Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Literacy Power Grade 6

Literacy Power 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.

Activity Page
Unit 11 - Riddles 67

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
Unit 11 - Riddles 67

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.

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Unit 3 - Library Book Order 17
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 7 - Wrong to Right 44
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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 3 - Writing a Recount 18 to 19
Unit 11 - Riddles 67

Text Types and Purposes

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

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Unit 5 - Listing Reasons 30
Unit 7 - Imaginative Interpretations 47
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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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Unit 3 - Library Book Order 17
Unit 3 - Writing a Recount 18 to 19
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 7 - Wrong to Right 44
Unit 7 - Imaginative Interpretations 47
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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.

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Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 11 - Riddles 67
Unit 12 - Reading Explanatory Text 71 to 73

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.

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Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36

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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Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

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

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Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 7 - True/False/No Evidence 43
Unit 7 - Wrong to Right 44
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61

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
Unit 2 - Combining Sentences 12
Unit 3 - Library Book Order 17
Unit 3 - Writing a Recount 18 to 19
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 22
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 32 to 33
Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 7 - Wrong to Right 44
Unit 7 - Imaginative Interpretations 47
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 8 - Combining Sentences 50
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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 Page
Unit 2 - Combining Sentences 12
Unit 2 - Sentence Capitalization 13
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 22
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 32 to 33
Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 8 - Combining Sentences 50
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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
Unit 2 - Combining Sentences 12
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 22
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 32 to 33
Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 8 - Combining Sentences 50
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

Knowledge of Language

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

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Unit 2 - Identifying Sentences 10
Unit 2 - Word Order in Sentences 11
Unit 2 - Combining Sentences 12
Unit 2 - Sentence Capitalization 13
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 22
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 32 to 33
Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 8 - Combining Sentences 50
Unit 9 - Procedure Texts 53 to 54
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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 - Understanding Recounts 5 to 6
Unit 1 - Identifying Parts of a Recount 7
Unit 1 - Word Similarities and Differences 7
Unit 1 - Creative Thinking 8
Unit 1 - Evaluating Details 8
Unit 1 - Critical Thinking 9
Unit 2 - Identifying Sentences 10
Unit 2 - Word Order in Sentences 11
Unit 2 - Combining Sentences 12
Unit 2 - Sentence Capitalization 13
Unit 2 - Sentence Parts of Speech 14
Unit 3 - Paragraph Order 15
Unit 3 - Using Time Words 16
Unit 3 - Library Book Order 17
Unit 3 - Writing a Recount 18 to 19
Unit 4 - Reading Expository Text 20
Unit 4 - Meaning Grid 21
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 22
Unit 4 - Making Inferences 23
Unit 4 - Report Text Structure 24
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 5 - Reading for Information 29 to 30
Unit 5 - Listing Reasons 30
Unit 5 - Fact or Opinion 31
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 32 to 33
Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 6 - Paragraph Order 38
Unit 7 - Reading for Information 39 to 42
Unit 7 - True/False/No Evidence 43
Unit 7 - Wrong to Right 44
Unit 7 - Main Idea 45 to 46
Unit 7 - Imaginative Interpretations 47
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 8 - Critical Thinking 49
Unit 8 - Combining Sentences 50
Unit 8 - Vocabulary: Terms and Definitions 51
Unit 8 - Word Search 52
Unit 9 - Procedure Texts 53 to 54
Unit 9 - Understanding Procedural Text 54
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Reading for Information 57
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58
Unit 10 - Reading for Information 59 to 60
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Dictionary Practice 64
Unit 11 - Analogies 65 to 66
Unit 11 - Riddles 67
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 12 - Reading Explanatory Text 71 to 73
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

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

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Identifying Parts of a Recount 7
Unit 1 - Word Similarities and Differences 7
Unit 3 - Using Time Words 16
Unit 4 - Making Inferences 23
Unit 8 - Vocabulary: Terms and Definitions 51
Unit 8 - Word Search 52
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Dictionary Practice 64
Unit 11 - Analogies 65 to 66

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 Page
Unit 2 - Sentence Parts of Speech 14
Unit 3 - Using Time Words 16
Unit 4 - Making Inferences 23
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 5 - Reading for Information 29 to 30
Unit 6 - Paragraph Order 38
Unit 7 - Reading for Information 39 to 42
Unit 7 - Main Idea 45 to 46
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 8 - Vocabulary: Terms and Definitions 51
Unit 8 - Word Search 52
Unit 9 - Understanding Procedural Text 54
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Reading for Information 59 to 60
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Dictionary Practice 64
Unit 11 - Analogies 65 to 66
Unit 11 - Riddles 67
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 12 - Reading Explanatory Text 71 to 73

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 - Understanding Recounts 5 to 6
Unit 5 - Listing Reasons 30
Unit 7 - Main Idea 45 to 46
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 8 - Critical Thinking 49
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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 Page
Unit 1 - Creative Thinking 8
Unit 4 - Meaning Grid 21
Unit 9 - Procedure Texts 53 to 54
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 12 - Reading Explanatory Text 71 to 73
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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 Page
Unit 1 - Evaluating Details 8
Unit 4 - Making Inferences 23
Unit 5 - Reading for Information 29 to 30
Unit 5 - Listing Reasons 30
Unit 5 - Fact or Opinion 31
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58
Unit 10 - Reading for Information 59 to 60
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 12 - Reading Explanatory Text 71 to 73
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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 - Understanding Recounts 5 to 6
Unit 1 - Identifying Parts of a Recount 7
Unit 1 - Word Similarities and Differences 7
Unit 1 - Creative Thinking 8
Unit 1 - Evaluating Details 8
Unit 1 - Critical Thinking 9
Unit 2 - Identifying Sentences 10
Unit 2 - Word Order in Sentences 11
Unit 2 - Combining Sentences 12
Unit 2 - Sentence Capitalization 13
Unit 2 - Sentence Parts of Speech 14
Unit 3 - Paragraph Order 15
Unit 3 - Using Time Words 16
Unit 3 - Library Book Order 17
Unit 3 - Writing a Recount 18 to 19
Unit 4 - Reading Expository Text 20
Unit 4 - Meaning Grid 21
Unit 4 - Combining Sentences 22
Unit 4 - Making Inferences 23
Unit 4 - Report Text Structure 24
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 4 - Drafting a Report 26 to 27
Unit 4 - Editing and Proofing 28
Unit 5 - Reading for Information 29 to 30
Unit 5 - Listing Reasons 30
Unit 5 - Fact or Opinion 31
Unit 5 - Combining Sentences 32 to 33
Unit 6 - Planning a Report 34
Unit 6 - Drafting a Report 35 to 36
Unit 6 - Editing and Proofing 37
Unit 6 - Paragraph Order 38
Unit 7 - Reading for Information 39 to 42
Unit 7 - True/False/No Evidence 43
Unit 7 - Wrong to Right 44
Unit 7 - Main Idea 45 to 46
Unit 7 - Imaginative Interpretations 47
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 8 - Critical Thinking 49
Unit 8 - Combining Sentences 50
Unit 8 - Vocabulary: Terms and Definitions 51
Unit 8 - Word Search 52
Unit 9 - Procedure Texts 53 to 54
Unit 9 - Understanding Procedural Text 54
Unit 9 - Writing a Procedure 55 to 56
Unit 10 - Reading for Information 57
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58
Unit 10 - Reading for Information 59 to 60
Unit 10 - Interpreting Data 61
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Dictionary Practice 64
Unit 11 - Analogies 65 to 66
Unit 11 - Riddles 67
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 11 - Writing an Imaginative Procedure 70
Unit 11 - Proofing Your Draft 70
Unit 12 - Reading Explanatory Text 71 to 73
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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 Page
Unit 1 - Word Similarities and Differences 7
Unit 1 - Identifying Parts of a Recount 7
Unit 3 - Paragraph Order 15
Unit 4 - Report Text Structure 24
Unit 6 - Paragraph Order 38
Unit 9 - Understanding Procedural Text 54
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58
Unit 12 - Reading Explanatory Text 71 to 73
Unit 12 - Compare and Contrast 74

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 Page
Unit 1 - Critical Thinking 9
Unit 7 - Imaginative Interpretations 47
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63

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 Page
Unit 7 - True/False/No Evidence 43
Unit 7 - Wrong to Right 44
Unit 10 - Giving Reasons 58

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 - Understanding Recounts 5 to 6
Unit 1 - Critical Thinking 9
Unit 3 - Paragraph Order 15
Unit 4 - Reading Expository Text 20
Unit 4 - Report Text Structure 24
Unit 4 - Planning a Report 25
Unit 5 - Reading for Information 29 to 30
Unit 6 - Paragraph Order 38
Unit 7 - Reading for Information 39 to 42
Unit 7 - Main Idea 45 to 46
Unit 8 - Reading for Details 48
Unit 9 - Procedure Texts 53 to 54
Unit 10 - Reading for Information 57
Unit 10 - Reading for Information 59 to 60
Unit 11 - Using a Dictionary 62 to 63
Unit 11 - Planning an Imaginative Procedure 68 to 69
Unit 12 - Reading Explanatory Text 71 to 73

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