LA.9-12.1.1: Reading and Writing
using a full range of strategies to comprehend essays, speeches, autobiographies, and first-person historical documents in addition to the types of literature mentioned above.
LA.9-12.2.1: Reading and Writing
using fictional, dramatic, and poetic techniques in writing;
LA.9-12.2.2: Reading and Writing
conveying technical information in a written form appropriate to the audience;
LA.9-12.2.3: Reading and Writing
supporting an opinion using various forms of persuasion (factual or emotional) in speaking and writing;
LA.9-12.2.4: Reading and Writing
incorporating material from a wider range of sources (for example, newspapers, magazines, interviews, technical publications, books) in their writing and speaking;
LA.9-12.2.5: Reading and Writing
selecting a focused topic and drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading a legible final copy;
LA.9-12.2.6: Reading and Writing
writing in various specialized fields such as career and academic interest areas (for example, scientific, technical, business communications); and
LA.9-12.2.7: Reading and Writing
experimenting with stylistic elements such as voice, tone, and style.
LA.9-12.3.1: Reading and Writing
using pronoun reference correctly in writing and speaking;
LA.9-12.3.2: Reading and Writing
using phrases and clauses for purposes of modification and parallel structure in writing and speaking;
LA.9-12.3.3: Reading and Writing
using internal capitalization and punctuation of secondary quotations in writing;
LA.9-12.3.4: Reading and Writing
using manuscript forms specified in various style manuals for writing (for example, indenting for extended quotations, precise placement and form of page numbers, appropriate line spacing); and
LA.9-12.3.5: Reading and Writing
refining spelling and grammatical skills and becoming a self-evaluator of their writing and speaking.
LA.9-12.4.1: Reading and Writing
recognizing an author's point of view, purpose, and historical and cultural context;
LA.9-12.4.2: Reading and Writing
using reading, writing, listening, articulate speaking, and viewing to solve problems;
LA.9-12.4.3: Reading and Writing
knowing what constitutes literary quality based on elements such as the author's point of view, the author's selection of significant details, theme development, and the author's reflection of events and ideas of his or her lifetime; and
LA.9-12.4.4: Reading and Writing
critiquing the content of written work and oral presentations.
LA.9-12.5.1: Reading and Writing
using organizational features of printed text such as citations, end notes, and bibliographic references to locate relevant information;
LA.9-12.5.2: Reading and Writing
evaluating information in light of what they know and their specific needs;
LA.9-12.5.3: Reading and Writing
using organizational features of electronic text such as bulletin boards, database keyword searches, and e-mail addresses to locate information when technology is available;
LA.9-12.5.4: Reading and Writing
using strategies to gain information from journals, research studies, and technical documents; and
LA.9-12.5.5: Reading and Writing
using available technology to access information, conduct research, and produce a carefully documented product.
LA.9-12.6.1: Reading and Writing
reading, responding to, and discussing novels, poetry, short stories, non-fiction, content-area and technical material, plays, essays, and speeches;
LA.9-12.6.2: Reading and Writing
using literary terminology accurately, such as theme, mood, diction, idiom, perspective, style, and point of view;
LA.9-12.6.3: Reading and Writing
identifying recurrent themes in United States literature;
LA.9-12.6.4: Reading and Writing
developing and supporting a thesis about the craft and significance of particular works of literature, both classic and contemporary, from a variety of ethnic writers.
LA.9-12.6.5: Reading and Writing
comparing and contrasting stories, novels, poems, and other forms of literature from different countries, time periods, or cultures;
LA.9-12.6.6: Reading and Writing
using novels, poetry, short stories, non-fiction, autobiographies, plays, essays, speeches, literary criticisms and analyses, and any other literature to explore academic, personal, or career issues; and
LA.9-12.6.7: Reading and Writing
understanding the common themes in the literature of the United States and in world literature.