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6th Grade - Informational Text Standards

6th Grade English Language Arts - Informational Text Standards



To work on sixth grade informational text standards, click on the numbers below to visit pages of internet resources for each of the learning standards.

Checks for Understanding are at the top of this page. Scroll down to find internet resources related to the State Performance Indicators (SPIs).

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)

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.

State Performance Indicators

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

 

 

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