Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Rigorous Reading: To Kill A Mockingbird

Rigorous Reading: To Kill A Mockingbird

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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.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
The Scene of a Crime 56
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72

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.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
The Scene of a Crime 56
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72

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.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
The Summary of the Whole 60
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73

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.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73
Novel Vocabulary 74 to 75

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.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.6.6: Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

Activity Page
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Checking In on Theme 21
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.6.7: Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.

Activity Page
A Novel Film 72

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.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73
Novel Vocabulary 74 to 75

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 6

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.6.1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Take Two 34
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
Storyboard a Scene 55
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Turning Points 66
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.6.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.6.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.

Activity Page
Another Voice 19
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Take Two 34
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Up for Debate 70 to 71

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.6.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.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.

Activity Pages
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.6.6: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.

Activity Pages
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.6.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activity Page
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73
Novel Vocabulary 74 to 75

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.6.7: Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.

Activity Page
The Where and the When 26
Language Locator 68 to 69
A Novel Film 72

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.6.8: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.

Activity Page
A Novel Film 72

Range of Writing

ELA.W.6.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73
Novel Vocabulary 74 to 75

Strand - Speaking and Listening Standards, Grade 6

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.6.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Activity Page
A Novel Narrator 24
The First Day of First Grade 27
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Father Figure 35
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Talking Points 49
A Building Anger 54
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.6.3: Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

Activity Page
The First Day of First Grade 27
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Father Figure 35
Talking Points 49
A Building Anger 54
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.6.2: Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.

Activity Page
A Novel Poster 67
Up for Debate 70 to 71

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.6.4: Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Activity Page
The First Day of First Grade 27
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Father Figure 35
Talking Points 49
A Building Anger 54
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.6.6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

Activity Page
Talking Points 49
A Novel Poster 67
Up for Debate 70 to 71

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.6.5: Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.

Activity Page
A Novel Poster 67
Up for Debate 70 to 71

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 6

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.6.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73
Novel Vocabulary 74 to 75

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.6.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73
Novel Vocabulary 74 to 75

Knowledge of Language

ELA.L.6.3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73
Novel Vocabulary 74 to 75

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.6.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure 35
A Lesson in Bravery 36
Section II Log-In 37
Section III Teacher Instructions 38
A Sunday in Church 39
An Opinionated Aunt 40
Tensions Rising 41
A Gala Occasion 42
Section III Log-In 43
Section IV Teacher Instructions 44
Cast of Characters 45
Questions and Answers 46
Conflicted Characters 47
The End of the Trial 48
Talking Points 49
Section IV Log-In 50
Section V Teacher Instructions 51
Ladylike 52
A Sudden Death 53
A Building Anger 54
Storyboard a Scene 55
The Scene of a Crime 56
Section V Log-In 57
The Summary of the Whole 60
Theme Infographics 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Static vs. Dynamic 64
Personal Conflict 65
Turning Points 66
A Novel Poster 67
Language Locator 68 to 69
Up for Debate 70 to 71
A Novel Film 72
Star Rating 73
Novel Vocabulary 74 to 75

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.6.5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Activity Page
Word Association 8
The Power of Language 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 12
My Word Wall 13
Keeping Up with the Finches 14
Lending Their Support? 15
A Sense of It All 16
The Passage of Time 17
A Conflict of Interest 18
Another Voice 19
Choice Sentences 20
Checking In on Theme 21
I Predict 22
Section I Teacher Instructions 23
A Novel Narrator 24
A Novel Character 25
The Where and the When 26
The First Day of First Grade 27
Boo Who? 28
Section I Log-In 29
Section II Teacher Instructions 30
Character Interactions 31
Three Mysteries 32 to 33
Take Two 34
Father Figure