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1 English Language Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21) Oregon Enhanced Assessment Grant English Language Proficiency Standards: At A Glance Updated December 22, 2014 Table of Contents Kindergarten ELP Standards: At A Glance 1 Grade 1 ELP Standards: At A Glance 2 Grade Band 2-3 ELP Standards: At A Glance 3 These English Language Proficiency standards illuminate the social and academic uses of language inherent in and needed to fully access the new, language-rich college-andcareer-ready content standards. The standards articulate these language dimensions and target uses in progressions that teachers, parents and students themselves can understand and act together on to foster beginning level English language learners (ELLs) inclusion readiness, identify intermediate level ELLs challenge zone, and recognize more advanced level ELLs readiness for removal of specialized scaffolds and supports. 1 The ELP standards focus on the shift from how language and literacy instruction has often been approached both in mainstream English Language Arts (ELA) and in separate courses for ELLs, such as English Language Development (ELD). 2 Teachers of all disciplines will be instructed on how to apply the ELP standards to their planning and instruction by focusing on the critical language, knowledge about language, and skills using language that are in collegeand career- ready standards and that are necessary for the ELLs to be successful in school. Grade Band 4-5 ELP Standards: At A Glance 4 Grade Band 6-8 ELP Standards: At A Glance 5 Grade Band 9-12 ELP Standards: At A Glance 6 The ELP standards focus on the language needed to access college- and- career-ready standards in English Language Arts (ELA) and Literacy, Mathematics, and Science rather than supporting ELLs development of English language proficiency in a manner that is decontextualized from the general education curriculum. Proficiency levels 1 through 5 describe targets for student performance by the end of each ELP level at a particular point in time. Students may demonstrate a range of abilities within each ELP level. The linear progressions in this document are done for purposes of presentation and understanding; actual second language acquisition does not necessarily occur in a linear fashion within or across proficiency levels. A student s learning expectation should be seen as a continuum of development; therefore an English language proficiency level identifies a particular stage of English language development (e.g. a student at Level 1 or a student whose listening performance is at Level 1 ). For assistance with professional development to assist teachers transition instruction to these new ELP standards, please see links on the English Language Proficiency Standards webpage. Footnotes: 1 Stanford University. (2012). Policy Statement From the Understanding Language Initiative. Stanford, CA y%20standards_final.pdf 2 Strategic Initiative: English Language Proficiency Standards Professional Learning Grant (January 2, 2014). Page 10. Type of found in this document: 1. One page posters for kindergarten, grade 1, grade band 2-3, grade band 4-5, grade band 6-8, and grade band The 10 standards are detailed for each grade band by proficiency levels 1-5 Purpose/Uses for this document: 1. To provide teachers with a grade band pull-out for their desk or wall to familiarize themselves with the ELP standards 2. Districts may choose to ask teachers to highlight the proficiency describing the ELL s current status. 3. Title III coordinators, district instructional coaches, department chairs, and others, may use this to identify responsibility for instruction of the standards throughout schools and districts, in both ELD classrooms, and ELA/literacy, mathematics, science, and other content and career-focused classrooms. These English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards were collaboratively developed with CCSSO, West Ed, Stanford University Understanding Language Initiative and the states in the ELPA21 Consortium. Special Thanks to Oregon Department of Education for developing the ELP Standards At A Glance resource.

2 Kindergarten: English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards At A Glance K.5 K.4 K.3 K.2 K.1 al text through gradeappropriate written of peer, audience, or reader comments and and reasoning and. communicate findings to answer questions or solve problems. from read-alouds and oral of or stories. listen with limited participation in short and some wh- questions or feelings about familiar or express a feeling or opinion about a familiar topic showing limited control. from or from a provided source. use an emerging set of identify some key words and from read-alouds and oral and wh- questions or feelings or preference about a familiar topic showing emerging control. from or use from a provided source to answer a question. use a developing set of identify main about key from read-alouds and oral follow some rules for discussion and wh- questions communicate or feelings or preference about a familiar topic or story showing developing control. from or use from to answer a question use an increasing range of identify main answer questions about key or parts of stories retell events from read-alouds, picture books, and oral participate in and discussions ask and answer simple questions follow increasing number of rules for discussion about a variety of tell or dictate simple messages about a variety of, or preference about a variety of or stories from or use from to answer a question use a wide range of identify main answer questions about key retell familiar stories from read-alouds, picture books, and oral participate in and discussions about a variety of make simple oral compose short written texts about a variety of, or preference about a variety of or stories from or use from provided sources to answer a question showing developing control. K.6 arguments of others orally and in, identify a reason an author or speaker gives to support a point., identify appropriate reasons an author or speaker gives to support main points. K.7 adapt language choices to purpose, task, and audience when speaking and show a developing awareness of the difference between appropriate language for the playground and language for the classroom. show awareness of differences between informal ( playground speech ) and language appropriate to the classroom use some words learned through, reading, and being read to. K.8 determine the meaning of words and in al text. a words some frequently occurring words and answer questions to help some words and answer and sometimes ask questions about the meaning of words and answer and ask questions about the meaning of words and K.9 create clear and coherent gradeappropriate text. in simple oral and read-alouds about familiar, s, or in simple oral and read-alouds about familiar, in simple read-alouds about familiar, visual aids, context), retell several events from or a familiar story with developing control of some frequently occurring linking words (e.g., and, then). in simple read-alouds about a variety of, visual aids, context), retell a simple sequence of events from or a familiar story with increasingly independent control of frequently occurring linking words. in simple read-alouds about a variety of, visual retell a short sequence of events from or a familiar story, with a beginning, middle, using frequently occurring linking words. K.10 context and visual recognize and use a small occurring nouns and verbs understand and respond to simple context and visual occurring nouns, verbs, and short respond to yes/no and whquestions produce a few simple context and visual occurring regular plural nouns, verbs, and prepositions use and respond to question words produce simple with support (context and visual occurring regular plural nouns, verbs, and prepositions use and respond to question words; produce and expand simple with increasing independence, regular plural nouns, verbs, prepositions, and question words ask and answer interrogatives (wh-questions) produce and expand simple

3 Grade 1: English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards At A Glance 1.1 al text through gradeappropriate from read-alouds, picture books, and oral use an emerging set of identify key words and use a developing set of strategies identify main, answer questions about key retell some key or events from read-aloud texts, simple use an increasing range of strategies identify main about an increasing number of key retell familiar stories or episodes of stories oral use a wide range of identify main about key retell stories, including key oral written of peer, audience, or reader comments and and listen to short and some wh- questions or feelings about familiar or take turns and wh- questions messages discussions,, and short written ask and answer simple questions deliver short simple oral compose short written texts stories, participate in discussions,, and written respond to the comments of others make comments of his or her own using simple and drawings or illustrations, deliver short simple oral about a variety of texts,, participate in extended discussions,, and written build on the comments of others contribute his or her own comments including a few descriptive, about a variety of texts,, 1.4 reasoning and. express a preference or opinion about familiar or give a reason for the opinion about familiar stories, s, or give a reason for the opinion about a variety of texts, s, and give a reason for the opinion provide a sense of closure about a variety of texts,, 1.5 communicate findings to answer questions or solve problems. from participate in shared research gather label from gather summarize some key from gather summarize from gather summarize answer a question from gather summarize answer a question arguments of others orally and in adapt language choices to purpose, task, and audience when speaking and from showing limited control. 2.] from showing emerging control., identify a reason an author or a speaker gives to support a point. from showing developing control. identify one or two reasons an author or a speaker gives to support the main point. show a developing awareness of the difference between appropriate language for the playground and language for the classroom. from showing increasingly independent control. identify reasons an author or a speaker gives to support the main point. show awareness of differences between informal playground speech and language appropriate to the classroom use some words learned through, reading, and being read to. from showing independent control. identify appropriate reasons an author or a speaker gives to support the main point. shift appropriately between informal playground speech and language appropriate to the classroom most of the time use words learned through, reading, and being read to. 1.8 words and in oral and literary and al text. a words and answer and sometimes ask simple questions to help frequently occurring words and using sentence-level context and visual aids, answer and sometimes ask questions to help determine the meaning of some less frequently occurring words and using sentence context, visual aids, and some knowledge of frequently occurring root words and their inflectional forms, answer and ask questions to help less common words,, and simple idiomatic using context, some visual aids, and knowledge of morphology (e.g., simple inflectional endings such as -ed, -ing, and some common prefixes), answer and ask questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words,, and idiomatic 1.9 create clear and coherent speech and text. in simple oral and read-alouds about familiar, 2.] in simple read-alouds about familiar, visual aids and modeled retell an event present simple in oral, read-alouds, and simple texts about familiar, modeled retell (in speech or writing) a simple sequence of events in the correct order present simple in written texts about a variety of, s, or recount two or three events in sequence present simple about a topic in written texts about a variety of, s, or recount a more complex sequence of events in the correct order introduce a topic provide some facts about a topic with emerging control of some frequently occurring linking words. with developing control of some frequently occurring linking words (e.g., and, so) and temporal words (e.g., first, then). with increasingly independent control of some temporal words (e.g., next, after),and some frequently occurring linking words (and, so). using temporal words to signal event order and using frequently occurring (linking words or ) context and visual understand and use a small occurring nouns and verbs, understand and use very simple respond to simple visual aids and ) occurring nouns, verbs, prepositions, and (e.g., and, but, or) produce simple. modeled use some singular and plural nouns use verbs in the present and past tenses prepositions and produce and expand simple in response to prompts. singular and plural nouns, and verbs use present and past verb tenses with appropriate subject-verb agreement prepositions and some compound in response to prompts. use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs, use past, present, and future verb tenses prepositions and compound in response to prompts.

4 Grade Band 2-3: English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards At A Glance al text through gradeappropriate written of peer, audience, or reader comments and and listen to and occasionally participate in short and some wh- use an emerging set of strategies identify some key words and identify the main topic or message/lesson written texts, and oral, discussions, and written take turns and wh- questions use a developing set of strategies identify the main topic or message answer questions retell some key written texts, and oral discussions and written follow the rules for discussion ask questions to gain or clarify understanding respond to the comments of others contribute his or her own comments about familiar and use an increasing range of strategies determine the main idea or message identify or answer questions about some key that support the main idea/message retell a variety of stories oral participate in discussions,, and written follow the rules for discussion contribute his or her own ideas use a wide range of determine the main idea or message tell how key support the main idea retell a variety of stories oral communications. participate in extended discussions,, and written follow the rules for discussion and deliver simple oral compose compose about a variety of texts,, with some, compose about a variety of texts,, reasoning and. communicate findings to answer questions or solve problems. arguments of others orally and in adapt language choices to purpose, task, and audience when speaking and words and in oral and literary and al text. create clear and coherent speech and text. about a familiar topic., carry out short individual or shared research label., use a few frequently occurring words and to identify a point an author or a speaker makes. some words learned through, reading, and being read to. relying heavily on visual aids, context, and knowledge of morphology in his or her a words, simple, and formulaic and written texts context and visual and using non-verbal communication, about an event or topic vocabulary and syntactically simple with limited control. context and visual understand and use a small occurring nouns and verbs respond to simple about a familiar topic or story., carry out short individual or shared research record some /observations in simple notes., identify a reason an author or a speaker gives to support the main point. show increasing awareness of differences between informal playground speech and language appropriate to the classroom use some words learned through, reading, and being read to. using context, visual aids, and knowledge of morphology in his or her about the meaning of frequently occurring words,, and and written texts about familiar, s, or visual aids and modeled about a topic recount two events in sequence linking words (e.g., and, then) with emerging control. visual aids and modeled recognize and use some frequently occurring collective nouns (e.g. group) recognize and use some frequently occurring verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and produce simple in response to prompts. give one or more reasons for the opinion about a familiar topic or story., carry out short individual or shared research record / observations in orderly notes. tell how one or two reasons support the main point an author or a speaker makes. compare examples of the formal and informal use of English (at Grade 3), use an increasing number of general academic and content-specific words in and discussions. using context, some visual aids, reference materials, and a developing knowledge of English lessfrequently occurring words and, content-specific words, and some idiomatic expression in oral discourse, read-alouds, and written texts modeled present a few pieces of about a topic recount a short sequence of events use common linking words (e.g., and, but, next, after) to connect ideas or events with developing control. modeled use some collective nouns use the past tense of some frequently occurring irregular verbs use some frequently occurring adjectives, adverbs, and some compound. introduce a topic give several reasons for the opinions about a variety of, carry out short individual or shared research, multiple sources sort into provided categories. tell how one or two reasons support the specific points an author or a speaker makes. adapt language choices, as appropriate, to formal and informal contexts (at Grade 3), use a wider range of words in and discussions. using context, some visual aids, reference materials, and an increasing knowledge of morphology (root words, some prefixes), lessfrequently occurring words and and some idiomatic (at Grade 3) some general academic and content-specific vocabulary in oral discourse, read-alouds, and written texts about a variety of, with increasingly independent control, introduce an al topic present facts about the topic recount a sequence of events, using temporal words (before, after, soon) use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect ideas or use collective nouns use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs adjectives, adverbs, and compound, and (at Grade 3) a few complex. introduce a topic give several reasons for the opinions about a variety of carry out short individual or shared research, multiple sources sort into categories. describe how reasons support the specific points an author or a speaker makes. adapt language choices, as appropriate, to formal and informal contexts (at Grade 3), use a wide variety of general and content-specific academic words and in or in short written using context, reference materials, and morphology (e.g., root words, simple inflectional endings such as -ed, -ing, and some common prefixes), lessfrequently occurring words,, some idiomatic (at Grade 3) some general vocabulary in written texts about a variety of, with independent control, introduce an al topic present facts about the topic use temporal words to recount a coherent sequence of events, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect ideas and events about the topic. use collective and commonly occurring abstract nouns (e.g. childhood) use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs use coordinating and commonly used subordinating, adjectives, and adverbs compound, and (at Grade 3) some complex.

5 Grade Band 4-5: English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards At A Glance al text through gradeappropriate written of peer, audience, or reader comments and and reasoning and. communicate findings to answer questions or solve problems. arguments of others orally and in adapt language choices to purpose, task, and audience when speaking and words and in oral and literary and al text. create clear and coherent speech and text. and written actively listen to others respond to simple questions and some wh- questions events, or objects in the environment. about a familiar topic. a few label some key. identify a point an author or speaker makes. some words learned through, reading, and being read to. relying heavily on context, visual aids, and knowledge of morphology in his or her a words,, and formulaic and written texts context and visual and using non-verbal communication, about an event or topic vocabulary and syntactically simple with limited control. context and visual recognize and use a small occurring nouns, noun, and verbs understand and respond to simple use an emerging set of strategies to identify the main topic retell a few key written actively listen to others respond to simple questions and wh- questions about familiar and deliver short oral and construct a simple claim about a familiar topic give a reason to support the claim. record some. identify a reason an author or speaker gives to support a main point agree or disagree with the author or speaker. with emerging control, adapt language choices to different social and academic contents use some words learned through, reading, and being read to. using context, some visual aids, reference materials, and knowledge of morphology in his or her some frequently occurring words,, and and written texts visual aids and modeled about a topic recount a simple sequence of events in order linking words (e.g., and, then) with emerging control. visual aids and modeled recognize and use some frequently occurring nouns, pronouns, verbs, prepositions, adjectives, adverbs, and produce simple in response to prompts. use a developing set of determine the main idea or theme, and retell a few key retell familiar stories written texts, and oral and discussions written respond to others comments add some comments of his or her own about familiar and including a few, and construct a claim about familiar provide a few reasons or facts to support the claim. print and digital sources to answer a question identify key in orderly notes. tell how one or two reasons support the specific points an author or speaker makes or fails to make. with developing control, adapt language choices according to purpose, task, and audience words,, and in conversation, discussions, and short written text. using context, visual aids, reference materials, and a developing knowledge of English frequently occurring words and determine the meanings of some idiomatic in texts modeled introduce an al topic present one or two facts about the topic recount a short sequence of events in order use an increasing range of temp other linking words (e.g., next, because, and, also) with developing control. modeled use some relative pronouns (e.g., who, whom, which, that), use some relative adverbs (e.g., where, when, why), use some prepositional compound. use an increasing range of determine the main idea or theme, and explain how some key support the main idea or theme summarize part of a text from read-alouds, participate in and discussions participate in written add relevant and including some, about a variety of texts,, and provide several reasons or facts to support the claim print and digital sources to answer a question record in organized notes, with charts, tables, or other graphics, as appropriate provide a list of sources. describe how reasons support the specific points an author or speaker makes or fails to make. with increasing ease, (includes register) according to purpose, task, and audience use a wider range of general academic and content-specific words and in using context, reference materials, and an increasing knowledge of English, a growing number of idiomatic in texts about a variety of, introduce an al topic develop the topic with facts and recount a more detailed sequence of events, with a beginning, middle, use transitional words and to connect events, ideas, and opinions (e.g., after a while, for example, in order to, as a result) provide a conclusion with increasingly independent control. use relative pronouns (e.g., who, whom, which, that), use relative adverbs (e.g., where, when, why), use prepositional use subordinating compound, and a few complex. use a wide range of determine two or more main ideas or themes explain how key support the main ideas or themes summarize a text oral participate in extended and discussions participate in extended written clearly pose and respond to relevant questions add relevant and detailed using summarize the key ideas expressed including and examples to develop a topic, compose written narrative or about a variety of texts,, and provide logically ordered reasons or facts to support the claim print and digital sources summarize key ideas and in detailed and orderly notes, with graphics as appropriate provide a list of sources. explain how an author or speaker uses reasons and to support or fail to support particular points (at grade 5) identify which reasons and support which points. audience use a wide variety of general words and in using context, reference materials, and knowledge of English words and figurative language (e.g., metaphors, similes, adages, and proverbs) in texts about a variety of, introduce an al topic develop the topic with facts and recount a more detailed sequence of events, with a beginning, middle, use a variety of linking words and to connect ideas,, or events or section. use relative pronouns (e.g., who, whom, which, that), use relative adverbs (e.g., where, when, why) use prepositional use subordinating use the progressive and perfect verb tenses compound, and complex.

6 Grade Band 6-8: English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards At A Glance al text through gradeappropriate written of peer, audience, or reader comments and and in oral communications and simple written conversational and written on familiar present simple respond to simple questions and some wh use an emerging set of strategies identify the main topic in oral communications and simple written texts retell a few key. conversational and written on familiar and texts present and ideas respond to simple questions and wh- use a developing set of determine the central idea or theme in simple oral or written text explain how the theme is supported by specific summarize part of the text. participate in, discussions, and written on familiar and texts add relevant. use an increasing range of strategies determine two or more central ideas or themes in oral or written text explain how the central ideas/themes are supported by specific textual summarize a simple text. participate in, discussions, and written on a variety of, texts, and issues add relevant and paraphrase the key ideas expressed. use a wide range of determine central ideas or themes in oral or written text explain how the central ideas/themes are developed by supporting ideas or summarize a text. participate in extended, discussions, and written about a variety of, texts, and issues clearly pose and respond to relevant questions add relevant and specific summarize the key ideas reflect on the key ideas expressed and about familiar texts,, and s s, or events develop texts with some and develop texts with some specific about a variety of texts,, and. develop texts with relevant, ideas, or about a variety of texts,, and reasoning and about a familiar topic. construct a claim about a familiar topic give a reason to support the claim. construct a claim about a familiar topic provide several supporting reasons or facts in a logical order provide sufficient reasons or facts to support the claim provide compelling and logically ordered reasons or facts that effectively support the claim communicate findings to answer questions or solve problems. arguments of others orally and in adapt language choices to purpose, task, and audience when speaking and a few label collected. identify a point an author or a speaker makes. recognize the meaning of some words learned through, reading, and being read to. record some data and. identify the main argument an author or a speaker makes identify one reason an author or a speaker gives to support the argument. with emerging control, adapt language choices according to task and audience begin to use frequently occurring words and in and discussions. multiple provided print and digital sources summarize or paraphrase observations, ideas, and, with labeled illustrations, diagrams, or other graphics, as appropriate cite sources. explain the argument an author or a speaker makes distinguish between claims that are supported by reasons and from those that are not. with developing ease, audience words and in short written texts show developing control of style and tone in oral or written text. multiple print and digital sources use search terms effectively quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others, using charts, diagrams, or other graphics, as appropriate cite sources use a standard format for citations. analyze the argument and specific claims made in texts or speech determine whether the is sufficient to support the claims cite textual to support the with increasing ease, audience use a wider range of general academic words and maintain consistency in style and tone throughout most of oral or written text. multiple print and digital sources use search terms effectively (at Grade 8) evaluate the credibility of each source quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others using charts, diagrams, or other graphics, as appropriate cite sources use a standard format for citations. analyze and evaluate the argument and specific claims made in texts or speech/ determine whether the reasoning is sound and the is relevant and sufficient to support the claims cite textual to support the with ease, audience, use a wide variety of complex general academic words to precisely express ideas maintain an appropriate and consistent style and tone throughout an oral or written text determine the meaning of words and in al text. create clear and coherent gradeappropriate text. relying heavily on context, visual aids, and knowledge of morphology in their recognize the meaning of a few frequently occurring words and simple. in texts about familiar, s, or context and visual aids) and non-verbal communication, about an event or topic vocabulary and syntactically simple with limited control. recognize and use a small number of frequently occurring nouns, noun, and verbs understand and respond to simple using context, visual aids, reference materials, and knowledge of morphology in their frequently occurring words,, and in texts modeled recount a brief sequence of events in order introduce an al topic present one or two facts about the topic use some commonly occurring linking words (e.g., next, because, and, also) with emerging control. visual aids and use nouns, pronouns, verbs, prepositions, adjectives, adverbs,, and prepositional produce simple and compound. using context, visual aids, reference materials, and a developing knowledge of English morphology (e.g. affixes and roots words), words and and frequently occurring in texts recount a short sequence of events, with a beginning, middle, introduce and develop an al topic with a few facts and use common transitional words and to connect events, ideas, and opinions (e.g., after a while, for example, in order to, as a result) provide a conclusion with developing control. modeled use relative pronouns (e.g., who, whom, which, that), relative adverbs (e.g., where, when, why), subordinating, and prepositional compound, and a few complex. using context, reference materials, and an increasing knowledge of English and, and a growing number of idiomatic in texts about a variety of, recount a more detailed sequence of events or steps in a process, with a beginning, middle, introduce and develop an al topic with facts and use a variety of transitional words and to connect events, ideas, and opinions (e.g., however, on the other hand, from that moment on) provide a concluding section with increasingly independent control. intensive/reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves) and verbs in the active and passive voices place and clauses within a sentence recognize and correct most misplaced and dangling modifiers compound, and complex. using context, reference materials, and knowledge of English determine the meanings of general and, idiomatic, and figurative and connotative language (e.g., metaphor, personification) in texts about a variety of, recount a complex sequence of events or steps in a process, with a beginning, middle, introduce and effectively develop an al topic with facts and use a wide variety of transitional words and to show logical relationships between events and ideas provide a concluding section. use intensive/reflexive pronouns use verbs in the active and passive voices place and clauses within a sentence recognize and correct misplaced and dangling modifiers compound, and complex.

7 Grade Band 9-12: English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards At A Glance al text through gradeappropriate written of peer, audience, or reader comments and and reasoning and. communicate findings to answer questions or solve problems. analyze and critique the arguments of others orally and in adapt language choices to purpose, task, and audience when speaking and determine the meaning of words and in oral and al text. create clear and coherent gradeappropriate text. and in oral communications and simple written conversational and written on familiar present questions and some wh modeled communicate and about a familiar topic. a few provided print and digital sources label collected, s, or identify a point an author or a speaker makes. some words learned through, reading, and being read to. relying heavily on context, visual aids, and knowledge of morphology in their a words, simple, and formulaic in texts about familiar, s, or context and visual aids) and non-verbal communication, communicate basic about an event or topic vocabulary and syntactically simple with limited control. modeled recognize and use a small occurring nouns, noun, verbs,, and prepositions understand and respond to simple use an emerging set of identify the main topic retell a few key in simple written conversational and written on familiar and texts present and ideas respond to simple questions and wh modeled deliver short oral or construct a claim about familiar give a reason to support the claim provide a concluding statement. provided print and digital sources summarize data and. identify the main argument an author or speaker makes identify one reason an author or a speaker gives to support the argument. adapt language choices to task and audience with emerging control use some frequently occurring general academic and content-specific words in conversation and discussion. using context, visual aids, reference materials, and knowledge of morphology in their frequently occurring words,, and in texts modeled recount a short sequence of events in order, and introduce an al topic provide one or two facts about the topic use common linking words to connect events and ideas (e.g., first, next, because) with emerging control. modeled verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, and produce simple and compound. use a developing set of determine the central idea or theme in written texts explain how the theme is developed by specific in the texts summarize part of the text. participate in, discussions, and written on familiar, texts, and issues add relevant and restate some of the key ideas expressed. modeled compose written develop the topic with a few or construct a claim about familiar provide sufficient reasons or facts to support the claim carry out short research to answer a question multiple provided print and digital sources evaluate the reliability of each source paraphrase key in a short written or oral report include illustrations, diagrams, or other graphics provide a list of sources. explain the reasons an author or a speaker gives to support a claim cite textual to support the audience with developing ease general and in written text show developing control of style and tone in oral or written text. using context, some visual aids, reference materials, and a developing knowledge of English morphology (e.g., affixes and root words), and and frequently occurring in texts recount a sequence of events, with a beginning, middle, introduce and develop an al topic with facts and use common transitional words and to connect events, ideas, and opinions (e.g., after a while, for example, as a result) provide a conclusion with developing control. modeled use simple (e.g., noun, verb, adjective, adverbial, prepositional) use simple clauses (e.g., independent, dependent, relative, adverbial) compound and a few complex. use an increasing range of determine two central ideas or themes in written texts analyze the development of the themes/ideas cite specific and from the texts to support the analysis summarize a simple text. participate in, discussions, and written on a range of, texts, and issues clearly support points with specific and relevant to clarify ideas and conclusions summarize the key points expressed. compose written develop the topic with some relevant, concepts, examples, and integrate graphics or multimedia when useful about a variety of texts,, or provide logically ordered reasons or facts that effectively support the claim carry out both short and more sustained research to answer a question gather and synthesize from multiple print and digital sources use search terms effectively evaluate the reliability of each source integrate into an organized oral or written report cite sources appropriately. analyze the reasoning and use of rhetoric in persuasive texts or speeches, including documents of historical and literary significance, determine whether the is sufficient to support the claim, and cite textual to support the audience use a wider range of complex general and adopt and maintain a formal style in writing, as appropriate. using context, increasingly complex visual aids, reference materials, and an increasing knowledge of English and, figurative and connotative language, and a growing number of idiomatic in texts about a variety of, recount a longer, more detailed sequence of events or steps in a process, with a clear sequential or chronological structure introduce and develop an al topic with facts,, and use a variety of more complex transitions to link the major sections of text and to clarify relationships among events and ideas provide a concluding section or statement with increasingly independent control. use increasingly complex (e.g., noun, verb, adjective, adverbial and participial, prepositional, and absolute) use increasingly complex clauses compound, and complex. use a wide range of determine central ideas or themes in and written texts analyze the development of the themes/ideas cite specific and from the texts to support the analysis summarize a text. participate in extended, discussions, and written on a range of substantive, texts, and issues clearly and persuasively refer to specific and relevant from texts or research to support his or her ideas that probe reasoning and claims summarize the key points and discussed. compose written fully develop the topic with relevant, concepts, examples, and integrate graphics or multimedia when useful about a variety of texts,, or construct a substantive claim about a variety of introduce the claim distinguish it from a counter-claim provide logically ordered and relevant reasons and to support the claim and to refute the counter-claim provide a conclusion that summarizes the argument presented. carry out both short and more sustained research to answer a question or solve a problem gather and synthesize from multiple print and digital sources use advanced search terms effectively evaluate the reliability of each source analyze and integrate into a clearly organized oral or written text cite sources appropriately. analyze and evaluate the reasoning and use of rhetoric in persuasive texts, including documents of historical and literary significance, determine whether the is sufficient to support the claim, and cite specific textual to thoroughly support the according to purpose, task, and audience with ease use a wide variety of complex general and employ both formal and more informal styles effectively, as appropriate. using context, complex visual aids, reference materials, and consistent knowledge of English academic and content-specific words and, figurative and connotative language (e.g., irony, hyperbole), and idiomatic in texts about a variety of, s, or recount a complex and detailed sequence of events or steps in a process, with an effective sequential or chronological order introduce and effectively develop an al topic with facts,, and use complex and varied transitions to link the major sections of text and to clarify relationships among events and ideas provide a concluding section or statement. use complex and clauses compound, and complex.

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