6th Grade Testing Information

Grade 6 English Language Arts Standards Coverage Reading, Language, and Listening Component

Reporting Category Genre Standards Percentage of Test
Key Ideas and Details

Students read closely to understand information. They cite textual evidence to support inferences/conclusions. They analyze development and interaction of central ideas, themes, individuals, events, or supporting ideas. They summarize key concepts.




LAFS.6.RL.1.1  LAFS.6.RL.1.2


LAFS.6.RI.1.1   LAFS.6.RI.1.2


15 – 25%
Craft and Structure

Students interpret connotative and figurative meanings of words/phrases. They analyze how word choice affects meaning/ tone and how text structures impact the text. They determine the effects of point of view or purpose.






LAFS.6.RL.2.4  LAFS.6.L.3.4

LAFS.6.L.3.5    LAFS.6.RL.2.5


LAFS.6.RI.2.4 LAFS.6.L.3.4 LAFS.6.L.3.5   LAFS.6.RI.2.5 LAFS.6.RI.2.6
25 – 35%
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Students integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media formats. They evaluate arguments for claims, validity, relevance, and sufficient evidence. They analyze treatment of similar themes or topics.





LAFS.6.RL.3.7 LAFS.6.SL.1.2 LAFS.6.RL.3.9
LAFS.6.RI.3.7 LAFS.6.SL.1.2 LAFS.6.SL.1.3 LAFS.6.RI.3.8 LAFS.6.RI.3.9
20 – 30%
Language and Editing

Students demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

15 – 25%

For ELA Strand specific explanations please download the LAFS Grade 6 Standards.

6th Grade FSA ELA Standards

Grade 6 Mathematics Standards Coverage

Reporting Category Standard Percentage of Test
Ratio and Proportional Relationships

Students understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

MAFS.6.RP.1.1  MAFS.6.RP.1.2  MAFS.6.RP.1.3 15%
Expressions and Equations

Students apply and extend previous understandings of arithmetic to algebraic expressions. They reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities. They represent and analyze quantitative relationships between dependent and independent variables

MAFS.6.EE.1.1  MAFS.6.EE.1.2   MAFS.6.EE.1.3 MAFS.6.EE.1.4  MAFS.6.EE.2.5   MAFS.6.EE.2.6 MAFS.6.EE.2.7  MAFS.6.EE.2.8   MAFS.6.EE.3.9 30%

Students solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume.

MAFS.6.G.1.1   MAFS.6.G.1.2     MAFS.6.G.1.3 MAFS.6.G.1.4 15%
Statistics & Probability

Students develop understanding of statistical variability. They summarize and describe distributions.

MAFS.6.SP.1.1 MAFS.6.SP.1.2    MAFS.6.SP.1.3 MAFS.6.SP.2.4 MAFS.6.SP.2.5 19%
The Number System

Students apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions. They compute fluently with multi-digit numbers and find common factors and multiples. They apply and extend previous understandings of numbers to the system of rational numbers.

MAFS.6.NS.1.1  MAFS.6.NS.2.2 MAFS.6.NS.2.3 MAFS.6.NS.2.4  MAFS.6.NS.3.5 MAFS.6.NS.3.6

Also Assesses    MAFS.6.NS.3.8 MAFS.6.NS.3.7


For Math Strand specific explanations please download the Math Grade 6 Standards.

6th Grade FSA Math Standards