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New Mexico Standards for Sixth Grade English Language Arts

NM.I: Reading and Listening for Comprehension. Students will apply strategies and skills to comprehend information that is read, heard, and viewed.

I-A: Listen to, read, react to, and interpret information

I-A:2. Relate details, main ideas, setting, action, and main character(s).
I-A:3. Explore expressive materials that are read, heard, or viewed.

I-B: Gather and use information for research and other purposes

I-B:1. Interpret and synthesize information from a variety of sources by:
I-B:1.a. reviewing the characteristics of informational works;
I-B:1.b. restating and summarizing information;
I-B:1.c. determining the importance of information;
I-B:1.d. making connections to related topics and information;
I-B:1.e. monitoring comprehension;
I-B:1.f. drawing inferences; and
I-B:2. Use multiple sources of print and non-print information in developing informational materials such as brochures, newsletters, and advertisements by:
I-B:2.a. exploring a variety of sources that provide information (e.g., books, newspapers, Internet, electronic databases, CD-ROMs); and
I-B:3. Organize information gathered for a research topic into major components based on appropriate criteria.

I-C: Apply critical thinking skills to analyze information

I-C:1. Use critical thinking skills and create criteria to evaluate text and multimedia by:
I-C:1.b. identifying and exploring the underlying assumptions of the author
I-C:2. Recognize the point of view of the author by considering alternative points of view or reasons by remaining fair-minded and open to other interpretations.

I-D: Demonstrate competence in the skills and strategies of the reading process

I-D:1. Increase fluency, comprehension, and insight through meaningful and comprehensive reading instruction by:
I-D:1.a. using effective reading strategies to match type of text;
I-D:1.c. reading selections and other materials assigned;
I-D:1.f. discussing and analyzing the effects on texts of literary devices, such as figurative language, dialogue and flashback;
I-D:1.g. interpreting text by explaining elements such as plot, theme, point of view, characterization, mood, and style;
I-D:1.i. recognizing underlying messages in order to identify recurring themes.
I-D:3. Use specific strategies to clear up confusing parts of a text (e.g., re-read the text, consult another source, ask for help).
I-D:5. Use knowledge of punctuation to assist in comprehension.

NM.II: Writing and Speaking for Expression. Students will communicate effectively through speaking and writing.

II-A: Use speaking as an interpersonal communication tool

II-A:3. Use oral clues to indicate levels of certainty (e.g., ''what if,'' ''very likely,'' ''I'm unsure of'').

II-B: Apply grammatical and language conventions to communicate

II-B:3. Identify and properly use indefinite pronouns and present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect verb tenses to convey appropriate meaning.
II-B:4. Use verbs that agree with compound subjects.
II-B:5. Punctuate using commas that link two clauses with a conjunction in compound sentences.
II-B:6. Correctly spell frequently misspelled words (e.g., there, their, they're).
II-B:9. Support opinions expressed with detailed evidence and with visual or media displays that use appropriate technologies.

NM.III: Literature and Media. Students will use literature and media to develop an understanding of people, societies, and the self.

III-A: Use language, literature, and media to understand various social and cultural perspectives

III-A:1. Describe how characters' actions reflect their cultures.
III-A:2. Respond to historically or culturally significant works of literature to develop an awareness of perspective(s).
III-A:3. Examine connections between cultures worldwide and American society as depicted through literature and media.

III-B: Identify ideas and make connections among literary works

III-B:1. Describe the author's use of various techniques (e.g., appeal of characters, logic and credibility of plots and setting, use of figurative language, emotional impact) to influence readers' perspectives.

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