Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Topic: Reading Standards for Informational Text, Grade 8

Review: Cite a wide range of evidence for explicit and inferential meaning. Provide an objective summary of a text. Analyze how an author introduces, illustrates and elaborates two or more significant ideas in a text. Explain the comparisons an author makes through metaphors, allusions and analogies in a text and how these comparisons contribute to meaning. Analyze a specific paragraph in a text. Compare and contrast points of view of two authors writing about the same topic. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of two or more different mediums. Evaluate an argument’s claims and reasoning. Compare and contrast how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations.

Source:  “CCSSI (Common Core State Standards Initiative) for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science.” March 10, 2010. You will find the standards at http://www.corestandards.org/.

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