Macmillan McGraw-Hill
A Reading/Language-Arts Program
Story Content Resources

Grade 6


Oral Language Activities

Unit 1


Rescue Teams (Story: The Summer of the Swans)
A Lost City (Story: Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu)
Science for All (Story: Time For Kids: Gecko Glue, Cockroach Scouts, and Spider Silk Bridges)
Sharing Traditions (Story: The Magic Gourd)
Protecting Wildlife (Story: Interrupted Journey)

Unit 2


Team Spirit (Story: How Tía Lola Came to Stay)
The Solar System (Story: The Night of the Pomegranate)
Helping Hands (Story: Time For Kids: Zoo Story)
Tales of Old (Story: Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter)
Sled Dogs as Heroes (Story: The Great Serum Race)

Unit 3


The Old Southwest (Story: Juan Verdades)
Putting it in Writing (Story: Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street)
Energy (Story: Time For Kids: Building Green)
Archaeology (Story: The Emperor's Silent Army)
Show Time (Story: The Case of the Phantom Poet)

Unit 4


Uncommon Champions (Story: Seeing Things His Own Way)
Oceanography (Story: Exploring the Titanic)
Helping Others (Story: Time For Kids: Saving Grace)
Cycling (Story: Major Taylor: Champion Cyclist)
Pieces From the Past (Story: A Single Shard)

Unit 5


Mentors (Story: Breaking Through)
Smart Thinking (Story: Ta-Na-E-Ka)
Money Matters (Story: Time For Kids: Many Countries, One Currency)
Collections (Story: Honus and Me)
Taking a Stand (Story: Let it Shine: Rosa Parks)

Unit 6


Great Designs Last Forever (Story: Leonardo's Horse)
Time Travel (Story: LAFFF)
Keeping in Touch (Story: Time For Kids: These Walls Can Talk)
Print, Past and Present (Story: Breaking into Print)
Volcanoes, Past and Present (Story: The Dog of Pompeii)
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