English/Language Arts

High School Standards - English/Language Arts


Grade 9 English/Language Arts

Reading Literature

RL.9.2- Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; prove an objective summary.

Reading Informational

RI.9.8- Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning.

Writing

W.9.1- Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

Grade 10 English/Language Arts

Reading Literature

RL.10.2- Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over

the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific

details; provide an objective summary of the text.

Reading Informational

RI.10.3 - Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the

order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the

connections that are drawn between them.

Writing

W.10.1- Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using

valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.


Grade 11 English/Language Arts

Reading Literature

RL.11.2- Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text..

Reading Informational

RI.11.6- Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.

Writing

W.11.1- Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.