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.
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.
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.
C.6.2b Introduce a topic, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include for-matting, graphics and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
C.6.4 Use digital resources to create and publish products as well as to interact and collaborate with others; cite sources using MLA or APA format.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
C.6.5 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources.
C.6.6 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and, in order to reflect or interpret, quote or paraphrase data and conclusions of others, avoiding plagiarism by providing in-text and bibliographic MLA or APA citation.
L.6.4d 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.
L.6.5 Demonstrate understanding of, figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L.6.5a Interpret figurative language, including but not limited to personification, in context.