If the novel is not read as a whole class, students need guidelines to help them understand the effective and efficient steps to complete their readings. A guideline of steps are provided to ensure students comprehend the text with minimal outside help.


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LA.6.GLE 0601.1.1: English/Language Arts

Demonstrate control of Standard English through the use of grammar and mechanics (punctuation, capitalization, and spelling).

LA.6.GLE 0601.1.2: English/Language Arts

Employ a variety of strategies and resources to determine the definition, pronunciation, and usage of words and phrases.

LA.6.GLE 0601.1.3: English/Language Arts

Understand and use a variety of sentence structures.

LA.6.GLE 0601.2.1: English/Language Arts

Demonstrate critical listening skills essential for comprehension, evaluation, problem solving, and task completion.

LA.6.GLE 0601.2.2: English/Language Arts

Begin to differentiate between summarizing and paraphrasing.

LA.6.GLE 0601.2.3: English/Language Arts

Begin to distinguish between a summary and a critique.

LA.6.GLE 0601.2.4: English/Language Arts

Identify the thesis and main points of a speech.

LA.6.GLE 0601.2.5: English/Language Arts

Identify the organizational structure of a speech.

LA.6.GLE 0601.2.6: English/Language Arts

Understand strategies for expressing ideas clearly and effectively in a variety of oral contexts.

LA.6.GLE 0601.2.7: English/Language Arts

Deliver effective oral presentations.

LA.6.GLE 0601.2.8: English/Language Arts

Participate in work teams and group discussions.

LA.6.GLE 0601.3.1: English/Language Arts

Write in a variety of modes for a variety of audiences and purposes.

LA.6.GLE 0601.3.2: English/Language Arts

Employ various prewriting strategies.

LA.6.GLE 0601.3.3: English/Language Arts

Organize ideas into an essay with an introduction, developing paragraphs, conclusion, and appropriate transitions.

LA.6.GLE 0601.3.4: English/Language Arts

Refine strategies for editing and revising written work.

LA.6.GLE 0601.4.1: English/Language Arts

Define and narrow a problem or research topic.

LA.6.GLE 0601.4.2: English/Language Arts

Gather relevant information from a variety of print and electronic sources, as well as from direct observation, interviews, and surveys.

LA.6.GLE 0601.4.3: English/Language Arts

Make distinctions about the credibility, reliability, consistency, strengths, and limitations of resources, including information gathered from websites.

LA.6.GLE 0601.4.4: English/Language Arts

Write a research paper, using primary and secondary sources and technology and graphics, as appropriate.

LA.6.GLE 0601.5.1: English/Language Arts

Use logic to make inferences and draw conclusions in a variety of oral and written contexts.

LA.6.GLE 0601.5.2: English/Language Arts

Analyze text for fact-opinion, cause-effect, inferences, evidence, and conclusions.

LA.6.GLE 0601.5.3: English/Language Arts

Explore deductive and inductive reasoning.

LA.6.GLE 0601.5.4: English/Language Arts

Analyze written and oral communication for persuasive devices.

LA.6.GLE 0601.6.1: English/Language Arts

Comprehend and summarize the main ideas and supporting details of informational texts.

LA.6.GLE 0601.6.2: English/Language Arts

Identify the organizational structures of informational texts.

LA.6.GLE 0601.6.3: English/Language Arts

Read, interpret, and analyze text features that support informational texts.

LA.6.GLE 0601.7.1: English/Language Arts

Analyze media for their ability to inform, persuade, and entertain.

LA.6.GLE 0601.7.2: English/Language Arts

Examine the relationship between the visual (e.g., media images, painting, film, graphic arts) and the verbal in media.

LA.6.GLE 0601.7.3: English/Language Arts

Recognize how visual and sound techniques and design elements (e.g., special effects, camera angles, music) carry or influence messages in various media.

LA.6.GLE 0601.7.4: English/Language Arts

Apply and adapt the principles of written composition to create coherent media productions.

LA.6.GLE 0601.8.1: English/Language Arts

Read and comprehend a variety of works from various forms of literature.

LA.6.GLE 0601.8.2: English/Language Arts

Understand the characteristics of various literary genres (e.g., poetry, novel, biography, short story, essay, drama).

LA.6.GLE 0601.8.3: English/Language Arts

Recognize the conventions of various literary genres.

LA.6.GLE 0601.8.4: English/Language Arts

Analyze works of literature for what is suggested about the historical period in which they were written.

LA.6.GLE 0601.8.5: English/Language Arts

Identify and analyze common literary terms (e.g., personification, conflict, theme).
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