• ELA Essential Learning
     
     
    Quarter 1
     
    RL& I.1- I can cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 
    RL.7- I can compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.
    RI.7- I can integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
     
     
     
    Quarter 2
     
    RL.4- I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
    RL.5- I can analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.
    RL.6- I can explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
    RI.4- I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
    RI.5- I can analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
    RI.6- I can determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
     
     
     
    Quarter 3
     
    RL.2- I can 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.
    RL.3- I can 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.
    RI.2- I can determine a 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.
    RI.3- I can analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and developed in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
    RI.8- I can trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
     
     
     
    Quarter 4
     
    RL.9- I can compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
    RL.10- By the end of the year, I can proficiently and independently read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 6. 
    RI.9- I can compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another author.
    RI.10- By the end of the year, I can proficiently and independently read and comprehend informational texts and nonfiction in a text complexity range determined by qualitative and quantitative measures appropriate to grade 6.