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1 Michigan Common Core Standards English Language ArtsGrades 11-12
2 Key Ideas and DetailsCite specific textual evidence to support primary and secondary sources, connect information from details to understanding of text as a whole.Determine central idea using primary and secondary sources. Summarize with clear ideas the connection between key details and ideas.Evaluate various explanations for different actions and activities, which explanation best matches the textual evidence, and acknowledging areas where the text is lacking facts.
3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas Using multiple source of information from different formats and media to address a question or solve a problem.Evaluate an author’s ideas, claims, and evidence by finding similar or contrasting viewpoints/facts.Combine information from various sources into a coherent thought or idea, noting any discrepancies in the sources.
4 Craft and StructureUnderstanding the meaning of words and phrases in the text, including the context that the author uses them.Look at how a primary source is structured using key sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of text.Evaluate different author’s points of view of the same event or issue.
5 Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity By the end of grade 12, students should be able to read and comprehend texts independently and proficiently.
6 Writing Standards Writing an Informative/Explanatory Text Write persuasive paper focused on specific content:Write a clear thesis statementInclude arguments supporting both sides of opinionWriting is cohesive and makes senseWrite with a formal styleProvide a conclusionWriting an Informative/Explanatory TextIntroduce topicDevelop topic using facts gathered in researchHave clear transitions between sentences and paragraphsUse precise language, domain-specific vocabulary, and writing techniques such as metaphors, similes, and analogy to convey the topic of the paper.
7 Production and Distribution of Writing Produce writing that is organized fully developed, with substance and style suitable for purpose and audience.Develop and strengthen writing during prewrites, edits, revising, and rewriting.Use of technology to produce, publish, and update writing in response to feedback.
8 Research to Build and Present Knowledge Conduct research projects to answer a question, solve a problem, edit the appropriate enquiry, and to synthesize the meaning of multiple sources.Gather relevant information from a variety of media sources in researching a topic.Use evidence from informational texts to support reasoning for research purposes.
9 Range of WritingHave a writing schedule to build confidence and to practice writing skills