Language Arts

02/11/2009 13:53


  • Research writing of a summary of information of sources that includes paraphrasing to convey ideas and details fromt eh source and main ideas and relevant details.
  • Students will write an informational report that includes a focused topic, appropriate facts and relevant details, a logical sequence, a concluding statement, and a list of sources used.
  • Students will identify, analyze, and apply knowledge of the purpose, structures, and elements of expository text.
  • Students will be expected to acquire and use new vocabulary in relevant contexts.
  • Students will read from a variety of genres with accuracy, automaticity, and prosody.
  • Students will implement all stages of the effective writing process (prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, publishing).
  • Students will write with the six traits of good writing (ideas and content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions).
  • Employ strategies to comprehend texts.
  • Identify, analyze, and apply knowledge of the structures and elements of literature.
  • Recognize and apply knowledge of historical and cultural aspects of American, British, and world literature.