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Academic Standards

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 LanguageSTANDARD 3: Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to

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Speaking and Listening Anchor Standards

Comprehension and Collaboration STANDARD 1: Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners; express ideas clearly and persuasively, and build on those of others.STANDARD 2: Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats (including visual, quantitative, and oral).STANDARD 3: Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning,

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Writing Anchor Standards 

Text Types and Purposes STANDARD 1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.STANDARD 2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.STANDARD 3: Write narratives to

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Reading Anchor Standards

Key Ideas and Details  STANDARD 1: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly/implicitly and make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.STANDARD 2: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and

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