Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Mastering Complex Text Using Multiple Reading Sources Grade 6

Mastering Complex Text Using Multiple Reading Sources Grade 6

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 6

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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.

Activity Pages
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 6

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Text Types and Purposes

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Strand - Text Types and Purposes, Grade 6

Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

ELA.W.6.1c: Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

ELA.W.6.1b: Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

ELA.W.6.1a: Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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

ELA.W.6.2d: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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

ELA.W.6.2b: Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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

ELA.W.6.2a: Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 6

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Knowledge of Language

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.6.6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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 Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Strand - Vocabulary Acquisition and Use, Grade 6

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.

ELA.L.6.4a: Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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.

ELA.L.6.4b: Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible).

Activity Pages
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

ELA.L.6.5c: Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

ELA.L.6.5b: Use the relationship between particular words(e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

ELA.L.6.5a: Interpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 6

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.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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).

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.6.7: Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 5: "The Prototype" 19 to 21
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 7: "A Fit for Her Environment" 26 to 28
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 9: "The Golden Door" 32 to 35
Unit 10: "The Impossible Dream" 36 to 40
Unit 11: "Selling Snacks" 41 to 45
Unit 12: "In More Than One Place" 46 to 49
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 14: "Around a Long Time" 54 to 57
Unit 15: "Six Honest Serving-Men" 58 to 61
Unit 16: "A Cache of Cash on Cache" 62 to 65
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 18: "All Ears" 69 to 71
Unit 19: "All Thumbs" 72 to 75
Unit 20: "All the Same to Me" 76 to 78
Unit 21: "Not the Same Thing" 79 to 81
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91
Unit 24: "Appropriately Named" 92 to 95
Unit 25: "Into and Out of Thin Air" 96 to 99

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.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 4: "#Symbols" 16 to 18
Unit 6: "A Little from a Lot" 22 to 25
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 17: "Seeing Eye to Eye" 66 to 68
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.6.9: Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 8: "The Early Shift" 29 to 31
Unit 13: "More Rare Than Gold" 50 to 53
Unit 22: "Chasing the Cheese" 82 to 86
Unit 23: "Two Singular Creatures" 87 to 91

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.

Activity Pages
Unit 1: "Creating a Stir" 6 to 9
Unit 2: "Falling Off and Growing Up" 9 to 11
Unit 3: "The Dynamic Trio" 12 to 15