English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Sixth Grade. Thinking Skills

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Kentucky Academic Standards

Reading Standards for Literature—Grade 6
Key Ideas and Details
1 Students will read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence to support conclusions drawn from the text.
RL.6.1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
10 Students will read, comprehend and analyze complex literary texts independently and proficiently.
RL.6.10. By the end of the year, flexibly use a variety of comprehension strategies (i.e., questioning, monitoring, visualizing, inferencing, summarizing, synthesizing, using prior knowledge, determining importance) to read, comprehend, and analyze grade-level appropriate, complex literary texts independently and proficiently.
Reading Standards for Informational Text—Grade 6
Key Ideas and Details
1 Students will read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence to support conclusions drawn from the text.
RI.6.1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Craft and Structure
4 Students will interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
RI.6.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
7 Students will integrate and evaluate content presented in print/non-print forms of text found in diverse media and formats.
RI.6.7. Integrate information presented in print and non-print formats to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
10 Students will read, comprehend and analyze complex informational texts independently and proficiently.
RI.6.10. By the end of the year, flexibly use a variety of comprehension strategies (i.e., questioning, monitoring, visualizing, inferencing, summarizing, synthesizing, using prior knowledge, determining importance) to read, comprehend and analyze grade-level appropriate, complex informational texts independently and proficiently.
Composition—Grade 6
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
5 Students will conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
C.6.5. Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources.
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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