English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Sixth Grade. Purpose for Writing

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Kentucky Academic Standards

Composition—Grade 6
Text Types and Purposes
1 Students will compose arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
C.6.1. Compose arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
C.6.1.a. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.
C.6.1.d. Use words, phrase and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
C.6.1.e. Establish and maintain a formal style.
C.6.1.g. With some guidance, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.
2 Students will compose informative and explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization and analysis of content.
C.6.2. Compose informative and/or explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
C.6.2.a. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.
C.6.2.c. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations or other information and examples.
C.6.2.h. With some guidance, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
3 Students will compose narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events, using effective technique, well-chosen details and well-structured event sequences.
C.6.3. Compose narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or multiple events, memories or ideas, using effective technique, relevant descriptive details and well-structured event sequences.
C.6.3.a. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.
C.6.3.g. With guidance, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach.
Range of Writing
7 Students will compose routinely over extended and shorter time frames for a variety of tasks, purposes and audiences.
C.6.7. Compose routinely over extended time frames and shorter time frames for a variety of tasks, purposes and audiences.
Language—Grade 6
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4 Students will use a variety of strategies to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases, consulting reference material when appropriate. Students will acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking and listening in order to be transition ready.
L.6.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
L.6.4.d. 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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