Quarter 2

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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. 6.RL.4 
    • I can define figurative language: Personification, Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration 
    • I can define tone and use tone or phrase to analyze the text.
    • I can determine the meaning of a word using context.
    •  I can analyze why and how a word was used in a text.
    • I can determine the meaning of a word or phrase using knowledge of figurative language.
Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of a theme, setting or plot. 6.RL.5 
    • I can define setting.
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. 6.RL.7 
    • I can define compare and contrast. 
    • I can explain the similarities and differences between a written work and audio/video presentation of the same work.
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. 6.RL.9 
    • I can define genre. 
    • I can explain similarities and differences between multiple genres with similar themes and topics.