- By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at...
- Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific...
- Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- GLE 0701.5.2
- Analyze text for fact-opinion, cause-effect, inferences, evidence, and
- GLE 0701.8.1
- Read and comprehend a variety of works from various forms of literature.
- GLE 0707.3.1
- Distinguish between the basic features of photosynthesis and respiration.
- SPI 0701.3.1
- Identify the purpose for writing (i.e., to inform, to describe, to explain, to
persuade, to entertain).
- SPI 0701.4.5
- Discern irrelevant research material from written text.
- Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
- Read and comprehend a variety of literary nonfiction throughout the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with a gradual release of scaffolding...
- Read and comprehend a variety of literature throughout the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with a gradual release of scaffolding at the...
- Explain a speaker's argument and specific claims, focusing on whether the reasoning is sound, relevant, and sufficient.
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- Support interpretations, analyses, reflections, or research with evidence found in literature or informational texts, applying grade 7 standards for...
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