6th Grade English Language Arts - Informational Text Standards
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0601.6.1 Reading Strategies - Use previously learned strategies to comprehend informational texts (e.g., formulating questions before, during, and after reading; visualize, predict, identify the writer's purpose). 0601.6.2 Infer Main Idea - Identify/infer the stated or implied main idea of an informational text and identify the details supporting it. 0601.6.3 Relationships between Ideas - Recognize clear, but subtly stated relationships among ideas (e.g., cause-effect, comparative, sequential) in informational texts. 0601.6.4 Inferences - Make inferences and draw conclusions. 0601.6.5 Main Idea - Summarize succinctly the main idea and supporting details (presented as text and/or visuals) in informational texts. 0601.6.6 Critique - Summarize and critique texts (informational and literary). 0601.6.7 Organizational Structures - Identify and analyze the organizational structures of informational texts (e.g., chronological, sequential, cause-effect, comparison-contrast, problem-solution). 0601.6.8 Format - Recognize that print format varies according to purpose and genre (e.g., prose, poetry, newspaper/magazine, letters, dramas, technical manuals, textbooks). 0601.6.9 Text Features - Use text features to locate information and make meaning from text (e.g., headings, key words, captions, tables of contents, footnotes, illustrations). 0601.6.10 Comprehend Graphical Items - Comprehend and interpret quantitative, technical, or mathematical information presented in maps, charts, graphs, time lines, tables, and diagrams. 0601.6.11 Follow Instructions - Follow instructions in informational texts. SPI 0601.6.1 Questioning - Formulate clarifying questions for use before, during, and after reading. SPI 0601.6.2 Identify Main Idea - Identify the main idea and supporting details in a text. SPI 0601.6.3 Use Text Features - Use text features to locate information and make meaning from text (e.g., headings, key words, captions, footnotes). SPI 0601.6.4 Interpret Graphical Items - Interpret factual, quantitative, technical, or mathematical information presented in text features (e.g., maps, charts, graphs, time lines, tables, and diagrams). SPI 0601.6.5 Support Inferences - Locate and verify information in text to support inferences, opinions, predictions, and conclusions. SPI 0601.6.6 Summarize Text - Select the best summary of a text. SPI 0601.6.7 Format - Recognize that purpose determines text format. SPI 0601.6.8 Sequence Instructions - Choose the correct order of a set of instructions. Review Help Resources to help review Sixth Grade English Language Arts standards