Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Power Pen Learning Cards: Reading Comprehension Grade 6

Power Pen Learning Cards: Reading Comprehension 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 Pages
Buyer Beware 57 to 58
Better to Give 59 to 60
The Cover 61 to 62
Who You Are 63 to 64
The Best Policy 65 to 66
I Am Serious 67 to 68
Dream Big 71 to 72
Women’s Suffrage 73 to 74
Dust off the Memories 75 to 76
Timber! 77 to 78
Big Brother 79 to 80
Dramatic Things 81 to 82
Buying Time 83 to 84
The Brief Report 85 to 86
Surprise Attack 87 to 88
An Apple a Day 89 to 90
Fresh Air 91 to 92
Canoe Crisis 93 to 94
Bee Ware! 95 to 96
Boot Camp 97 to 98
Nocturnal Neighbors 99 to 100
The Spell 101 to 102
The Virus 103 to 104
Dental Work 105 to 106

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 Pages
Buyer Beware 57 to 58
Better to Give 59 to 60
The Cover 61 to 62
Who You Are 63 to 64
The Best Policy 65 to 66
I Am Serious 67 to 68
Yankee Fever 69 to 70
Dream Big 71 to 72
Women’s Suffrage 73 to 74
Dust off the Memories 75 to 76
Timber! 77 to 78
Big Brother 79 to 80
Dramatic Things 81 to 82
Buying Time 83 to 84
The Brief Report 85 to 86
Surprise Attack 87 to 88
An Apple a Day 89 to 90
Fresh Air 91 to 92
Canoe Crisis 93 to 94
Bee Ware! 95 to 96
Boot Camp 97 to 98
Nocturnal Neighbors 99 to 100
The Spell 101 to 102
The Virus 103 to 104
Dental Work 105 to 106

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 Pages
Buyer Beware 57 to 58
Better to Give 59 to 60
The Cover 61 to 62
Who You Are 63 to 64
The Best Policy 65 to 66
I Am Serious 67 to 68
Yankee Fever 69 to 70
Dream Big 71 to 72
Women’s Suffrage 73 to 74
Dust off the Memories 75 to 76
Timber! 77 to 78
Big Brother 79 to 80
Dramatic Things 81 to 82
Buying Time 83 to 84
The Brief Report 85 to 86
Surprise Attack 87 to 88
An Apple a Day 89 to 90
Fresh Air 91 to 92
Canoe Crisis 93 to 94
Bee Ware! 95 to 96
Boot Camp 97 to 98
Nocturnal Neighbors 99 to 100
The Spell 101 to 102
The Virus 103 to 104
Dental Work 105 to 106

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 Pages
The Cover 61 to 62
Yankee Fever 69 to 70
Dream Big 71 to 72
Women’s Suffrage 73 to 74
Dust off the Memories 75 to 76
Big Brother 79 to 80
Dramatic Things 81 to 82
Buying Time 83 to 84
The Brief Report 85 to 86
Surprise Attack 87 to 88
An Apple a Day 89 to 90
Canoe Crisis 93 to 94
Bee Ware! 95 to 96
The Spell 101 to 102
The Virus 103 to 104

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.

Passage Pages
Buyer Beware 57 to 58
Better to Give 59 to 60
The Cover 61 to 62
Yankee Fever 69 to 70
Dream Big 71 to 72
Big Brother 79 to 80
The Brief Report 85 to 86
An Apple a Day 89 to 90
Fresh Air 91 to 92
Dental Work 105 to 106

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 Pages
Buyer Beware 57 to 58
Better to Give 59 to 60
The Cover 61 to 62
Who You Are 63 to 64
The Best Policy 65 to 66
I Am Serious 67 to 68
Dream Big 71 to 72
Women’s Suffrage 73 to 74
Dust off the Memories 75 to 76
Timber! 77 to 78
Big Brother 79 to 80
Dramatic Things 81 to 82
Buying Time 83 to 84
The Brief Report 85 to 86
Surprise Attack 87 to 88
An Apple a Day 89 to 90
Fresh Air 91 to 92
Canoe Crisis 93 to 94
Bee Ware! 95 to 96
Boot Camp 97 to 98
Nocturnal Neighbors 99 to 100
The Spell 101 to 102
The Virus 103 to 104
Dental Work 105 to 106

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 Pages
Wait Until 2061 1 to 2
Around the World in Seventy-Two Days 3 to 4
The Taj Mahal 5 to 6
Krakatoa 7 to 8
The Coastal Redwoods 9 to 10
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 11 to 12
The Lost Planet 13 to 14
Decibel Levels 15 to 16
Dangerous African Mammals 17 to 18
Tide Pools 19 to 20
The Human Brain 21 to 22
The Rosetta Stone 23 to 24
The Invention of Basketball 25 to 26
A Number Challenge 27 to 28
Presidential Pets 29 to 30
The Iceman 31 to 32
Lincoln’s Man 33 to 34
The Compass in Your Nose 35 to 36
Your Hair Is Dead 37 to 38
How Big Is a Googol? 39 to 40
The Latin in Your English 41 to 42
Birthday Odds 43 to 44
He Mailed Himself to Freedom 45 to 46
The Most Important Woman in America 47 to 48
First Emperor of the United States 49 to 50
Galileo Galilei 51 to 52
The One-Armed Explorer 53 to 54
Leonardo Da Vinci 55 to 56

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 Pages
Wait Until 2061 1 to 2
Around the World in Seventy-Two Days 3 to 4
The Taj Mahal 5 to 6
Krakatoa 7 to 8
The Coastal Redwoods 9 to 10
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 11 to 12
The Lost Planet 13 to 14
Decibel Levels 15 to 16
Dangerous African Mammals 17 to 18
Tide Pools 19 to 20
The Human Brain 21 to 22
The Rosetta Stone 23 to 24
The Invention of Basketball 25 to 26
A Number Challenge 27 to 28
Presidential Pets 29 to 30
The Iceman 31 to 32
Lincoln’s Man 33 to 34
The Compass in Your Nose 35 to 36
Your Hair Is Dead 37 to 38
How Big Is a Googol? 39 to 40
The Latin in Your English 41 to 42
Birthday Odds 43 to 44
He Mailed Himself to Freedom 45 to 46
The Most Important Woman in America 47 to 48
First Emperor of the United States 49 to 50
Galileo Galilei 51 to 52
The One-Armed Explorer 53 to 54
Leonardo Da Vinci 55 to 56

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 Pages
Wait Until 2061 1 to 2
Around the World in Seventy-Two Days 3 to 4
The Taj Mahal 5 to 6
Krakatoa 7 to 8
The Coastal Redwoods 9 to 10
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 11 to 12
The Lost Planet 13 to 14
Decibel Levels 15 to 16
Dangerous African Mammals 17 to 18
Tide Pools 19 to 20
The Human Brain 21 to 22
The Rosetta Stone 23 to 24
The Invention of Basketball 25 to 26
A Number Challenge 27 to 28
Presidential Pets 29 to 30
The Iceman 31 to 32
Lincoln’s Man 33 to 34
The Compass in Your Nose 35 to 36
Your Hair Is Dead 37 to 38
How Big Is a Googol? 39 to 40
The Latin in Your English 41 to 42
Birthday Odds 43 to 44
He Mailed Himself to Freedom 45 to 46
The Most Important Woman in America 47 to 48
First Emperor of the United States 49 to 50
Galileo Galilei 51 to 52
The One-Armed Explorer 53 to 54
Leonardo Da Vinci 55 to 56

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 Pages
Wait Until 2061 1 to 2
Krakatoa 7 to 8
The Human Brain 21 to 22
A Number Challenge 27 to 28

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 Pages
Around the World in Seventy-Two Days 3 to 4
The Coastal Redwoods 9 to 10
The Lost Planet 13 to 14
Tide Pools 19 to 20
The Rosetta Stone 23 to 24
Presidential Pets 29 to 30
Lincoln’s Man 33 to 34
Your Hair Is Dead 37 to 38
Birthday Odds 43 to 44
He Mailed Himself to Freedom 45 to 46
The Most Important Woman in America 47 to 48
Galileo Galilei 51 to 52
Leonardo Da Vinci 55 to 56

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 Pages
Wait Until 2061 1 to 2
Around the World in Seventy-Two Days 3 to 4
The Taj Mahal 5 to 6
Krakatoa 7 to 8
The Coastal Redwoods 9 to 10
The Metropolitan Museum of Art 11 to 12
The Lost Planet 13 to 14
Decibel Levels 15 to 16
Dangerous African Mammals 17 to 18
Tide Pools 19 to 20
The Human Brain 21 to 22
The Rosetta Stone 23 to 24
The Invention of Basketball 25 to 26
A Number Challenge 27 to 28
Presidential Pets 29 to 30
The Iceman 31 to 32
Lincoln’s Man 33 to 34
The Compass in Your Nose 35 to 36
Your Hair Is Dead 37 to 38
How Big Is a Googol? 39 to 40
The Latin in Your English 41 to 42
Birthday Odds 43 to 44
He Mailed Himself to Freedom 45 to 46
The Most Important Woman in America 47 to 48
First Emperor of the United States 49 to 50
Galileo Galilei 51 to 52
The One-Armed Explorer 53 to 54
Leonardo Da Vinci 55 to 56

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