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- Core Classics® Teacher Guides Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8 Language Arts
- Grace Abounding Teacher Guides Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8 Language Arts
- CKLA Ancillary Materials: Sixth Grade Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 1: Flying Lessons & Other Stories Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 2: Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 3: The Heritage of Ancient Greece and Rome Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 4: The Iliad, the Odyssey, and Other Greek Stories Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 5: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 6: 90 Miles to Havana Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 7: The Blessings of Liberty – Vol. 1 Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 8: Realms of Gold – Vol. 1 Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKSci Unit 1: Light and Matter Grade 6 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Thermal Energy Grade 6 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Weather, Climate, and Water Cycling Grade 6 Science