Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-6

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-6

English Language Arts

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
Water World 9-13
The Golden Fish 19-23
Princess Bella and the Frog Prince 24-28
Petrified Wood 29-33
A Sonnet and an Elegy 49-53
Mercury and the Workmen 54-58
The Creation of New Zealand 59-63
The Mystery of the Cave 64-68
First Mission 69-73
The Tree House 79-83
Pay Attention 99-103
The Expert 104-108

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
Water World 9-13
The Golden Fish 19-23
Princess Bella and the Frog Prince 24-28
A Sonnet and an Elegy 49-53
Mercury and the Workmen 54-58
The Creation of New Zealand 59-63
The Mystery of the Cave 64-68
The Tree House 79-83
Pay Attention 99-103
The Expert 104-108

Key Ideas and Details

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

Passage Pages
The Golden Fish 19-23
Mercury and the Workmen 54-58
The Creation of New Zealand 59-63
The Mystery of the Cave 64-68
The Tree House 79-83
Pay Attention 99-103

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
Water World 9-13
The Golden Fish 19-23
A Sonnet and an Elegy 49-53
The Creation of New Zealand 59-63
The Mystery of the Cave 64-68
First Mission 69-73
Pay Attention 99-103
The Expert 104-108

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
The Golden Fish 19-23
Petrified Wood 29-33
A Sonnet and an Elegy 49-53
The Creation of New Zealand 59-63
The Mystery of the Cave 64-68
First Mission 69-73
Pay Attention 99-103

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.6.9: Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

Passage Pages
The Golden Fish 19-23
Princess Bella and the Frog Prince 24-28
A Sonnet and an Elegy 49-53

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
Mercury and the Workmen 54-58
The Creation of New Zealand 59-63
Pay Attention 99-103

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
Water World 9-13
The Golden Fish 19-23
Princess Bella and the Frog Prince 24-28
Petrified Wood 29-33
A Sonnet and an Elegy 49-53
Mercury and the Workmen 54-58
The Creation of New Zealand 59-63
The Mystery of the Cave 64-68
First Mission 69-73
The Tree House 79-83
Pay Attention 99-103
The Expert 104-108

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
The Rocket Builder 14-18
Braille 34-38
Lone Survivor! 39-43
Sir Donald Bradman 44-48
Junk Food Vegetables 74-78
Childhood Obesity 84-88
Beach Hotel 89-93
Bus Timetable 94-98

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
The Rocket Builder 14-18
Lone Survivor! 39-43
Sir Donald Bradman 44-48
Childhood Obesity 84-88
Beach Hotel 89-93

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.6.3: Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

Passage Pages
Sir Donald Bradman 44-48
Junk Food Vegetables 74-78
Childhood Obesity 84-88
Beach Hotel 89-93

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
The Rocket Builder 14-18
Braille 34-38
Lone Survivor! 39-43
Sir Donald Bradman 44-48
Childhood Obesity 84-88
Beach Hotel 89-93

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
The Rocket Builder 14-18
Braille 34-38
Lone Survivor! 39-43
Childhood Obesity 84-88
Beach Hotel 89-93

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
Braille 34-38
Lone Survivor! 39-43
Sir Donald Bradman 44-48
Childhood Obesity 84-88

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

Passage Pages
Braille 34-38
Junk Food Vegetables 74-78

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.

Passage Pages
Junk Food Vegetables 74-78
Bus Timetable 94-98

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
The Rocket Builder 14-18
Braille 34-38
Lone Survivor! 39-43
Sir Donald Bradman 44-48
Junk Food Vegetables 74-78
Childhood Obesity 84-88
Beach Hotel 89-93
Bus Timetable 94-98

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