English Language Arts
Student Monitoring Plan

Name: School Year:      
 
1: Reading, Reviewing and Responding to Texts: The student will demonstrate the ability to respond to a text by employing personal experiences and critical analysis.
    1.1: The student will use effective strategies before, during, and after reading, viewing, and listening to self-selected and assigned materials.
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1.1.1: The student will use pre-reading strategies appropriate to both the text and purpose for reading by surveying the text, accessing prior knowledge, formulating questions, setting purpose(s), and making predictions.            
1.1.2: The student will use during-reading strategies appropriate to both the text and purpose for reading by visualizing, making connections, and using fix-up strategies such as re-reading, questioning, and summarizing.            
1.1.3: The student will use after-reading strategies appropriate to both the text and purpose for reading by summarizing, comparing, contrasting, synthesizing, drawing conclusions, and validating the purpose for reading.            
1.1.4: The student will apply reading strategies when comparing, making connections, and drawing conclusions about non-print text.            
1.1.5: The student will identify specific structural elements of particular literary forms: poetry, short story, novel, drama, essay, biography, autobiography, journalistic writing, and film.            

 
    1.2: The student will construct, examine, and extend meaning of traditional and contemporary works recognized as having significant literary merit.
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1.2.1: The student will consider the contributions of plot, character, setting, conflict, and point of view when constructing the meaning of a text.            
1.2.2: The student will determine how the speaker, organization, sentence structure, word choice, tone, rhythm, and imagery reveal an author’s purpose.            
1.2.3: The student will explain the effectiveness of stylistic elements in a text that communicate an author's purpose.            
1.2.4: The student will identify and/or explain connections between and among themes and/or styles of two or more texts.            
1.2.5: The student will extend or further develop meaning by explaining the implications of the text for the reader or contemporary society.            
1.2.6: The student will extend or further develop meaning by comparing texts presented in different media.            

 
    1.3: The student will explain and give evidence to support perceptions about print and non-print works.
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1.3.1: The student will explain how language and textual devices create meaning.            
1.3.2: The student will interpret a work by using a critical approach (e.g., reader response, historical, cultural, biographical, structural) that is supported with textual references.            
1.3.3: The student will identify features of language that create tone and voice.            
1.3.4: The student will explain how devices such as staging, lighting, blocking, special effects, graphics, language, and other techniques unique to a non-print medium are used to create meaning and evoke response.            
1.3.5: The student will explain how common and universal experiences serve as the source of literary themes that cross time and cultures.            
1.3.6: The student will assess the literary merit of a text.            

 

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English Language Arts
Student Monitoring Plan

Name: School Year:      
 
2: Composing in a Variety of Modes: The student will demonstrate the ability to compose in a variety of modes by developing content, employing specific forms, and selecting language appropriate for a particular audience and purpose.
    2.1: The student will compose oral, written, and visual presentations that inform, persuade, and express personal ideas.
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2.1.1: The student will compose to inform by using appropriate types of prose.            
2.1.2: The student will compose to describe, using prose and/or poetic forms.            
2.1.3: The student will compose to express personal ideas, using prose and/or poetic forms.            
2.1.4: The student will compose persuasive texts that support, modify, or refute a position and include effective rhetorical strategies.            

 
    2.2: The student will compose texts using the prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing strategies of effective writers and speakers.
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2.2.1: The student will use a variety of prewriting strategies to generate and develop ideas.            
2.2.2: The student will select and organize ideas for specific audiences and purposes.            
2.2.3: The student will revise and edit texts for clarity, completeness, and effectiveness.            
2.2.4: The student will rehearse oral texts for effective application of diction, intonation, and rhetorical strategies, such as introductions, sequence, illustrations, and conclusions.            
2.2.5: The student will use suitable traditional and electronic resources to refine presentations and edit texts for effective and appropriate use of language and conventions.            
2.2.6: The student will prepare the final product for presentation to an audience.            

 
    2.3: The student will locate, retrieve, and use information from various sources to accomplish a purpose.
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2.3.1: The student will identify sources of information on a self-selected and/or given topic and assess their appropriateness to accomplish a purpose.            
2.3.2: The student will use various information retrieval sources (traditional and electronic) to obtain information on a self-selected and/or given topic. Electronic sources include automated catalogs, CD ROM products, and on-line services like Internet, World Wide Web, and others.            
2.3.3: The student will use a systematic process for recording and documenting information.            
2.3.4: The student will take a position and support it with documented information from an authoritative source.            
2.3.5: The student will synthesize information from two or more sources to fulfill a self-selected or given purpose.            

 

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English Language Arts
Student Monitoring Plan

Name: School Year:      
 
3: Controlling Language: The student will demonstrate the ability to control language by applying the conventions of Standard English in writing and speaking.
    3.1: The student will demonstrate understanding of the nature and structure of language, including grammar concepts and skills, to strengthen control of oral and written language.
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3.1.1: The student will demonstrate the advantages and limitations of speech and writing when communicating in various situations for specific audiences and purposes.            
3.1.2: The student will describe how intonation, pitch, volume, pause, and rate all influence meaning.            
3.1.3: The student will determine grammatical classification of words by using meaning, position, form, and function.            
3.1.4: The student will differentiate grammatically complete sentences from non-sentences.            
3.1.5: The student will incorporate subjects, predicates, and modifiers when composing original sentences.            
3.1.6: The student will compound various sentence elements—subjects, predicates, modifiers, phrases, and clauses—to link or contrast related ideas.            
3.1.7: The student will vary sentence types—simple, compound, complex, and compound/complex—to sustain reader or listener interest.            
3.1.8: The student will expand sentences by positioning phrases and clauses to accomplish a purpose.            
3.1.9: The student will recognize, combine, and transform basic sentence patterns to vary sentence structure, to emphasize selected ideas, and to achieve syntactic maturity.            

 
    3.2: The student will identify how language choices in writing and speaking affect thoughts and feelings.
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3.2.1: The student will choose a level of language, formal to informal, appropriate for a specific audience, situation, or purpose.            
3.2.2: The student will differentiate connotative from denotative meanings of words.            
3.2.3: The student will describe how readers or listeners might respond differently to the same words.            
3.2.4: The student will describe regional and social language differences.            
3.2.5: The student will describe the impact of regional and social variations of language on listener or reader response.            

 
    3.3: The student will use capitalization, punctuation, and correct spelling appropriately.
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3.3.1: The student will edit texts for spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.            
3.3.2: The student will use available resources to correct or confirm revisions and/or editorial choices.            

 

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English Language Arts
Student Monitoring Plan

Name: School Year:      
 
4: Evaluating the Content, Organization, and Language Use of Texts: The student will demonstrate the ability to evaluate the content, organization, and language use of texts.
    4.1: The student will describe the effect that a given text, heard or read, has on a listener or reader.
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4.1.1: The student will state and explain a personal response to a given text.            

 
    4.2: The student will assess the effectiveness of choice of details, organizational pattern, word choice, syntax, use of figurative language, and rhetorical devices.
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4.2.1: The student will assess the effectiveness of diction that reveals an author's purpose.            
4.2.2: The student will explain how the specific language and expression used by the writer or speaker affects reader or listener response.            
4.2.3: The student will evaluate the use of transitions and their effectiveness in a text.            
4.2.4: The student will explain how repetitions of words, phrases, structural features, and ideas affect the meaning and/or tone of a text.            

 
    4.3: The student will evaluate textual changes in a work and explain how these changes alter tone, clarify meaning, address a particular audience, or fulfill a purpose.
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4.3.1: The student will alter the tone of a text by revising its diction.            
4.3.2: The student will justify revisions in syntax and diction from a previous draft of a text by explaining how the change affects meaning.            
4.3.3: The student will alter a text to present the same content to a different audience via the same or different media.            
4.3.4: The student will compare the differences in effect of two texts on a given subject.            

 

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