Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Daily Warm-Ups: Reading, Grade 6

Daily Warm-Ups: Reading, Grade 6

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 6

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.6.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Page
Buyer Beware 89
Masking the Odor 90
Stating the Obvious 91
Better to Give 92
Rewarding Dinner 93
The Cover 94
Who You Are 95
Birds of a Feather 96
To Please or Not to Please 97
The Best Policy 98
Lesson of Humility 99
I Am Serious 100
Group Think 101
Me, Myself, and I 102
Laughing Last 103
The Great Rescue 104
The Daily News 105
Dear Mr. President 106
Yankee Fever 107
Dream Big 108
Women's Suffrage 109
Choose the Wright 110
Dust Off the Memories 111
A Letter From Home 112
Just a Scratch 113
The Drill 114
A Nation Divided 115
Timber! 116
The Female Aviator 117
You've Got Mail 118
Run for Your Life 119
Big Brother 120
The Public Note 121
Dramatic Things 122
Buying Time 123
Juniper Inn 124
The Brief Report 125
Surprise Attack 126
Birthday Bang 127
Double Vision 128
A Green Thumb 129
Helping Hands 130
An Apple a Day 131
Hats Off to Rules 132
Storm Trooper 133
Organized Crime 134
Spell That! 135
Brownie Delight 136
Ski Patrol 137
Fresh Air 138
Canoe Crisis 139
Bee Ware! 140
On the Rocks 141
Boot Camp 142
Nocturnal Neighbors 143
The Practical Joke 144
The Mystery Shoe 145
Amazing Grace 146
Marla's Cookie Monster 147
Whitney's Dream 148
Thin Ice 149
The Case of the Missing Violin 150
In a Daze 151
The Spell 152
The Virus 153
Dental Work 154
King of the Cats 155
Etiquette for a Prince 156
Hired Help 157
Misuse of Power 158
The Chef's Sidekick 159
Are You Sure You Want to Quit? 160
The Airline Passenger 161
A Kingdom Divided 162
The Fairy Godmother 163
X-Ray Vision 164
The Flying Machine 165
The Singing Elves 166

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.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.

Passage Page
Buyer Beware 89
Masking the Odor 90
Stating the Obvious 91
Better to Give 92
Rewarding Dinner 93
The Cover 94
Who You Are 95
Birds of a Feather 96
To Please or Not to Please 97
The Best Policy 98
Lesson of Humility 99
I Am Serious 100
Group Think 101
Me, Myself, and I 102
Laughing Last 103
The Great Rescue 104
The Daily News 105
Dear Mr. President 106
Yankee Fever 107
Dream Big 108
Women's Suffrage 109
Choose the Wright 110
Dust Off the Memories 111
A Letter From Home 112
Just a Scratch 113
The Drill 114
A Nation Divided 115
Timber! 116
The Female Aviator 117
You've Got Mail 118
Run for Your Life 119
Big Brother 120
The Public Note 121
Dramatic Things 122
Buying Time 123
Juniper Inn 124
The Brief Report 125
Surprise Attack 126
Birthday Bang 127
Double Vision 128
A Green Thumb 129
Helping Hands 130
An Apple a Day 131
Hats Off to Rules 132
Storm Trooper 133
Organized Crime 134
Spell That! 135
Brownie Delight 136
Ski Patrol 137
Fresh Air 138
Canoe Crisis 139
Bee Ware! 140
On the Rocks 141
Boot Camp 142
Nocturnal Neighbors 143
The Practical Joke 144
The Mystery Shoe 145
Amazing Grace 146
Marla's Cookie Monster 147
Whitney's Dream 148
Thin Ice 149
The Case of the Missing Violin 150
In a Daze 151
The Spell 152
The Virus 153
Dental Work 154
King of the Cats 155
Etiquette for a Prince 156
Hired Help 157
Misuse of Power 158
The Chef's Sidekick 159
Are You Sure You Want to Quit? 160
The Airline Passenger 161
A Kingdom Divided 162
The Fairy Godmother 163
X-Ray Vision 164
The Flying Machine 165
The Singing Elves 166

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.6.3: Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

Passage Page
Yankee Fever 107
Helping Hands 130
Hats Off to Rules 132

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.6.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Passage Page
Buyer Beware 89
Masking the Odor 90
Stating the Obvious 91
Better to Give 92
Rewarding Dinner 93
The Cover 94
Birds of a Feather 96
To Please or Not to Please 97
The Best Policy 98
Lesson of Humility 99
Group Think 101
Me, Myself, and I 102
Laughing Last 103
The Great Rescue 104
Dear Mr. President 106
Yankee Fever 107
Dream Big 108
Women's Suffrage 109
Choose the Wright 110
Dust Off the Memories 111
A Letter From Home 112
Just a Scratch 113
The Drill 114
A Nation Divided 115
Timber! 116
The Female Aviator 117
You've Got Mail 118
Run for Your Life 119
Big Brother 120
Buying Time 123
Juniper Inn 124
The Brief Report 125
Birthday Bang 127
Double Vision 128
Helping Hands 130
An Apple a Day 131
Storm Trooper 133
Organized Crime 134
Spell That! 135
Ski Patrol 137
Fresh Air 138
Canoe Crisis 139
Bee Ware! 140
On the Rocks 141
Nocturnal Neighbors 143
The Practical Joke 144
The Mystery Shoe 145
Amazing Grace 146
Marla's Cookie Monster 147
Whitney's Dream 148
Thin Ice 149
The Case of the Missing Violin 150
In a Daze 151
The Spell 152
The Virus 153
Dental Work 154
King of the Cats 155
Etiquette for a Prince 156
Hired Help 157
Misuse of Power 158
The Chef's Sidekick 159
Are You Sure You Want to Quit? 160
The Airline Passenger 161
A Kingdom Divided 162
The Fairy Godmother 163
X-Ray Vision 164
The Singing Elves 166

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.6.5: Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.

Passage Page
Masking the Odor 90
The Cover 94
The Great Rescue 104
The Daily News 105
Dear Mr. President 106
Yankee Fever 107
Dream Big 108
Women's Suffrage 109
Choose the Wright 110
Dust Off the Memories 111
A Letter From Home 112
Just a Scratch 113
The Drill 114
A Nation Divided 115
The Female Aviator 117
You've Got Mail 118
Run for Your Life 119
Big Brother 120
The Public Note 121
Dramatic Things 122
Buying Time 123
The Brief Report 125
Surprise Attack 126
Double Vision 128
A Green Thumb 129
Helping Hands 130
An Apple a Day 131
Hats Off to Rules 132
Storm Trooper 133
Organized Crime 134
Spell That! 135
Brownie Delight 136
Ski Patrol 137
Canoe Crisis 139
On the Rocks 141
Nocturnal Neighbors 143
The Practical Joke 144
The Mystery Shoe 145
Amazing Grace 146
Marla's Cookie Monster 147
The Virus 153
Are You Sure You Want to Quit? 160
The Airline Passenger 161

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.6.9: 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.

Passage Page
A Nation Divided 115
The Female Aviator 117
The Airline Passenger 161
A Kingdom Divided 162

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.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.

Passage Page
Buyer Beware 89
Masking the Odor 90
Stating the Obvious 91
Better to Give 92
Rewarding Dinner 93
The Cover 94
Who You Are 95
Birds of a Feather 96
To Please or Not to Please 97
The Best Policy 98
Lesson of Humility 99
I Am Serious 100
Group Think 101
Me, Myself, and I 102
Laughing Last 103
The Great Rescue 104
The Daily News 105
Dear Mr. President 106
Yankee Fever 107
Dream Big 108
Women's Suffrage 109
Choose the Wright 110
Dust Off the Memories 111
A Letter From Home 112
Just a Scratch 113
The Drill 114
A Nation Divided 115
Timber! 116
The Female Aviator 117
You've Got Mail 118
Run for Your Life 119
Big Brother 120
The Public Note 121
Dramatic Things 122
Buying Time 123
Juniper Inn 124
The Brief Report 125
Surprise Attack 126
Birthday Bang 127
Double Vision 128
A Green Thumb 129
Helping Hands 130
An Apple a Day 131
Hats Off to Rules 132
Storm Trooper 133
Organized Crime 134
Spell That! 135
Brownie Delight 136
Ski Patrol 137
Fresh Air 138
Canoe Crisis 139
Bee Ware! 140
On the Rocks 141
Boot Camp 142
Nocturnal Neighbors 143
The Practical Joke 144
The Mystery Shoe 145
Amazing Grace 146
Marla's Cookie Monster 147
Whitney's Dream 148
Thin Ice 149
The Case of the Missing Violin 150
In a Daze 151
The Spell 152
The Virus 153
Dental Work 154
King of the Cats 155
Etiquette for a Prince 156
Hired Help 157
Misuse of Power 158
The Chef's Sidekick 159
Are You Sure You Want to Quit? 160
The Airline Passenger 161
A Kingdom Divided 162
The Fairy Godmother 163
X-Ray Vision 164
The Flying Machine 165
The Singing Elves 166

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 6

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.6.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Page
The Octopus 9
Toucan 10
The Ocean Food Chain 11
Mountain Animals 12
The Flying Squirrel 13
Tarantulas 14
The Peacock 15
Leopards 16
The Ant Colony 17
Bats 18
Salamanders 19
Puffer Fish 20
The Silkworm 21
Black Widows 22
The Dove 23
Holstein Cows 24
The Sea Horse 25
Nelson Mandela 26
Catherine Bertini 27
Mother Teresa 28
Madame Curie 29
Florence Nightingale 30
Jim Thorpe 31
Clara Barton 32
Rudolph Giuliani 33
Adolf Hitler 34
Harriet Tubman 35
Susan B. Anthony 36
Thomas Edison 37
Chief Joseph 38
Harriet Beecher Stowe 39
George Washington 40
Lewis and Clark 41
Yankee Doodle 42
The Gold Rush 43
The First Americans 44
Spanish Explorations 45
Early European Settlements 46
The Federal Government 47
North vs. South 48
The Cotton Gin 49
The Mexican War 50
Free Blacks Join Union Army 51
The Statue of Liberty 52
Hawaii Becomes a State 53
The Great War 54
The Assembly Line 55
Civil Rights 56
The Sun 57
Matter 58
The Heimlich Maneuver 59
Hurricanes 60
The Digestive System 61
The Moon 62
Water Cycle 63
Life Cycle of a Frog 64
Cells 65
Germs 66
Mission to Mars 67
The Coral Reef 68
Nocturnal Animals 69
The Eye 70
Snowflakes 71
Separate Schools 72
New City Planners 73
Captive Whales 74
The V Chip 75
School Funding 76
Lunch Menus 77
Religion in Schools 78
Money or Hard Work? 79
Federal Land 80
Reality of Television 81
Save the Rain Forest 82
Peanut Allergies 83
Endangered Animals 84
Hunting Prohibited 85
Time on My Hands 86

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.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.

Passage Page
The Octopus 9
Toucan 10
The Ocean Food Chain 11
Mountain Animals 12
The Flying Squirrel 13
Tarantulas 14
The Peacock 15
Leopards 16
The Ant Colony 17
Bats 18
Salamanders 19
Puffer Fish 20
The Silkworm 21
Black Widows 22
The Dove 23
Holstein Cows 24
The Sea Horse 25
Nelson Mandela 26
Catherine Bertini 27
Mother Teresa 28
Madame Curie 29
Florence Nightingale 30
Jim Thorpe 31
Clara Barton 32
Rudolph Giuliani 33
Adolf Hitler 34
Harriet Tubman 35
Susan B. Anthony 36
Thomas Edison 37
Chief Joseph 38
Harriet Beecher Stowe 39
George Washington 40
Lewis and Clark 41
Yankee Doodle 42
The Gold Rush 43
The First Americans 44
Spanish Explorations 45
Early European Settlements 46
The Federal Government 47
North vs. South 48
The Cotton Gin 49
The Mexican War 50
Free Blacks Join Union Army 51
The Statue of Liberty 52
Hawaii Becomes a State 53
The Great War 54
The Assembly Line 55
Civil Rights 56
The Sun 57
Matter 58
The Heimlich Maneuver 59
Hurricanes 60
The Digestive System 61
The Moon 62
Water Cycle 63
Life Cycle of a Frog 64
Cells 65
Germs 66
Mission to Mars 67
The Coral Reef 68
Nocturnal Animals 69
The Eye 70
Snowflakes 71
Separate Schools 72
New City Planners 73
Captive Whales 74
The V Chip 75
School Funding 76
Lunch Menus 77
Religion in Schools 78
Money or Hard Work? 79
Federal Land 80
Reality of Television 81
Save the Rain Forest 82
Peanut Allergies 83
Endangered Animals 84
Hunting Prohibited 85
Time on My Hands 86

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.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).

Passage Page
The Octopus 9
Toucan 10
The Ocean Food Chain 11
Mountain Animals 12
The Flying Squirrel 13
Tarantulas 14
The Peacock 15
Leopards 16
The Ant Colony 17
Bats 18
Salamanders 19
Puffer Fish 20
The Silkworm 21
Black Widows 22
The Dove 23
Holstein Cows 24
The Sea Horse 25
Nelson Mandela 26
Catherine Bertini 27
Mother Teresa 28
Madame Curie 29
Florence Nightingale 30
Jim Thorpe 31
Clara Barton 32
Rudolph Giuliani 33
Adolf Hitler 34
Harriet Tubman 35
Susan B. Anthony 36
Thomas Edison 37
Chief Joseph 38
Harriet Beecher Stowe 39
George Washington 40
Lewis and Clark 41
Yankee Doodle 42
The Gold Rush 43
The First Americans 44
Spanish Explorations 45
Early European Settlements 46
The Federal Government 47
North vs. South 48
The Cotton Gin 49
The Mexican War 50
Free Blacks Join Union Army 51
The Statue of Liberty 52
Hawaii Becomes a State 53
The Great War 54
The Assembly Line 55
Civil Rights 56
The Sun 57
Matter 58
The Heimlich Maneuver 59
Hurricanes 60
The Digestive System 61
The Moon 62
Water Cycle 63
Life Cycle of a Frog 64
Cells 65
Germs 66
Mission to Mars 67
The Coral Reef 68
Nocturnal Animals 69
The Eye 70
Snowflakes 71
Separate Schools 72
New City Planners 73
Captive Whales 74
The V Chip 75
School Funding 76
Lunch Menus 77
Religion in Schools 78
Money or Hard Work? 79
Federal Land 80
Reality of Television 81
Save the Rain Forest 82
Peanut Allergies 83
Endangered Animals 84
Hunting Prohibited 85
Time on My Hands 86

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.6.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

Passage Page
The Octopus 9
The Ocean Food Chain 11
The Ant Colony 17
Salamanders 19
Puffer Fish 20
The Silkworm 21
Black Widows 22
The Dove 23
The Sea Horse 25
Nelson Mandela 26
Mother Teresa 28
Madame Curie 29
Florence Nightingale 30
Clara Barton 32
Rudolph Giuliani 33
Susan B. Anthony 36
Thomas Edison 37
Harriet Beecher Stowe 39
Lewis and Clark 41
Yankee Doodle 42
Spanish Explorations 45
Free Blacks Join Union Army 51
Hawaii Becomes a State 53
The Assembly Line 55
Civil Rights 56
The Sun 57
Hurricanes 60
Life Cycle of a Frog 64
Cells 65
Mission to Mars 67
The Coral Reef 68
Nocturnal Animals 69
Snowflakes 71
New City Planners 73
School Funding 76
Religion in Schools 78
Money or Hard Work? 79
Reality of Television 81
Save the Rain Forest 82
Peanut Allergies 83
Endangered Animals 84
Hunting Prohibited 85
Time on My Hands 86

Craft and Structure

ELA.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.

Passage Page
The Ocean Food Chain 11
Mountain Animals 12
The Flying Squirrel 13
Bats 18
The Silkworm 21
Holstein Cows 24
The Sea Horse 25
Madame Curie 29
Adolf Hitler 34
Susan B. Anthony 36
George Washington 40
The Federal Government 47
The Mexican War 50
The Statue of Liberty 52
The Heimlich Maneuver 59
Hurricanes 60
The Digestive System 61
The Moon 62
Water Cycle 63
Life Cycle of a Frog 64
Cells 65
Germs 66
Mission to Mars 67
Nocturnal Animals 69
The Eye 70
Snowflakes 71
New City Planners 73
The V Chip 75
Endangered Animals 84
Time on My Hands 86

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.6.6: Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

Passage Page
The Flying Squirrel 13
Tarantulas 14
The Ant Colony 17
The Dove 23
Catherine Bertini 27
Harriet Tubman 35
Susan B. Anthony 36
Thomas Edison 37
The Gold Rush 43
Free Blacks Join Union Army 51
The Statue of Liberty 52
Separate Schools 72
New City Planners 73
The V Chip 75
School Funding 76
Money or Hard Work? 79
Federal Land 80
Reality of Television 81
Save the Rain Forest 82
Peanut Allergies 83
Endangered Animals 84
Hunting Prohibited 85
Time on My Hands 86

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.6.8: Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

Passage Page
The Peacock 15
The Sea Horse 25
Jim Thorpe 31
Rudolph Giuliani 33
Early European Settlements 46
The Cotton Gin 49
The Moon 62
Separate Schools 72
Captive Whales 74
School Funding 76
Lunch Menus 77
Religion in Schools 78
Federal Land 80
Reality of Television 81
Save the Rain Forest 82
Endangered Animals 84
Hunting Prohibited 85
Time on My Hands 86

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.6.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Page
The Octopus 9
Toucan 10
The Ocean Food Chain 11
Mountain Animals 12
The Flying Squirrel 13
Tarantulas 14
The Peacock 15
Leopards 16
The Ant Colony 17
Bats 18
Salamanders 19
Puffer Fish 20
The Silkworm 21
Black Widows 22
The Dove 23
Holstein Cows 24
The Sea Horse 25
Nelson Mandela 26
Catherine Bertini 27
Mother Teresa 28
Madame Curie 29
Florence Nightingale 30
Jim Thorpe 31
Clara Barton 32
Rudolph Giuliani 33
Adolf Hitler 34
Harriet Tubman 35
Susan B. Anthony 36
Thomas Edison 37
Chief Joseph 38
Harriet Beecher Stowe 39
George Washington 40
Lewis and Clark 41
Yankee Doodle 42
The Gold Rush 43
The First Americans 44
Spanish Explorations 45
Early European Settlements 46
The Federal Government 47
North vs. South 48
The Cotton Gin 49
The Mexican War 50
Free Blacks Join Union Army 51
The Statue of Liberty 52
Hawaii Becomes a State 53
The Great War 54
The Assembly Line 55
Civil Rights 56
The Sun 57
Matter 58
The Heimlich Maneuver 59
Hurricanes 60
The Digestive System 61
The Moon 62
Water Cycle 63
Life Cycle of a Frog 64
Cells 65
Germs 66
Mission to Mars 67
The Coral Reef 68
Nocturnal Animals 69
The Eye 70
Snowflakes 71
Separate Schools 72
New City Planners 73
Captive Whales 74
The V Chip 75
School Funding 76
Lunch Menus 77
Religion in Schools 78
Money or Hard Work? 79
Federal Land 80
Reality of Television 81
Save the Rain Forest 82
Peanut Allergies 83
Endangered Animals 84
Hunting Prohibited 85
Time on My Hands 86

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