- 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.
- Reading and analyzing seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance, including how they address related themes and concepts.
- Writing routinely over extended periods (research, reflection, and revision) and shorter periods (a single sitting) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
- Establishing and sustaining a precise controlling idea/claim/counterclaim/position, choosing sophisticated organizational strategies, including a clear and well-defined introduction, body, and conclusion with relevant evidence.
- Choosing an effective style, tone, and point of view.
- 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.
- 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.
- Demonstrating a command of standard English: grammar, usage, mechanics, precise language, and varied sentence structures.
- 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.1.2.9-10.A / CC 1.3.9-10.A Determine central idea…and analyze its development…including how it emerges and is shaped and refined…provide objective summary… / Determine theme/central idea…analyze in detail its development…including how it emerges and is shaped and refined…provide objective summary...
CC.1.2.9-10.B / CC.1.3.9-10.B Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly, as well as inferences and conclusions based on an author's explicit assumptions and beliefs…
CC.1.2.9-10.C / CC.1.3.9-10.C
Apply strategies to analyze/interpret/evaluate how an author unfolds an analysis/series of ideas/events, including the order the points are made, introduced, developed, and draw connections / Analyze how complex characters develop…interact, advance plot, develop theme.
CC.1.2.9-10.D / CC.1.3.9-10.D Determine author's point of view and analyze how rhetoric advances the point of view / Determine point of view and analyze the impact the point of view has on the meaning of the text.
CC.1.2.9-10.E / CC.1.3.9-10.E Analyze in detail how an author's ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs… / Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it, and manipulate time create an effect.
CC.1.2.9-10.F / CC.1.3.9-10.F
Analyze how words and phrases shape meaning and tone in texts.
CC.1.2.9-10.G / CC.1.3.9-10.G Analyze various accounts of subject in different mediums…which details are emphasized… / Analyze the…subject/key scene in different mediums…what is emphasized/absent...
CC.1.2.9-10.H / CC.1.3.9-10.H Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing the validity of reasoning and relevance of evidence / Analyze how an author draws on and transforms themes, topics, character types, and/or other text elements from source material in a specific work./p>
CC.1.2.9-10.I Analyze seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance…
CC.1.2.9-10.J / CC.1.3.9-10.J Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases…demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge…
CC.1.2.9-10.K / CC.1.3.9-10.I Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases… choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.
CC.1.2.9-10.L / CC.1.3.9-10.K Read 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.1.4.9-10.S-analytical writing- encompasses all writing domains).
CC.1.4.9-10.T Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting…
CC.1.4.9-10.V Conduct short/sustained research projects to answer a question…or solve a problem; narrow/broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources…demonstrating understanding…
CC.1.4.9-10.W Gather relevant information from multiple…sources…assess the usefulness of each source…integrate information…selectively…avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
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.
CC.1.5.9-10.A Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions on grade-level topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
CC.1.5.9-10.D Present information…clearly, concisely, and logically…
CC.1.5.9-10.E Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks.
CC.1.5.9-10.G Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English when speaking…