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  2. 2. Content Standard #1Listening/SpeakingThe student uses the English language to interpretoral input, construct meaning, interact withconfidence both verbally and nonverbally, andexpress ideas effectively in a variety of personal,social, and academic contexts.
  3. 3. Content Standard #1: Listening / SpeakingDescription• Communication as a process• Listening• SpeakingFocus• Elementary: Phonemic Awareness / Aural Discrimination• Intermediate: Comprehension / Vocabulary DevelopmentUnderstanding• High School: Transfer Learned Concepts
  4. 4. K.1 Listens and responds to basiccommands, instructions, androutine questions during storytime using expressions todemonstrate engagement.K.2 Demonstrates the developmentof early phonemic awarenessand the alphabetic principlewhen participating in listeningand speaking activities.K.3 Uses basic vocabulary toidentify familiar conceptsrelated to self, family, and tointeract with peers.K.4 Offers and responds to greetingsand farewells using appropriatecourtesy expressions.K.5 Uses both verbal and nonverbalforms of communication toexpress feelings and needs;reacts to pictures and simplelanguage cues after listening toread alouds.1.1 Listens and responds to basiccommands, instructions, androutine questions during storytime using expressions todemonstrate engagement.1.2 Develops and demonstratesphonemic awareness andauditory discrimination toidentify distinctive sounds.1.3 Uses basic vocabulary andlanguage patterns to identifyand describe familiarconcepts related to self, tofamily, and to interact withpeers.1.4 Offers and responds togreetings and farewells usingthe appropriate courtesyexpressions.1.5 Uses both verbal andnonverbal forms ofcommunication to expressfeelings, needs, experiences,and reacts to pictures andsimple language cues afterlistening to read alouds.2.1 Listens and responds to simplecommands, instructions, andstatements, and is able toanswer the 5-W Questions(who, what, when, where, andwhy) during story time usingexpressions to demonstrateengagement.2.2 Applies phonemic awarenessand auditory discrimination toidentify distinctive sounds.2.3 Uses appropriate vocabularyand language patterns toidentify, describe, and classifyfamiliar concepts related toself, family, and environment,and to interact with peers.2.4 Demonstrates verbal andnonverbal forms of greetings,farewells, and introductionsusing the appropriate courtesyexpressions in simplesentences.2.5 Expresses feelings, needs,ideas, and experiences;discusses learned conceptsfrom content area or classreadings using acquiredlanguage.Listening/Speaking
  5. 5. 2.1 Listens and responds tosimple commands,instructions, and statements,and is able to answer the 5-WQuestions (who, what, when,where, and why) during storytime using expressions todemonstrate engagement.2.2 Applies phonemic awarenessand auditory discrimination toidentify distinctive sounds.2.3 Uses appropriate vocabularyand language patterns toidentify, describe, andclassify familiar conceptsrelated to self, family, andenvironment, and to interactwith peers.2.4 Demonstrates verbal andnonverbal forms of greetings,farewells, and introductionsusing the appropriate courtesyexpressions in simplesentences.2.5 Expresses feelings, needs,ideas, and experiences;discusses learned conceptsfrom content area or classreadings using acquiredlanguage.3.1 Listens carefully during a read aloudfrom a variety of narrative texts tocomprehend and identify the maincharacter and setting.3.2 Applies phonemic awareness andauditory discrimination anddistinguishes between singular /plural forms as well as past /presenttense of regular verbs.3.3 Listens and responds to, givescommands, provides bothinstructions and directions; sharesanswers and formulates the 5-WQuestions (who, what, when, where,and why).3.4 Uses and applies appropriatelanguage structure with formal andinformal expressions to identify,describe, and classify familiarconcepts in relation to personalexperiences, preferences, interests,and environment.3.5 Identifies and states the main idea ortopic of an oral message or classreading from a variety of simpleinformational texts and usestransitions to tell and retell a storyusing acquired vocabulary andappropriate language structure topersonal experiences.4.1 Listens and responds during aread aloud from a variety ofnarrative texts to comprehendand identify main characterand setting.4.2 Recognizes simplehomophones and figurativelanguage.4.3 Listens and responds tocomplex instructions,complete statements, andanswers and formulates the 5W-Questions as well as howquestions (who, what, when,where, why, and how) informal and informaldiscussions.4.4 Applies correct languagepatterns to organize eventsfrom read alouds of narrativetexts.4.5 Identifies, states, andparaphrases the main idea ortopic and important detailsfrom learned concepts or readalouds of a variety of simpleinformational texts; usestransitions to tell, retell, andexplain a story using acquiredvocabulary and appropriatelanguage structure.Listening/Speaking
  6. 6. 4.1 Listens and responds during a readaloud from a variety of narrativetexts to comprehend and identifymain character and setting.4.2 Recognizes simple homophonesand figurative language.4.3 Listens and responds to complexinstructions, complete statements,and answers and formulates the 5W-Questions as well as howquestions (who, what, when,where, why, and how) in formaland informal discussions.4.4 Applies correct language patternsto organize events from readalouds of narrative texts.4.5 Identifies, states, and paraphrasesthe main idea or topic andimportant details from learnedconcepts or read alouds of avariety of simple informationaltexts; uses transitions to tell, retell,and explain a story using acquiredvocabulary and appropriatelanguage structure.5.1 Listens and responds during a readaloud from a variety of narrativetexts to comprehend, identify, anddescribe characters and setting.5.2 Identifies and uses homophonesand recognizes figurativelanguage.5.3 Listens, responds to, and analyzescomplex instructions; expressesself using complete sentences;answers and formulates bothclosed and open-ended questionsin both formal and informalscenarios.5.4 Applies correct language patternsto organize events from readalouds in a variety of narrativetexts.5.5 Identifies, states, and paraphrasesthe main idea or topic andimportant details from learnedconcepts or read alouds of avariety of simple informationaltexts; uses transitions to tell, retell,and explain a story using acquiredvocabulary and appropriatelanguage structure.6.1 Listens and responds during aread aloud from a variety offiction and text styles tocomprehend, identify andrelate to character and setting.6.2 Distinguishes betweenhomophones and identifiesfigurative language.6.3 Listens, responds to, andanalyzes complex instructionsand statements; appliesinstructions and directions;answers and formulates bothclosed and open-endedquestions in a variety ofscenarios.6.4 Applies correct languagepatterns to identify andorganize events in a variety ofnarrative texts and text styles.6.5 States the main idea or topicand important details fromlearned concepts or read aloudsof a variety of expository texts;applies understanding tosummarize the text usingacquired vocabulary andappropriate language structure.Listening/Speaking
  7. 7. 6.1 Listens and responds during aread aloud from a variety offiction and text styles tocomprehend, identify andrelate to character andsetting.6.2 Distinguishes betweenhomophones and identifiesfigurative language.6.3 Listens, responds to, andanalyzes complexinstructions and statements;applies instructions anddirections; answers andformulates both closed andopen-ended questions in avariety of scenarios.6.4 Applies correct languagepatterns to identify andorganize events in a varietyof narrative texts and textstyles.6.5 States the main idea or topicand important details fromlearned concepts or readalouds of a variety ofexpository texts; appliesunderstanding to summarizethe text using acquiredvocabulary and appropriatelanguage structure.7.1 Listens and responds during aread aloud from a variety offiction and nonfiction tocomprehend, generalize,relate to character and setting,and make connections to text.7.2 Listens, responds to, andanalyzes complex instructionsand statements; applies andclarifies instructions anddirections; answers andformulates closed and open-ended questions.7.3 Uses appropriate languagestructure to problem solveand to explain a process;interacts in discussions andpresentations.7.4 Applies correct languagepatterns to organize events ina variety of narrative textsand identifies problem andsolution within presentedliterature.7.5 Explains the main idea ortopic; identifies importantdetails from learned conceptsor read alouds in a variety ofexpository texts; appliessequence of events tosummarize.8.1 Listens and responds during a readaloud from a variety of fiction andnonfiction to comprehend, generalize,relate to character and setting, identifytone, voice, and mood; makesconnections to text.8.2 Listens, responds to, analyzes, gives,and discusses complex instructions,statements, and directions; answers andformulates closed and open-endedquestions.8.3 Uses appropriate language structure tointeract in discussions andpresentations, to problem solve,explain a process, and express opinionsintegrating comparison and contraststatements to interact in discussionsand presentations.8.4 Applies a variety of language patternsand structures to explain texts, discusstopics and themes, express thought onplot development, identify problem andsolution, as well as make predictions,inferences, and draw conclusions fromlistening to a variety of texts andmultimedia sources.8.5 Explains the main idea or topic andimportant details from learned conceptsor read alouds of a variety ofexpository texts, and applies sequenceof events to clarify, discuss, andsummarize a topic from a variety oftexts.Listening/Speaking
  8. 8. 8.1 Listens and responds during a read aloud from avariety of fiction and nonfiction to comprehend,generalize, relate to character and setting, identifytone, voice, and mood; makes connections to text.8.2 Listens, responds to, analyzes, gives, and discussescomplex instructions, statements, and directions;answers and formulates closed and open-endedquestions.8.3 Uses appropriate language structure to interact indiscussions and presentations, to problem solve,explain a process, and express opinions integratingcomparison and contrast statements to interact indiscussions and presentations.8.4 Applies a variety of language patterns andstructures to explain texts, discuss topics andthemes, express thought on plot development,identify problem and solution, as well as makepredictions, inferences, and draw conclusions fromlistening to a variety of texts and multimediasources.8.5 Explains the main idea or topic and importantdetails from learned concepts or read alouds of avariety of expository texts, and applies sequence ofevents to clarify, discuss, and summarize a topicfrom a variety of texts.9.1 Listens and responds to a read aloud from a variety offiction and nonfiction to analyze character developmentand setting, to determine tone, voice, and mood, and tomake connections to the text.9.2 Listens and responds to, analyzes, gives, anddiscusses complex instructions; constructs complexsentences and statements to explain, describe, support,and discuss information; answers and formulates closedand open-ended questions.9.3 Uses appropriate language structures to problemsolve, explain a process, and express opinions integratingcomparison and contrast statements; analyzespresentations.9.4 Uses a variety of language patterns and structures toexplain text, discuss topics and themes; expressesthoughts and opinions to analyze plot, problem andsolution, as well as make predictions and inferences, anddraw conclusions from listening to a variety of texts andmultimedia sources.9.5 Explains the main idea or topic and important detailsfrom learned concepts or readings of a variety ofexpository texts; applies sequence of events to discussand summarize text; compares and contrasts topics from avariety of texts.Listening/Speaking
  9. 9. 10.1 Listens and responds during a read aloud,presentation, or performance from a variety of literature,periods, genres, and styles to analyze characterdevelopment, setting, tone, voice, and mood; makesconnections to the text.10.2 Listens and responds to analyze, organize, explain,describe, support, and discuss information; answers andformulates closed and open-ended questions.10.3 Uses appropriate language structure to stateopinions in discussions and presentations, to problemsolve, and to explain a process integrating comparisonand contrast statements.10.4 Expresses thoughts and opinions to discuss currentevents, concepts, themes, characters, plot, and conflictand resolution; makes predictions and inferences, aswell as draws conclusions from listening to a variety oftexts, performances, and multimedia sources.10.5 Explains the main idea or topic and importantdetails from learned concepts or readings, andsummarizes, analyzes, and compares and contrasts atopic from a variety of text using appropriate languagestructure.9.1 Listens and responds to a read aloud from a varietyof fiction and nonfiction to analyze characterdevelopment and setting, to determine tone, voice, andmood, and to make connections to the text.9.2 Listens and responds to, analyzes, gives, anddiscusses complex instructions; constructs complexsentences and statements to explain, describe, support,and discuss information; answers and formulates closedand open-ended questions.9.3 Uses appropriate language structures to problemsolve, explain a process, and express opinionsintegrating comparison and contrast statements; analyzespresentations.9.4 Uses a variety of language patterns and structures toexplain text, discuss topics and themes; expressesthoughts and opinions to analyze plot, problem andsolution, as well as make predictions and inferences, anddraw conclusions from listening to a variety of texts andmultimedia sources.9.5 Explains the main idea or topic and importantdetails from learned concepts or readings of a variety ofexpository texts; applies sequence of events to discussand summarize text; compares and contrasts topics froma variety of texts.Listening/Speaking
  10. 10. 10.1 Listens and responds during a read aloud,presentation, or performance from a variety of literature,periods, genres, and styles to analyze characterdevelopment, setting, tone, voice, and mood; makesconnections to the text.10.2 Listens and responds to analyze, organize, explain,describe, support, and discuss information; answers andformulates closed and open-ended questions.10.3 Uses appropriate language structure to stateopinions in discussions and presentations, to problemsolve, and to explain a process integrating comparisonand contrast statements.10.4 Expresses thoughts and opinions to discuss currentevents, concepts, themes, characters, plot, and conflictand resolution; makes predictions and inferences, as wellas draws conclusions from listening to a variety of texts,performances, and multimedia sources.10.5 Explains the main idea or topic and importantdetails from learned concepts or readings, andsummarizes, analyzes, and compares and contrasts a topicfrom a variety of text using appropriate languagestructure.11.1 Listens and responds during a read aloud, presentation, orperformance from a variety of literature, periods, genres, andstyles to analyze character development and setting, and todistinguish the characteristics of tone, voice, and mood; makesconnections to text.11.2 Listens and responds to synthesize, explain, describe,support, and discuss information; answers and formulates closedand open-ended questions.11.3 Uses appropriate language structure to analyze and stateopinions in discussions and presentations, to problem solve, andto explain a process integrating comparison and contraststatements.11.4 Expresses thoughts and opinions to discuss current events,concepts, themes, characters, plot, and conflict resolution; makespredictions and inferences, as well as draws conclusions fromlistening to a variety of texts, performances, and multimediasources; listens to sort and prioritize information.11.5 Analyzes the main idea or topic and important details fromlearned concepts or readings from a variety of persuasive texts;summarizes, explains, clarifies, and discusses effectiveness oftext, performance, speech, or literature.Listening/Speaking
  11. 11. 11.1 Listens and responds during a read aloud,presentation, or performance from a variety of literature,periods, genres, and styles to analyze character developmentand setting, and to distinguish the characteristics of tone,voice, and mood; makes connections to text.11.2 Listens and responds to synthesize, explain, describe,support, and discuss information; answers and formulatesclosed and open-ended questions.11.3 Uses appropriate language structure to analyze andstate opinions in discussions and presentations, to problemsolve, and to explain a process integrating comparison andcontrast statements.11.4 Expresses thoughts and opinions to discuss currentevents, concepts, themes, characters, plot, and conflictresolution; makes predictions and inferences, as well asdraws conclusions from listening to a variety of texts,performances, and multimedia sources; listens to sort andprioritize information.11.5 Analyzes the main idea or topic and important detailsfrom learned concepts or readings from a variety ofpersuasive texts; summarizes, explains, clarifies, anddiscusses effectiveness of text, performance, speech, orliterature.12.1 Listens carefully during a read aloud, presentation, orperformance from a variety of literature, periods, genres, andstyles to interpret and analyze character development,dialogue, and setting; makes connections to text; evaluatestone, voice, and mood.12.2 Listens and responds to synthesize, explain, describe,analyze, justify, and debate information; answers andformulates closed and open-ended questions.12.3 Uses appropriate language structure to analyze andevaluate issues, to problem solve, to explain a process, and toexpress opinions integrating comparison and contraststatements.12.4 Expresses thoughts and opinions to evaluate text,debate current events, concepts, and literary elements; makespredictions and inferences, as well as draw conclusions fromlistening to a variety of texts, performances, and multimediasources; listens to sort and prioritize information.12.5 Analyzes and explains the main idea or topic andimportant details from learned concepts or readings from avariety of persuasive texts; summarizes, evaluates, andjudges effectiveness of the text, performance, speech, orliterature.Listening/Speaking
  12. 12. Content Standard #2ReadingThe student uses reading strategies, literaryanalysis, and critical thinking skills toconstruct meaning and develop anunderstanding as well as an appreciation ofa variety of genres of both fiction andnonfiction.
  13. 13. Content Standard #2: ReadingDescription• Relationship between reader and text• Literal Comprehension• Inferential Comprehension• Critical ComprehensionFocus• Elementary: Reading ReadinessNarrative - Informational - Expository• Intermediate: Exposition to a variety of genresPersuasive textThinking, comparing, and interpreting• High School: Interpretation, analysis, and appreciation
  14. 14. K.1 Identifies vowels andconsonants; associatesthe sounds.K.2 Uses basic auralphonemic awareness strategiesto manipulate sounds.K.3 Uses context clues andillustrations to identify detailsand to determine the meaningof unfamiliar words.K.4 Demonstrates awarenessof main character(s) and usespicture cues to identifysimilarities and differencesbetween characters withinnarrative texts.Reading1.1 Recognizes letter-soundrelationships to decode words andphrases fluently.1.2 Uses phonemic awarenessstrategies to manipulate sounds andform new monosyllabic words.1.3 Uses context clues andillustrations to identify details and todetermine the meaning of unfamiliarwords; demonstrates an acquisition ofgrade-level vocabulary.1.4 Identifies the main character(s)and uses picture cues to identifysimilarities and differences betweencharacters within narrative text.1.5 Identifies story organization ofbeginning, middle, and endwithin narrative text.2.1 Uses letter-sound relationships todecode words and phrases fluently.2.2 Uses phonemic awareness strategies tomanipulate sounds and form newmultisyllabic words; reads words andphrases in simple narrative text fluently.2.3 Uses context clues and acknowledgesresources as a support to build vocabulary,verify meaning, and determine the meaningof unfamiliar words; demonstrates anacquisition of grade-level vocabulary andtransfers word meaning into a variety ofnarrative texts.2.4 Identifies and states the main character;establishes similarities and differencesbetween characters; identifies the settingwithin narrative text.2.5 Demonstrates an understanding ofstory organization of beginning, middle,and end; makes predictions within narrativetext.
  15. 15. Reading3.1 Decodes words and phrases to readfluently.3.2 Applies phonemic awarenessstrategies to identify syllables andword family patterns.3.3 Uses context clues and resources tobuild vocabulary, verify meaning,determine the meaning of unfamiliarwords, and to transfer meaning into avariety of narrative and informationaltexts.3.4 Identifies and states the maincharacter(s), identifies character traits,establishes similarities and differencesbetween characters, and identifiessetting within narrative text.3.5 Uses story organization ofbeginning, middle, and end withinnarrative text to state and organizeevents; makes predictions andconnections.3.6 Recognizes differences betweenfiction and nonfiction; identifiesfact and opinion; recognizes mainidea in simple informational text.2.1 Uses letter-sound relationships todecode words and phrases fluently.2.2 Uses phonemic awareness strategies tomanipulate sounds and form newmultisyllabic words; reads words andphrases in simple narrative text fluently.2.3 Uses context clues and acknowledgesresources as a support to build vocabulary,verify meaning, and determine the meaningof unfamiliar words; demonstrates anacquisition of grade-level vocabulary andtransfers word meaning into a variety ofnarrative texts.2.4 Identifies and states the main character;establishes similarities and differencesbetween characters; identifies the settingwithin narrative text.2.5 Demonstrates an understanding ofstory organization of beginning, middle,and end; makes predictions within narrativetext.4.1 Decodes words and phrases;reads fluently.4.2 Analyzes the text and identifiestext features to enhancecomprehension.4.3 Uses context clues and resources tobuild vocabulary, verify meaning,determine the meaning of unfamiliarwords, and transfer meaning into avariety of narrative and expositorytexts.4.4 Identifies the main character(s),compares and contrasts character traits,and identifies setting within narrativeand expository text.4.5 Uses story organization ofbeginning, middle, and end to identifysequence within narrative andexpository text; makes predictions andconnections.4.6 Identifies differences betweenfiction and nonfiction; identifies mainidea or topic and fact and opinion ininformational text.
  16. 16. Reading4.1 Decodes words and phrases;reads fluently.4.2 Analyzes the text and identifiestext features to enhancecomprehension.4.3 Uses context clues and resources tobuild vocabulary, verify meaning,determine the meaning of unfamiliarwords, and transfer meaning into avariety of narrative and expositorytexts.4.4 Identifies the main character(s),compares and contrasts character traits,and identifies setting within narrativeand expository text.4.5 Uses story organization ofbeginning, middle, and end to identifysequence within narrative andexpository text; makes predictions andconnections.4.6 Identifies differences betweenfiction and nonfiction; identifies mainidea or topic and fact and opinion ininformational text.5.1 Analyzes the text and uses textfeatures to enhance comprehension.5.2 Applies context clues, referencesources, and other vocabularyexpansion strategies to assess wordmeaning; uses prefixes and suffixes todetermine the meaning of words.5.3 Distinguishes main characterfrom supporting characters, comparesand contrasts character traits, anddescribes setting in fiction.5.4 Explains the differences betweenfiction and nonfiction; states the mainidea and topic, and identifies fact andopinion in expository text.5.5 Identifies sequence of events andcause and effect, organizes plot,makes predictions and connections,and recognizes problem and solutionin narrative and expository text.6.1 Analyzes the text and distinguishestext features to enhance comprehension.6.2 Applies context clues, referencesources, and other vocabulary expansionstrategies to assess word meaning; usesprefixes, suffixes, and root words todetermine the meaning of unfamiliar andcompound words.6.3 Distinguishes main character fromsupporting characters, compares andcontrasts character traits, and describesthe setting in fiction.6.4 Sorts and organizes relevant events,identifies cause and effect, makespredictions and inferences, and identifiesproblem and solution in narrative andexpository text.6.5 Explains the differences betweenfiction and nonfiction; identifies fact andopinion; states main idea or topic anddetermines important details.
  17. 17. Reading6.1 Analyzes the text anddistinguishes text features toenhance comprehension.6.2 Applies context clues,reference sources, and othervocabulary expansion strategies toassess word meaning; usesprefixes, suffixes, and root wordsto determine the meaning ofunfamiliar and compound words.6.3 Distinguishes main characterfrom supporting characters,compares and contrasts charactertraits, and describes the setting infiction.6.4 Sorts and organizes relevantevents, identifies cause and effect,makes predictions and inferences,and identifies problem and solutionin narrative and expository text.6.5 Explains the differencesbetween fiction and nonfiction;identifies fact and opinion; statesmain idea or topic and determinesimportant details.7.1 Analyzes the text, establishes purpose,recognizes author’s purpose, anddistinguishes text features to enhancecomprehension.7.2. Applies context clues, referencesources, and other vocabulary expansionstrategies to assess word meaning using priorknowledge to relate to new meaning; usesprefixes, suffixes, and root words todetermine the meaning of unfamiliar,multiple-meaning, and compound words.7.3 Distinguishes main character fromsupporting characters, compares andcontrasts characters traits, describes andexplains setting in fiction.7.4 Sorts and organizes relevant events,states cause and effect, makes connections,predictions and inferences; drawsconclusions; states the problem and solutionin fiction and nonfiction.7.5 Identifies and states fact and opinion,paraphrases and states main idea or topic,and determines important details in narrativeand expository texts.7.6 Identifies imagery and the elements ofpoetry.8.1 Analyzes the text, establishespurpose, identifies author’s purpose,and distinguishes text features toenhance comprehension.8.2 Applies context clues, referencesources, and other vocabularyexpansion strategies to assess wordmeaning using prior knowledge to relateto new meaning; uses prefixes, suffixes,and root words to determine themeaning of unfamiliar, multiple-meaning and compound words.8.3 Distinguishes main from supportingcharacters, compares and contrastscharacters traits, and explains setting infiction and nonfiction; distinguishesbetween first and second person point ofview.8.4 Sorts and organizes relevant events,states cause and effect, makesconnections, predictions, inferences,determines problem and solution, anddraws conclusions in narrative,expository, and persuasive texts.8.5 Distinguishes between fact andopinion in narrative and expositorytexts; states and paraphrases main ideaor topic, and determines importantdetails.8.6 Uses elements of poetry to identifyand interpret genre, imagery, andsymbolism.
  18. 18. Reading8.1 Analyzes the text, establishespurpose, identifies author’s purpose,and distinguishes text features toenhance comprehension.8.2 Applies context clues, referencesources, and other vocabularyexpansion strategies to assess wordmeaning using prior knowledge to relateto new meaning; uses prefixes, suffixes,and root words to determine themeaning of unfamiliar, multiple-meaning and compound words.8.3 Distinguishes main from supportingcharacters, compares and contrastscharacters traits, and explains setting infiction and nonfiction; distinguishesbetween first and second person point ofview.8.4 Sorts and organizes relevant events,states cause and effect, makesconnections, predictions, inferences,determines problem and solution, anddraws conclusions in narrative,expository, and persuasive texts.8.5 Distinguishes between fact andopinion in narrative and expositorytexts; states and paraphrases main ideaor topic, and determines importantdetails.8.6 Uses elements of poetry to identifyand interpret genre, imagery, andsymbolism.9.1 Analyzes the text, establishes purpose,states author’s purpose and distinguishesbetween text features.9.2 Analyzes context clues, referencesources, and other vocabulary expansionstrategies to assess word meaning using priorknowledge to relate to new meaning; usesprefixes, suffixes, and root words todetermine the meaning of unfamiliar,multiple-meaning and compound words.9.3 Analyzes characters and traits; explainssetting in fiction and nonfiction;distinguishes first person, third person, andomniscient point of view.9.4 Organizes plot; establishes cause andeffect relationships; makes connections,predictions, inferences, draws conclusions,and classifies conflicts in narrative,expository, and persuasive texts.9.5 Distinguishes between fact and opinionin narrative and expository texts; states andparaphrases main idea and selects importantdetails.9.6 Uses elements of poetry and plays toanalyze, interpret, and identify genre,imagery, and figurative language.10.1 Analyzes context clues, usesreference sources and othervocabulary expansion strategies toassess word meaning and todetermine the meaning of unfamiliarwords using prior knowledge to relateto new meaning; identifies Greek andLatin root words.10.2 Analyzes characters traits andsetting; classifies point of view infiction and nonfiction.10.3 Organizes and analyzes the plot,establishes cause and effect; makesconnections, predictions, inferences;draws conclusions; classifies andanalyzes the conflict and resolution ina variety of texts.10.4 Distinguishes between fact andopinion, infers the main idea, anddistinguishes between relevant andinsignificant details in a variety oftexts; identifies theme.10.5 Uses elements of poetry andplays to analyze, interpret, andclassify genre, imagery, figurativelanguage, and symbolism.
  19. 19. Reading10.1 Analyzes context clues, usesreference sources and othervocabulary expansion strategies toassess word meaning and todetermine the meaning of unfamiliarwords using prior knowledge to relateto new meaning; identifies Greek andLatin root words.10.2 Analyzes characters traits andsetting; classifies point of view infiction and nonfiction.10.3 Organizes and analyzes the plot,establishes cause and effect; makesconnections, predictions, inferences;draws conclusions; classifies andanalyzes the conflict and resolution ina variety of texts.10.4 Distinguishes between fact andopinion, infers the main idea, anddistinguishes between relevant andinsignificant details in a variety oftexts; identifies theme.10.5 Uses elements of poetry andplays to analyze, interpret, andclassify genre, imagery, figurativelanguage, and symbolism.11.1 Examines context clues, usesreference sources and vocabularyexpansion strategies to assess wordmeaning; analyzes the meaning ofunfamiliar words and applies the newmeaning to context; identifies Greek andLatin root words.11.2 Analyzes character development;infers the setting in fiction andnonfiction; classifies point of view.11.3 Classifies parts of the plot,establishes cause and effect, makesconnections, predictions, and inferencesin a variety of texts; draws conclusions;analyzes and compares and contrastsconflicts and resolutions across texts.11.4 Distinguishes between fact andopinion, infers, and supports the mainidea in a variety of texts; analyzes thetheme.11.5 Uses elements of poetry and playsto analyze, interpret, and compare andcontrast genre, imagery, figurativelanguage, and symbolism.12.1 Evaluates context clues, referencesources, and vocabulary expansionstrategies to assess word meaning; utilizesGreek and Latin root words to extendvocabulary; classifies, applies, andanalyzes vocabulary as academic, cultural,or contemporary based on current trends.12.2 Argues on characterizationtechniques and character developmentusing text evidence to justify responses;evaluates the setting in fiction andnonfiction; classifies point of view usingtext evidence to support responses.12.3 Classifies genre, analyzes plot,establishes cause and effect; makesconnections, predictions, and inferences ina variety of texts; draws conclusions;analyzes and determines conflict andresolution; uses text evidence to validateresponses.12.4 Distinguishes between fact andopinion, infers and supports the main ideain a variety of texts; debates the theme ortopic using text evidence to justify andvalidate position.12.5 Uses elements of poetry and plays toanalyze, interpret, and compare andcontrast styles, genres, topics, and themes;debates using text evidence to justifyposition.
  20. 20. Content Standard #3WritingThe student effectively communicates to avariety of audiences in all forms of writingthrough the use of the writing process, propergrammar, and age-appropriate expressivevocabulary.
  21. 21. Content Standard #3: WritingDescription• Writing as a process• For learning, personal expression, and professionalsuccessFocus• From receptive to expressive vocabulary• Direct correlation to Listening/Speaking and Reading
  22. 22. WritingK.1 Identifies andtraces letters of thealphabet using linearand curved strokes;recognizes uppercaseand lowercase letters.K.2 Writes the lettersthat represent firstname.K.3 Forms the lettersof the alphabet using avariety ofmanipulatives,identifies the initialconsonant in words orpictures by tracing andcircling, and attemptsto write the lettersusing print techniques.K.4 Illustrates toexpress feelings,concepts related tofamily, and personalexperiences.1.1 Recognizes and writesthe letters of the alphabet;writes initial and finalconsonants in CVC(consonant-vowel-consonant) pattern words.1.2 Writes name correctly;copies words and simplethree word sentences usingleft to right, top to bottomprogression; appliesappropriate spacingbetween letters and words;uses phonemic awarenessand phonics strategies tospell words.1.3 Identifies a completesentence usingcapitalization;recognizes endingpunctuation.1.4 Writes to describe apicture, person, or object;writes sentences of two orthree words in length.1.5 Uses picturedictionary as an aidto the writingprocess.2.1 Matches all uppercaseletters to their correspondinglowercase counterparts;arranges words inalphabetical order using firstletter criteria.2.2 Uses phonemicawareness and phonicsstrategies to write simplewords; applies correct letterand spacing.2.3 Applies correctcapitalization andpunctuation marks indeclarative and interrogativesentences; identifies themain parts of speech.2.4 Writes to expressfeelings, familiar topics,experiences, and describe apicture; uses high frequencywords to write simplesentences of three to fourwords in length; appliescorrect word spacing.2.5 Uses the dictionary as anaid in the writing process;uses visual aids to supportgenerating ideas.3.1 Arranges words inalphabetical order using firstand second letter criteria.3.2 Applies phonemicawareness and phonicsstrategies to correctly spellwords that have two letterclusters, common spellingpatterns, and uncommonconsonant patterns.3.3 Applies basic grammarand mechanics to writecomplete declarative andinterrogative sentences ofthree to five words in length;identifies declarative,interrogative, exclamatory,and imperative types ofsentences; identifies the partsof speech.3.4 Recognizes descriptiveand narrative writing forms;writes words, phrases, andsimple sentences to developdescriptive and narrativethree sentence paragraphs.3.5 Applies the dictionary asan aid in the writing process;uses simple prewritingtechniques to generate ideas.
  23. 23. 3.1 Arranges words inalphabetical order using firstand second letter criteria.3.2 Applies phonemicawareness and phonicsstrategies to correctly spellwords that have two letterclusters, common spellingpatterns, and uncommonconsonant patterns.3.3 Applies basic grammarand mechanics to writecomplete declarative andinterrogative sentences ofthree to five words in length;identifies declarative,interrogative, exclamatory,and imperative types ofsentences; identifies the partsof speech.3.4 Recognizes descriptiveand narrative writing forms;writes words, phrases, andsimple sentences to developdescriptive and narrativethree sentence paragraphs.3.5 Applies the dictionary asan aid in the writing process;uses simple prewritingtechniques to generate ideas.4.1 Arranges words inalphabetical order usingfirst, second, and thirdletter criteria.4.2 Applies phonemicawareness, phonics strategies,and structural analysis tocorrectly spell words that havethree letter clusters, commonspelling patterns, anduncommon consonantpatterns.4.3 Uses appropriate grammarand mechanics to writecomplete declarative,interrogative, imperative, andexclamatory sentences;identifies the parts of speechcorrectly.4.4 Identifies elements indescriptive and narrativeforms of writing; uses avariety of sentence types towrite descriptive and narrativeparagraphs.4.5 Follows the writingprocess; applies prewritingstrategies to generate ideas;uses the dictionary as an aid inthe writing process; identifiesspelling errors in writing.Writing5.1 Applies common spellingpatterns and structural analysis tocorrectly spell words.5.2 Recognizes a completesentence and a fragment;writes complete declarative,interrogative, imperative, andexclamatory sentences.5.3 Uses the parts of speechcorrectly in sentences;demonstrates understanding ofsubjects and objects with the use ofprepositional phrases in sentences.5.4 Identifies elements indescriptive and narrative forms ofwriting; uses a variety of sentencetypes to construct a paragraph;applies organizational patterns toconnect ideas in narrative anddescriptive paragraphs.5.5 Follows the writing process;applies prewriting strategies togenerate ideas; uses the dictionaryas an aid in the writing process;identifies spelling, capitalization,and ending punctuation errors.
  24. 24. 5.1 Applies common spellingpatterns and structural analysis tocorrectly spell words.5.2 Recognizes a completesentence and a fragment;writes complete declarative,interrogative, imperative, andexclamatory sentences.5.3 Uses the parts of speechcorrectly in sentences;demonstrates understanding ofsubjects and objects with the use ofprepositional phrases in sentences.5.4 Identifies elements indescriptive and narrative forms ofwriting; uses a variety of sentencetypes to construct a paragraph;applies organizational patterns toconnect ideas in narrative anddescriptive paragraphs.5.5 Follows the writing process;applies prewriting strategies togenerate ideas; uses the dictionaryas an aid in the writing process;identifies spelling, capitalization,and ending punctuation errors.Writing6.1 Examines spelling patterns andapplies structural analysis tocorrectly spell words.6.2 Identifies complete sentences,fragments, and run-on sentences; uses avariety of sentence types in writing.6.3 Applies the parts of speech;identifies subjects and objects usingprepositional phrases in sentences.6.4 Identifies elements in descriptive,narrative, and expository forms ofwriting; uses a variety of sentence typesand basic organizational patterns toconstruct narrative, descriptive, andexpository paragraphs.6.5 Uses the writing process; appliesprewriting strategies to generate ideas;uses the dictionary as an aid in thewriting process; identifies spelling,capitalization, and ending punctuationerrors.7.1 Combines sentences andideas by using simple transitionalphrases; applies commas tocorrectly punctuate and constructsentences; distinguishes completesentences from fragments andrun-on sentences.7.2 Applies the parts of speech;identifies the subjects and objectsin sentences; uses correct subject-verb agreement.7.3 Identifies elements indescriptive, narrative, expository,and persuasive forms of writing;uses a variety of sentence types toconstruct a paragraph; appliesorganizational patterns toconstruct narrative, descriptive,and expository paragraphs.7.4 Uses poetry and sensoryelements to develop simplepoems.7.5 Uses the writing process;applies prewriting strategies togenerate ideas; uses the dictionaryand thesaurus as an aid in thewriting process; revises writing;proofreads to identify errors inspelling, capitalization, andending punctuation whenprewriting, drafting, revising, andediting; writes a final draft.
  25. 25. 7.1 Combines sentences andideas by using simple transitionalphrases; applies commas tocorrectly punctuate and constructsentences; distinguishes completesentences from fragments andrun-on sentences.7.2 Applies the parts of speech;identifies the subjects and objectsin sentences; uses correct subject-verb agreement.7.3 Identifies elements indescriptive, narrative, expository,and persuasive forms of writing;uses a variety of sentence types toconstruct a paragraph; appliesorganizational patterns toconstruct narrative, descriptive,and expository paragraphs.7.4 Uses poetry and sensoryelements to develop simplepoems.7.5 Uses the writing process;applies prewriting strategies togenerate ideas; uses the dictionaryand thesaurus as an aid in thewriting process; revises writing;proofreads to identify errors inspelling, capitalization, andending punctuation whenprewriting, drafting, revising, andediting; writes a final draft.Writing8.1 Combines sentences and ideas usingsimple transitional phrases; appliescommas and colons to correctlypunctuate sentences; identifies phrasesand clauses; applies phrases in writing toconstruct complex sentences.8.2 Classifies and applies the parts ofspeech; uses vocabulary, accuratespelling, and appropriate grammar andsyntax in writing.8.3 Applies organizational patterns andthe elements of descriptive, narrative,and expository forms to construct athree-paragraph composition.8.4 Uses poetry elements and imagery todevelop and write different styles ofpoems.8.5 Uses basic editing marks andreference sources to revise writing;verifies information; writes a final draftusing the writing process.9.1 Uses transitional words,phrases, and clauses toconnect ideas whenconstructing complexsentences.9.2 Distinguishes appropriateand incorrect grammarstructure; applies a variety ofsyntactic styles to write.9.3 Applies organizationalpatterns and the elements ofdescriptive, narrative,expository, and persuasiveforms of writing to construct acomposition.9.4 Uses figurative language;writes different styles ofpoems.9.5 Uses basic editing marksand revising techniques; usesreference sources to verifyinformation; writes a finaldraft using the writing process.
  26. 26. Writing9.1 Uses transitionalwords, phrases, and clausesto connect ideas whenconstructing complexsentences.9.2 Distinguishesappropriate and incorrectgrammar structure; appliesa variety of syntactic stylesto write.9.3 Applies organizationalpatterns and the elementsof descriptive, narrative,expository, and persuasiveforms of writing toconstruct a composition.9.4 Uses figurativelanguage; writes differentstyles of poems.9.5 Uses basic editingmarks and revisingtechniques; uses referencesources to verifyinformation; writes a finaldraft using the writingprocess.10.1 Applies transitionalwords, phrases, andclauses whenconstructing complexsentences toeffectively connectideas and developvariety in writing.10.2 Applies appropriategrammar, structure, andsyntax; analyzes wordchoice to convey intendedmeaning.10.3 Analyzes and appliesorganizational patterns toconnect ideas and to writenarrative, expository, andpersuasive essays.10.4 Applies figurativelanguage to producedifferent styles of poems.10.5 Applies editingmarks and revisiontechniques; appliesreference sources to verifyand support information;writes a final draft usingthe writing process.11.1 Analyzes and selectsappropriate words to conveymeaning; incorporatestransitions, correct grammar,syntax, and style.11.2 Determines the purposeof writing; analyzes andconstructs organizationalpatterns to connect ideas;writes narrative, expository,and persuasive essays.11.3 Applies figurativelanguage and develops voiceto produce different styles ofpoems.11.4 Compares and contraststwo forms of writing onsimilar topics to write acritical essay.11.5 Applies editing marks,self-correcting methods, andreference sources to reviseand edit; analyzes, organizes,and verifies information towrite and revise; completes afinal draft using the writingprocess.12.1 Analyzes andassesses word choice toconvey meaning;incorporates transitions,correct grammar, syntax,and style.12.2 Evaluates andapplies a variety oforganizational techniquesto write effectivenarrative, expository, andpersuasive essays usingthe writing process;demonstrates a preferredstyle of writing.12.3 Uses creativewriting styles to producepoems and other literaryforms.12.4 Compares,contrasts, evaluates, andcritiques two or moreforms of writing onsimilar topics to write acritical essay.12.5 Organizes,synthesizes, outlines, andevaluates information towrite a research paper;demonstrates voice andknowledge of topicthroughout the writing.

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