LA.6.RW.1.1: English-Language Arts
Read aloud narrative and expository text fluently and accurately and with appropriate pacing, intonation, and expression.
LA.6.RW.1.2: English-Language Arts
Identify and interpret figurative language and words with multiple meanings.
LA.6.RW.1.3: English-Language Arts
Recognize the origins and meanings of frequently used foreign words in English and use these words accurately in speaking and writing.
LA.6.RW.1.4: English-Language Arts
Monitor expository text for unknown words or words with novel meanings by using word, sentence, and paragraph clues to determine meaning.
LA.6.RW.1.5: English-Language Arts
Understand and explain "shades of meaning" in related words (e.g., softly and quietly).
LA.6.RC.2.1: English-Language Arts
Identify the structural features of popular media (e.g., newspapers, magazines, online information) and use the features to obtain information.
LA.6.RC.2.2: English-Language Arts
Analyze text that uses the compare-and-contrast organizational pattern.
LA.6.RC.2.3: English-Language Arts
Connect and clarify main ideas by identifying their relationships to other sources and related topics.
LA.6.RC.2.4: English-Language Arts
Clarify an understanding of texts by creating outlines, logical notes, summaries, or reports.
LA.6.RC.2.5: English-Language Arts
Follow multiple-step instructions for preparing applications (e.g., for a public library card, bank savings account, sports club, league membership).
LA.6.RC.2.6: English-Language Arts
Determine the adequacy and appropriateness of the evidence for an author's conclusions.
LA.6.RC.2.7: English-Language Arts
Make reasonable assertions about a text through accurate, supporting citations.
LA.6.RC.2.8: English-Language Arts
Note instances of unsupported inferences, fallacious reasoning, persuasion, and propaganda in text.
LA.6.RL.3.1: English-Language Arts
Identify the forms of fiction and describe the major characteristics of each form.
LA.6.RL.3.2: English-Language Arts
Analyze the effect of the qualities of the character (e.g., courage or cowardice, ambition or laziness) on the plot and the resolution of the conflict.
LA.6.RL.3.3: English-Language Arts
Analyze the influence of setting on the problem and its resolution.
LA.6.RL.3.4: English-Language Arts
Define how tone or meaning is conveyed in poetry through word choice, figurative language, sentence structure, line length, punctuation, rhythm, repetition, and rhyme.
LA.6.RL.3.5: English-Language Arts
Identify the speaker and recognize the difference between first- and third-person narration (e.g., autobiography compared with biography).
LA.6.RL.3.6: English-Language Arts
Identify and analyze features of themes conveyed through characters, actions, and images.
LA.6.RL.3.7: English-Language Arts
Explain the effects of common literary devices (e.g., symbolism, imagery, metaphor) in a variety of fictional and nonfictional texts.
LA.6.RL.3.8: English-Language Arts
Critique the credibility of characterization and the degree to which a plot is contrived or realistic (e.g., compare use of fact and fantasy in historical fiction).
LA.6.WS.1.1: English-Language Arts
Choose the form of writing (e.g., personal letter, letter to the editor, review, poem, report, narrative) that best suits the intended purpose.
LA.6.WS.1.2.a: English-Language Arts
Engage the interest of the reader and state a clear purpose.
LA.6.WS.1.2.b: English-Language Arts
Develop the topic with supporting details and precise verbs, nouns, and adjectives to paint a visual image in the mind of the reader.
LA.6.WS.1.2.c: English-Language Arts
Conclude with a detailed summary linked to the purpose of the composition.
LA.6.WS.1.3: English-Language Arts
Use a variety of effective and coherent organizational patterns, including comparison and contrast; organization by categories; and arrangement by spatial order, order of importance, or climactic order.
LA.6.WS.1.4: English-Language Arts
Use organizational features of electronic text (e.g., bulletin boards, databases, keyword searches, e-mail addresses) to locate information.
LA.6.WS.1.5: English-Language Arts
Compose documents with appropriate formatting by using word-processing skills and principles of design (e.g., margins, tabs, spacing, columns, page orientation).
LA.6.WS.1.6: English-Language Arts
Revise writing to improve the organization and consistency of ideas within and between paragraphs.
LA.6.W.2.1.a: English-Language Arts
Establish and develop a plot and setting and present a point of view that is appropriate to the stories.
LA.6.W.2.1.b: English-Language Arts
Include sensory details and concrete language to develop plot and character.
LA.6.W.2.1.c: English-Language Arts
Use a range of narrative devices (e.g., dialogue, suspense).
LA.6.W.2.2.a: English-Language Arts
State the thesis or purpose.
LA.6.W.2.2.b: English-Language Arts
Explain the situation.
LA.6.W.2.2.c: English-Language Arts
Follow an organizational pattern appropriate to the type of composition.
LA.6.W.2.2.d: English-Language Arts
Offer persuasive evidence to validate arguments and conclusions as needed.
LA.6.W.2.3.a: English-Language Arts
Pose relevant questions with a scope narrow enough to be thoroughly covered.
LA.6.W.2.3.b: English-Language Arts
Support the main idea or ideas with facts, details, examples, and explanations from multiple authoritative sources (e.g., speakers, periodicals, online information searches).
LA.6.W.2.3.c: English-Language Arts
Include a bibliography.
LA.6.W.2.4.a: English-Language Arts
Develop an interpretation exhibiting careful reading, understanding, and insight.
LA.6.W.2.4.b: English-Language Arts
Organize the interpretation around several clear ideas, premises, or images.
LA.6.W.2.4.c: English-Language Arts
Develop and justify the interpretation through sustained use of examples and textual evidence.
LA.6.W.2.5.a: English-Language Arts
State a clear position on a proposition or proposal.
LA.6.W.2.5.b: English-Language Arts
Support the position with organized and relevant evidence.
LA.6.W.2.5.c: English-Language Arts
Anticipate and address reader concerns and counterarguments.
LA.6.WC.1.1: English-Language Arts
Use simple, compound, and compound-complex sentences; use effective coordination and subordination of ideas to express complete thoughts.
LA.6.WC.1.2: English-Language Arts
Identify and properly use indefinite pronouns and present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect verb tenses; ensure that verbs agree with compound subjects.
LA.6.WC.1.3: English-Language Arts
Use colons after the salutation in business letters, semicolons to connect independent clauses, and commas when linking two clauses with a conjunction in compound sentences.
LA.6.WC.1.4: English-Language Arts
Use correct capitalization.
LA.6.WC.1.5: English-Language Arts
Spell frequently misspelled words correctly (e.g., their, they're, there).
LA.6.L.1.1: English-Language Arts
Relate the speaker's verbal communication (e.g., word choice, pitch, feeling, tone) to the nonverbal message (e.g., posture, gesture).
LA.6.L.1.2: English-Language Arts
Identify the tone, mood, and emotion conveyed in the oral communication.
LA.6.L.1.3: English-Language Arts
Restate and execute multiple-step oral instructions and directions.
LA.6.L.1.4: English-Language Arts
Select a focus, an organizational structure, and a point of view, matching the purpose, message, occasion, and vocal modulation to the audience.
LA.6.L.1.5: English-Language Arts
Emphasize salient points to assist the listener in following the main ideas and concepts.
LA.6.L.1.6: English-Language Arts
Support opinions with detailed evidence and with visual or media displays that use appropriate technology.
LA.6.L.1.7: English-Language Arts
Use effective rate, volume, pitch, and tone and align nonverbal elements to sustain audience interest and attention.
LA.6.L.1.8: English-Language Arts
Analyze the use of rhetorical devices (e.g., cadence, repetitive patterns, use of onomatopoeia) for intent and effect.
LA.6.L.1.9: English-Language Arts
Identify persuasive and propaganda techniques used in television and identify false and misleading information.
LA.6.L.2.1.a: English-Language Arts
Establish a context, plot, and point of view.
LA.6.L.2.1.b: English-Language Arts
Include sensory details and concrete language to develop the plot and character.
LA.6.L.2.1.c: English-Language Arts
Use a range of narrative devices (e.g., dialogue, tension, or suspense).
LA.6.L.2.2.a: English-Language Arts
Pose relevant questions sufficiently limited in scope to be completely and thoroughly answered.
LA.6.L.2.2.b: English-Language Arts
Develop the topic with facts, details, examples, and explanations from multiple authoritative sources (e.g., speakers, periodicals, online information).
LA.6.L.2.3.a: English-Language Arts
Develop an interpretation exhibiting careful reading, understanding, and insight.
LA.6.L.2.3.b: English-Language Arts
Organize the selected interpretation around several clear ideas, premises, or images.
LA.6.L.2.3.c: English-Language Arts
Develop and justify the selected interpretation through sustained use of examples and textual evidence.
LA.6.L.2.4.a: English-Language Arts
Provide a clear statement of the position.
LA.6.L.2.4.b: English-Language Arts
Include relevant evidence.
LA.6.L.2.4.c: English-Language Arts
Offer a logical sequence of information.
LA.6.L.2.4.d: English-Language Arts
Engage the listener and foster acceptance of the proposition or proposal.
LA.6.L.2.5.a: English-Language Arts
Theorize on the causes and effects of each problem and establish connections between the defined problem and at least one solution.
LA.6.L.2.5.b: English-Language Arts
Offer persuasive evidence to validate the definition of the problem and the proposed solutions.