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LA.6.6.1.a: English

Communicate as leader and contributor.

LA.6.6.1.b: English

Evaluate own contributions to discussions.

LA.6.6.1.c: English

Summarize and evaluate group activities.

LA.6.6.1.d: English

Analyze the effectiveness of participant interactions.

LA.6.6.2.a: English

Distinguish between fact and opinion.

LA.6.6.2.b: English

Compare and contrast viewpoints.

LA.6.6.2.c: English

Present a convincing argument.

LA.6.6.2.d: English

Paraphrase what is heard.

LA.6.6.2.e: English

Summarize what is heard.

LA.6.6.2.f: English

Use grammatically correct language and vocabulary appropriate to audience, topic and purpose.

LA.6.6.3.a: English

Identify word origins, derivations, and inflections.

LA.6.6.3.b: English

Identify analogies and figurative language.

LA.6.6.3.c: English

Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words.

LA.6.6.3.d: English

Use word-reference materials.

LA.6.6.4.a: English

Identify the elements of narrative structure, including setting, character, plot, conflict, and theme.

LA.6.6.4.b: English

Use knowledge of narrative and poetic structures to aid comprehension and predict outcomes.

LA.6.6.4.c: English

Describe the images created by language.

LA.6.6.4.d: English

Describe how word choice and imagery contribute to the meaning of a text.

LA.6.6.4.e: English

Describe cause-effect relationships and their impact on plot.

LA.6.6.4.f: English

Use information stated explicitly in the text to draw conclusions and make inferences.

LA.6.6.4.g: English

Explain how character and plot development are used in a selection to support a central conflict or story line.

LA.6.6.4.h: English

Paraphrase and summarize the main points in the text.

LA.6.6.5.a: English

Identify questions to be answered.

LA.6.6.5.b: English

Make, confirm, or revise predictions.

LA.6.6.5.c: English

Use context to determine meanings of unfamiliar words and technical vocabulary.

LA.6.6.5.d: English

Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.

LA.6.6.5.e: English

Organize the main idea and details to form a summary.

LA.6.6.5.f: English

Compare and contrast information about one topic contained in different selections.

LA.6.6.5.g: English

Select informational sources appropriate for a given purpose.

LA.7.7.1.a: English

Use oral vocabulary and style appropriate for listeners.

LA.7.7.1.b: English

Communicate ideas and information orally in an organized and succinct manner.

LA.7.7.1.c: English

Ask probing questions to seek elaboration and clarification of ideas.

LA.7.7.1.d: English

Make supportive statements to communicate agreement or acceptance of others' ideas.

LA.7.7.1.e: English

Use grammatically correct language and vocabulary appropriate to audience, topic, and purpose.

LA.7.7.2.a: English

Use verbal communication skills, such as word choice, pitch, feeling, tone, and voice.

LA.7.7.2.b: English

Use nonverbal communication skills, such as eye contact, posture, and gestures.

LA.7.7.2.c: English

Compare/contrast a speaker's verbal and nonverbal messages.

LA.7.7.3.a: English

Identify persuasive technique used.

LA.7.7.3.b: English

Distinguish between fact and opinion.

LA.7.7.3.c: English

Describe how word choice conveys viewpoint.

LA.7.7.4.a: English

Use roots and affixes to expand vocabulary.

LA.7.7.4.b: English

Recognize analogies and figurative language.

LA.7.7.4.c: English

Identify connotations.

LA.7.7.5.a: English

Describe setting, character development, plot structure, theme, and conflict.

LA.7.7.5.b: English

Compare and contrast forms, including short stories, novels, plays, folk literature, poetry, essays, and biographies.

LA.7.7.5.c: English

Describe the impact of word choice, imagery, and poetic devices.

LA.7.7.5.d: English

Explain how form, including rhyme, rhythm, repetition, line structure, and punctuation, conveys the mood and meaning of a poem.

LA.7.7.5.e: English

Draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information.

LA.7.7.5.f: English

Make inferences based on explicit and implied information.

LA.7.7.5.g: English

Summarize text.

LA.7.7.6.a: English

Use knowledge of text structures to aid comprehension.

LA.7.7.6.b: English

Use knowledge of words and phrases that signal author's organizational pattern to aid comprehension.

LA.7.7.6.c: English

Distinguish fact from opinion in newspapers, magazines, and other print media.

LA.7.7.6.d: English

Identify the source, viewpoint, and purpose of texts.

LA.7.7.6.e: English

Describe how word choice and language structure convey an author's viewpoint.

LA.7.7.6.f: English

Summarize what is read.

LA.7.7.6.g: English

Organize and synthesize information for use in written and oral presentations.

LA.7.7.7.a: English

Use print and electronic sources to locate information in books and articles.

LA.7.7.7.b: English

Use graphic organizers to organize information.

LA.7.7.7.c: English

Synthesize information from multiple sources.

LA.7.7.7.d: English

Credit primary and secondary sources.

LA.8.8.1.a: English

Prepare and ask relevant questions for the interview.

LA.8.8.1.b: English

Make notes of responses.

LA.8.8.1.c: English

Compile and report responses.

LA.8.8.1.d: English

Evaluate the effectiveness of the interview.

LA.8.8.2.a: English

Choose topic and purpose appropriate to the audience.

LA.8.8.2.b: English

Choose vocabulary and tone appropriate to the audience, topic, and purpose.

LA.8.8.2.c: English

Use appropriate verbal and nonverbal presentation skills.

LA.8.8.2.d: English

Respond to audience questions and comments.

LA.8.8.2.e: English

Use grammatically correct language.

LA.8.8.2.f: English

Critique oral presentations.

LA.8.8.3.a: English

Evaluate the persuasive technique being used.

LA.8.8.3.b: English

Describe the possible cause-effect relationships between mass media coverage and public opinion trends.

LA.8.8.3.c: English

Evaluate sources, including advertisements, editorials, and feature stories, for relationships between intent and factual content.

LA.8.8.4.a: English

Identify simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, and analogy.

LA.8.8.4.b: English

Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meaning of words and phrases.

LA.8.8.5.a: English

Explain the use of symbols and figurative language.

LA.8.8.5.b: English

Describe inferred main ideas or themes, using evidence from the text as support.

LA.8.8.5.c: English

Describe how authors use characters, conflict, point of view, and tone to create meaning.

LA.8.8.5.d: English

Compare and contrast the use of the poetic elements of word choice, dialogue, form, rhyme, rhythm, and voice.

LA.8.8.5.e: English

Compare and contrast authors' styles.

LA.8.8.6.a: English

Draw on background knowledge and knowledge of text structure to understand selections.

LA.8.8.6.b: English

Analyze author's credentials, viewpoint, and impact.

LA.8.8.6.c: English

Analyze the author's use of text structure and word choice.

LA.8.8.6.d: English

Analyze details for relevance and accuracy.

LA.8.8.6.e: English

Read and follow instructions to complete an assigned task.

LA.8.8.6.f: English

Summarize and critique text.

LA.8.8.6.g: English

Evaluate and synthesize information to apply in written and oral presentations.

LA.8.8.6.h: English

Draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information.

LA.8.8.6.i: English

Make inferences based on explicit and implied information.
Curriki Rating
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2013-04-28.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

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