Common Core State Standards for Reading - Grades 11-12
Sheltered English II (V01) - Semester Two
Reading Standards for Informational Text (RI)
Key Ideas for Details
Test Questions
RI11-12.01 Accurately cite strong, relevant, and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly, as well as inferentially, including determining where the text leaves manners uncertain. 15, 31, 36, 37
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. 19, 30, 33
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. 12, 13, 14, 17, 35
RI11-12.06 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to its overall rhetorical effectiveness. 10, 11, 16, 38
RI11-12.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction and informational text at the high end of grades 11-12 text complexity band, independently and proficiently. 18, 32, 34
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. 24, 39, 40, 42, 44, 49, 50, 51
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. 5, 6, 7, 9, 27
RL11-12.03 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed). 8, 22, 45
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.) 4, 25, 26, 28, 29, 41, 43, 46, 47, 48
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. 1, 2, 3
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Test Questions
RL11-12.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of grades 11-12 text complexity band, independently and proficiently. 20, 21, 23
Common Core State Standards for Writing - Grades 11-12
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
W11-12.03 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. 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. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in the Text Types and Purposes standards above.) 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: 51 points
Essay: 30 points
Overall: 81 points

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