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6th Grade LA

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Mindy Martin

on 30 August 2013

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Transcript of 6th Grade LA

6th Grade Language Arts
Reading Informational Text
literary nonfiction
Arguments (persuasion)
Narratives (stories)
Speaking and Listening
Comprehension and Collaboration
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
Rules of Standard English Grammar and Usage
Knowledge of Language
Vocabulary Acquisition
Vocabulary Use
What Are Common Core State Standards?
How Are the Common Core State Standards for Language Arts Different?
Building knowledge
more content-rich nonfiction
informational text
Reading and writing
grounded in evidence from text
Regular practice with
complex text
and its
academic vocabulary
Reading Literature

Cite evidence to support ideas
Determine theme and central (main) ideas
Describe how the plot unfolds and characters change

Key Ideas and Details
Craft and Structure
Determine the meaning of words & phrases and analyze the impact of that word choice
Analyze how parts of the text contribute to the theme, setting, or plot
Explain how the author develops point of view
Using Knowledge and Ideas
Compare and contrast a story, poem, or drama in a text to a video of the same story, poem, or drama
Compare and contrast texts of different genres, but similar themes and topics

Range and Level of Text Complexity
By the end of the year read and understand literature (stories, dramas, and poems) at the 6th-8th grade levels.
They are a clear path to prepare students to be ready for college and career expectations.
Comprehension and Collaboration
Prepare (read material and collect evidence) for a discussion with a partner, small group, or the whole class
Build on others' ideas and express one's own clearly
Set goals, deadlines, and define individual roles
Reflect on multiple perspectives and be able to paraphrase
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
Plan and deliver an informative/explanatory presentation
Include multimedia and visual displays
Use standard English in the presentation
Rules of Standard English
Capitalization, punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes), and spelling
Use of pronouns
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiple meaning words
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, associations, and definitions
Acquire and accurately use grade- appropriate academic language
Claims/Thesis Statement
Central Idea
Supporting Details

Writing Process
Task, Purpose, Audience
Planning , Writing, Revising, Editing, Rewriting
Keyboarding Skills (minimum of three pages per sitting)
Gathering information from multiple print and digital sources
Citing information/bibliography

Key Ideas and Details
Citing text evidence
Determining a central idea
Writing summaries
Analyzing how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated upon

Craft and Structure
Determine the meaning of words putting their figurative, connotative, and technical meanings
Analyze how the parts fit together to contribute to the development of ideas
Determine author's point of view or purpose and explain how it is shown in a text
Use of Knowledge and Skills
Integrate information in different media or format as well as in words
Follow and evaluate an argument and specific claims and distinguish what is supported by evidence
compare and contrast one author's presentation of an event with that of another
Range of Reading Level and Text Complexity
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity level proficiently
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