Common Core State Standards - Grades 11-12
Sheltered English III (V01) - Semester One
Language Standards (L)
Knowledge of Language
Test Questions
L11-12.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 25, 40, Essay
L11-12.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., hyperbole, paradox) in context and analyze their role in the text. 11, 12, 13, 15, 23
Reading Standards for Informational Text (RI)
Key Ideas and Details Test Questions
RI11-12.01 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. 37, 38
Craft and Structure Test Questions
RI11-12.02 Determine two or more 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 provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text. 36
RI11-12.04 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10). 35, 39
Reading Standards for Literature (RL)
Key Ideas and Details Test Questions
RL11-12.01 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. 16, 21, 22, 30, 32, 34
RL11-12.02 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. 14, 18, 19, 24
Craft and Structure Test Questions
RL11-12.04 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) 20, 26, 29, 33
RL11-12.05 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact. 17, 27, 28, 31
Writing Standards (W)
Text Types and Purposes
Test Questions
W11-12.01 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. Essay
W11-12.02 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
Production and Distribution of Writing
Test Questions
W11-12.04 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience. Essay
W11-12.05 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. Essay

 

Multiple Choice: 40 points
Essay: 20 points
Overall: 60 points

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