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    Literature

     

    RL.6.1

    Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    RL.6.2

    Determine a theme of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

    RL.6.3

    Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

    RL.6.4

    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

    RL.6.5

    Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

    RL.6.6

    Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

    RL.6.7

    Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they “see” and “hear” when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.

    RL.6.8

    Not applicable to literature

    RL.6.9

    Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

    RL.6.10

    By the end of grade 6, read and understand literature within the 6-8 text complexity band proficiently and independently for sustained periods of time. Connect prior knowledge and experiences to text.

     

     

    Informational Text

     

    RI.6.1

    Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    RI.6.2

    Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

    RI.6.3

    Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text.

    RI.6.4

    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning.

    RI.6.5

    Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

    RI.6.6

    Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

    RI.6.7

    Integrate information presented in different media or formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

    RI.6.8

    Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

    RI.6.9

    Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another.

    RI.6.10

    By the end of grade 6, read and understand informational texts within the 6-8 text complexity band proficiently and independently for sustained periods of time. Connect prior knowledge and experiences to text.