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Virginia Standards for Sixth Grade English Language Arts

VA.ESOL. Virginia 2010 English Standards of Learning

Communication: Speaking, Listening, Media Literacy

6.2. The student will present, listen critically, and express opinions in oral presentations.
6.2.b) Compare and contrast viewpoints.
6.3. The student will understand the elements of media literacy.
6.3.a) Compare and contrast auditory, visual, and written media messages.
6.3.b) Identify the characteristics and effectiveness of a variety of media messages.

Reading

6.4. The student will read and learn the meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts.
6.4.a) Identify word origins and derivations.
6.4.b) Use roots, cognates, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to expand vocabulary.
6.4.c) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words.
6.4.d) Identify and analyze figurative language.
6.4.e) Use word-reference materials.
6.4.f) Extend general and specialized vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
6.5. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry.
6.5.a) Identify the elements of narrative structure, including setting, character, plot, conflict, and theme.
6.5.b) Make, confirm, and revise predictions.
6.5.d) Describe cause and effect relationships and their impact on plot.
6.5.f) Use information in the text to draw conclusions and make inferences.
6.5.g) Explain how character and plot development are used in a selection to support a central conflict or story line.
6.5.h) Identify the main idea.
6.5.i) Identify and summarize supporting details.
6.5.j) Identify and analyze the author's use of figurative language.
6.5.k) Identify transitional words and phrases that signal an author's organizational pattern.
6.5.l) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
6.6. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
6.6.a) Use text structures such as type, headings, and graphics to predict and categorize information in both print and digital texts.
6.6.d) Make, confirm, or revise predictions.
6.6.e) Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.
6.6.f) Differentiate between fact and opinion.
6.6.g) Identify main idea.
6.6.h) Summarize supporting details.
6.6.j) Identify the author's organizational pattern.
6.6.k) Identify cause and effect relationships.
6.6.l) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

Research

6.9. The student will find, evaluate, and select appropriate resources for a research product.
6.9.d) Cite primary and secondary sources.
6.9.e) Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.

Writing

6.7. The student will write narration, description, exposition, and persuasion.
6.7.a) Identify audience and purpose.
6.7.e) Compose a topic sentence or thesis statement if appropriate.
6.7.h) Expand and embed ideas by using modifiers, standard coordination, and subordination in complete sentences.
6.8. The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing.
6.8.b) Use subject-verb agreement with intervening phrases and clauses.
6.8.d) Maintain consistent verb tense across paragraphs.
6.8.g) Choose adverbs to describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.
6.8.h) Use correct spelling for frequently used words.

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