Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - English — Grade 6


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110.18.b.1

Reading/Fluency. Students read grade-level text with fluency and comprehension. Students are expected to adjust fluency when reading aloud grade-level text based on the reading purpose and the nature of the text.

110.18.b.10

Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Expository Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about expository text and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:

110.18.b.10.A

summarize the main ideas and supporting details in text, demonstrating an understanding that a summary does not include opinions;

110.18.b.10.B

explain whether facts included in an argument are used for or against an issue;

110.18.b.10.C

explain how different organizational patterns (e.g., proposition-and-support, problem-and-solution) develop the main idea and the author's viewpoint; and

110.18.b.10.D

synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres.

110.18.b.11

Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Persuasive Text. Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about persuasive text and provide evidence from text to support their analysis. Students are expected to:

110.18.b.11.A

compare and contrast the structure and viewpoints of two different authors writing for the same purpose, noting the stated claim and supporting evidence; and

110.18.b.11.B

identify simply faulty reasoning used in persuasive texts.