Correlation to the Standards
for English Language Arts
- Standard 1
- Students read a wide range of print and nonprint
texts to build an understanding of those texts, of themselves, and
of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new
information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and
the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are
fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.
Students adjust their use of
spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style,
vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences
and for different purposes.
Students employ a wide range
of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements
appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety
Students apply knowledge of
language structure, language conventions (e.g.,spelling and punctuation),
media techniques, figurative language, and genre to create, critique,
and discuss print and nonprint texts.
Students conduct research on
issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing
problems. They gather, evaluate and synthesize data from a variety
of sources (e.g., print and nonprint texts, artifacts, people) to
communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and
Students use a variety of technological
and informational resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer
networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create
and communicate knowledge.
Students participate as knowledgeable,
reflective, creative and critical members of a variety of literacy
Students use spoken, written
and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for
learning, enjoyment, persuasion and the exchange of information).