Reading Grade 6 Student Monitoring Plan

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Comprehension of Literary Text: Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary text.
Comprehension of Literary Text
  Analyze text features to facilitate understanding of literary texts
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Identify and explain how organizational aids such as the title of the book, story, poem, or play, titles of chapters, subtitles, subheadings contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain how graphic aids such as pictures and illustrations, punctuation, print features contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain how informational aids such as introductions and overviews, materials lists, timelines, captions, glossed words, labels, numbered steps, bulleted lists, footnoted words, pronunciation keys, transition words, end notes, works cited, other information aids encountered in informational texts contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain how print features such as large bold print, font size/type, italics, colored print, quotation marks, underlining, other print features encountered in informational texts contribute to meaning
           

 
  Analyze elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding and interpretation
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Identify and distinguish among types of narrative texts such as short stories, folklore, realistic fiction, science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, essays, biographies, autobiographies, personal narratives, plays, poetry
           
Analyze the events of the plot
           
Analyze details that provide information about the setting, the mood created by the setting, and ways in which the setting affects characters
           
Analyze characterization
           
Analyze relationships between and among characters, setting, and events
           
Identify and explain how the actions of the character(s) affect the plot
           
Analyze internal and/or external conflicts that motivate characters and those that advance the plot
           
Identify and explain the author's approach to issues of time in a narrative
           
Identify and explain the point of view
           

 
  Analyze elements of poetry to facilitate understanding and interpretation
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Identify and explain the meaning of words, lines, and stanzas
           
Identify and explain how sound elements of poetry contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain other poetic elements such as setting, mood, tone, etc., that contribute to meaning
           

 
  Analyze elements of drama to facilitate understanding
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Identify and explain the action of scenes and acts
           
Identify and explain stage directions and dialogue that help to create character
           

 
  Determine important ideas and messages in literary texts
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Analyze main ideas and universal themes
           
Analyze similar themes across multiple texts
           
Paraphrase
           
Summarize
           
Identify and explain personal connections to the text
           
Explain the implications of the text for the reader and/or society
           

 
  Analyze the author's purposeful use of language
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Analyze specific words and phrases that contribute to meaning
           
Analyze words and phrases that create tone
           
Identify and explain figurative language that contributes to meaning
           
Analyze how sensory language contributes to meaning
           
Analyze how repetition and exaggeration contribute to meaning
           

 
  Read critically to evaluate literary texts
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Determine and explain the plausibility of the characters' actions and the plot
           
Identify and explain questions left unanswered by the text
           
Identify and explain the relationship between a literary text and its historical and/or social context
           

 

11/15/07