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Language Anchor Standards 

Conventions of Academic English/Language for Learning

STANDARD 1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of academic English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
STANDARD 2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of academic English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Knowledge of Language
STANDARD 3: Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

STANDARD 4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
STANDARD 5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
STANDARD 6: Acquire and accurately use general academic and content-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening; demonstrate independence in gathering and applying vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

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