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OK.9.R.Reading/Literature: The student will apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, appreciate, and respond to a variety of texts. Apply knowledge of word origins (words from other languages, history, or literature) to determine the meaning of new words encountered in reading and use of those words accurately.
Reading/Literature: The student will apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, appreciate, and respond to a variety of texts. Apply knowledge of word origins (words from other languages, history, or literature) to determine the meaning of new words encountered in reading and use of those words accurately.
9.R.1: Vocabulary - The student will expand vocabulary through word study, literature, and class discussion. 9.R.1:1. Apply a knowledge of Greek (e.g., tele/phone, micro/phone), Latin (e.g., flex/ible), and Anglo-Saxon (e.g., un/friend/ly) roots, prefixes, and suffixes to determine word meanings.
9.R.1:4. Use reference material such as glossary, dictionary, thesaurus, and available technology to determine precise meaning and usage.
9.R.2: Comprehension: The student will interact with the words to construct an appropriate meaning. Read and understand grade-level-appropriate material. Analyze the organizational patterns and evaluate author's argument and positions. At Grade 9, in addition to regular classroom reading, read a wide variety of classic and contemporary literature, poetry, magazines, newspapers, reference materials, and online information as well as expository (informational and technical) texts. 9.R.2:1. Literal Understanding 9.R.2:1.a. Examine the structures and format of functional workplace documents, including graphics and headers, and explain how authors use the features to achieve their purpose.
9.R.2:1.c. Monitor reading strategies and modify them when understanding breaks down such as rereading, using resources, and questioning.
9.R.2:1.d. Recognize text structures such as compare and contrast, cause and effect, and chronological ordering.
9.R.2:2. Inferences and Interpretation 9.R.2:2.b. Draw inferences such as conclusions, generalizations, and predictions, and support them with text evidence and personal experience.
9.R.2:2.c. Recognize influences on a reader's response to a text (e.g., personal experience and values; perspective shaped by age, gender, class, or nationality).
9.R.2:3. Summary and Generalization 9.R.2:3.b. Use text features and elements to support inferences and generalizations about information.
9.R.2:4. Analysis and Evaluation 9.R.2:4.b. Recognize deceptive and/or faulty arguments in persuasive texts.
9.R.3: Literature - The student will read, construct meaning, and respond to a wide variety of literary forms. Read and respond to grade-level-appropriate historically or culturally significant works of British, American, and world literature. Conduct in-depth analysis of themes, styles, and trends of these works across historical periods. Participate productively in self-directed work teams to create observable products. 9.R.3:1. Literary Genres - Demonstrate a knowledge of and an appreciation for various forms of literature. 9.R.3:1.a. Analyze the characteristics of genres including short story, novel, drama, poetry, and essay.
9.R.3:2. Literary Elements - Demonstrate knowledge of literary elements and techniques and show how they affect the development of a literary work. 9.R.3:2.c. Recognize and understand the significance of various literary devices, including figurative language, imagery, allegory (the use of fictional figures and actions to express truths about human experiences), and symbolism (the use of a symbol to represent an idea or theme), and explain their appeal.
9.R.3:2.f. Identify literary forms and terms such as author, drama, biography, autobiography, myth, tall tale, dialogue, tragedy and comedy, structure in poetry, epic, ballad, protagonist, antagonist, paradox, analogy, dialect, and comic relief as appropriate to the selections being read.
9.R.3:3. Figurative Language and Sound Devices - Identify figurative language and sound devices and analyze how they affect the development of a literary work. 9.R.3:3.a. Identify and explain figurative language including metaphor, personification, and simile.
9.R.3:3.b. Identify and explain sound devices including alliteration, onomatopoeia, and rhyme.
9.R.3:3.c. Identify the melodies of literary language, including its use of evocative words, rhythms and rhymes.
9.R.4: Research and Information: The student will conduct research and organize information. 9.R.4:1. Accessing Information - Select the best source for a given purpose. 9.R.4:1.c. Use organizational strategies as an aid to comprehend increasingly difficult content material (e.g., compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution, sequential order).
9.R.4:2. Interpreting Information - The student will analyze and evaluate information from a variety of sources. 9.R.4:2.c. Organize and convert information into different forms such as charts, graphs and drawings to create multiple formats to interpret information for multiple audiences and purposes, and cite sources completely.
9.R.4:2.e. Draw conclusions from information gathered.
OK.9.W.Writing/Grammar/Usage and Mechanics - The student will express ideas effectively in written modes for a variety of purposes and audiences. Discuss ideas for writing with other writers. Write coherent and focused essays that show a well-defined point of view and tightly reasoned argument. Use the stages of the writing process. Work independently and in self-directed writing teams to edit and revise.
Writing/Grammar/Usage and Mechanics - The student will express ideas effectively in written modes for a variety of purposes and audiences. Discuss ideas for writing with other writers. Write coherent and focused essays that show a well-defined point of view and tightly reasoned argument. Use the stages of the writing process. Work independently and in self-directed writing teams to edit and revise.
9.W.1: Writing Process - The student will use the writing process to write coherently. 9.W.1:3. Demonstrate organization, unity, and coherence by using transitions and sequencing: 9.W.1:3.f. Evaluate whether sentence structures are varied in type, length, and complexity.
9.W.2: Modes and Forms of Writing - The student will write for a variety of purposes and audiences using narrative, descriptive, expository, persuasive, and reflective modes. At Grade 9, combine the rhetorical strategies of narration, exposition, persuasion, reflection, and description to produce text of at least 500 to 750 words. Final drafts are formatted appropriately for the mode. Begin writing documents related to career development. Demonstrate a command of Standard English and the research, organization, and drafting strategies outlined in the writing process. Writing demonstrates an awareness of the audience (intended reader) and purpose for writing. 9.W.2:2. Compose expository compositions, including analytical essays and research reports that: 9.W.2:2.f. Uses technical terms and notations accurately.
9.W.2:4. Create documents related to career development that: 9.W.2:4.a. Use a conventional format to write a formal letter, email, or memorandum.
9.W.2:6. Write responses to literature that: 9.W.2:6.a. Demonstrate the significant ideas of literary works.
9.W.2:6.b. Support important ideas and viewpoints through accurate and detailed reference to the text or to other works.
9.W.2:6.c. Demonstrate awareness of author's style and an appreciation of the effects created.
9.W.2:6.d. Identify and assess the impact of ambiguities, nuances, and complexities within the text.
9.W.3: Grammar/Usage and Mechanics - The student will demonstrate appropriate practices in writing by applying grammatical knowledge to the revising and editing stages of writing and participate independently and in groups to create oral presentations. 9.W.3:1. Standard English Usage - Demonstrate correct use of Standard English in speaking and writing. 9.W.3:1.a. Distinguish commonly confused words (e.g., there, their, they're; two, too, to; accept, except; affect, effect). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Usage
9.W.3:1.b. Use correct verb forms and tenses.
9.W.3:1.e. Identify and correctly use linking, transitive, and intransitive verbs.
9.W.3:2. Mechanics and spelling. Demonstrate appropriate language mechanics in writing. 9.W.3:2.a. Apply capitalization rules appropriately in writing.
9.W.3:2.e. Use correct spelling including: 9.W.3:2.e.i. Commonly misspelled words and homonyms Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Spelling
9.W.3:2.e.ii. Spell consonant changes correctly Example:recede/recession; transmit/transmission. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Spelling
9.W.3:2.e.iii. Spell correctly Greek and Latin derivatives (words that come from a base or common root word by applying correct spelling of bases and affixes (prefixes and suffixes). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Spelling
9.W.3:3. Sentence structure. Demonstrate appropriate sentence structure in writing. 9.W.3:3.b. Correct dangling and misplaced modifiers.
9.W.3:3.g. Write effective simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences.