Reading & English 6

The Virginia Standards of learning for Reading-Grade 6 can be found at this website. English 6-8 Framework

Reading SOL:

6.6 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.

  • a) Use text structures such as type, headings, and graphics to predict and categorize information in both print and digital texts.
  • b) Use prior knowledge and build additional background knowledge as context for new learning.
  • c) Identify questions to be answered.
  • d) Make, confirm, or revise predictions.
  • e) Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.
  • f) Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  • g) Identify main idea.
  • h) Summarize supporting details.
  • i) Compare and contrast information about one topic, which may be contained in different selections.
  • j) Identify the author’s organizational pattern. (Text Structures)
  • k) Identify cause and effect relationships.
  • l) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.


Writing SOL:

6.8 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing.

  • a) Identify audience and purpose.
  • b) Use a variety of prewriting strategies including graphic organizers to generate and organize ideas.
  • c) Organize writing structure to fit mode or topic.
  • d) Establish a central idea and organization.