- Interacting with text through close reading, analysis, and interpretation.
- Engaging and interacting with the text (deep reading of text) to discern not only the craft of the writer, but the connectivity to other texts and citing evidence to support a conclusion.
- Writing routinely over extended periods (research, reflection, and revision) and shorter periods (a single sitting) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
- Employing detail in writing, sustaining a focus, and producing well-organized writing.
- Gathering information, evaluating sources, citing evidence, and responding analytically.
- Building knowledge on a subject through research projects and responding analytically to literary and informational sources.
Speaking & Listening
- Listening attentively and critically, responding thoughtfully, and building upon the ideas of others.
- Assuming responsibility for small-group discussions.
- Talking about texts in order to develop knowledge of academic language and conceptual understanding.
- Discussing and making connections among multiple texts using intra-, inter-, and extratextual questions.
- Applying conventions of standard English include grammar, usage, and mechanics, as well as using language to convey meaning effectively.
- Determining or clarifying the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words through context clues, understanding word relationships and nuances in meanings, and understanding the structure of words.
- Acquiring and using general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gathering vocabulary knowledge.
CC.1.2.6.A / CC 1.3.6.A
Determine the central idea…and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary… / Determine a theme or central idea…and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary...
CC.1.2.6.B / CC.1.3.6.BCite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly, as well as inferences, and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
CC.1.2.6.C / CC.1.3.6.C
Analyze…how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated… / Describe how a… plot unfolds…how the characters respond or change…
CC.1.2.6.D / CC.1.3.6.D
Determine an author's point of view or purpose…explain how it is conveyed in a text / Determine an author's purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in a text.
CC.1.2.6.E / CC.1.3.6.E
Analyze the author's structure through the use of paragraphs, chapters, or sections / Analyze how the structure of a text contributes to the development of theme, setting, and plot.
CC.1.2.6.F / CC.1.3.6.F
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level reading and content, including interpretation of figurative language in context.
CC.1.2.6.G / CC.1.3.6.G
Integrate information presented to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue / Compare and contrast…reading a story…to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version…
CC.1.2.6.H / CC.1.3.6.HEvaluate an author's argument by examining claims… / Compare and contrast texts…in terms of the approaches to similar themes and topics…use of additional literary elements.
CC.1.2.6.J / CC.1.3.6.JAcquire and use accurately…general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase…
CC.1.2.6.K / CC.1.3.6.IDetermine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases…choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.
CC.1.2.6.L / CC.1.3.6.KRead and comprehend literary nonfiction and informational text…reading independently and proficiently / Read and comprehend literary fiction…reading independently and proficiently.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research, applying grade-level reading standards for literature and literary nonfiction.
(CC.1.4.6.S-analytical writing- encompasses all writing domains).
With guidance…develop/strengthen writing… revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources…
Gather relevant information…assess the credibility…and quote or paraphrase…while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
Write routinely over extended time…(time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time…(a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions…
Interpret information…and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue…
Present claims…use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English when speaking…