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Counting on Grace - grade 6 Mini-Assessment

Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Assessment
Standards Alignment
Common Core State Standards


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This grade 6 mini-assessment is based on an excerpt (597 words) from the book Counting on Grace by Elizabeth Winthrop. This text is considered to be a text worthy of students’ time to read and also meets the expectations for text complexity at grade 6. Assessments aligned to the CCSS will employ quality, complex texts such as this one. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, W.6.2, W.6.9




February 13, 2020
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Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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.
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.
Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.


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