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6th Grade

 

 

Informative

 

OKLAHOMA

http://ok.gov/sde/oklahoma-academic-standards#OC3ELA  (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 6    

 

Informative Essays

 

*Standard 1: Writing Process. The student will use the writing process to write

coherently.

 

1. Use a variety of prewriting strategies such as brainstorming, webbing, or using other graphic organizers to develop an idea appropriate for the intended audience, purpose, and topic.

2. Add details, examples, reasons, and evidence to develop and support an idea.

3. Use organizational patterns such as spatial, chronological/sequential, cause and effect or climactic as appropriate to purpose.

4. Use effective transitions for effective blending of sentences and paragraphs.

5. Use precise and vivid word choices, including figurative language, that convey specific meaning and tone.

6. Use a variety of sentence types and lengths to contribute to fluency and interest.

7. Using standard editing marks, edit for errors in Standard English usage, sentence structure, mechanics, and spelling.

8. Publish and present to peers and adults.

 

*(2) Standard - modes and forms of writing. The student will write for a variety of purposes and audiences using narrative, descriptive, expository, persuasive, and reflective modes. At Grade 6, write narrative, expository, persuasive, argumentative, reflective, and descriptive modes of at least 500 to 700 words, demonstrating a command of Standard English and the research, organization, and drafting strategies outlined in the writing process. Writing demonstrates an awareness of the audience (intended reader) and purpose for writing.

 

2. Compose expository test including descriptions, explanations, comparison and contrast, and problem and solution compositions that:

a. state the thesis (position on the topic), main idea, or purpose.

b. explain the situation including supporting paragraphs with facts, details, and explanations.

c. organize the composition clearly and appropriately for the purpose of the writing.

d. include evidence and supporting details by paraphrasing from speakers, newspapers, magazines, media sources, or reference books to support arguments and conclusions. Example: Write successive drafts of a one or two page newspaper article about school carnival activities, including details to support the main topic and allow the reader to compare and contrast the different carnival activities described or a description of a school event including details to support the main idea.)

 

4. Compose reflective papers that may address one of the following purposes:

a. express the individual's insight into conditions or situations.

b. compare a scene from a work of fiction with a lesson learned from experience.

c. complete a self-evaluation. Example: Write a self-evaluation on a personal strength.

5. Write responses to literature, including poetry, that:

a. include an interpretation that shows careful reading, understanding, and insight.

b. organize the interpretation around several clear ideas.

c. develop and justify the interpretation through the use of examples and evidence from the text. Example: After reading a novel, write a final chapter to the book describing what happens to the main character after the point where the book ends and how it is supported by the rest of the narrative.

 

6. Write for different purposes and to a specific audience or person, adjusting tone and style as necessary to make writing interesting. Example: Write stories, reports, and letters showing a variety of word choices, or review a favorite book or film.

 

7. Compose summaries of reading material that:

a. include the main idea and most significant details.

b. use the student’s own words except for direct quotations.

9. Use appropriate essay test-taking and time-writing strategies that:

a. address and analyze the question (prompt).

b. use organizational methods required by the prompt.

c. utilize an editing checklist or assessment rubric, if provided.

 

 

Narrative

OKLAHOMA

http://ok.gov/sde/oklahoma-academic-standards#OC3ELA  (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 6    

 

Narrative Essays

 

*Standard 1: Writing Process. The student will use the writing process to write

coherently.

 

1. Use a variety of prewriting strategies such as brainstorming, webbing, or using other graphic organizers to develop an idea appropriate for the intended audience, purpose, and topic.

2. Add details, examples, reasons, and evidence to develop and support an idea.

3. Use organizational patterns such as spatial, chronological/sequential, cause and effect or climactic as appropriate to purpose.

4. Use effective transitions for effective blending of sentences and paragraphs.

5. Use precise and vivid word choices, including figurative language, that convey specific meaning and tone.

6. Use a variety of sentence types and lengths to contribute to fluency and interest.

7. Using standard editing marks, edit for errors in Standard English usage, sentence structure, mechanics, and spelling.

8. Publish and present to peers and adults.

 

*(2) Standard - modes and forms of writing. The student will write for a variety of purposes and audiences using narrative, descriptive, expository, persuasive, and reflective modes. At Grade 6, write narrative, expository, persuasive, argumentative, reflective, and descriptive modes of at least 500 to 700 words, demonstrating a command of Standard English and the research, organization, and drafting strategies outlined in the writing process. Writing demonstrates an awareness of the audience (intended reader) and purpose for writing.

 

1. Compose fictional, biographical, and autobiographical narratives that:

a. establish and develop a plot and setting with a distinct beginning, middle, and ending.

b. establish and develop a setting, characters, and point of view appropriate for the narrative.

c. use a range of narrative devices, such as dialogue or suspense.

d. adjust tone and style as necessary to make writing interesting and engaging to the audience.

 

6. Write for different purposes and to a specific audience or person, adjusting tone and style as necessary to make writing interesting. Example: Write stories, reports, and letters showing a variety of word choices, or review a favorite book or film.

 

9. Use appropriate essay test-taking and time-writing strategies that:

a. address and analyze the question (prompt).

b. use organizational methods required by the prompt.

c. utilize an editing checklist or assessment rubric, if provided.

 

 

Persuasive

OKLAHOMA

http://ok.gov/sde/oklahoma-academic-standards#OC3ELA  (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 6    

 

Persuasive Essays

 

*Standard 1: Writing Process. The student will use the writing process to write

coherently.

 

1. Use a variety of prewriting strategies such as brainstorming, webbing, or using other graphic organizers to develop an idea appropriate for the intended audience, purpose, and topic.

2. Add details, examples, reasons, and evidence to develop and support an idea.

3. Use organizational patterns such as spatial, chronological/sequential, cause and effect or climactic as appropriate to purpose.

4. Use effective transitions for effective blending of sentences and paragraphs.

5. Use precise and vivid word choices, including figurative language, that convey specific meaning and tone.

6. Use a variety of sentence types and lengths to contribute to fluency and interest.

7. Using standard editing marks, edit for errors in Standard English usage, sentence structure, mechanics, and spelling.

8. Publish and present to peers and adults.

 

*(2) Standard - modes and forms of writing. The student will write for a variety of purposes and audiences using narrative, descriptive, expository, persuasive, and reflective modes. At Grade 6, write narrative, expository, persuasive, argumentative, reflective, and descriptive modes of at least 500 to 700 words, demonstrating a command of Standard English and the research, organization, and drafting strategies outlined in the writing process. Writing demonstrates an awareness of the audience (intended reader) and purpose for writing.

 

3. Compose persuasive/argumentative compositions that:

a. state a clear position on a proposition or proposal.

b. support the position with organized and relevant evidence and effective emotional appeals.

c. predict, identify, and address reader concerns and counterarguments. Example: Write a persuasive paper on how the class should celebrate the end of the school year, including adequate reasons for why the class should participate in the activity described.

 

6. Write for different purposes and to a specific audience or person, adjusting tone and style as necessary to make writing interesting. Example: Write stories, reports, and letters showing a variety of word choices, or review a favorite book or film.

 

9. Use appropriate essay test-taking and time-writing strategies that:

a. address and analyze the question (prompt).

b. use organizational methods required by the prompt.

c. utilize an editing checklist or assessment rubric, if provided.


 


 

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