1 book, 8 Lesson plans/ideas
6.2 Reading/Vocabulary Development. Students understand new vocabulary and use it when reading and writing.
6.7 Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/literary Nonfiction. Students understand, make inferences, and draw conclusions about the varied structural patterns and features of literary nonfiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding.
6.2 E use a dictionary, a glossary, or a thesaurus to determine the meaning,
6.10 D synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres
6.8 A explain how authors create meaning through stylistic elements and figurative language emphasizing the use of personification, hyperbole, and refrains.
6.14 students use elements of the writing process to compose text. (revise)
6.14 D students edit drafts for grammar, mechanics and spelling
6.15 Writing/Literary texts. Students write literary texts to express their ideas and feelings about real or imagined people, events and ideas.
6.20 Students understand the function of and use the conventions of academic language when speaking and writing. Students continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity.