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TN.L.LANGUAGE STANDARDS

LANGUAGE STANDARDS
6.L.CSE. Conventions of Standard English
L.CSE.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
6.L.CSE.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. When reading or writing, explain the functions of commas, parentheses, and dashes to set off parenthetical elements and use them correctly to do so.
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6.L.VAU. Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.VAU.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
6.L.VAU.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on 6th grade-level text by choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
6.L.VAU.4.a. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
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6.L.VAU.4.b. Use common grade-appropriate morphological elements as clues to the meaning of a word or a phrase.
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6.L.VAU.4.c. Consult reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or phrase.
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6.L.VAU.4.d. Use etymological patterns in spelling as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.
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L.VAU.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
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.
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L.VAU.6. Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the post-secondary and workforce level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge whe
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.
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TN.RI.READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT

READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT
6.RI.CS. Craft and Structure
R.CS.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
6.RI.CS.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
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R.CS.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of a text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
6.RI.CS.5. 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.
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R.CS.6. Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
6.RI.CS.6. Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in a text.
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6.RI.IKI. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
R.IKI.7. Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
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.
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R.IKI.8. Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
6.RI.IKI.8. 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.
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R.IKI.9. Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches an author takes.
6.RI.IKI.9. Compare and contrast two or more authors’ presentation of the same topic or event.
 
6.RI.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.1. Read closely to determine what a text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
6.RI.KID.1. Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; cite textual evidence to support conclusions.
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R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
6.RI.KID.2. Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through details; provide an objective summary.
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R.KID.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
6.RI.KID.3. Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and developed in a text.
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6.RI.RRTC. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
R.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
6.RI.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend a variety of literary nonfiction throughout the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with a gradual release of scaffolding at the high end as needed.
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TN.RL.READING STANDARDS - LITERATURE

READING STANDARDS - LITERATURE
6.RL.CS. Craft and Structure
R.CS.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
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.
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R.CS.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of a text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
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.
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6.RL.IKI. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
R.IKI.9. Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches an author takes.
6.RL.IKI.9. Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
 
6.RL.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.1. Read closely to determine what a text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
6.RL.KID.1. Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; cite textual evidence to support conclusions.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Drawing Conclusions
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Drawing Inferences
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Implied Information
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R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
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.
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R.KID.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
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.
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6.RL.RRTC. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
R.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
6.RL.RRTC.10. Read and comprehend a variety of literature throughout the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with a gradual release of scaffolding at the high end as needed.
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TN.SL.SPEAKING AND LISTENING STANDARDS

SPEAKING AND LISTENING STANDARDS
6.SL.CC. Comprehension and Collaboration
SL.CC.2. Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media formats, such as visual, quantitative, and oral formats.
6.SL.CC.2. Interpret information presented in diverse media formats; explain how source information contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
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6.SL.PKI. Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
SL.PKI.4. Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning; the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
6.SL.PKI.4. 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.
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SL.PKI.5. Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.
6.SL.PKI.5. Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.
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SL.PKI.6. Adapt speech to a variety of contents and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
6.SL.PKI.6. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
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TN.W.WRITING STANDARDS

WRITING STANDARDS
6.W.PDW. Production and Distribution of Writing
W.PDW.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
6.W.PDW.4. 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.)
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6.W.RBPK. Research to Build and Present Knowledge
W.RBPK.7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focus questions, demonstrating new understanding of the subject under investigation.
6.W.RBPK.7. Conduct research to answer a question, drawing on multiple sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
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W.RBPK.8. Integrate relevant and credible information from multiple print and digital sources while avoiding plagiarism.
6.W.RBPK.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.
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6.W.RW. Range of Writing
W.RW.10. 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 tasks, purposes, and audiences.
6.W.RW.10. Write routinely over extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
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6.W.TTP. Text Types and Protocol
W.TTP.1. Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
6.W.TTP.1. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
6.W.TTP.1.a. Introduce claim(s).
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6.W.TTP.1.b. Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant, sufficient evidence; acknowledge alternate or opposing claim(s).
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6.W.TTP.1.c. Organize the reasons and evidence clearly and clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
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6.W.TTP.1.f. Use precise language and content-specific vocabulary.
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W.TTP.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
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.
6.W.TTP.2.a. Introduce a topic clearly, using the introduction to prepare the reader for what is to follow.
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6.W.TTP.2.c. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
 
6.W.TTP.2.e. Craft an effective and relevant conclusion.
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6.W.TTP.2.g. Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
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W.TTP.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
6.W.TTP.3. Write narratives (fiction and nonfiction) to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
6.W.TTP.3.d. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description when appropriate, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
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6.W.TTP.3.e. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts, and show the relationships among experiences and events.
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6.W.TTP.3.f. Craft an effective and relevant conclusion that reflects on the narrated experiences or events.
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6.W.TTP.3.g. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.
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