6th Grade Reading For Informational Text

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6th Grade Reading Standards for Informational Text

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Key Ideas and Details

RL.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. tools-icon
RL.6.2 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. tools-icon
RL.6.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes). tools-icon

Craft and Structure

RL.6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. tools-icon
RL.6.5 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. tools-icon
RL.6.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. tools-icon

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.6.7 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. tools-icon
RL.6.8 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.  tools-icon
RL.6.9 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). tools-icon

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

RL.6.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. tools-icon
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