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

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Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks

MA.CCRA.R. College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading
Key Ideas and Details
CCRA.R.1. Read closely to determine what a text states explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from a text.
Craft and Structure
CCRA.R.4. 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.
MA.CCRA.W. College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
CCRA.W.8. When conducting research, gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
MA.CCRA.L. College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
CCRA.L.6. Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge.
MA.RCA-H.6-8. Grades 6–8 Reading Standards for Literacy in the Content Areas: History/Social Studies [RCA-H]
Craft and Structure
RCA-H.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
MA.RCA-ST.6-8. Grades 6–8 Reading Standards for Literacy in the Content Areas: Science and Career and Technical Subjects [RCA-ST]
Craft and Structure
RCA-ST.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of general academic vocabulary as well as symbols, notation, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.
MA.RL.6. Grade 6 Reading Standards for Literature [RL]
Key Ideas and Details
RL.6.1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what a text states explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, quoting or paraphrasing as appropriate. (See grade 6 Writing Standard 8 for more on quoting and paraphrasing.)
Craft and Structure
RL.6.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices, including those that create repeated sounds and rhythms in poetry, on meaning, tone (i.e., author’s attitude toward subject or audience), or mood (i.e., emotional atmosphere). (See grade 6 Language Standards 4–6 on applying knowledge of vocabulary to reading.)
MA.RI.6. Grade 6 Reading Standards for Informational Text [RI]
Key Ideas and Details
RI.6.1. Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what a text states explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, quoting or paraphrasing as appropriate. (See grade 6 Writing Standard 8 for more on quoting and paraphrasing.)
Craft and Structure
RI.6.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; explain how word choice affects meaning and tone. (See grade 6 Language Standards 4–6 on applying knowledge of vocabulary to reading.)
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RI.6.7. Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, maps) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
MA.L.6. Grade 6 Language Standards [L]
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.6.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
L.6.5.b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words.
Standards

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