Sixth Grade Language Arts Targets with Quarterly Indicators
+ Determine inferences and literal meanings in various texts and defend them using textual evidence and prior knowledge
+ Identify the underlying assumptions of authors’ to differentiate authors’ purpose and alternative points of view
+ Determine the meanings of words and phrases (including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings) as they are used in various texts
+ Use words, phrases and clauses appropriately to construct varied sentence structures to join and clarify ideas.
+ Establish and maintain focus within and across the introduction, body, and conclusion of a 5-paragraph expository essay
+ Identify secondary sources
+ Analyze figurative language and/or literary devices to construct a multi- dimensional understanding of literature.