Reading & English 6

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

Reading SOL:

6.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry.

  • a) Identify the elements of narrative structure, including setting, character, plot, conflict, and theme.
  • b) Make, confirm, and revise predictions.
  • e) Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning.
  • f) Use information in the text to draw conclusions and make inferences.
  • g) Explain how character and plot development are used in a selection to support a central conflict or story line.
  • h) Identify the main idea.
  • i) Identify and summarize supporting details.


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.