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NM.I:Reading: Students read and understand a variety of materials.
Reading: Students read and understand a variety of materials.
I-A: Use comprehension strategies for unfamiliar vocabulary. I-A:1. Use knowledge of roots, prefixes, suffixes (e.g., Greek/Latin) and etymology to determine the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary.
I-A:2. Use knowledge of word families and word suffixes to determine meaning (e.g., educate-educational-educationally).
I-A:3. Use general and specialized dictionaries, thesauri and glossaries (print and electronic) to determine the definition and pronunciation of unfamiliar words.
I-C: Infer, analyze, and synthesize to increase comprehension. I-C:1. Interpret information from graphs, charts, diagrams, and the like.
I-C:2. Evaluate texts according to text-specific standards (e.g., book reports, according to a report rubric).
I-D: Use meta-cognitive strategies to increase comprehension. I-D:1. Use multiple strategies to monitor one's pace and comprehension. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reading Rate
I-D:2. Draw conclusions from information in texts to arrive at new knowledge.
I-D:3. Evaluate texts by determining the value to oneself.
NM.II:Language: Students write and speak using correct grammar, syntax USAge, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.
Language: Students write and speak using correct grammar, syntax USAge, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.
II-A: Demonstrate control of Standard English through the effective use of syntax. II-A:1. Recognize that the relationships of nouns, verbs, and modifiers create different syntactic structures (e.g., that an intransitive verb creates an SV sentence pattern, intransitive verbs create an SVDO pattern, and linking verbs create SLVPA and SLVPN patterns).
II-A:2. Use coordinating conjunctions to create parallel structures and balanced and compound sentences.
II-B: Demonstrate control of Standard English through correct grammar and USAge. II-B:2. Correctly use basic parts of speech: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases that act as adjectives or adverbs.
II-B:5. Correctly use various noun and adverb clauses. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Sentences
II-C: Demonstrate control of Standard English through the correct use of punctuation, capitalization, and spelling. II-C:2. Correctly capitalize proper nouns and appropriate words in sentences, titles and elsewhere.
II-C:3. Correctly use basic rules of spelling in all forms of writing. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Spelling
II-C:5. Correctly use commas for the following purposes: items in a series, date/year, city/state, direct address, appositives, direct quotations and compound sentences.
NM.IV:Writing: Students write effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Writing: Students write effectively for a variety of purposes and audiences.
IV-G: Cite sources properly when paraphrasing or summarizing information, quoting, or using graphics. IV-G:1. Beginning in ninth grade, use appropriate publication manuals to cite source materials and to prepare bibliographies, lists of works cited, and quoted passages: textbook appendices, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, the Chicago Manual of Style, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and the Associated Press Stylebook.
NM.IX:Literature: Students read and interpret a variety of literature to develop an understanding of people, societies, and the self.
Literature: Students read and interpret a variety of literature to develop an understanding of people, societies, and the self.
IX-D: Demonstrate knowledge of the common elements of poetry: metrics, rhyme, rhythm, structure, diction, devices, and other conventions. IX-D:2. Analyze basic elements of poetic structures, sound devices, and language (e.g., voice and diction; stressed and unstressed syllables [as they relate to meter and rhythm]; end rhyme, rhyme scheme [as sound devices]; haiku, narrative and lyric poems [and other poetic forms]; regular and irregular stanzas [as forms of poetic structure]; hyperbole, simile, metaphor, personification [and other poetic devices]; speaker, situation and purpose [as they relate to author's purpose].
IX-E: Identify how elements of dramatic literature articulate a playwright's vision. IX-E:1. Discover personal connections to dramatic literature.
IX-E:2. Identify common characteristics of dramatic forms (e.g., monologue; one-act, three-act and five-act plays).
IX-E:3. Identify elements of tragedy and tragic form in drama.
NM.V:Research: Students utilize the research process to produce a variety of products.
Research: Students utilize the research process to produce a variety of products.
V-E: Compose a researched project to be shared with an appropriate audience. V-E:6. Cite sources correctly and document quotations, paraphrases, and other information, employing an accepted academic manuscript style such as MLA or APA.
NM.VI:Logic: Students employ critical thinking and abstract reasoning to make and assess inferences, conclusions, and predictions.
Logic: Students employ critical thinking and abstract reasoning to make and assess inferences, conclusions, and predictions.
VI-A: Distinguish facts and opinions, evidence and inferences, true and false premises. VI-A:1. Identify relevant reasons and evidence used as a basis for argument in various texts.
VI-D: Recognize common fallacies in used in an argument. VI-D:2. Recognize, in written or oral communication, errors, false assumptions and faulty reasoning.
NM.VII:Informational Text: Students read and interpret a wide range of reference materials and other informational documents that may contain technical information.
Informational Text: Students read and interpret a wide range of reference materials and other informational documents that may contain technical information.
VII-B: Summarize informational and technical texts and explain the visual components that support them. VII-B:2. Examine various types of charts, graphs and other types of visual representations in different texts.
VII-B:3. Identify types of graphical representations in texts: photographs, captions, maps, tables and timelines.
VII-C: Synthesize information from a variety of informational and technical sources or texts. VII-C:1. Demonstrate proficiency in accessing and sending information electronically.
VII-D: Analyze the ways in which an informational or technical text's organizational structure supports or confounds its meaning or purpose. VII-D:1. Analyze textual features (e.g., table of contents, organization, structure and graphics) to evaluate the importance of the information presented.
VII-E: Evaluate informational and technical texts and presentations for their clarity, simplicity and coherence, and for the appropriateness of their graphic and visual appeal. VII-E:1. Analyze a variety of graphical representations and evaluate the relevance of that information to the information presented textually.