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STRAND I: Reading and Listening for Comprehension

Content Standard: Students will understand written, oral, and visual information.

  • Benchmark I-A: Listen, read, and summarize information
  • Benchmark I-B: Gather information for research
  • Benchmark I-C: Critically analyze information
  • Benchmark I-D: Use different strategies in reading

STRAND II: Writing and Speaking for Expression

Content Standard: Students will express themselves through speaking and writing.

  • Benchmark II-A: Use speaking to communicate
  • Benchmark II-B: Apply proper grammatical and language rules to communicate
  • Benchmark II-C: Use accepted skills and strategies to write

STRAND III: Literature and Media

Content Standard: Students will use readings toward understanding themselves, others, and societies.

  • Benchmark III-A: Use speaking, reading, and writing toward increasing cultural
  • and social understanding
  • Benchmark III-B: Understand literary terms and story elements