Common Core State Standards for Language Grades 9-10
Sheltered English I - Semester One
Grades 9-10 – Common Core State Standards for Language
Language Standards (L)
Conventions of Standard English Test Questions
L09-10.01 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
L09-10.02 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. 1, 2, 3, 4
L09-10.05 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. 12, 21, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
Grades 9-10 – Common Core State Standards for Reading
Reading Standards For Informational Text (RI)
Key Ideas and Details Test Questions
RI09-10.01 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 27, 29, 30, 32,
RI09-10.02 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze 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. 28, 31, 33, 34
Reading Standards For Literature (RL)
Key Ideas and Details Test Questions
RL09-10.01 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 22
RL09-10.02 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. 20, 26, 40
Craft and Structure Test Questions
RL09-10.04 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). 11, 15, 18, 23, 24, 25
Grades 9-10 – Common Core State Standards for Writing
Writing (W)
Craft and Structure Test Questions
W09-10.02 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. Essay
W09-10.04 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.) Essay
W09-10.05 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grades 9-10 here.) Essay
W09-10.09 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. Essay
W09-10.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences. Essay

 

Multiple Choice: 40 points
Essay: 30 points
Overall: 70 points

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