Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Know the Lingo! Mastering Academic Vocabulary Grade 6

Know the Lingo! Mastering Academic Vocabulary Grade 6

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 6

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.

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Describe 18 to 19
Prepare 22 to 23
Employ 50 to 51
Analyze 58 to 59
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71

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.

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Prepare 22 to 23
Employ 50 to 51
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71
Elaborate 92 to 93

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.

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Employ 50 to 51
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71
Elaborate 92 to 93

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.

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Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71

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.

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Interpret 70 to 71

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.

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Develop 16 to 17
Quote 56 to 57
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 6

Text Types and Purposes

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

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Provide 10 to 11
Argue 24 to 25
Establish 30 to 31
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Evaluate 60 to 61
Criticize 66 to 67
Incorporate 68 to 69
Justify 72 to 73
Persuade 80 to 81

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.

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Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Describe 18 to 19
Contrast 28 to 29
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Investigate 44 to 45
Analyze 58 to 59
Differentiate 78 to 79
Draft 88 to 89

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.

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Develop 16 to 17
Describe 18 to 19
Plan 20 to 21
Prepare 22 to 23
Assess 52 to 53
Illustrate 62 to 63
Strengthen 74 to 75
Document 82 to 83
Compose 84 to 85
Draft 88 to 89
Elaborate 92 to 93

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.)

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Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Develop 16 to 17
Describe 18 to 19
Plan 20 to 21
Prepare 22 to 23
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Categorize 34 to 35
Predict 36 to 37
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Question 48 to 49
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Interview 54 to 55
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Illustrate 62 to 63
Construct 64 to 65
Criticize 66 to 67
Incorporate 68 to 69
Interpret 70 to 71
Justify 72 to 73
Strengthen 74 to 75
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Persuade 80 to 81
Document 82 to 83
Compose 84 to 85
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Model 90 to 91
Elaborate 92 to 93
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Revise 98 to 99
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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
Collaborate 8 to 9
Explain 14 to 15
Develop 16 to 17
Describe 18 to 19
Plan 20 to 21
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Question 48 to 49
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Construct 64 to 65
Criticize 66 to 67
Incorporate 68 to 69
Justify 72 to 73
Strengthen 74 to 75
Distinguish 76 to 77
Persuade 80 to 81
Compose 84 to 85
Model 90 to 91
Elaborate 92 to 93
Revise 98 to 99
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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.

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Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Plan 20 to 21
Prepare 22 to 23
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Categorize 34 to 35
Recommend 40 to 41
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Construct 64 to 65
Incorporate 68 to 69
Justify 72 to 73
Distinguish 76 to 77
Document 82 to 83
Compose 84 to 85
Draft 88 to 89
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Revise 98 to 99
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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 Pages
Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Plan 20 to 21
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Categorize 34 to 35
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Evaluate 60 to 61
Construct 64 to 65
Justify 72 to 73
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Document 82 to 83
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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
Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Assess 52 to 53
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Construct 64 to 65
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Document 82 to 83
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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.

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Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Plan 20 to 21
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Evaluate 60 to 61
Document 82 to 83
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97

Strand - Speaking and Listening Standards, Grade 6

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 Pages
Collaborate 8 to 9
Report 12 to 13
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Categorize 34 to 35
Recommend 40 to 41
Investigate 44 to 45
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Construct 64 to 65
Distinguish 76 to 77
Persuade 80 to 81
Document 82 to 83
Model 90 to 91
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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 Pages
Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Develop 16 to 17
Describe 18 to 19
Plan 20 to 21
Prepare 22 to 23
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Categorize 34 to 35
Predict 36 to 37
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Question 48 to 49
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Interview 54 to 55
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Illustrate 62 to 63
Construct 64 to 65
Criticize 66 to 67
Incorporate 68 to 69
Interpret 70 to 71
Justify 72 to 73
Strengthen 74 to 75
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Persuade 80 to 81
Document 82 to 83
Compose 84 to 85
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Model 90 to 91
Elaborate 92 to 93
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Revise 98 to 99
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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 Pages
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Criticize 66 to 67
Justify 72 to 73
Persuade 80 to 81
Debate 86 to 87

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 Pages
Collaborate 8 to 9
Report 12 to 13
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Question 48 to 49
Interview 54 to 55
Quote 56 to 57
Interpret 70 to 71
Justify 72 to 73
Persuade 80 to 81
Debate 86 to 87
Model 90 to 91
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101

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 Pages
Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Categorize 34 to 35
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Question 48 to 49
Interview 54 to 55
Criticize 66 to 67
Justify 72 to 73
Distinguish 76 to 77
Compose 84 to 85
Debate 86 to 87
Model 90 to 91
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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 Pages
Report 12 to 13
Prepare 22 to 23
Establish 30 to 31
Recommend 40 to 41
Investigate 44 to 45
Distinguish 76 to 77
Compose 84 to 85
Draft 88 to 89
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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 Pages
Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Develop 16 to 17
Describe 18 to 19
Plan 20 to 21
Prepare 22 to 23
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Categorize 34 to 35
Predict 36 to 37
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Question 48 to 49
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Interview 54 to 55
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Illustrate 62 to 63
Construct 64 to 65
Criticize 66 to 67
Incorporate 68 to 69
Interpret 70 to 71
Justify 72 to 73
Strengthen 74 to 75
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Persuade 80 to 81
Document 82 to 83
Compose 84 to 85
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Model 90 to 91
Elaborate 92 to 93
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Revise 98 to 99
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Pages
Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Develop 16 to 17
Describe 18 to 19
Plan 20 to 21
Prepare 22 to 23
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Categorize 34 to 35
Predict 36 to 37
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Question 48 to 49
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Interview 54 to 55
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Illustrate 62 to 63
Construct 64 to 65
Criticize 66 to 67
Incorporate 68 to 69
Interpret 70 to 71
Justify 72 to 73
Strengthen 74 to 75
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Persuade 80 to 81
Document 82 to 83
Compose 84 to 85
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Model 90 to 91
Elaborate 92 to 93
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Revise 98 to 99
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

Knowledge of Language

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

Activity Pages
Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Develop 16 to 17
Describe 18 to 19
Plan 20 to 21
Prepare 22 to 23
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Categorize 34 to 35
Predict 36 to 37
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Question 48 to 49
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Interview 54 to 55
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Illustrate 62 to 63
Construct 64 to 65
Criticize 66 to 67
Incorporate 68 to 69
Interpret 70 to 71
Justify 72 to 73
Strengthen 74 to 75
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Persuade 80 to 81
Document 82 to 83
Compose 84 to 85
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Model 90 to 91
Elaborate 92 to 93
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Revise 98 to 99
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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
Collaborate 8 to 9
Provide 10 to 11
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Develop 16 to 17
Describe 18 to 19
Plan 20 to 21
Prepare 22 to 23
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Categorize 34 to 35
Predict 36 to 37
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Question 48 to 49
Employ 50 to 51
Assess 52 to 53
Interview 54 to 55
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Illustrate 62 to 63
Construct 64 to 65
Criticize 66 to 67
Incorporate 68 to 69
Interpret 70 to 71
Justify 72 to 73
Strengthen 74 to 75
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Persuade 80 to 81
Document 82 to 83
Compose 84 to 85
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Model 90 to 91
Elaborate 92 to 93
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Revise 98 to 99
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

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

Activity Pages
Describe 18 to 19
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Categorize 34 to 35
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Recommend 40 to 41
Investigate 44 to 45
Quote 56 to 57
Analyze 58 to 59
Evaluate 60 to 61
Illustrate 62 to 63
Interpret 70 to 71
Strengthen 74 to 75
Differentiate 78 to 79
Compose 84 to 85
Draft 88 to 89
Model 90 to 91
Elaborate 92 to 93
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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
Describe 18 to 19
Categorize 34 to 35
Investigate 44 to 45
Interpret 70 to 71
Differentiate 78 to 79
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101

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.

Activity Pages
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Apply 32 to 33
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Cite 46 to 47
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71
Distinguish 76 to 77
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Plan 20 to 21
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Defend 42 to 43
Investigate 44 to 45
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71
Revise 98 to 99
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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
Contrast 28 to 29
Assess 52 to 53
Interpret 70 to 71
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97

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
Explain 14 to 15
Compare 26 to 27
Investigate 44 to 45
Interpret 70 to 71
Draft 88 to 89
Summarize 94 to 95
Paraphrase 96 to 97
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101

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
Contrast 28 to 29
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Defend 42 to 43
Assess 52 to 53
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71
Summarize 94 to 95

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
Cite 46 to 47
Criticize 66 to 67
Interpret 70 to 71
Infer/Make an Inference 100 to 101

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
Report 12 to 13
Explain 14 to 15
Plan 20 to 21
Argue 24 to 25
Compare 26 to 27
Contrast 28 to 29
Establish 30 to 31
Apply 32 to 33
Investigate 44 to 45
Justify 72 to 73
Distinguish 76 to 77
Differentiate 78 to 79
Debate 86 to 87
Draft 88 to 89
Reconstruct 102 to 103

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
Argue 24 to 25
Apply 32 to 33
Conclude/Draw a Conclusion 38 to 39
Defend 42 to 43
Justify 72 to 73
Distinguish 76 to 77

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).

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Contrast 28 to 29

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