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IL.1.Reading: Read with understanding and fluency.
Reading: Read with understanding and fluency.
1.A. Apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to comprehend selections. 1.A.4a. Expand knowledge of word origins and derivations and use idioms, analogies, metaphors and similes to extend vocabulary development.
1.B. Apply reading strategies to improve understanding and fluency. 1.B.4b. Analyze, interpret and compare a variety of texts for purpose, structure, content, detail and effect.
1.C. Comprehend a broad range of reading materials. 1.C.4d. Summarize and make generalizations from content and relate them to the purpose of the material.
1.C.4f. Interpret tables, graphs and maps in conjunction with related text.
IL.2.Literature: Read and understand literature representative of various societies, eras and ideas.
Literature: Read and understand literature representative of various societies, eras and ideas.
2.A. Understand how literary elements and techniques are used to convey meaning. 2.A.4a. Analyze and evaluate the effective use of literary techniques (e.g., figurative language, allusion, dialogue, description, symbolism, word choice, dialect) in classic and contemporary literature representing a variety of forms and media.
2.B. Read and interpret a variety of literary works. 2.B.4a. Critique ideas and impressions generated by oral, visual, written and electronic materials.
IL.3.Writing: Write to communicate for a variety of purposes.
Writing: Write to communicate for a variety of purposes.
3.B. Compose well-organized and coherent writing for specific purposes and audiences. 3.B.4b. Produce, edit, revise and format work for submission and/or publication (e.g., manuscript form, appropriate citation of sources) using contemporary technology.
IL.4.Listening and Speaking: Listen and speak effectively in a variety of situations.
Listening and Speaking: Listen and speak effectively in a variety of situations.
4.B. Speak effectively using language appropriate to the situation and audience. 4.B.4a. Deliver planned informative and persuasive oral presentations using visual aids and contemporary technology as individuals and members of a group; demonstrate organization, clarity, vocabulary, credible and accurate supporting evidence.
IL.5.Research: Use the language arts to acquire, assess and communicate information.
Research: Use the language arts to acquire, assess and communicate information.
5.B. Analyze and evaluate information acquired from various sources. 5.B.4b. Use multiple sources and multiple formats; cite according to standard style manuals.