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					                                                                                                           Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                           ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                      Descriptors                                      Essential Questions                Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                           Strand
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
             Use writing forms for a variety of                                                                                                                                      and medium in developing written communication.
                                                          Define and identify purpose and audience.                                           exposition, technical
             purposes and audiences [e.g., exposition                                                      How do you use audience and
                                                          Identify different writing forms; know and                                          writing, persuasion,                   L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
L.06.01.01   (research and technical), narration,                                                          purpose to select which writing                                 Writing
                                                          apply the criteria for use/format/structure of                                      narration, electronic                  variety of genres.
             description, persuasion, and electronic                                                       form is the most effective to use?
                                                          each of the writing forms.                                                          writing                      Writing   L.B.04 - Use writing as a tool for learning.
             writing].
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                     writing.
                                                          Choose appropriate prewriting activity:                                                                          Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
             Use strategies for prewriting, drafting,                                                                                         writing process,
                                                          graphic organizers, quick writes, list-making,                                                                             L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             revising, editing, and publishing written                                                                                        prewriting, drafting,        Writing
                                                          or webbing. Use a variety of transitional                                                                                  variety of genres.
L.06.01.02   work. Edit and produce a finished,                                                            Demonstration needed               revising, editing,
                                                          words and phrases. Use coherence and                                                                                       L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
             correct product intended for a specific                                                                                          publishing, webbing,
                                                          organization of ideas (e.g., chronological,                                                                      Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
             audience.                                                                                                                        quick write
                                                          spatial, order of importance).                                                                                             style.

                                                          Draft a writing piece based on selected topic.                                                                   Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                          Use peer/teacher conferences with self-
                                                                                                                                              revision, self-reflection,
L.06.01.03   Draft, reread, reflect, and revise.          reflection to revise writing. Revise to improve Demonstration needed
                                                                                                                                              writing conference                     L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                          idea/content clarity, unity, organization, voice,                                                                Writing
                                                          word choice, and sentence fluency.                                                                                         variety of genres.

                                                    Edit sentence structure. Proofread for subject-
             Proofread a rough draft and make                                                                                                                              Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                    verb agreement. Use complete sentence form
L.06.01.04   corrections in mechanics, grammar, and                                                 Demonstration needed                      editing, proofreading
                                                    with correct capitalization, punctuation, and                                                                                    L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             usage.                                                                                                                                                        Writing
                                                    verb tense.                                                                                                                      variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                     and medium in developing written communication.
                                                          Apply the criteria for a polished piece of
             Use a variety of strategies/methods to                                                                                           publishing, polished
L.06.01.05                                                writing: neat, error-free, correct margins and Demonstration needed                                                        L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             publish writing.                                                                                                                 writing, format              Writing
                                                          format, font, style, headings, and labels.                                                                                 variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                     ideas.
             Use literary devices and techniques to       Define, understand, and apply the literary                                           figurative language,
             provide supportive details, to clarify and                                                    What kinds of literary devices will                           Writing     L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                          devices (imagery, tone, mood, theme, and                                             imagery, tone, mood,
L.06.01.06   enhance ideas (e.g., imagery, tone,                                                           enhance your own writing?
                                                          figures of speech) that will appropriately                                           characterization, word                L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                           Demonstration needed
             mood, vocabulary, characterization, and      enhance the chosen writing form.                                                     choice, supporting detail Writing     variety of genres.
             theme).
                                                                                                           How do you make voice come                                      Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                           through in a piece of writing?
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
             Write with strong organization,              Write in a logical order. Write with feeling and What methods do you use to         organization, coherence, Writing
L.06.01.07                                                                                                                                                                           and medium in developing written communication.
             coherence, style, and voice.                 uniqueness.                                      achieve good organization when     style, voice
                                                                                                           you write? Demonstration                                                  L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                           needed.                                                                   variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.04 - Use writing as a tool for learning.
             Use writing as a tool for learning in a      Record ideas, questions, and learning in a       How can you use writing to learn
                                                                                                                                            learning log, mind map,                  L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
L.06.01.08   variety of settings and across content       journal, graphic organizer, learning log, or     something new in various content
                                                                                                                                            marginal note taking           Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
             areas.                                       marginal notes.                                  areas?
                                                                                                                                                                                     ideas.
             Is able to write on demand in a variety of Write when given prompts in multiple
L.06.01.09                                                                                                 Demonstration needed               writing prompt               Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
             settings.                                  opportunities.




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                                                                                                           Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                           ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                      Descriptors                                      Essential Questions                Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                           Strand
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
             Use writing forms for a variety of                                                                                                                                      and medium in developing written communication.
                                                          Define and identify purpose and audience.                                           exposition, technical
             purposes and audiences [e.g., exposition                                                      How do you use audience and
                                                          Identify different writing forms; know and                                          writing, persuasion,                   L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
L.07.01.01   (research and technical), narration,                                                          purpose to select which writing                                 Writing
                                                          apply the criteria for use/format/structure of                                      narration, electronic                  variety of genres.
             description, persuasion, and electronic                                                       form is the most effective to use?
                                                          each of the writing forms.                                                          writing                      Writing   L.B.04 - Use writing as a tool for learning.
             writing].
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                     writing.
                                                          Choose appropriate prewriting activity:                                                                          Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
             Use strategies for prewriting, drafting,                                                                                         writing process,
                                                          graphic organizers, quick writes, list-making,                                                                             L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             revising, editing, and publishing written                                                                                        prewriting, drafting,        Writing
                                                          or webbing. Use a variety of transitional                                                                                  variety of genres.
L.07.01.02   work. Edit and produce a finished,                                                            Demonstration needed               revising, editing,
                                                          words and phrases. Use coherence and                                                                                       L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
             correct product intended for a specific                                                                                          publishing, webbing,
                                                          organization of ideas (e.g., chronological,                                                                      Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
             audience.                                                                                                                        quick write
                                                          spatial, order of importance).                                                                                             style.
                                                          Draft a writing piece based on selected topic.
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                          Use peer/teacher conferences with self-
                                                                                                                                              revision, self-reflection,
L.07.01.03   Draft, reread, reflect, and revise.          reflection to revise writing. Revise to improve Demonstration needed
                                                                                                                                              writing conference
                                                          idea/content clarity, unity, organization, voice,                                                                          L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                          word choice, and sentence fluency.                                                                               Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                     variety of genres.
                                                    Edit sentence structure. Proofread for subject-
             Proofread a rough draft and make                                                                                                                              Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                    verb agreement. Use complete sentence form
L.07.01.04   corrections in mechanics, grammar, and                                                 Demonstration needed                      editing, proofreading
                                                    with correct capitalization, punctuation, and                                                                                    L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             usage.                                                                                                                                                        Writing
                                                    verb tense.                                                                                                                      variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                     and medium in developing written communication.
                                                          Apply the criteria for a polished piece of
             Use a variety of strategies/methods to                                                                                           publishing, polished
L.07.01.05                                                writing: neat, error-free, correct margins and Demonstration needed                                                        L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             publish writing.                                                                                                                 writing, format              Writing
                                                          format, font, style, headings, and labels.                                                                                 variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                     ideas.
             Use literary devices and techniques to       Define, understand, and apply the literary                                           figurative language,
                                                                                                           What kinds of literary devices will                             Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
             provide supportive details, to clarify and   devices (imagery, tone, mood, theme, and                                             imagery, tone, mood,
L.07.01.06                                                                                                 enhance your own writing?
             enhance ideas (e.g., imagery, tone,          figures of speech) that will appropriately                                           characterization, word                L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                           Demonstration needed                                            Writing
             mood, vocabulary, characterization, and      enhance the chosen writing form.                                                     choice, supporting detail             variety of genres.
             theme).                                                                                       How do you make voice come                                      Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                           through in a piece of writing?
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
             Write with strong organization,              Write in a logical order. Write with feeling and What methods do you use to          organization, coherence,    Writing
L.07.01.07                                                                                                                                                                           and medium in developing written communication.
             coherence, style, and voice.                 uniqueness.                                      achieve good organization when style, voice
                                                                                                           you write? Demonstration                                                  L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                           needed.                                                                   variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.04 - Use writing as a tool for learning.
             Use writing as a tool for learning in a      Record ideas, questions, and learning in a       How can you use writing to learn
                                                                                                                                            learning log, mind map,                  L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
L.07.01.08   variety of settings and across content       journal, graphic organizer, learning log, or     something new in various content
                                                                                                                                            marginal note taking           Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
             areas.                                       marginal notes.                                  areas?
                                                                                                                                                                                     ideas.
             Is able to write on demand in a variety of Write when given prompts in multiple
L.07.01.09                                                                                                 Demonstration needed               writing prompt               Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
             settings.                                  opportunities.




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                                                                                                           Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                           ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                      Descriptors                                      Essential Questions                Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                           Strand
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
             Use writing forms for a variety of                                                                                                                                      and medium in developing written communication.
                                                          Define and identify purpose and audience.                                           exposition, technical
             purposes and audiences [e.g., exposition                                                      How do you use audience and
                                                          Identify different writing forms; know and                                          writing, persuasion,                   L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
L.08.01.01   (research and technical), narration,                                                          purpose to select which writing                                 Writing
                                                          apply the criteria for use/format/structure of                                      narration, electronic                  variety of genres.
             description, persuasion, and electronic                                                       form is the most effective to use?
                                                          each of the writing forms.                                                          writing                      Writing   L.B.04 - Use writing as a tool for learning.
             writing].
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                     writing.
                                                          Choose appropriate prewriting activity:                                                                          Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
             Use strategies for prewriting, drafting,                                                                                         writing process,
                                                          graphic organizers, quick writes, list-making,                                                                             L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             revising, editing, and publishing written                                                                                        prewriting, drafting,        Writing
                                                          or webbing. Use a variety of transitional                                                                                  variety of genres.
L.08.01.02   work. Edit and produce a finished,                                                            Demonstration needed               revising, editing,
                                                          words and phrases. Use coherence and                                                                                       L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
             correct product intended for a specific                                                                                          publishing, webbing,
                                                          organization of ideas (e.g., chronological,                                                                      Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
             audience.                                                                                                                        quick write
                                                          spatial, order of importance).                                                                                             style.

                                                          Draft a writing piece based on selected topic.
                                                          Use peer/teacher conferences with self-                                                                          Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                                                              revision, self-reflection,
L.08.01.03   Draft, reread, reflect, and revise.          reflection to revise writing. Revise to improve Demonstration needed
                                                                                                                                              writing conference
                                                          idea/content clarity, unity, organization, voice,                                                                          L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                          word choice, and sentence fluency.                                                                               Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                     variety of genres.
                                                    Edit sentence structure. Proofread for subject-                                                                        Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
             Proofread a rough draft and make
                                                    verb agreement. Use complete sentence form
L.08.01.04   corrections in mechanics, grammar, and                                                 Demonstration needed                      editing, proofreading
                                                    with correct capitalization, punctuation, and                                                                                    L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             usage.                                                                                                                                                        Writing
                                                    verb tense.                                                                                                                      variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                                                                                                     and medium in developing written communication.
                                                          Apply the criteria for a polished piece of
             Use a variety of strategies/methods to                                                                                           publishing, polished
L.08.01.05                                                writing: neat, error-free, correct margins and Demonstration needed                                                        L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
             publish writing.                                                                                                                 writing, format              Writing
                                                          format, font, style, headings, and labels.                                                                                 variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                     ideas.
             Use literary devices and techniques to       Define, understand, and apply the literary                                           figurative language,
                                                                                                           What kinds of literary devices will                             Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
             provide supportive details, to clarify and   devices (imagery, tone, mood, theme, and                                             imagery, tone, mood,
L.08.01.06                                                                                                 enhance your own writing?
             enhance ideas (e.g., imagery, tone,          figures of speech) that will appropriately                                           characterization, word                L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                           Demonstration needed                                            Writing
             mood, vocabulary, characterization, and      enhance the chosen writing form.                                                     choice, supporting detail             variety of genres.
             theme).                                                                                       How do you make voice come                                      Writing   L.B.01 - Use an effective writing process.
                                                                                                           through in a piece of writing?
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.02 - Use knowledge of purpose, audience, format,
             Write with strong organization,              Write in a logical order. Write with feeling and What methods do you use to          organization, coherence,    Writing
L.08.01.07                                                                                                                                                                           and medium in developing written communication.
             coherence, style, and voice.                 uniqueness.                                      achieve good organization when style, voice
                                                                                                           you write? Demonstration                                                  L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing
                                                                                                           needed.                                                                   variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                                                           Writing   L.B.04 - Use writing as a tool for learning.
             Use writing as a tool for learning in a      Record ideas, questions, and learning in a       How can you use writing to learn
                                                                                                                                            learning log, mind map,                  L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
L.08.01.08   variety of settings and across content       journal, graphic organizer, learning log, or     something new in various content
                                                                                                                                            marginal note taking           Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
             areas.                                       marginal notes.                                  areas?
                                                                                                                                                                                     ideas.
             Is able to write on demand in a variety of Write when given prompts in multiple
L.08.01.09                                                                                                Demonstration needed                writing prompt               Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
             settings.                                  opportunities.
                                                        Capitalize proper nouns, proper adjectives,
                                                                                                                                                                                     L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                        titles, full names, professional and family
L.06.02.01   Use conventions of capitalization.                                                           Demonstration needed                writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        titles, first word of a quotation, and regions of
                                                                                                                                                                                     style.
                                                        the U.S.



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                                                                                                            Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                  ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                    Descriptors                                         Essential Questions      Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                  Strand
                                                        Use appropriate punctuation including                                                                               L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
L.06.02.02   Use conventions of punctuation.            quotation marks, apostrophes, commas,               Demonstration needed     writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        semicolons, and colons.                                                                                             style.
                                                        Use conventional rules of spelling. Spell
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                        words correctly using knowledge of root
L.06.02.03   Use conventions of spelling.                                                                   Demonstration needed     writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        words, affixes, word families, syllabication,
                                                                                                                                                                            style.
                                                        and base words.
                                                        Use simple, compound, and complex                                            fragment, run-on
                                                        sentences effectively. Apply sentence-                                       sentence, sentence
             Demonstrate correct grammar and                                                                                                                                L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                        combining skills. Use correct subject-verb                                   combining, simple
L.06.02.04   sentence structure with no significant                                                         Demonstration needed                                  Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        and pronoun-antecedent agreement,                                            sentence, compound
             errors in fragments and run-ons.                                                                                                                               style.
                                                        comparative and superlative forms, and                                       sentence, complex
                                                        correct verb tense.                                                          sentence
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                     topic sentence,              Writing
                                                        Write an appropriate topic sentence for a                                                                           variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                     supporting detail,
                                                        paragraph. Then use supporting details,                                                                   Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
L.06.02.05   Use correct paragraph form in writing.                                                         Demonstration needed     concluding sentence,
                                                        transitional words and phrases, and a                                                                               L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                                                                                                     transitional words,
                                                        relevant conclusion.                                                                                      Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                                                                                                     supportive details
                                                                                                                                                                            style.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                                                  Writing
             Write compositions with a variety of                                                                                    sentence combining,                    variety of genres.
L.06.02.06   sentence structures and lengths (e.g.,     Write multiple paragraphs on a specific topic. Demonstration needed          parallel structure, multi-             L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
             sentence combining, parallel structure).                                                                                paragraph writing            Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                                                                                                                                            style.
                                                        Capitalize proper nouns, proper adjectives,
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                        titles, full names, professional and family
L.07.02.01   Use conventions of capitalization.                                                             Demonstration needed     writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        titles, first word of a quotation, and regions of
                                                                                                                                                                            style.
                                                        the U.S.
                                                        Use appropriate punctuation including                                                                               L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
L.07.02.02   Use conventions of punctuation.            quotation marks, apostrophes, commas,               Demonstration needed     writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        semicolons, and colons.                                                                                             style.
                                                        Use conventional rules of spelling. Spell
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                        words correctly using knowledge of root
L.07.02.03   Use conventions of spelling.                                                                   Demonstration needed     writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        words, affixes, word families, syllabication,
                                                                                                                                                                            style.
                                                        and base words.
                                                        Use simple, compound, and complex                                            fragment, run-on
                                                        sentences effectively. Apply sentence-                                       sentence, sentence
             Demonstrate correct grammar and                                                                                                                                L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                        combining skills. Use correct subject-verb                                   combining, simple
L.07.02.04   sentence structure with no significant                                                         Demonstration needed                                  Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        and pronoun-antecedent agreement,                                            sentence, compound
             errors in fragments and run-ons.                                                                                                                               style.
                                                        comparative and superlative forms, and                                       sentence, complex
                                                        correct verb tense.                                                          sentence
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                     topic sentence,              Writing
                                                        Write an appropriate topic sentence for a                                                                           variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                     supporting detail,
                                                        paragraph. Then use supporting details,                                                                   Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
L.07.02.05   Use correct paragraph form in writing.                                                         Demonstration needed     concluding sentence,
                                                        transitional words and phrases, and a                                                                               L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                                                                                                     transitional words,
                                                        relevant conclusion.                                                                                      Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                                                                                                     supportive details
                                                                                                                                                                            style.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                                                  Writing
             Write compositions with a variety of                                                                                    sentence combining,                    variety of genres.
L.07.02.06   sentence structures and lengths (e.g.,     Write multiple paragraphs on a specific topic. Demonstration needed          parallel structure, multi-             L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
             sentence combining, parallel structure).                                                                                paragraph writing            Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                                                                                                                                            style.
                                                        Capitalize proper nouns, proper adjectives,
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                        titles, full names, professional and family
L.08.02.01   Use conventions of capitalization.                                                           Demonstration needed       writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                        titles, first word of a quotation, and regions of
                                                                                                                                                                            style.
                                                        the U.S.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                       4
                                                                                                          Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                          ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                      Descriptors                                     Essential Questions                Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                          Strand
                                                          Use appropriate punctuation including                                                                                     L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
L.08.02.02   Use conventions of punctuation.              quotation marks, apostrophes, commas,           Demonstration needed               writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                          semicolons, and colons.                                                                                                   style.
                                                          Use conventional rules of spelling. Spell
                                                                                                                                                                                    L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                          words correctly using knowledge of root
L.08.02.03   Use conventions of spelling.                                                                 Demonstration needed               writing conventions          Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                          words, affixes, word families, syllabication,
                                                                                                                                                                                    style.
                                                          and base words.
                                                          Use simple, compound, and complex                                                  fragment, run-on
                                                          sentences effectively. Apply sentence-                                             sentence, sentence
             Demonstrate correct grammar and                                                                                                                                        L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                          combining skills. Use correct subject-verb                                         combining, simple
L.08.02.04   sentence structure with no significant                                                       Demonstration needed                                            Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                          and pronoun-antecedent agreement,                                                  sentence, compound
             errors in fragments and run-ons.                                                                                                                                       style.
                                                          comparative and superlative forms, and                                             sentence, complex
                                                          correct verb tense.                                                                sentence
                                                                                                                                                                                    L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                             topic sentence,              Writing
                                                          Write an appropriate topic sentence for a                                                                                 variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                             supporting detail,
                                                          paragraph. Then use supporting details,                                                                         Writing   L.B.06 - Write on demand.
L.08.02.05   Use correct paragraph form in writing.                                                       Demonstration needed               concluding sentence,
                                                          transitional words and phrases, and a                                                                                     L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
                                                                                                                                             transitional words,
                                                          relevant conclusion.                                                                                            Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                                                                                                             supportive details
                                                                                                                                                                                    style.
                                                                                                                                                                                    L.B.03 - Apply writing strategies to communicate in a
                                                                                                                                                                          Writing
             Write compositions with a variety of                                                                                            sentence combining,                    variety of genres.
L.08.02.06   sentence structures and lengths (e.g.,       Write multiple paragraphs on a specific topic. Demonstration needed                parallel structure, multi-             L.B.07 - Adhere to conventions generally established
             sentence combining, parallel structure).                                                                                        paragraph writing            Writing   in spelling, punctuation, grammar, usage, syntax, and
                                                                                                                                                                                    style.
                                                                                                                                                                                    L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                             print, non-print,
                                                                                                                                                                          Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                             resources, information,
                                                          Use appropriate sources to gather                                                                                         fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                             encyclopedias,
                                                          information (e.g., encyclopedias, dictionaries, How would you determine which                                             L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
             Use a variety of print and non-print                                                                                            dictionaries, periodicals,   Reading
L.06.03.01                                                periodicals, almanacs, atlases, primary, and print and non-print resources you                                            content areas.
             resources to gather information.                                                                                                almanacs, atlases,
                                                          electronic sources). Recognize bias, author's would use to research a topic?                                              L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                             primary sources,             Reading
                                                          purpose, validity, etc.                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                             secondary sources,
                                                                                                                                                                                    L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                             author's purpose, validity   Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                    expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                    L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                          Reading
                                                                                                                                         strategies, prior                          comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                       How do you plan, prepare, and     knowledge, gather,                         L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             Use strategies and prior knowledge to        Take notes in own words to avoid plagiarism.                                                                    Reading
                                                                                                       organize when researching a       organize, sequence,                        comprehend and interpret fiction.
             gather, organize, and sequence               Organize information from reading into
L.06.03.02                                                                                             topic? How can you use writing to plagiarism, quote, cite,                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
             information in order to understand and       timelines and outlines. Create an accurate                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                       increase learning during the      organize, outlines,                        expand reading vocabulary.
             increase knowledge.                          bibliography.
                                                                                                       research process?                 bibliography,                              L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                         summarizing                      Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                    ideas.
                                                                                                                                                                                    L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                          Reading
             Evaluate text by determining the validity,                                                   What methods do you use to         evaluate, text, validity,              comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.06.03.03   credibility, reliability, and appropriateness Analyze validity of information collected.     ensure that information is valid   credibility, reliability,              L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
             of sources.                                                                                  and reliable?                      appropriateness              Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                    ideas.
                                                                                                          After reading several sources,
                                                                                                                                                                                    L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                          how do you summarize the                                        Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                    comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
             Summarize a variety of information for                                                       research? What process do you
L.06.03.04                                                Pull information together succinctly.                                            summarize, research
             research purposes.                                                                           use to summarize several                                                  L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                          different reference sources into                                Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                          your own words?                                                           ideas.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5
                                                                                                        Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                        ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                      Descriptors                                   Essential Questions                Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                        Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                         print, non-print,
                                                                                                                                                                        Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                         resources, information,
                                                          Use appropriate sources to gather                                                                                       fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                         encyclopedias,
                                                          information (e.g., encyclopedias, dictionaries, How would you determine which                                           L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
             Use a variety of print and non-print                                                                                        dictionaries, periodicals,     Reading
L.07.03.01                                                periodicals, almanacs, atlases, primary, and print and non-print resources you                                          content areas.
             resources to gather information.                                                                                            almanacs, atlases,
                                                          electronic sources). Recognize bias, author's would use to research a topic?                                            L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                         primary sources,               Reading
                                                          purpose, validity, etc.                                                                                                 comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                         secondary sources,
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                         author's purpose, validity     Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                  expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                        Reading
                                                                                                                                         strategies, prior                        comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                       How do you plan, prepare, and     knowledge, gather,                       L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             Use strategies and prior knowledge to        Take notes in own words to avoid plagiarism.                                                                  Reading
                                                                                                       organize when researching a       organize, sequence,                      comprehend and interpret fiction.
             gather, organize, and sequence               Organize information from reading into
L.07.03.02                                                                                             topic? How can you use writing to plagiarism, quote, cite,                 L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
             information in order to understand and       timelines and outlines. Create an accurate                                                                    Reading
                                                                                                       increase learning during the      organize, outlines,                      expand reading vocabulary.
             increase knowledge.                          bibliography.
                                                                                                       research process?                 bibliography,                            L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                         summarizing                    Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                  ideas.
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                        Reading
             Evaluate text by determining the validity,                                                 What methods do you use to         evaluate, text, validity,              comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.07.03.03   credibility, reliability, and appropriateness Analyze validity of information collected.   ensure that information is valid   credibility, reliability,              L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
             of sources.                                                                                and reliable?                      appropriateness              Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                  ideas.
                                                                                                        After reading several sources,
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                        how do you summarize the                                        Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                  comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
             Summarize a variety of information for                                                     research? What process do you
L.07.03.04                                                Pull information together succinctly.                                          summarize, research
             research purposes.                                                                         use to summarize several                                                  L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                        different reference sources into                                Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                        your own words?                                                           ideas.
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                           print, non-print,
                                                                                                                                                                        Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                           resources, information,
                                                          Use appropriate sources to gather                                                                                       fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                           encyclopedias,
                                                          information (e.g., encyclopedias, dictionaries, How would you determine which                                           L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
             Use a variety of print and non-print                                                                                          dictionaries, periodicals,   Reading
L.08.03.01                                                periodicals, almanacs, atlases, primary, and print and non-print resources you                                          content areas.
             resources to gather information.                                                                                              almanacs, atlases,
                                                          electronic sources). Recognize bias, author's would use to research a topic?                                            L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                           primary sources,             Reading
                                                          purpose, validity, etc.                                                                                                 comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                           secondary sources,
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                           author's purpose, validity   Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                  expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                        Reading
                                                                                                                                         strategies, prior                        comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                       How do you plan, prepare, and     knowledge, gather,                       L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             Use strategies and prior knowledge to        Take notes in own words to avoid plagiarism.                                                                  Reading
                                                                                                       organize when researching a       organize, sequence,                      comprehend and interpret fiction.
             gather, organize, and sequence               Organize information from reading into
L.08.03.02                                                                                             topic? How can you use writing to plagiarism, quote, cite,                 L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
             information in order to understand and       timelines and outlines. Create an accurate                                                                    Reading
                                                                                                       increase learning during the      organize, outlines,                      expand reading vocabulary.
             increase knowledge.                          bibliography.
                                                                                                       research process?                 bibliography,                            L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                         summarizing                    Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                  ideas.
                                                                                                                                                                                  L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                        Reading
             Evaluate text by determining the validity,                                                 What methods do you use to         evaluate, text, validity,              comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.08.03.03   credibility, reliability, and appropriateness Analyze validity of information collected.   ensure that information is valid   credibility, reliability,              L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
             of sources.                                                                                and reliable?                      appropriateness              Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                                                                                                  ideas.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                6
                                                                                                             Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                             ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                     Descriptors                                         Essential Questions                Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                             Strand
                                                                                                             After reading several sources,
                                                                                                                                                                                       L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                             how do you summarize the                                        Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
             Summarize a variety of information for                                                          research? What process do you
L.08.03.04                                               Pull information together succinctly.                                                summarize, research
             research purposes.                                                                              use to summarize several                                                  L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                             different reference sources into                                Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                                                                             your own words?                                                           ideas.
                                                                                                                                                vocabulary, prefixes,                  L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                         Know prefixes and suffixes, roots, and base                                                                     Reading
                                                                                                                                                suffixes, roots, base                  comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                         words; know the terminology for the parts of a What strategies do you use to
             Understand and build age-appropriate                                                                                               words, terminology,                    L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.06.04.01                                               dictionary; use guide words and parts of a     determine the meaning of an
             vocabulary.                                                                                                                        dictionary, guide words, Reading       comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                         dictionary entry; know synonyms and            unknown word?
                                                                                                                                                entry, synonyms,
                                                         antonyms. Use context clues.                                                                                                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                antonyms, context clues Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                variety, purpose,
                                                                                                                                                                                       L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                                author's purpose, genre,
                                                         Understand author's purpose and the type of                                                                         Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                                key topics,
                                                         genre. Identify key topics. Understand                                                                                        fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                             In the last week, what kinds of    entertainment,
                                                         purposes for reading: entertainment,
L.06.04.02   Read for a variety of purposes.                                                                 reading have you done and for      persuasion, information,
                                                         persuasion, or information. Interpret charts,                                                                                 L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                             what purpose?                      interpret, charts, maps,     Reading
                                                         maps, graphs, tables, and pictures. Locate                                                                                    content areas.
                                                                                                                                                graphs, tables, pictures,
                                                         main idea and supporting details.
                                                                                                                                                main idea, supporting                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                                details                                expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                strategies, prior, during,             L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                                after, increase                        comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                          Identify genre, author's purpose, and point of
                                                                                                                                                knowledge, genre,
                                                          view, etc. Use other sources (such as                                                                                        L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                             Describe the strategies that you   author's purpose, point      Reading
             Use a variety of strategies prior to, during Internet) to aid comprehension. Use a variety                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                             use before, during, and after      of view, sources,
L.06.04.03   and after reading to understand and          of before, during, and after reading strategies.
                                                                                                             reading to increase your           comprehension, pre-,
             increase knowledge.                          Draw on prior knowledge and make                                                                                             L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                                                                             comprehension.                     during and post reading      Reading
                                                          connections to the reading. Predict and make                                                                                 comprehension.
                                                                                                                                                strategies, prior
                                                          inferences.
                                                                                                                                                knowledge, predict,                    L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                                inferences                             expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                literary elements,
                                                                                                                                                comprehension, plot,                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                sub plot, sequence,          Reading
                                                         Recognize main plot and sub plots. Relate                                                                                     comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                                cause and effect,
                                                         sequence of events and cause and effect.
                                                                                                                                                internal and external
                                                         Recognize internal and external conflicts,          How were literary elements
             Identify literary elements as an aid to                                                                                            conflicts, setting,
L.06.04.04                                               setting, characterization, rising tension,          important in a fiction book that                                          L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             comprehension.                                                                                                                     characterization, rising     Reading
                                                         climax, and resolution. Recognize                   you read recently?                                                        comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                tension, climax,
                                                         symbolism, foreshadowing, irony, similes,
                                                                                                                                                resolution, symbolism,
                                                         personification, metaphors, and hyperbole.
                                                                                                                                                foreshadowing, irony,
                                                                                                                                                                                       L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                similes, personification,    Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                metaphors, hyperbole
                                                                                                                                    adjustments, rate, depth,                          L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Make adjustments in rate and depth of                                                                                                                           Reading
                                                      Slow down or speed up to make sense of the What changes do you make           engagement, genre,                                 comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.06.04.05   engagement in reading depending on
                                                      text.                                       when reading more difficult text? purpose, slow down,                                L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
             genre and purpose for reading.                                                                                                                                  Reading
                                                                                                                                    speed up                                           comprehension.
                                                                                                                                    vocabulary, word origins,                          L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                    root words, synonyms,                    Reading
             Determine the meaning of vocabulary      Use prior knowledge, known words, pictures,                                                                                      comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                  What strategies do you use to     antonyms, concept
             found in a variety of texts using word   phrases, and language structures to figure                                                                                       L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.06.04.06                                                                                        determine the meaning of an       clues, structural                        Reading
             origins, root words, synonyms, antonyms, out the meaning of unknown words:                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                  unknown word?                     analysis, prior
             concept clues, and structural analysis.  understand bold face or italicized print.
                                                                                                                                    knowledge, language                                L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                    structures                               Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     7
                                                                                                             Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                             ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                     Descriptors                                         Essential Questions                Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                             Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                       L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
             Extend the meaning of words so that the                                                                                            vocabulary, receptive                  comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                       Engage in vocabulary-building activities              How do you transfer new words
             new vocabulary becomes a natural part                                                                                              language, productive                   L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.06.04.07                                             beyond definitions (i.e., word walls,                 from your reading into your                               Reading
             of the student's receptive and productive                                                                                          language, synonyms,                    comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                       synonyms/antonyms, and Frayer Model).                 vocabulary?
             language.                                                                                                                          antonyms, Frayer Model                 L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                       L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                vocabulary, prefixes,    Reading
                                                         Know prefixes and suffixes, roots, and base                                                                                   comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                                suffixes, roots, base
                                                         words; know the terminology for the parts of a What strategies do you use to
             Understand and build age-appropriate                                                                                               words, terminology,
L.07.04.01                                               dictionary; use guide words and parts of a     determine the meaning of an                                                    L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             vocabulary.                                                                                                                        dictionary, guide words, Reading
                                                         dictionary entry; know synonyms and            unknown word?                                                                  comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                entry, synonyms,
                                                         antonyms. Use context clues.
                                                                                                                                                antonyms, context clues Reading        L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                variety, purpose,
                                                                                                                                                author's purpose, genre,               L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                         Understand author's purpose and the type of                                                                         Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                                key topics,
                                                         genre. Identify key topics. Understand                                                                                        fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                             In the last week, what kinds of    entertainment,
                                                         purposes for reading: entertainment,
L.07.04.02   Read for a variety of purposes.                                                                 reading have you done and for      persuasion, information,
                                                         persuasion, or information. Interpret charts,                                                                                 L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                             what purpose?                      interpret, charts, maps,     Reading
                                                         maps, graphs, tables, and pictures. Locate                                                                                    content areas.
                                                                                                                                                graphs, tables, pictures,
                                                         main idea and supporting details.
                                                                                                                                                main idea, supporting                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                details                      Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                strategies, prior, during,
                                                                                                                                                                                       L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                after, increase              Reading
                                                          Identify genre, author's purpose, and point of                                                                               comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                                knowledge, genre,
                                                          view, etc. Use other sources (such as
                                                                                                             Describe the strategies that you   author's purpose, point
             Use a variety of strategies prior to, during Internet) to aid comprehension. Use a variety                                                                                L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                             use before, during, and after      of view, sources,            Reading
L.07.04.03   and after reading to understand and          of before, during, and after reading strategies.                                                                             comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                             reading to increase your           comprehension, pre-,
             increase knowledge.                          Draw on prior knowledge and make
                                                                                                             comprehension.                     during and post reading                L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                          connections to the reading. Predict and make                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                                strategies, prior                      comprehension.
                                                          inferences.
                                                                                                                                                knowledge, predict,                    L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                                inferences                             expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                literary elements,
                                                                                                                                                comprehension, plot,                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                sub plot, sequence,          Reading
                                                         Recognize main plot and sub plots. Relate                                                                                     comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                                cause and effect,
                                                         sequence of events and cause and effect.
                                                                                                                                                internal and external
                                                         Recognize internal and external conflicts,          How were literary elements
             Identify literary elements as an aid to                                                                                            conflicts, setting,                    L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.07.04.04                                               setting, characterization, rising tension,          important in a fiction book that                                Reading
             comprehension.                                                                                                                     characterization, rising               comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                         climax, and resolution. Recognize                   you read recently?
                                                                                                                                                tension, climax,
                                                         symbolism, foreshadowing, irony, similes,
                                                                                                                                                resolution, symbolism,
                                                         personification, metaphors, and hyperbole.
                                                                                                                                                foreshadowing, irony,                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                similes, personification,    Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                metaphors, hyperbole
                                                                                                                                    adjustments, rate, depth,                          L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Make adjustments in rate and depth of                                                                                                                           Reading
                                                      Slow down or speed up to make sense of the What changes do you make           engagement, genre,                                 comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.07.04.05   engagement in reading depending on
                                                      text.                                       when reading more difficult text? purpose, slow down,                                L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
             genre and purpose for reading.                                                                                                                                  Reading
                                                                                                                                    speed up                                           comprehension.
                                                                                                                                    vocabulary, word origins,                          L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                    root words, synonyms,                    Reading
             Determine the meaning of vocabulary      Use prior knowledge, known words, pictures,                                                                                      comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                  What strategies do you use to     antonyms, concept
             found in a variety of texts using word   phrases, and language structures to figure                                                                                       L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.07.04.06                                                                                        determine the meaning of an       clues, structural
             origins, root words, synonyms, antonyms, out the meaning of unknown words:                                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                  unknown word?                     analysis, prior                                    comprehend and interpret fiction.
             concept clues, and structural analysis.  understand bold face or italicized print.
                                                                                                                                    knowledge, language                                L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                    structures                               Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.


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                                                                                                             Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                             ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                     Descriptors                                         Essential Questions                Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                             Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                       L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
             Extend the meaning of words so that the                                                                                            vocabulary, receptive                  comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                       Engage in vocabulary-building activities              How do you transfer new words
             new vocabulary becomes a natural part                                                                                              language, productive                   L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.07.04.07                                             beyond definitions (i.e., word walls,                 from your reading into your                               Reading
             of the student's receptive and productive                                                                                          language, synonyms,                    comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                       synonyms/antonyms, and Frayer Model).                 vocabulary?
             language.                                                                                                                          antonyms, Frayer Model                 L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                vocabulary, prefixes,                  L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                         Know prefixes and suffixes, roots, and base                                                                     Reading
                                                                                                                                                suffixes, roots, base                  comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                         words; know the terminology for the parts of a What strategies do you use to
             Understand and build age-appropriate                                                                                               words, terminology,
L.08.04.01                                               dictionary; use guide words and parts of a     determine the meaning of an                                                    L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             vocabulary.                                                                                                                        dictionary, guide words, Reading
                                                         dictionary entry; know synonyms and            unknown word?                                                                  comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                entry, synonyms,
                                                         antonyms. Use context clues.                                                                                                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                antonyms, context clues Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                variety, purpose,
                                                                                                                                                                                       L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                                author's purpose, genre,
                                                         Understand author's purpose and the type of                                                                         Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                                key topics,
                                                         genre. Identify key topics. Understand                                                                                        fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                             In the last week, what kinds of    entertainment,
                                                         purposes for reading: entertainment,
L.08.04.02   Read for a variety of purposes.                                                                 reading have you done and for      persuasion, information,
                                                         persuasion, or information. Interpret charts,                                                                                 L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                             what purpose?                      interpret, charts, maps,     Reading
                                                         maps, graphs, tables, and pictures. Locate                                                                                    content areas.
                                                                                                                                                graphs, tables, pictures,
                                                         main idea and supporting details.
                                                                                                                                                main idea, supporting                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                                details                                expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                strategies, prior, during,             L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                after, increase              Reading
                                                          Identify genre, author's purpose, and point of                                                                               comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                                knowledge, genre,
                                                          view, etc. Use other sources (such as
                                                                                                             Describe the strategies that you   author's purpose, point                L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             Use a variety of strategies prior to, during Internet) to aid comprehension. Use a variety                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                             use before, during, and after      of view, sources,                      comprehend and interpret fiction.
L.08.04.03   and after reading to understand and          of before, during, and after reading strategies.
                                                                                                             reading to increase your           comprehension, pre-,
             increase knowledge.                          Draw on prior knowledge and make                                                                                             L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                                                                             comprehension.                     during and post reading      Reading
                                                          connections to the reading. Predict and make                                                                                 comprehension.
                                                                                                                                                strategies, prior
                                                          inferences.
                                                                                                                                                knowledge, predict,                    L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                                inferences                             expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                    literary elements,
                                                                                                                                    comprehension, plot,                               L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                    sub plot, sequence,                                comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                      Recognize main plot and sub plots. Relate
                                                                                                                                    cause and effect,
                                                      sequence of events and cause and effect.
                                                                                                                                    internal and external
                                                      Recognize internal and external conflicts,  How were literary elements
             Identify literary elements as an aid to                                                                                conflicts, setting,                                L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.08.04.04                                            setting, characterization, rising tension,  important in a fiction book that                                           Reading
             comprehension.                                                                                                         characterization, rising                           comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                      climax, and resolution. Recognize           you read recently?
                                                                                                                                    tension, climax,
                                                      symbolism, foreshadowing, irony, similes,
                                                                                                                                    resolution, symbolism,
                                                      personification, metaphors, and hyperbole.
                                                                                                                                    foreshadowing, irony,                              L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                    similes, personification,                Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                    metaphors, hyperbole
                                                                                                                                    adjustments, rate, depth,                          L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Make adjustments in rate and depth of                                                                                                                           Reading
                                                      Slow down or speed up to make sense of the What changes do you make           engagement, genre,                                 comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.08.04.05   engagement in reading depending on
                                                      text.                                       when reading more difficult text? purpose, slow down,                                L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
             genre and purpose for reading.                                                                                                                                  Reading
                                                                                                                                    speed up                                           comprehension.
                                                                                                                                    vocabulary, word origins,                          L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                    root words, synonyms,                    Reading
             Determine the meaning of vocabulary      Use prior knowledge, known words, pictures,                                                                                      comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                  What strategies do you use to     antonyms, concept
             found in a variety of texts using word   phrases, and language structures to figure                                                                                       L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.08.04.06                                                                                        determine the meaning of an       clues, structural                        Reading
             origins, root words, synonyms, antonyms, out the meaning of unknown words:                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                  unknown word?                     analysis, prior
             concept clues, and structural analysis.  understand bold face or italicized print.
                                                                                                                                    knowledge, language                                L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                    structures                               Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                       expand reading vocabulary.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     9
                                                                                                        Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                         ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                    Descriptors                                     Essential Questions                 Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                         Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                   Reading
             Extend the meaning of words so that the                                                                                        vocabulary, receptive                  comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                       Engage in vocabulary-building activities         How do you transfer new words
             new vocabulary becomes a natural part                                                                                          language, productive                   L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.08.04.07                                             beyond definitions (i.e., word walls,            from your reading into your                                Reading
             of the student's receptive and productive                                                                                      language, synonyms,                    comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                       synonyms/antonyms, and Frayer Model).            vocabulary?
             language.                                                                                                                      antonyms, Frayer Model                 L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                   Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   content areas.
                                                                                                                                            defining features,
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Identify the defining features and                                                         What are the unique                 structures, literary,     Reading
                                                        Select a variety of genres. Identify unique                                                                                comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.06.05.01   structures of a variety of literary,                                                       characteristics of different        nonfiction, informational
                                                        characteristics of each.                                                                                                   L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             nonfiction, and informational texts.                                                       genres?                             text, genre, unique       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                            characteristics
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                                                           literary elements,            Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   content areas.
                                                                                                                                           devices, literary work,
                                                        Identify and describe how conflict and                                                                                     L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                        How important is it to understand protagonist, antagonist,       Reading
             Understand how literary elements and       characterization impact the work. Create a                                                                                 comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.06.05.02                                                                                              theme, conflict, character, and    conflict, characterization,
             devices affect a literary work.            plot line. Identify theme (author's message)                                                                               L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        plot when reading a literary work? details, plot line, story     Reading
                                                        and discuss its importance.                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                           web, graphic organizer,
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                           theme                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading     books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                            evaluate, literary,                    fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                        Identify tone (e.g.., suspense, tension,
                                                                                                                                            nonfiction, informational,             L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                        setting). Locate main idea and draw                                                                            Reading
                                                                                                                                            text, tone, main idea,                 content areas.
             Evaluate literary, nonfiction, and         conclusions. Connect text to previous works What criteria do you use to
L.06.05.03                                                                                                                                  draw conclusions,                      L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             informational texts.                       read and personal experiences. Make         evaluate a reading selection?                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                            inferences, predictions,               comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                        inferences and predictions before, during,
                                                                                                                                            before, during, and after              L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                        and after reading.                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                            reading                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                                                                   fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                            variety, literary,                     L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
             Read a variety of literary, nonfiction, and Select and identify genre appropriate to the   Why is it important to read from                               Reading
L.06.05.04                                                                                                                                  nonfiction, informational,             content areas.
             informational text.                         task.                                          many different genres?
                                                                                                                                            text, genre                            L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                            comprehension                          L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        What reading strategies do you                                   Reading
             Utilize comprehension strategies           Apply sequencing, summarizing, predicting,                                          strategies, sequencing,                comprehend and interpret fiction.
L.06.05.05                                                                                              use to understand what you
             effectively.                               and inference skills to aid comprehension.                                          predicting, inference                  L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                                                                        read?                                                            Reading
                                                                                                                                            skills                                 comprehension.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                        When selecting a book to read,
                                                                                                                                       appropriate,                      Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
             Select appropriate independent reading     Choose reading material that is of personal     describe how you choose a book
L.06.05.06                                                                                                                             independent, personal                       fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
             material.                                  interest and matches reading ability.           that is at your independent
                                                                                                                                       interest, reading ability                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                        reading level.                                                   Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   content areas.




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                                                                                                        Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                         ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                    Descriptors                                     Essential Questions                 Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                         Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                        Complete a graphic organizer to                               Reading
                                                                                                                                            relationships, literary,               content areas.
                                                                                                        illustrate similarities and
             Understand relationships among literary, Map large concepts and supporting details                                             nonfiction, informational              L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
L.06.05.07                                                                                              differences among literary,                                   Reading
             nonfiction, and informational texts.     using graphic organizers or charts.                                                   text, concepts, details,               comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                        nonfiction, and informational
                                                                                                                                            graphic organizers,                    L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        texts.                                                        Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                            text features, inferences,             comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                        How do you use different text
                                                        Read the lines, between the lines, and                                              reads the lines, reads                 L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.06.05.08   Use text features to support inferences.                                                   features to improve you                                        Reading
                                                        beyond the lines.                                                                   between the lines, reads               comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                        comprehension?
                                                                                                                                            beyond the lines                       L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehension.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Understand the effectiveness of                                                            What do you look for to             author's purpose,            Reading
                                                        Discuss, write, and elaborate on the author's                                                                              comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.06.05.09   techniques used to support the author's                                                    determine the author's purpose      viewpoint, argument,
                                                        stance.                                                                                                                    L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             purpose, viewpoint, and argument.                                                          and view when reading?              author's stance              Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                                                 Reading
                                                                                                     What questions do you ask                                                     comprehend and interpret fiction.
             Generate questions when reading to
                                                        Engage with text and ask questions of author yourself when reading to increase                                             L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
L.06.05.10   deepen knowledge and clarify                                                                                              generate, questions, text Reading
                                                        to make sense of what is read.               your understanding of what you                                                comprehension.
             understanding.
                                                                                                     have read?                                                                    L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                 Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   content areas.
                                                                                                                                            defining features,
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Identify the defining features and                                                         What are the unique                 structures, literary,     Reading
                                                        Select a variety of genres. Identify unique                                                                                comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.07.05.01   structures of a variety of literary,                                                       characteristics of different        nonfiction, informational
                                                        characteristics of each.                                                                                                   L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             nonfiction, and informational texts.                                                       genres?                             text, genre, unique       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                            characteristics
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                                                           literary elements,            Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   content areas.
                                                                                                                                           devices, literary work,
                                                        Identify and describe how conflict and                                                                                     L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                        How important is it to understand protagonist, antagonist,       Reading
             Understand how literary elements and       characterization impact the work. Create a                                                                                 comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.07.05.02                                                                                              theme, conflict, character, and    conflict, characterization,
             devices affect a literary work.            plot line. Identify theme (author's message)                                                                               L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        plot when reading a literary work? details, plot line, story     Reading
                                                        and discuss its importance.                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                           web, graphic organizer,
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                           theme                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading     books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                            evaluate, literary,                    fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                        Identify tone (e.g.., suspense, tension,
                                                                                                                                            nonfiction, informational,             L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                        setting). Locate main idea and draw                                                                            Reading
                                                                                                                                            text, tone, main idea,                 content areas.
             Evaluate literary, nonfiction, and         conclusions. Connect text to previous works What criteria do you use to
L.07.05.03                                                                                                                                  draw conclusions,                      L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             informational texts.                       read and personal experiences. Make         evaluate a reading selection?                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                            inferences, predictions,               comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                        inferences and predictions before, during,
                                                                                                                                            before, during, and after              L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                        and after reading.                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                            reading                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                              11
                                                                                                        Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                     ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                    Descriptors                                     Essential Questions                Vocabulary                           ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                     Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                                                     Reading    books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                                                                fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                           variety, literary,                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
             Read a variety of literary, nonfiction, and Select and identify genre appropriate to the   Why is it important to read from                              Reading
L.07.05.04                                                                                                                                 nonfiction, informational,           content areas.
             informational text.                         task.                                          many different genres?
                                                                                                                                           text, genre                          L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                                                     Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                     Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                           comprehension                        L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        What reading strategies do you                               Reading
             Utilize comprehension strategies           Apply sequencing, summarizing, predicting,                                         strategies, sequencing,              comprehend and interpret fiction.
L.07.05.05                                                                                              use to understand what you
             effectively.                               and inference skills to aid comprehension.                                         predicting, inference                L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                                                                        read?                                                        Reading
                                                                                                                                           skills                               comprehension.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                     Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                        When selecting a book to read,
                                                                                                                                       appropriate,                  Reading    books and texts each year. This includes reading both
             Select appropriate independent reading     Choose reading material that is of personal     describe how you choose a book
L.07.05.06                                                                                                                             independent, personal                    fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
             material.                                  interest and matches reading ability.           that is at your independent
                                                                                                                                       interest, reading ability                L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                        reading level.                                               Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                content areas.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                        Complete a graphic organizer to                              Reading
                                                                                                                                           relationships, literary,             content areas.
             Understand relationships between                                                           illustrate similarities and
                                                        Map large concepts and supporting details                                          nonfiction, informational            L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
L.07.05.07   among, nonfiction, and informational                                                       differences among literary,                                  Reading
                                                        using graphic organizers or charts.                                                text, concepts, details,             comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
             texts.                                                                                     nonfiction, and informational
                                                                                                                                           graphic organizers,                  L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        texts.                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                           text features, inferences,           comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                        How do you use different text
                                                        Read the lines, between the lines, and                                             reads the lines, reads               L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.07.05.08   Use text features to support inferences.                                                   features to improve you                                       Reading
                                                        beyond the lines.                                                                  between the lines, reads             comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                        comprehension?
                                                                                                                                           beyond the lines                     L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                                                                                                                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                comprehension.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Understand the effectiveness of                                                            What do you look for to            author's purpose,         Reading
                                                        Discuss, write, and elaborate on the author's                                                                           comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.07.05.09   techniques used to support the author's                                                    determine the author's purpose     viewpoint, argument,
                                                        stance.                                                                                                                 L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             purpose, viewpoint, and argument.                                                          and view when reading?             author's stance           Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                                                 Reading
                                                                                                     What questions do you ask                                                  comprehend and interpret fiction.
             Generate questions when reading to
                                                        Engage with text and ask questions of author yourself when reading to increase                                          L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
L.07.05.10   deepen knowledge and clarify                                                                                              generate, questions, text Reading
                                                        to make sense of what is read.               your understanding of what you                                             comprehension.
             understanding.
                                                                                                     have read?                                                                 L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                 Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                                                                                     Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                content areas.
                                                                                                                                           defining features,
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Identify the defining features and                                                         What are the unique                structures, literary,     Reading
                                                        Select a variety of genres. Identify unique                                                                             comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.08.05.01   structures of a variety of literary,                                                       characteristics of different       nonfiction, informational
                                                        characteristics of each.                                                                                                L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             nonfiction, and informational texts.                                                       genres?                            text, genre, unique       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                           characteristics
                                                                                                                                                                                L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                     Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                expand reading vocabulary.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                           12
                                                                                                        Literacy Middle School

                                                                                                                                                                         ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                    Descriptors                                     Essential Questions                 Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                         Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                                                           literary elements,            Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   content areas.
                                                                                                                                           devices, literary work,
                                                        Identify and describe how conflict and                                                                                     L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                        How important is it to understand protagonist, antagonist,       Reading
             Understand how literary elements and       characterization impact the work. Create a                                                                                 comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.08.05.02                                                                                              theme, conflict, character, and    conflict, characterization,
             devices affect a literary work.            plot line. Identify theme (author's message)                                                                               L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        plot when reading a literary work? details, plot line, story     Reading
                                                        and discuss its importance.                                                                                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                           web, graphic organizer,
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                           theme                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading     books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                            evaluate, literary,                    fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                        Identify tone (e.g.., suspense, tension,
                                                                                                                                            nonfiction, informational,             L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                        setting). Locate main idea and draw                                                                            Reading
                                                                                                                                            text, tone, main idea,                 content areas.
             Evaluate literary, nonfiction, and         conclusions. Connect text to previous works What criteria do you use to
L.08.05.03                                                                                                                                  draw conclusions,                      L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             informational texts.                       read and personal experiences. Make         evaluate a reading selection?                                      Reading
                                                                                                                                            inferences, predictions,               comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                        inferences and predictions before, during,
                                                                                                                                            before, during, and after              L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                        and after reading.                                                                                             Reading
                                                                                                                                            reading                                comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
                                                                                                                                                                                   fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
                                                                                                                                            variety, literary,                     L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
             Read a variety of literary, nonfiction, and Select and identify genre appropriate to the   Why is it important to read from                               Reading
L.08.05.04                                                                                                                                  nonfiction, informational,             content areas.
             informational text.                         task.                                          many different genres?
                                                                                                                                            text, genre                            L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                                                            comprehension                          L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        What reading strategies do you                                   Reading
             Utilize comprehension strategies           Apply sequencing, summarizing, predicting,                                          strategies, sequencing,                comprehend and interpret fiction.
L.08.05.05                                                                                              use to understand what you
             effectively.                               and inference skills to aid comprehension.                                          predicting, inference                  L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                                                                        read?                                                            Reading
                                                                                                                                            skills                                 comprehension.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                         Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.01 - Independently read a significant number of
                                                                                                        When selecting a book to read,
                                                                                                                                       appropriate,                      Reading   books and texts each year. This includes reading both
             Select appropriate independent reading     Choose reading material that is of personal     describe how you choose a book
L.08.05.06                                                                                                                             independent, personal                       fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres.
             material.                                  interest and matches reading ability.           that is at your independent
                                                                                                                                       interest, reading ability                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                        reading level.                                                   Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   content areas.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.02 - Read for a variety of purposes and across
                                                                                                        Complete a graphic organizer to                               Reading
                                                                                                                                            relationships, literary,               content areas.
             Understand relationships between                                                           illustrate similarities and
                                                        Map large concepts and supporting details                                           nonfiction, informational              L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
L.08.05.07   among, nonfiction, and informational                                                       differences among literary,                                   Reading
                                                        using graphic organizers or charts.                                                 text, concepts, details,               comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
             texts.                                                                                     nonfiction, and informational
                                                                                                                                            graphic organizers,                    L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                        texts.                                                        Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                            text features, inferences,             comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
                                                                                                        How do you use different text
                                                        Read the lines, between the lines, and                                              reads the lines, reads                 L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
L.08.05.08   Use text features to support inferences.                                                   features to improve you                                        Reading
                                                        beyond the lines.                                                                   between the lines, reads               comprehend and interpret fiction.
                                                                                                        comprehension?
                                                                                                                                            beyond the lines                       L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
                                                                                                                                                                       Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehension.
                                                                                                                                                                                   L.A.03 - Use a variety of skills and strategies to
             Understand the effectiveness of                                                            What do you look for to             author's purpose,            Reading
                                                        Discuss, write, and elaborate on the author's                                                                              comprehend non-fiction and informational text.
L.08.05.09   techniques used to support the author's                                                    determine the author's purpose      viewpoint, argument,
                                                        stance.                                                                                                                    L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
             purpose, viewpoint, and argument.                                                          and view when reading?              author's stance              Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.


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MISIC Code Benchmark                                    Descriptors                                   Essential Questions                  Vocabulary                            ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                     Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.A.04 - Use a variety of strategies and skills to
                                                                                                                                                                 Reading
                                                                                                     What questions do you ask                                                   comprehend and interpret fiction.
             Generate questions when reading to
                                                        Engage with text and ask questions of author yourself when reading to increase                                           L.A.05 - Read with fluency silently and aloud to support
L.08.05.10   deepen knowledge and clarify                                                                                              generate, questions, text Reading
                                                        to make sense of what is read.               your understanding of what you                                              comprehension.
             understanding.
                                                                                                     have read?                                                                  L.A.06 - Use a variety of strategies to develop and
                                                                                                                                                                 Reading
                                                                                                                                                                                 expand reading vocabulary.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 speaking situation.
                                                      Maintain appropriate eye contact with an                                                                       Speaking    L.C.02 - Produce a coherent message.
                                                                                                                                           verbal communication,
                                                      audience. Use facial expressions, gestures,                                                                                L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                           non-verbal                Speaking
             Communicate effectively through multiple and posture appropriate to purpose and                                                                                     situations.
L.06.06.01                                                                                            Demonstration needed                 communication,
             opportunities both verbal and nonverbal. audience. Apply appropriate pitch, tone,                                                                                   L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                           gesturing, pitch, tone,   Speaking
                                                      stress, juncture, projection, and word choice                                                                              purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                           projection, eye contact
                                                      to communicate ideas.                                                                                          Speaking    L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                                                     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                           Face speaker, ask appropriate questions,                                        appropriate questions,                L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Apply effective listening skills in a variety                                                                                                           Listening
L.06.06.02                                                 paraphrase, and participate in class       Demonstration needed.                paraphrase, class                     evaluation.
             of settings.
                                                           discussions.                                                                    discussions                           L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                        Know purpose for listening. Use this                                                                                     L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                      What are purposes, conditions,       listen, purpose,          Listening
L.06.06.03   Listen for different purposes.             information to choose appropriate response                                                                               evaluation.
                                                                                                      and settings for listening?          response, feedback
                                                        and feedback.                                                                                                            L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                                     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 situations.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                                                     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                                                     Speaking    L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
                                                        Participate in small groups as an active                                                                                 L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                           active listening,         Speaking
                                                        listener, leader, and contributor. Perform and                                                                           situations and group settings.
                                                                                                        What behaviors does an effective   contributor, cooperative
             Assume a variety of roles in small         display qualities of the role assigned. Use                                                                              L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
L.06.06.04                                                                                              member of a small group            group, roles, small       Speaking
             groups.                                    listening skills and communicate effectively to                                                                          communication.
                                                                                                        display? Demonstration needed.     groups, leader, listening
                                                        perform assigned role. Work cooperatively for                                                                            L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                           skills, communicate       Speaking
                                                        the good of the group.                                                                                                   communication.
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 evaluation.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                     Speaking    L.C.02 - Produce a coherent message.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 situations.
                                                                                                                                           speech to inform,
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                           speech to entertain,     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
             Gain practice in different types of speech Use speech to inform, to entertain, to express                                     persuasive speaking,
L.06.06.05                                                                                             Demonstration needed.                                        Speaking     L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
             delivery.                                  ideas, and to persuade.                                                            descriptive speech,
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                           speech delivery, express Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                           ideas
                                                                                                                                                                    Listening    L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 evaluation.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                     Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 relationships.


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MISIC Code Benchmark                                    Descriptors                                   Essential Questions              Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                  Strand
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              situations.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
             Analyze factors that commonly affect                                                                                                                 Speaking
                                                        Use politically correct language when                                          politically correct word               purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
L.06.06.06   language usage: gender, culture, and                                                     Demonstration needed
                                                        speaking.                                                                      choice                                 L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
             vocabulary.                                                                                                                                          Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              communication.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              communication.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                      What types of questions could                               Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              situations.
             Critique and analyze presentations by                                                    you ask following a presentation
                                                        Make sense of dialogue through active                                           active listening,                     L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
L.06.06.07   asking questions to broaden and enrich                                                   so that you could learn more from                           Speaking
                                                        listening and appropriate questioning.                                          appropriate question                  purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
             learning through discussion.                                                             the speaker? Demonstration
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
                                                                                                      needed.                                                     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              communication.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              communication.
                                                                                                                                                                  Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                       prior knowledge,
                                                                                                      How do you make connections                                             L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Connect message to prior knowledge         Engage in speaker's message by making                                          engage, speaker's          Listening
L.06.06.08                                                                                            between what you already know                                           evaluation.
             and experience while listening.            connections.                                                                   message, making
                                                                                                      to what someone is saying?                                              L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                       connections                Listening
                                                                                                                                                                              relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                  Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Synthesize multiple ideas and those that                                                 What goes on in your head when synthesize, multiple         Listening
L.06.06.09                                            Weave multiple ideas to further thinking.                                                                               evaluation.
             are the most useful to the purpose.                                                      you are processing new ideas?  ideas, purpose, weave
                                                                                                                                                                              L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                  Listening
                                                                                                                                                                              relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              speaking situation.
                                                      Maintain appropriate eye contact with an                                                                    Speaking    L.C.02 - Produce a coherent message.
                                                                                                                                       verbal communication,
                                                      audience. Use facial expressions, gestures,                                                                             L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                       non-verbal                 Speaking
             Communicate effectively through multiple and posture appropriate to purpose and                                                                                  situations.
L.07.06.01                                                                                            Demonstration needed             communication,
             opportunities both verbal and nonverbal. audience. Apply appropriate pitch, tone,                                                                                L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                       gesturing, pitch, tone,    Speaking
                                                      stress, juncture, projection, and word choice                                                                           purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                       projection, eye contact
                                                      to communicate ideas.                                                                                       Speaking    L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
                                                                                                                                                                              L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                              situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                                                  Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                           Face speaker, ask appropriate questions,                                    appropriate questions,                 L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Apply effective listening skills in a variety                                                                                                        Listening
L.07.06.02                                                 paraphrase, and participate in class       Demonstration needed.            paraphrase, class                      evaluation.
             of settings.
                                                           discussions.                                                                discussions                            L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                                                  Listening
                                                                                                                                                                              purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                                                  Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                        Know purpose for listening. Use this                                                                                  L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                      What are purposes, conditions,   listen, purpose,           Listening
L.07.06.03   Listen for different purposes.             information to choose appropriate response                                                                            evaluation.
                                                                                                      and settings for listening?      response, feedback
                                                        and feedback.                                                                                                         L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                  Listening
                                                                                                                                                                              relationships.




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MISIC Code Benchmark                                  Descriptors                                   Essential Questions                  Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                    Strand
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                situations.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking    L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
                                                      Participate in small groups as an active                                                                                  L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                         active listening,         Speaking
                                                      listener, leader, and contributor. Perform and                                                                            situations and group settings.
                                                                                                      What behaviors does an effective   contributor, cooperative
             Assume a variety of roles in small       display qualities of the role assigned. Use                                                                               L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
L.07.06.04                                                                                            member of a small group            group, roles, small       Speaking
             groups.                                  listening skills and communicate effectively to                                                                           communication.
                                                                                                      display? Demonstration needed.     groups, leader, listening
                                                      perform assigned role. Work cooperatively for                                                                             L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                         skills, communicate       Speaking
                                                      the good of the group.                                                                                                    communication.
                                                                                                                                                                    Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                                                                                    Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                evaluation.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                    Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking    L.C.02 - Produce a coherent message.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                                  Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                situations.
                                                                                                                                         speech to inform,
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                         speech to entertain,     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
             Gain practice in different types of speech Use speech to inform, to entertain, to express                                   persuasive speaking,
L.07.06.05                                                                                             Demonstration needed.                                      Speaking      L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
             delivery.                                  ideas, and to persuade.                                                          descriptive speech,
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                         speech delivery, express Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                         ideas
                                                                                                                                                                  Listening     L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                                                                                    Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                evaluation.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                    Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                situations.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
             Analyze factors that commonly affect                                                                                                                   Speaking
                                                      Use politically correct language when                                              politically correct word               purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
L.07.06.06   language usage: gender, culture, and                                                   Demonstration needed
                                                      speaking.                                                                          choice                                 L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
             vocabulary.                                                                                                                                            Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                communication.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                communication.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                    What types of questions could                                   Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                situations.
             Critique and analyze presentations by                                                  you ask following a presentation
                                                      Make sense of dialogue through active                                           active listening,                         L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
L.07.06.07   asking questions to broaden and enrich                                                 so that you could learn more from                               Speaking
                                                      listening and appropriate questioning.                                          appropriate question                      purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
             learning through discussion.                                                           the speaker? Demonstration
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
                                                                                                    needed.                                                         Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                communication.
                                                                                                                                                                                L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                                                    Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                communication.




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MISIC Code Benchmark                                         Descriptors                                  Essential Questions               Vocabulary                           ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                       Strand
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                              prior knowledge,
                                                                                                             How do you make connections                                         L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Connect message to prior knowledge              Engage in speaker's message by making                                            engage, speaker's        Listening
L.07.06.08                                                                                                   between what you already know                                       evaluation.
             and experience while listening.                 connections.                                                                     message, making
                                                                                                             to what someone is saying?                                          L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                              connections              Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Synthesize multiple ideas and those that                                                        What goes on in your head when synthesize, multiple       Listening
L.07.06.09                                                   Weave multiple ideas to further thinking.                                                                           evaluation.
             are the most useful to the purpose.                                                             you are processing new ideas?    ideas, purpose, weave
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                       Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 speaking situation.
                                                             Maintain appropriate eye contact with an                                                                  Speaking L.C.02 - Produce a coherent message.
                                                                                                                                              verbal communication,
                                                             audience. Use facial expressions, gestures,                                                                         L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                              non-verbal               Speaking
             Communicate effectively through multiple        and posture appropriate to purpose and                                                                              situations.
L.08.06.01                                                                                                   Demonstration needed             communication,
             opportunities both verbal and nonverbal.        audience. Apply appropriate pitch, tone,                                                                            L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                              gesturing, pitch, tone,  Speaking
                                                             stress, juncture, projection, and word choice                                                                       purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                              projection, eye contact
                                                             to communicate ideas.                                                                                     Speaking L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                                                       Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                             Face speaker, ask appropriate questions,                                         appropriate questions,             L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Apply effective listening skills in a variety                                                                                                             Listening
L.08.06.02                                                   paraphrase, and participate in class            Demonstration needed.            paraphrase, class                  evaluation.
             of settings.
                                                             discussions.                                                                     discussions                        L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                             Know purpose for listening. Use this                                                                                L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                             What are purposes, conditions,   listen, purpose,         Listening
L.08.06.03   Listen for different purposes.                  information to choose appropriate response                                                                          evaluation.
                                                                                                             and settings for listening?      response, feedback
                                                             and feedback.                                                                                                       L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                                       Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 situations.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                                                       Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                                 purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
                                                                                                                                                                       Speaking L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
                                                             Participate in small groups as an active                                                                            L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                              active listening,        Speaking
                                                             listener, leader, and contributor. Perform and                                                                      situations and group settings.
                                                                                                             What behaviors does an effective contributor, cooperative
             Assume a variety of roles in small              display qualities of the role assigned. Use                                                                         L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
L.08.06.04                                                                                                   member of a small group          group, roles, small      Speaking
             groups.                                         listening skills and communicate effectively to                                                                     communication.
                                                                                                             display? Demonstration needed. groups, leader, listening
                                                             perform assigned role. Work cooperatively for                                                                       L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                              skills, communicate      Speaking
                                                             the good of the group.                                                                                              communication.
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 evaluation.
                                                                                                                                                                                 L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                       Listening
                                                                                                                                                                                 relationships.




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                                                                                                                                                                ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                   Descriptors                                  Essential Questions              Vocabulary                             ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                                Strand
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                Speaking    L.C.02 - Produce a coherent message.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                              Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            situations.
                                                                                                                                     speech to inform,
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
                                                                                                                                     speech to entertain,     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
             Gain practice in different types of speech Use speech to inform, to entertain, to express                               persuasive speaking,
L.08.06.05                                                                                             Demonstration needed.                                  Speaking      L.C.05 - Demonstrate control of delivery skills.
             delivery.                                  ideas, and to persuade.                                                      descriptive speech,
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
                                                                                                                                     speech delivery, express Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                     ideas
                                                                                                                                                              Listening     L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
                                                                                                                                                                Listening
                                                                                                                                                                            evaluation.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                Listening
                                                                                                                                                                            relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                                                                                Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            situations.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
             Analyze factors that commonly affect                                                                                                               Speaking
                                                       Use politically correct language when                                         politically correct word               purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
L.08.06.06   language usage: gender, culture, and                                                   Demonstration needed
                                                       speaking.                                                                     choice                                 L.C.06 - Participate appropriately in one-one-one
             vocabulary.                                                                                                                                        Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            situations and group settings.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
                                                                                                                                                                Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            communication.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                                                Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            communication.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.01 - Consider audience and variables in the
                                                                                                                                                                Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            speaking situation.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.03 - Participate in a variety of communication
                                                                                                    What types of questions could                               Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            situations.
             Critique and analyze presentations by                                                  you ask following a presentation
                                                       Make sense of dialogue through active                                          active listening,                     L.C.04 - Use appropriate content and conventions for
L.08.06.07   asking questions to broaden and enrich                                                 so that you could learn more from                           Speaking
                                                       listening and appropriate questioning.                                         appropriate question                  purpose, audience, occasion, and context.
             learning through discussion.                                                           the speaker? Demonstration
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.07 - Recognize the role of evaluation in oral
                                                                                                    needed.                                                     Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            communication.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.C.08 - Recognize the role of response in oral
                                                                                                                                                                Speaking
                                                                                                                                                                            communication.
                                                                                                                                                                Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                     prior knowledge,
                                                                                                    How do you make connections                                             L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Connect message to prior knowledge        Engage in speaker's message by making                                         engage, speaker's          Listening
L.08.06.08                                                                                          between what you already know                                           evaluation.
             and experience while listening.           connections.                                                                  message, making
                                                                                                    to what someone is saying?                                              L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                     connections                Listening
                                                                                                                                                                            relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                Listening   L.D.01 - Listen for information and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.D.02 - Listen for interpretation, analysis, and
             Synthesize multiple ideas and those that                                               What goes on in your head when synthesize, multiple         Listening
L.08.06.09                                            Weave multiple ideas to further thinking.                                                                             evaluation.
             are the most useful to the purpose.                                                    you are processing new ideas?  ideas, purpose, weave
                                                                                                                                                                            L.D.03 - Listen to establish, maintain, and enhance
                                                                                                                                                                Listening
                                                                                                                                                                            relationships.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                                                Writing     access, evaluate, and communicate information and
             Use technology and multimedia tools to    Know, understand, and utilize appropriate                                     technology tools,
L.06.07.01                                                                                          Demonstration needed                                                    ideas.
             communicate effectively.                  technology tools.                                                             multimedia tools
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                                Writing
                                                                                                                                                                            writing.
                                                                                                                                                                            L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                     reliable source,
             Gather information from multimedia                                                                                                                 Writing     access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                       Use effective and reliable resources to                                       multimedia source,
L.06.07.02   sources by reading, using visuals, and                                                 Demonstration needed                                                    ideas.
                                                       communicate well.                                                             visual message, oral
             interpreting oral and visual messages.                                                                                                                         L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                     message                    Writing
                                                                                                                                                                            writing.


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                                                                                                                                                              ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                  Descriptors                                  Essential Questions              Vocabulary                          ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                              Strand
                                                                                                   What qualities make a
                                                                                                   multimedia product attractive and
             Create multimedia presentations that     Choose visually appealing products to create                                   multimedia presentation,           L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
L.06.07.03                                                                                         informative to you and to your                             Writing
             capture and share learning.              effective meaning.                                                             visual appeal                      writing.
                                                                                                   audience? Demonstration
                                                                                                   needed.
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
             Become critical consumers of information                                                                                                         Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                      Analyze and utilize effective multimedia                                      multimedia source,
L.06.07.04   from multimedia and technological                                                     Demonstration needed                                                 ideas.
                                                      devices.                                                                      technological source
             sources.                                                                                                                                                   L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                              Writing
                                                                                                                                                                        writing.
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                                              Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
             Use technology and multimedia tools to   Know, understand, and utilize appropriate                                     technology tools,
L.07.07.01                                                                                         Demonstration needed                                                 ideas.
             communicate effectively.                 technology tools.                                                             multimedia tools
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                              Writing
                                                                                                                                                                        writing.
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                    reliable source,
             Gather information from multimedia                                                                                                               Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                      Use effective and reliable resources to                                       multimedia source,
L.07.07.02   sources by reading, using visuals, and                                                Demonstration needed                                                 ideas.
                                                      communicate well.                                                             visual message, oral
             interpreting oral and visual messages.                                                                                                                     L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                    message                   Writing
                                                                                                                                                                        writing.
                                                                                                   What qualities make a
                                                                                                   multimedia product attractive and
             Create multimedia presentations that     Choose visually appealing products to create                                   multimedia presentation,           L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
L.07.07.03                                                                                         informative to you and to your                             Writing
             capture and share learning.              effective meaning.                                                             visual appeal                      writing.
                                                                                                   audience? Demonstration
                                                                                                   needed.
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
             Become critical consumers of information                                                                                                         Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                      Analyze and utilize effective multimedia                                      multimedia source,
L.07.07.04   from multimedia and technological                                                     Demonstration needed                                                 ideas.
                                                      devices.                                                                      technological source
             sources.                                                                                                                                                   L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                              Writing
                                                                                                                                                                        writing.
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                                              Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
             Use technology and multimedia tools to   Know, understand, and utilize appropriate                                     technology tools,
L.08.07.01                                                                                         Demonstration needed                                                 ideas.
             communicate effectively.                 technology tools.                                                             multimedia tools
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                              Writing
                                                                                                                                                                        writing.
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
                                                                                                                                    reliable source,
             Gather information from multimedia                                                                                                               Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                      Use effective and reliable resources to                                       multimedia source,
L.08.07.02   sources by reading, using visuals, and                                                Demonstration needed                                                 ideas.
                                                      communicate well.                                                             visual message, oral
             interpreting oral and visual messages.                                                                                                                     L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                    message                   Writing
                                                                                                                                                                        writing.
                                                                                                   What qualities make a
                                                                                                   multimedia product attractive and
             Create multimedia presentations that     Choose visually appealing products to create                                   multimedia presentation,           L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
L.08.07.03                                                                                         informative to you and to your                             Writing
             capture and share learning.              effective meaning.                                                             visual appeal                      writing.
                                                                                                   audience? Demonstration
                                                                                                   needed.
                                                                                                                                                                        L.B.05 - Engage in the information literacy process:
             Become critical consumers of information                                                                                                         Writing   access, evaluate, and communicate information and
                                                      Analyze and utilize effective multimedia                                      multimedia source,
L.08.07.04   from multimedia and technological                                                     Demonstration needed                                                 ideas.
                                                      devices.                                                                      technological source
             sources.                                                                                                                                                   L.B.08 - Incorporate technology as a tool to enhance
                                                                                                                                                              Writing
                                                                                                                                                                        writing.




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                                                                                                                                                    ICC
MISIC Code Benchmark                                 Descriptors                                 Essential Questions       Vocabulary                         ICC Essential Topics/Skills
                                                                                                                                                    Strand
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.01 - Analyze the effects of visual media on society
                                                                                                                                                    Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              and culture.
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.02 - Use a range of strategies to interpret visual
             Uses a range of strategies to interpret,                                                                      generalization,          Viewing
                                                      Critically observe and analyze to make sense                                                            media.
L.06.08.01   draw conclusions, make generalizations,                                               Demonstration needed.   synthesis, evaluation,
                                                      of what is viewed.                                                                                      L.E.03 - Apply a variety of criteria to evaluate
             synthesize, and evaluate what is viewed.                                                                      critical viewer          Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              informational media.
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.04 - Understand how literary forms can be
                                                                                                                                                    Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              represented in visual narratives.
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.01 - Analyze the effects of visual media on society
                                                                                                                                                    Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              and culture.
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.02 - Use a range of strategies to interpret visual
             Use a range of strategies to interpret,                                                                       generalization,          Viewing
                                                      Critically observe and analyze to make sense                                                            media.
L.07.08.01   draw conclusions, make generalizations,                                               Demonstration needed.   synthesis, evaluation,
                                                      of what is viewed.                                                                                      L.E.03 - Apply a variety of criteria to evaluate
             synthesize, and evaluate what is viewed.                                                                      critical viewer          Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              informational media.
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.04 - Understand how literary forms can be
                                                                                                                                                    Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              represented in visual narratives.
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.01 - Analyze the effects of visual media on society
                                                                                                                                                    Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              and culture.
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.02 - Use a range of strategies to interpret visual
             Use a range of strategies to interpret,                                                                       generalization,          Viewing
                                                      Critically observe and analyze to make sense                                                            media.
L.08.08.01   draw conclusions, make generalizations,                                               Demonstration needed.   synthesis, evaluation,
                                                      of what is viewed.                                                                                      L.E.03 - Apply a variety of criteria to evaluate
             synthesize, and evaluate what is viewed.                                                                      critical viewer          Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              informational media.
                                                                                                                                                              L.E.04 - Understand how literary forms can be
                                                                                                                                                    Viewing
                                                                                                                                                              represented in visual narratives.




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