ELA

ELA Competencies and Continua

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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

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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: Narrative Writing

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Description The tools in this guide will help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency ELA.5 Writing Narratives. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.5 Writing Narratives so you understand how you will be rated for this task. Author: Jessica Thacher [...]

Student Guide: Conducting Research

2020-03-21T13:56:31-04:00

Description The tools in this guide will help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency ELA.7 Conducting Research. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.7 Conducting Research so you understand how you will be rated for this task. Author: Jessica Thacher [...]

Student Guide: Expressing Ideas

2020-03-21T13:56:42-04:00

Description This guide will help prepare you to clearly and effectively express ideas (in written, oral and other forms) for particular purposes and audiences, using diverse formats and settings to inform, persuade, and connect with others. It will also help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency [...]

Student Guide: Argumentative Writing

2020-03-21T13:56:56-04:00

Description The tools in this guide will help you to earn ratings for all of the skills in the competency ELA.3 Writing Arguments. Read through the skills and indicators on the continuum for ELA.3 Writing Arguments so you understand how you will be rated for this task. Author: Jessica Thatcher [...]

Learning Activity Guide: Cornell Notes

2020-03-21T13:53:11-04:00

Note taking is an important skill for recording recording information--and your response to that information--for later review. When you take notes, you actively process information as you read, listen, or watch. You make meaning as you ask questions, jot down reactions, and summarize. Author: Created by reDesign LLC in partnership with [...]