West Virginia Standards 6th Grade ELA Activities
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WV.RLA.S.6.1. Reading: Students will use skills to read for literacy experiences, read to inform and read to perform a task by identifying and using the dimensions of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, background knowledge/vocabulary, high frequency words/fluency, comprehension, writing and motivation to read) and employing a wide variety of literature in developing independent readers.
RLA.O.6.1.01. Students will use connotation and denotation to understand meaning.
RLA.O.6.1.02. Students will use root words, prefixes and suffixes to understand words, change word meanings and generate new words appropriate to grade level.
RLA.O.6.1.03. Students will use a variety of strategies to increase grade-appropriate vocabulary (e.g., etymology, context clues, affixes, synonyms, antonyms).
RLA.O.6.1.04. Students will select defining characteristics, construct background knowledge and develop reading skills to understand a variety of literary passages and informational texts by West Virginia, national and international authors:
RLA.O.6.1.04.e. Science fiction
RLA.O.6.1.04.f. Tall tales
RLA.O.6.1.04.g. Supernatural tales
RLA.O.6.1.06. Students will differentiate and apply comprehension strategies in literary and informational texts to
RLA.O.6.1.06.b. Draw conclusions
RLA.O.6.1.06.d. Determine cause and effect
RLA.O.6.1.06.e. Judge text critically
RLA.O.6.1.07. Students will determine the elements of literature (e.g., external conflict, mood) to construct meaning and recognize author’s/reader’s purpose.
RLA.O.6.1.08. Students will interpret the actions, behaviors and motives of characters in literary texts.
RLA.O.6.1.09. Students will determine and explain theme by locating supporting details in a literary passage and in informational text across the curriculum.
RLA.O.6.1.10. Students will evaluate connections (e.g., cause/effect, order) among the facts, ideas, events and concepts of literary and informational texts to self, to other texts and to the world.
RLA.O.6.1.11. Students will identify and understand figurative language (e.g., onomatopoeia, personification, alliteration) in text.
RLA.O.6.1.12. Students will characterize and classify various types of poetry.
RLA.O.6.1.13. Students will identify and understand literary techniques used to interpret literature (e.g., compare/contrast, symbolism).
WV.RLA.S.6.2. Writing: Students will apply writing skills and strategies to communicate effectively for different purposes by using the writing process applying grammatical and mechanical properties in writing and selecting and evaluating information for research purposes.
RLA.O.6.2.03. Students will from a prompt, use the writing process to develop a composition that contains specific, relevant details and transitions.
RLA.O.6.2.04. Students will use the five-step writing process to address specific writing purposes and to address various audiences (e.g., creative, journalistic, essay, narrative, informative, persuasive).
RLA.O.6.2.05. Students will use analogies, illustrations, examples, or anecdotes to enhance written communication.
RLA.O.6.2.07. Students will develop a 5-7 paragraph composition with an introductory paragraph, supporting details paragraph(s) and concluding paragraph.
RLA.O.6.2.09. Students will credit sources of information by citing references using various formats, (e.g., footnotes, bibliography).
RLA.O.6.2.10. Students will select and use a variety of resource materials to plan, develop, and deliver a research project using computer-generated graphic aids.
WV.RLA.S.6.3. Listening, Speaking and Media Literacy: Students will apply listening, speaking and media literacy skills and strategies to communicate with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
RLA.O.6.3.01. Students will exhibit effective oral communication skills (e.g., volume, rate, audience, etiquette, standard English) through the presentation of
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