Comprehension and Critical Thinking Series - Grade 6
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For your Common Core curriculum.
Motivate students with high-interest nonfiction articles from TIME for Kids®. Strengthen comprehension skills and prepare students for standardized tests with follow-up questions. Includes document-based questions for maps, census rddddeports, population reports, charts, graphs, etc., related to the articles. Step-by-step guide builds critical thinking skills and time-efficient activities allow students to practice skills. Correlated to standards of 50 states. Based on McREL standards. Articles, primary source documents, and questions are included as reproducible pages on the CD-ROM. Book has 112 pages plus a CD-ROM.
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CCSS Product Alignment
ELA Grade 6
RL.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL.6.2 Determine a theme or 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.
RL.6.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
RI.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI.6.2 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.
RI.6.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
RI.6.5 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.
RI.6.7 Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
W.6.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 6.)
W.6.9a Apply grade 6 Reading standards to literature (e.g.,
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).
L.6.4a Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph, a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.6.4d Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).