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MN.11.13.Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
Reading Benchmarks: Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 126.96.36.199. Evaluate the hypotheses, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text, verifying the data when possible and corroborating or challenging conclusions with other sources of information.
188.8.131.52. Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.
Craft and Structure 184.108.40.206. Determine the meaning of symbols, equations, graphical representations, tabular representations, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.
MN.11.14.Writing Benchmarks: Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
Writing Benchmarks: Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6-12
Production and Distribution of Writing 220.127.116.11. Use technology, including, but not limited to, the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products and multi-media texts in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.
Text Types and Purposes 18.104.22.168. Write informative/explanatory texts, as they apply to each discipline and reporting format, including the narration of historical events, of scientific procedures/ experiments, or description of technical processes. 22.214.171.124.a. Introduce a topic and organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
126.96.36.199.d. Use precise language, domain-specific vocabulary and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic; convey a knowledgeable stance in a style that responds to the discipline and context as well as to the expertise of likely readers.
188.8.131.52.e. Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.