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Grade Common Core State Standards for: 6 Lanaguage Arts Literacy

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine a theme or 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Describe how a particular story

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.7

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: 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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.9

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.10

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine an author

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.7

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.8

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.9

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast one author

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.10

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish and maintain a formal style.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.E

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.E

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish and maintain a formal style.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.F

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.E

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.(Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.7

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.8

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.9

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.9.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literature (e.g.,

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.9.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g.,

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.10

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Range of Writing

Standard Description: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.E

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Recognize variations from standard English in their own and others' writing and speaking,

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.2.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.2.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Spell correctly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.3.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.3.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Maintain consistency in style and tone.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.5.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.5.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.5.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine a theme or 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.7

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.9

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RL.6.10

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.7

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.8

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.9

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast one author"s presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: RI.6.10

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish and maintain a formal style.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.1.E

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.E

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish and maintain a formal style.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.2.F

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.3.E

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.(Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3up to and including grade 6 on page53.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.7

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.8

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.9

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.9.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres [e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories]in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics").

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.9.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "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").

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: W.6.10

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Range of Writing

Standard Description: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.1.E

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Recognize variations from standard English in their own and others writing and speaking, and identify and use strategies to improve expression in conventional language.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.2.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.2.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Spell correctly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.3.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.3.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Maintain consistency in style and tone.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word"s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.4.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.5.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.5.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.5.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: L.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/6

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.1

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL..1.A

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.1.B

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Follow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.1.C

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.1.D

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Review the key ideas expressed and demonstrate understanding of multiple perspectives through reflection and paraphrasing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.2

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.3

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.4

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.5

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

Common Core State Standard: SL.6.6

Grade: 6

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme:

Standard Description: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (See grade 6 Language standards 1 and 3 for specific expectations.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/

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