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- R.6.4 The student will read and determine the meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts.
- R.6.4.a Identify word origins and derivations.
- R.6.4.b Use roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to expand vocabulary.
- R.6.4.c Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words.
- R.6.4.d Identify and analyze the construction and impact of figurative language.
- R.6.4.e Use word-reference materials.
- R.6.4.f Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
- R.6.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts, literary nonfiction, and poetry.
- R.6.5.a Identify the elements of narrative structure, including setting, character, plot, conflict, and theme.
- R.6.5.b Describe cause and effect relationships and their impact on plot.
- R.6.5.c Explain how an author uses character development to drive conflict and resolution.
- R.6.5.d Differentiate between first and third person point-of-view.
- R.6.5.e Describe how word choice and imagery contribute to the meaning of a text.
- R.6.5.f Draw conclusions and make inferences using the text for support.
- R.6.5.g Identify the characteristics of a variety of genres.
- R.6.5.h Identify and analyze the author’s use of figurative language.
- R.6.5.i Compare/contrast details in literary and informational nonfiction texts.
- R.6.5.j Identify transitional words and phrases that signal an author’s organizational pattern.
- R.6.5.k Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
- R.6.6 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
- R.6.6.a Skim materials using text features such as type, headings, and graphics to predict and categorize information.
- R.6.6.b Identify main idea.
- R.6.6.c Summarize supporting details.
- R.6.6.d Create an objective summary including main idea and supporting details.
- R.6.6.e Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.
- R.6.6.f Identify the author’s organizational pattern(s).
- R.6.6.g Identify transitional words and phrases that signal an author’s organizational pattern.
- R.6.6.h Differentiate between fact and opinion.
- R.6.6.i Identify cause and effect relationships.
- R.6.6.j Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
- R.6.6.k Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.