://www.teachingbooks.net/qlcvioq

Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines

by Paul Fleischman

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Very Complex
  • Text Organization: Very Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Moderately Complex
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Very Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Very Complex
  • Intertextuality: Exceedingly Complex
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Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table

by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Shabazz Larkin

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Moderately Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: Very Complex
  • Conventionality: Moderately Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Very Complex
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Snowflake Bentley

by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Mary Azarian

Qualitative Measures:

  • Meaning: Slightly Complex
  • Text Organization: Slightly Complex
  • Use of Visual Features: N/A
  • Conventionality: Very Complex
  • Vocabulary: Very Complex
  • Sentence Structure: Moderately Complex
  • Subject Matter Knowledge: Moderately Complex
  • Intertextuality: Moderately Complex
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