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WI.CC.6.L.Language Standards

Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
6.L.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
6.L.1.d. Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).
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6.L.1.e. Recognize variations from standard English in their own and others' writing and speaking, and identify and use strategies to improve expression in conventional language.
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6.L.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
6.L.2.b. Spell correctly.
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Knowledge of Language
6.L.3. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
6.L.3.b. Maintain consistency in style and tone.
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Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
6.L.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
6.L.4.a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
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6.L.4.b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible).
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6.L.4.c. Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
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6.L.4.d. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
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6.L.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
6.L.5.a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
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6.L.5.c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).
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6.L.6. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
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WI.CC.6.RI.Reading Standards for Informational Text

Reading Standards for Informational Text
Key Ideas and Details
6.RI.1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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6.RI.2. Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
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6.RI.3. Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
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Craft and Structure
6.RI.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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6.RI.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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6.RI.6. Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
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Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
6.RI.7. Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
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6.RI.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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6.RI.9. Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).
 

WI.CC.6.RL.Reading Standards for Literature

Reading Standards for Literature
Key Ideas and Details
6.RL.1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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6.RL.2. Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
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6.RL.3. Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
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Craft and Structure
6.RL.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
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6.RL.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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Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
6.RL.7. Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they ''see'' and ''hear'' when reading the text to what they perceive when they list
 
6.RL.9. Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
 
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
6.RL.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
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WI.CC.6.SL.Speaking and Listening Standards

Speaking and Listening Standards
Comprehension and Collaboration
6.SL.2. Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
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Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
6.SL.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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6.SL.6. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
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WI.CC.6.W.Writing Standards

Writing Standards
Text Types and Purposes
6.W.1. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
6.W.1.c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
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6.W.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.2.b. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
 
6.W.2.c. Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
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6.W.2.f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.
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6.W.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
6.W.3.c. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
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6.W.3.e. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
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Production and Distribution of Writing
6.W.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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Research to Build and Present Knowledge
6.W.7. Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
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6.W.8. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and 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.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
6.W.9.a. Apply grade 6 reading standards to literature (e.g., ''Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres [e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories] in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics'').
 
6.W.9.b. Apply grade 6 reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., ''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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Range of Writing
6.W.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 discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
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