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6th Grade

Arkansas Academic Standards: L.6.2.D

Common Core State Standards: Literacy.L.6.2b

Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE): ELAGSE6L2b

Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS): L.6.2.b

Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards: L.6.2b

Spell correctly.

Arizona - K-12 Academic Standards: 6.L.2.b

Use correct spelling.

Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks: L.6.2.b

Spell correctly, recognizing that some words have commonly accepted variations (e.g., donut/doughnut).

North Carolina - Standard Course of Study: L.6.2.b

Consistently apply conventional rules to spell words correctly

Wisconsin Academic Standards: L.6.6.b

correct spelling.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 6.10.D

(D) edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
  1. complete complex sentences with subject-verb agreement and avoidance of splices, run-ons, and fragments;
  2. consistent, appropriate use of verb tenses;
  3. conjunctive adverbs;
  4. prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement;
  5. pronouns, including relative;
  6. subordinating conjunctions to form complex sentences and correlative conjunctions such as either/or and neither/nor;
  7. capitalization of proper nouns, including abbreviations, initials, acronyms, and organizations;
  8. punctuation marks, including commas in complex sentences, transitions, and introductory elements; and
  9. correct spelling, including commonly confused terms such as its/it's, affect/effect, there/their/they're, and to/two/too;

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 6.21

Students spell correctly.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 6.21.A

differentiate between commonly confused terms (e.g., its, it's; affect, effect);

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 6.21.B

use spelling patterns and rules and print and electronic resources to determine and check correct spellings; and

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 6.21.C

know how to use the spell-check function in word processing while understanding its limitations.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS): 6.10.D

(D) edit drafts using standard English conventions, including:
  1. complete complex sentences with subject-verb agreement and avoidance of splices, run-ons, and fragments;
  2. consistent, appropriate use of verb tenses;
  3. conjunctive adverbs;
  4. prepositions and prepositional phrases and their influence on subject-verb agreement;
  5. pronouns, including relative;
  6. subordinating conjunctions to form complex sentences and correlative conjunctions such as either/or and neither/nor;
  7. capitalization of proper nouns, including abbreviations, initials, acronyms, and organizations;
  8. punctuation marks, including commas in complex sentences, transitions, and introductory elements; and
  9. correct spelling, including commonly confused terms such as its/it's, affect/effect, there/their/they're, and to/two/too;

Pennsylvania Core Standards: CC.1.4.6.F

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E06.D.1.1.1 - Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (i.e., subjective, objective, and possessive).

  • E06.D.1.1.2 - Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).

  • E06.D.1.1.3 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E06.D.1.1.4 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E06.D.1.1.5 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E06.D.1.1.6 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E06.D.1.1.7 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E06.D.1.1.8 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.* E06.D.1.2.1 - Use punctuation (e.g., commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E06.D.1.2.2 - Spell correctly.

  • E06.D.1.2.3 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Pennsylvania Core Standards: CC.1.4.6.L

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E06.D.1.1.1 - Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (i.e., subjective, objective, and possessive).

  • E06.D.1.1.2 - Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).

  • E06.D.1.1.3 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E06.D.1.1.4 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E06.D.1.1.5 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E06.D.1.1.6 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E06.D.1.1.7 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E06.D.1.1.8 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.* E06.D.1.2.1 - Use punctuation (e.g., commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E06.D.1.2.2 - Spell correctly.

  • E06.D.1.2.3 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Pennsylvania Core Standards: CC.1.4.6.R

Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation,and spelling.
  • E06.D.1.1.1 - Ensure that pronouns are in the proper case (i.e., subjective, objective, and possessive).

  • E06.D.1.1.2 - Use intensive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).

  • E06.D.1.1.3 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person.*

  • E06.D.1.1.4 - Recognize and correct vague pronouns (i.e., ones with unclear or ambiguous antecedents).*

  • E06.D.1.1.5 - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*

  • E06.D.1.1.6 - Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-on sentences.*

  • E06.D.1.1.7 - Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their, they’re).*

  • E06.D.1.1.8 - Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.* E06.D.1.2.1 - Use punctuation (e.g., commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.*

  • E06.D.1.2.2 - Spell correctly.

  • E06.D.1.2.3 - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.*

Florida - Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking: ELA.6.C.3.1

Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level.

6th Grade Writing - Spelling Lesson
 


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