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Nebraska Standards for Sixth Grade English Language Arts

NE.LA 6.1 Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.

LA 6.1.3 Word Analysis: Students will use knowledge of phonetic and structural analysis to read, write, and spell grade-level text.

LA 6.1.3.a Use knowledge of phonetic and structural analysis (e.g., Anglo-Saxon, Greek, and Latin roots, foreign words frequently used in English, bases, affixes)

LA 6.1.4 Fluency: Students will read a variety of grade-level texts fluently with accuracy, appropriate pace, phrasing, and expression.

LA 6.1.4.a Apply elements of oral prosodic reading to reflect the meaning of text (e.g., poem read slowly, conversational narrative, emphasis on key points of information)
LA 6.1.4.b Adjust oral or silent reading pace based on purpose, text difficulty, form, and style

LA 6.1.5 Vocabulary: Students will build literary, general academic, and content specific grade-level vocabulary.

LA 6.1.5.a Determine the meaning of words through structural analysis, using knowledge of Greek, Latin, and Anglo Saxon roots, prefixes, and suffixes to understand complex words, including words in science, mathematics, and social studies
LA 6.1.5.b Relate new grade-level vocabulary to prior knowledge and use in new situations
LA 6.1.5.c Select and apply knowledge of context clues (e.g., word, phrase, sentence, and paragraph clues, re-reading) and text features (e.g., glossary, headings, subheadings, index, tables, maps, charts) to determine meaning of unknown words in a variety of text structures
LA 6.1.5.d Identify semantic relationships (e.g., metaphors, similes, idioms, analogies, comparisons)
LA 6.1.5.e Determine meaning using print and digital reference materials (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus glossary)

LA 6.1.6 Comprehension: Students will extract and construct meaning using prior knowledge, applying text information, and monitoring comprehension while reading grade-level text.

LA 6.1.6.a Explain how author's purpose and perspective affect the meaning and reliability of the text
LA 6.1.6.b Identify and analyze elements of narrative text (e.g., character development, setting, plot development, conflict, point of view, theme)
LA 6.1.6.c Summarize narrative text using understanding of characters, setting, sequence of events, plot, and theme
LA 6.1.6.d Interpret and explain the author's use of literary devices (e.g., simile, metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia, imagery, rhythm)
LA 6.1.6.e Summarize, analyze, and synthesize informational text using main idea and supporting details
LA 6.1.6.f Apply knowledge of organizational patterns found in informational text (e.g., sequence, description, cause and effect, compare/contrast, fact/opinion)
LA 6.1.6.g Apply knowledge of text features to locate information and gain meaning from a text (e.g., index, maps, charts, tables, graphs, headings, subheadings)
LA 6.1.6.h Distinguish between the defining characteristics of different narrative and informational genres (e.g., textbooks, myths, fantasies, science fiction, drama, periodicals, and essays)
LA 6.1.6.i Describe the social, historical, cultural, and biographical influences in a variety of genres
LA 6.1.6.j Use narrative and informational text to develop a national and global multi-cultural perspective
LA 6.1.6.k Generate and/or answer literal, inferential, critical, and interpretive questions, supporting answers using prior knowledge and information from the text and additional sources
LA 6.1.6.l Select text for a particular purpose (e.g., information, pleasure, answer a specific question)
LA 6.1.6.m Build and activate prior knowledge in order to identify text to self, text to text, and text to world connections before, during, and after reading
LA 6.1.6.o Use examples and details to make inferences or logical predictions while previewing and reading text
LA 6.1.6.p Respond to text verbally, in writing, or artistically

NE.LA 6.2 Writing: Students will learn and apply writing skills and strategies to communicate.

LA 6.2.1 Writing Process: Students will apply the writing process to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and other standard conventions appropriate for grade level.

LA 6.2.1.b Generate a draft by:
LA 6.2.1.b.2. Composing paragraphs with simple, compound, and complex sentences, avoiding fragments and run-ons of varying length and complexity
LA 6.2.1.b.3. Concluding with detailed summary linked to the purpose of the composition

LA 6.2.2 Writing Genres: Students will write for a variety of purposes and audiences in multiple genres.

LA 6.2.2.a Write in a selected genre considering purpose (e.g., inform, entertain, persuade, instruct)
LA 6.2.2.c Write considering typical characteristics of the selected genre (e.g., biography, report, business memo, poem, essay, email, podcast)

NE.LA 6.3 Speaking and Listening: Students will learn and apply speaking and listening skills and strategies to communicate.

LA 6.3.1 Speaking Skills: Students will develop and apply speaking skills to communicate key ideas in a variety of situations.

LA 6.3.1.a Communicate ideas and information in a manner appropriate for the purpose and setting
LA 6.3.1.b Demonstrate and adjust speaking techniques for a variety of purposes and situations

LA 6.3.2 Listening Skills: Students will develop, apply, and refine active listening skills across a variety of situations.

LA 6.3.2.a Demonstrate listening skills needed for multiple situations and modalities (e.g., video, audio, distance, one-to-one, group)

LA 6.3.3 Reciprocal Communication: Students will develop, apply, and adapt reciprocal communication skills.

LA 6.3.3.c Interact and collaborate with others in learning situations by contributing questions, information, opinions, and ideas using a variety of media and formats

NE.LA 6.4 Multiple Literacies: Students will identify, locate, and evaluate information.

LA 6.4.1 Multiple Literacies: Students will research, summarize, and communicate information in a variety of media and formats (textual, visual, and digital).

LA 6.4.1.b Demonstrate ethical and legal use of information by citing sources using a prescribed format (e.g., citation of information used)
LA 6.4.1.d Engage in activities with learners from a variety of cultures through electronic means (e.g., podcasts, video chats, distance learning)

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