Quarter 2


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Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 6.RI.1
  • I can define “cite”. 
  • I can find textual evidence for support. 
  • I can make inferences. 
  • I can cite evidence to support text analysis using transitions. (According to the passage, etc.) 

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. 6.RI.2
  • I can define and determine the central idea. 
  • I can support the central idea with details from the text.
  • I can write or present a factual summary without personal judgments or opinions.

Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g. through examples or anecdotes) 6.RI.3 
  • I can explain how people, ideas, and situations are develop or change throughout a text.
  • I can define "anecdote"

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. 6.RI.4
  • I can determine the meaning of a word or phrase using context. 
  • I can use the text to define content specific words.
  • I can determine the meaning of a word or phrase using knowledge of figurative language. 

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. 6.RI.5
  • I can identify and explain the purpose of anecdotes within a text. 
  • I can identify different text structures and why they are used.

Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. 6.RI.6
  • I can identify author’s purpose (inform, persuade, entertain).
  • I can determine the author’s position and overall message.

Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another (e.g. a memoir written by and a biography on the same person) 6.RI.9 
  • I can explain similarities and differences between two written works on the same topic.
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