- I can compare how different authors present the same idea or event. (RI.6.9)
- I can conduct short research projects to answer a question. (W.6.7)
- I can use several sources in my research. (W.6.7)
- I can refocus or refine my question when appropriate. (W.6.7)
- I can gather relevant information from a variety of sources. (W.6.8)
- I can assess the credibility of each source I use. (W.6.8)
- I can quote or paraphrase what others say about my topic while avoiding plagiarism. (W.6.8)
- I can provide a list of sources I used to gather information in a bibliography. (W.6.8)
- I can use a variety of strategies to determine the meaning of unknown words and phrases. (L.6.4)
a. I can use context to determine the meaning of a word or phrase.
b. I can use common Greek and Latin affixes (prefixes) and roots as clues to help me determine the meaning of a word.
c. I can use resource materials (glossaries, dictionaries, thesauruses) to help me determine or clarify the pronunciation, meaning of key words and phrases, and parts of speech.
d. I can check the accuracy of my guess about the meaning of a word or phrase by using resource materials.