ELA Competencies and Continua


ELA.1 Reading Critically: I can read and critique diverse texts (e.g., books, films, advertising, music, social media, news websites). ELA.2 Expressing Ideas: I can clearly and effectively express my ideas (in written and oral form) for particular purposes and audiences, using diverse formats and settings to inform, persuade, and connect with [...]

Student Guide: Informational Writing


Description The tools in this guide will help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency ELA.4 Writing Informational Texts. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.4 Writing Informational Texts so you understand how you will be rated for this task. Author: [...]

Student Guide: Informational Writing


Description This student-facing performance task guide describes the distinguishing characteristics of informational texts, provides examples and exemplars to analyze, and illustrates various text structures used for different purposes. Finally, this task guide provides a step-by-step process that students can use to write their own informational text. Author: Created by reDesign LLC [...]