Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.RL. Standards for Reading Literature (RL)
Key Ideas and Details
RL2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
6.RL2. 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.
6.RL2.7. State or compose a summary that includes events from the beginning, middle, and end of a text.
6.RL2.8. Use a variety of transition words to convey sequence (See CCSS W.6.3c).
RL3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of text.
6.RL3. 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.
6.RL3.4. Use a variety of transition words to convey sequence (See CCSS W.6.3c).
MD.W. Standards for Writing (W)
Text Types and Purposes
W3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
6.W3-c. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences – Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
6.W3-c.1. Use transition words purposefully to promote comprehension.