Standard 2: Reading Informational Text

General Information
Number: ELA.6.R.2
Title: Reading Informational Text
Type: Standard
Subject: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 6
Strand: Reading

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Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Access Points

ELA.6.R.2.AP.1
Show how a specific text section contributes to the meaning of the text.
ELA.6.R.2.AP.2
Identify the central idea(s), implied or explicit, and its development throughout a text.
ELA.6.R.2.AP.3
Explain the purpose of two authors’ accounts of the same event or topic.
ELA.6.R.2.AP.4
Identify the types of reasoning used in an argumentative text.

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Original Student Tutorial

Set Sail: Analyzing the Central Idea:

Learn to identify and analyze the central idea of an informational text. In this interactive tutorial, you'll read several informational passages about the history of pirates. First, you'll learn the four-step process for pinpointing the central idea. Then you'll analyze each passage to see how the central idea is developed throughout the text.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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Original Student Tutorial

Set Sail: Analyzing the Central Idea:

Learn to identify and analyze the central idea of an informational text. In this interactive tutorial, you'll read several informational passages about the history of pirates. First, you'll learn the four-step process for pinpointing the central idea. Then you'll analyze each passage to see how the central idea is developed throughout the text.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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