- Las Brisas Elementary
Quarter 3: Informational and LiteraryRI 6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.RL 2 I can determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgmentsRI 7 I can integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issueRL 6 I can explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
RI 9 I can compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another author.RL 7 I can compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.Writing Focus: ArgumentativeW1: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
SL1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.SL 5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.Supportive Standards:RI 1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text
- Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.
- Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
- Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
- Establish and maintain a formal style.
- Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.
RI 4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings
RI 8 Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.W 6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.SL 6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
W 7Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
W 8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.