ELA-06.RL.02

6th Grade ELA Targeted Standards
(RL) Reading Literature Strand
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details

ELA-06.RL.02 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.

Student Learning Targets for Grade 6 Reading:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can define theme.
  • I can identify the term objective.
  • I can identify the term summarize.
  • I can identify the term details.
  • I can identify the term explicit.
  • I can understand how the theme or main idea is supported by details in the text.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain how the details support a central idea or theme in the text.
  • I can infer the theme or central idea of a text based on the details in the text.
  • I can select a theme or main idea of a text.
  • I can determine theme.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can summarize text.
  • I can support theme with details from the book.
  • I can determine a theme in a text and use it in an objective summary.

Product Targets

  • I can write a summary of the text without showing my opinions.

Proficiency Scale

Score  READING  RL. 6.2 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. Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0

“The Standard.” The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

The student provides a written response that is complete and includes

  • strong understanding of the story and its theme or central idea.
  • accurate and relevant details, information, and supportive reasoning.
  • a summary free from personal opinions or judgments.

The student can also analyze the text and choose the appropriate details/statements that support the theme and/or summary.

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  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

The student provides a written response which is partial and indicates

  • reasonable understanding of the story.
  • the information selected includes mostly accurate details and ideas, some may be irrelevant or unrelated to the central idea or theme.
  • a summary that may show personal opinion or judgment.
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  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0

With help, a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes. The student provides a written response that is

  • fragmentary and indicates only minimal understanding of the story.
  • mainly random details and irrelevant information, and may not state a clear theme or central idea.
  • lacking a summary or the summary is personal opinions/judgments.
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  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

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