SBS:Literacy Level 06 v4

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Resources aligned to the old Literacy Level 08 v3 which addresses content in the new Literacy Level 06 v4

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Contents

Oral Expression and Listening

Measurement Topic: LI.06.611 Successful group discussions require planning and participation by all Capacity Matrix LI.06.611

LI.06.611.04.04 Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion. (CAS: 6.1.1.d.i) (CCSS: SL.6.1a)

LI.06.611.09.04 Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not. (CAS: 6.1.1.f) (CCSS: SL.6.3)

Reading for All Purposes

Measurement Topic: LI.06.621 Understanding the meaning within different types of literature depends on properly analyzing literary components Capacity Matrix LI.06.621

LI.06.621.01.04 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (CAS: 6.2.1.a.i) (CCSS: RL.6.1)

LI.06.621.02.04 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. (CAS: 6.2.1.a.ii) (CCSS: RL.6.2)

LI.06.621.03.04 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. (CAS: 6.2.1.a.iii) (CCSS: RL.6.3)

LI.06.621.04.04 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. (CAS: 6.2.1.b.i) (CCSS: RL.6.4)

LI.06.621.06.04 Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text. (CAS: 6.2.1.b.iii) (CCSS: RL.6.6)

LI.06.621.08.04 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. (CAS: 6.2.1.c.ii) (CCSS: RL.6.9)

Measurement Topic: LI.06.622 Organizing structure to understand and analyze factual information Capacity Matrix LI.06.622

LI.06.622.01.04 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (CAS: 6.2.2.a.i) (CCSS: RI.6.1)

LI.06.622.02.04 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. (CAS: 6.2.2.a.ii) (CCSS: RI.6.2)

LI.06.622.04.04 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings. (CAS: 6.2.2.b.i) (CCSS: RI.6.4)

LI.06.622.06.04 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text. (CAS: 6.2.2.b.iii) (CCSS: RI.6.6)

LI.06.622.08.04 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. (CAS: 6.2.2.c.ii) (CCSS: RI.6.8)

LI.06.622.09.04 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). (CAS: 6.2.2.c.iii) (CCSS: RI.6.9)

Measurement Topic: LI.06.623 Word meanings are determined by how they are designed and how they are used in context Capacity Matrix LI.06.623

LI.06.623.01.04 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. (CAS: 6.2.3.a.i) (CCSS: L.6.4a)

LI.06.623.03.04 Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible). (CAS: 6.2.3.a.iii) (CCSS: L.6.4b)

LI.06.623.08.04 Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category) to better understand each of the words. (CAS: 6.2.3.b.ii) (CCSS: L.6.5b)

LI.06.623.09.04 Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty). (CAS: 6.2.3.b.iii) (CCSS: L.6.5c)

LI.06.623.10.04 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. (CAS: 6.2.3.c) (CCSS: L.6.6)

Writing and Composition

Measurement Topic: LI.06.631 Writing literary genres for intended audiences and purposes requires ideas, organization, and voice Capacity Matrix LI.06.631

LI.06.631.01.04 Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically. (CAS:6.3.1.a.i) (CCSS: W.6.3a)

LI.04.631.04.04 Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events. (CAS:6.3.1.a.iv) (CCSS: W.6.3d)

LI.06.631.05.04 Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events. (CAS:6.3.1.a.v) (CCSS: W.6.3e)

LI.06.631.07.04 Use a range of poetic techniques (alliteration, onomatopoeia, rhyme scheme); figurative language (simile, metaphor, personification); and graphic elements (capital letters, line length, word position) to express personal or narrative voice in texts (CAS:6.3.1.c)

Measurement Topic: LI.06.632 Writing informational and persuasive genres for intended audiences and purposes require ideas, organization, and voice develop Capacity Matrix LI.06.632

LI.06.632.01.04 Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly. (CAS: 6.3.2.a.i) (CCSS: W.6.1a)

LI.06.632.02.04 Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text. (CAS: 6.3.2.a.ii) (CCSS: W.6.1b)

LI.06.632.03.04 Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons. (CAS: 6.3.2.a.iii) (CCSS: W.6.1c)

LI.06.632.05.04 Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented. (CAS: 6.3.2.a.v) (CCSS: W.6.1e)

LI.06.632.07.04 Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples. (CAS: 6.3.2.b.ii) (CCSS: W.6.2b)

LI.06.632.09.04 Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. (CAS: 6.3.2.b.iv) (CCSS: W.6.2d)

LI.06.632.11.04 Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented. (CAS: 6.3.2.b.vi) (CCSS: W.6.2f)

LI.06.632.12.04 Write multi-paragraph compositions that have clear topic development, logical organization, effective use of detail, and variety in sentence structure (CAS: 6.3.2.c)

LI.06.632.18.04 Identify persuasive elements in a peer’s writing and critique the effectiveness (CAS: 6.3.2.i)

Measurement Topic: LI.06.633 Specific editing for grammar, usage, mechanics, and clarity gives writing its precision and legitimacy Capacity Matrix LI.06.633

LI.06.633.01.04 Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (subjective, objective, possessive). (CAS: 6.3.3.a.i) (CCSS: L.6.1a)

LI.06.633.03.04 Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person. (CAS: 6.3.3.a.iii) (CCSS: L.6.1c)

LI.06.633.06.04 Identify fragments and run-ons and revise sentences to eliminate them (CAS: 6.3.3.a.vi)

LI.06.633.07.04 Use coordinating conjunctions in compound sentences (CAS: 6.3.3.a.vii)

LI.06.633.08.04 Maintain consistent verb tense within paragraph. (CAS: 6.3.3.a.viii)

LI.06.633.09.04 Choose adverbs to describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs (CAS: 6.3.3.a.ix)

LI.06.633.10.04 Use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements. (CAS: 6.3.3.b.i) (CCSS: L.6.2a)

LI.06.633.12.04 Vary sentence patterns for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style. (CAS: 6.3.3.c.i) (CCSS: L.6.3a)

LI.06.633.15.04 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. (CAS: 6.3.3.e) (CCSS: W.6.5)

Research and Reasoning

Measurement Topic: LI.06.641 Individual and group research projects require obtaining information on a topic from a variety of sources and organizing it for presentation Capacity Matrix LI.06.641

LI.06.641.02.04 Use a range of print and nonprint sources (atlases, data bases, reference materials, online and electronic resources, interviews, direct observation) to locate information to answer research questions (CAS: 6.4.1.b.i)

LI.06.641.03.04 Locate specific information within resources using indexes, tables of contents, electronic search key words, etc. (CAS: 6.4.1.b.ii)

LI.06.641.05.04 Select and organize information, evidence, details, or quotations that support the central idea or focus (CAS: 6.4.1.c.ii)

Measurement Topic: LI.06.642 Assumptions can be concealed, and require identification and evaluation Capacity Matrix LI.06.642

LI.06.642.01.04 Accurately identify own assumptions, as well as those of others (CAS: 6.4.2.a)

LI.06.642.03.04 Identify the natural tendency in humans to use stereotypes, prejudices, biases, and distortions (CAS: 6.4.2.c)

Measurement Topic: LI.06.643 Monitoring the thinking of self and others is a disciplined way to maintain awareness Capacity Matrix LI.06.643

LI.06.643.01.04 Determine strengths and weaknesses of their thinking and thinking of others by using criteria including relevance, clarity, accuracy, fairness, significance, depth, breadth, logic, and precision (CAS: 6.4.3.a)

LI.06.643.02.04 Take control over their thinking to determine when thinking should be questioned and when it should be accepted. (intellectual autonomy) (CAS: 6.4.3.b)