B.12.1 Create or produce writing to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
- Compose and publish analytic and
reflective writing that conveys knowledge, experience, insights, and
opinions to an intended audience
- Write autobiographical and biographical
narratives in a mature style characterized by suitable vocabulary,
descriptive detail, effective syntax, an appropriate voice, a variety of
sentence structures, clear coordination and subordination of ideas, and
rhetorical devices that help establish tone and reinforce meaning
- Write for a variety of readers,
including peers, teachers, and other adults, adapting content, style,
and structure to audience and situation
- Use a variety of writing technologies,
including pen and paper as well as computers
B.12.2 Plan, revise, edit, and publish
clear and effective writing.
- Develop a composition through a series
of drafts, using a revision strategy based on purpose and audience,
personal style, self-awareness of strengths and weaknesses as a writer,
and feedback from peers and teachers
B.12.3 Understand the function of various
forms, structures, and punctuation marks of standard American English and
use them appropriately in oral and written communications.
F.12.1 Conduct research and inquiry on
self-selected or assigned topics, issues, or problems and use an
appropriate form to communicate their findings.
- Use research tools found in school and
college libraries, take notes, collect and classify sources, and develop
strategies for finding and recording information
- Conduct interviews, taking notes or
recording and transcribing oral information, then summarizing the
- Organize research materials and data,
maintaining a note-taking system that includes summary, paraphrase, and
- Present findings in oral and written
reports, correctly citing sources
E.12.1 Use computers to acquire, organize,
analyze, and communicate information.
E.12.3 Create media products appropriate to
audience and purpose.
Model Academic Standards for English Language Arts
Model Academic Standards for Social Studies