The Reading 6 (year-long) course is designed to align with College and Career Ready Learning Standards. Students will integrate skills in reading literary and informational texts with grammar and writing skills, as well as with practice in speaking and listening. Students will develop the skills necessary to read appropriately complex grade level text proficiently and effectively to determine, analyze, and interpret what the text says. Students will engage in integrated reading, writing, grammar, and speaking and listening tasks that develop abilities to successfully communicate through formal and informal writing and presentations. Writing instruction will extend students' abilities to write narrative, informational, and argumentative pieces.