This module is for Middle School About

Throughout this module you will find multiple opportunities to develop and use TDQs in your classroom. Many of the literature and informational reading standards may require the use of TDQs to fully explore and address the content of the standard. The following MCCRS are referenced throughout the module as you learn how to develop TDQs.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1
    Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3
    Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.6
    Explain how an author develops the points of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.9
    Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

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