6th Grade Reading Essential Concepts and Skills:
  • Successful group discussions require planning and participation by all.
  • Understanding the meaning within different types of literature depends on properly analyzing literary components.
  • Organizing structure to understand and analyze factual information.
  • Word meanings are determined by how they are designed and how they are used in context.
  • Individual and group research projects require obtaining information on a topic from a variety of sources and organizing it for presentation.
  • Assumptions can be concealed and require identification and evaluation.
  • Monitoring the thinking of self and others is a disciplined way to maintain awareness.