1. I can cite evidence from the text to support my analysis.
2. I can analyze elements of a text and their influence.
3. I can evaluate, respond to, and present arguments and relevant evidence.
4. I can compare and contrast structure and meaning of texts and make connections across texts.
5. I can write informative texts, narratives, and other creative texts.
6. I can use technology to publish and collaborate.
7. I can engage effectively in discussions.
8. I can read and write a variety of texts independently.
9. I can understand and use 6th grade-appropriate vocabulary.
10. I can use conventions of standard English grammar and mechanics in writing and speaking.