6th Grade Syllabus
ELA Standards 1st 9 Weeks
6.L.CSE.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage. a. When reading or listening, explain the function of pronouns (pronoun case, intensive pronouns, pronoun-antecedent agreement). b. When writing or speaking, use pronouns (pronoun case, intensive pronouns, pronoun- antecedent agreement) effectively. c. When reading and listening, explain the function of phrases and clauses. d. When writing or speaking, use simple, compound, and complex sentences.
6.L.VAU.5 When reading, listening, writing, and speaking, explain the function of figurative language, word relationships, and connotation/denotation and use them correctly and effectively.
6.L.VAU.6 Acquire and accurately use grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; develop vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6.RL.KID.1 Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; cite textual evidence to support conclusions.
6.RL.KID.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary.
6.RL.KID.3 Describe how the plot of a story or drama unfolds, as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
6.RL.CS.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including allusions to other texts.
6.RL.CS.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.
6.RL.CS.6 Explain how an author establishes and conveys the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
6.RI.KID.1 Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; cite textual evidence to support conclusions.
6.RI.KID.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and developed in a text
6.RI.CS.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
6.RI.IKI.7 Integrate information presented in different media or formats, such as in tables, images, diagrams, and words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
6.SL.CC.1 Prepare for collaborative discussions on 6th grade level topics and texts; engage effectively with varied partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing one’s own ideas clearly.
6.W.TTP.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. a. Introduce a topic clearly, using the introduction to prepare the reader for what is to follow. b. Organize ideas, concepts, and information using effective strategies to create cohesion and aid in comprehension. c. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples. d. Thoroughly and accurately explain and elaborate on the evidence provided, demonstrating a clear understanding of the topic and the source material. e. Craft an effective and relevant conclusion. f. Include formatting, graphics, and multimedia when appropriate. g. Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts. h. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary. . Use varied sentence structure to enhance meaning and reader interest. j. Establish and maintain a formal style.
6..8 Integrate relevant and credible information from print and digital sources; quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.