SBS:Literacy Level 09 v4

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Resources aligned to the old Literacy Level 11 v3 which addresses content in the new Literacy Level 09 v4


Oral Expression and Listening

Measurement Topic: LI.09.911 Oral presentations require effective preparation strategies Capacity Matrix LI.09.911

LI.09.911.01.04 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (CAS: 9.1.1.a) (CCSS: SL.9-10.6)

LI.09.911.02.04 Use verbal and nonverbal techniques to communicate information (CAS: 9.1.1.b)

LI.09.911.03.04 Define a position and select evidence to support that position (CAS: 9.1.1.c)

LI.09.911.04.04 Develop a well-organized presentation to defend a position (CAS: 9.1.1.d)

LI.09.911.05.04 Use effective audience and oral delivery skills to persuade an audience (CAS: 9.1.1.e)

Measurement Topic: LI.09.912 Listening critically to comprehend a speaker’s message requires mental and physical strategies to direct and maintain attention Capacity Matrix LI.09.912

LI.09.912.02.04 Follow the speaker’s arguments as they develop; take notes when appropriate (CAS: 9.1.2.b)

LI.09.912.05.04 Evaluate arguments and evidence (CAS: 9.1.2.e)

LI.09.912.06.04 Explain how variables such as background knowledge, experiences, values, and beliefs can affect communication (CAS: 9.1.2.f)

Reading for All Purposes

Measurement Topic: LI.09.921 Increasingly complex literary elements in traditional and contemporary works of literature require scrutiny and comparison Capacity Matrix LI.09.921

LI.09.921.01.04 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. (CAS: 9.2.1.a) (CCSS: RL.9-10.2)

LI.09.921.02.04 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme. (CAS: 9.2.1.b) (CCSS: RL.9-10.3)

LI.09.921.03.04 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. (CAS: 9.2.1.c) (CCSS: RL.9-10.5)

LI.09.921.04.04 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature. (CAS: 9.2.1.d) (CCSS: RL.9-10.6)

LI.09.921.06.04 Use literary terms to describe and analyze selections (CAS: 9.2.1.e.ii)

Measurement Topic: LI.09.922 Increasingly complex informational texts require mature interpretation and study Capacity Matrix LI.09.922

LI.09.922.01.04 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. (CAS: 9.2.2.a) (CCSS. RI.9-10.2)

LI.09.922.02.04 Analyze in detail how an author’s ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs, or larger portions of a text (e.g., a section or chapter). (CAS: 9.2.2.b) (CCSS: RI.9-10.5)

LI.09.922.03.04 Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information through close text study and investigation via other sources (CAS: 9.2.2.c)

LI.09.922.04.04 Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them. (CAS: 9.2.2.d) (CCSS: RI.9-10.3)

LI.09.922.05.04 Use flexible reading and note-taking strategies (outlining, mapping systems, skimming, scanning, key word search) to organize information and make connections within and across informational texts (CAS: 9.2.2.e)

LI.09.922.07.04 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning. (CAS: 9.2.2.g) (CCSS: RI.9-10-8)

Writing and Composition

Measurement Topic: LI.09.931 Literary and narrative texts develop a controlling idea or theme with descriptive and expressive language Capacity Matrix LI.09.931

LI.09.931.01.04 Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s)of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events. (CAS: 9.3.1.a.i) (CCSS: W.9- 10.3a)

LI.09.931.02.04 Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole. (CAS: 9.3.1.a.ii) (CCSS: W.9- 10.3c)

LI.09.931.03.04 Write literary and narrative texts using a range of poetic techniques, figurative language, and graphic elements to engage or entertain the intended audience (CAS: 9.3.1.b)

LI.09.931.04.04 Refine the expression of voice and tone in a text by selecting and using appropriate vocabulary, sentence structure, and sentence organization (CAS: 9.3.1.c)

LI.09.931.05.04 Review and revise ideas and development in substantive ways to improve the depth of ideas and vividness of supporting details (CAS: 9.3.1.d)

Measurement Topic: LI.09.932 Informational and persuasive texts develop a topic and establish a controlling idea or thesis with relevant support Capacity Matrix LI.09.932

LI.09.932.01.04 Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence. (CAS: 9.3.2.a.i) (CCSS: W.9-10.1a)

LI.09.932.02.04 Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge level and concerns. (CAS: 9.3.2.a.ii) (CCSS: W.9-10.1b)

LI.09.932.03.04 Use words, phrases, and clauses to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims. (CAS: 9.3.2.a.iii) (CCSS: W.9-10.1c)

LI.09.932.05.04 Anticipate and address readers’ biases and expectations (CAS: 9.3.2.a.v)

LI.09.932.06.04 Revise ideas and structure to improve depth of information and logic of organization (CAS:

LI.09.932.07.04 Explain and imitate emotional, logical, and ethical appeals used by writers who are trying to persuade an audience (CAS: 9.3.2.a.vii)

LI.09.932.08.04 Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing. (CAS: 9.3.2.a.viii) (CCSS: W.9-10.1d)

LI.09.932.09.04 Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented. (CAS: 9.3.2.a.ix) (CCSS: W.9-10.1e)

Measurement Topic: LI.09.933 Writing for grammar, usage, mechanics, and clarity requires ongoing refinements and revisions Capacity Matrix LI.09.933

LI.09.933.01.04 Identify comma splices and fused sentences in writing and revise to eliminate them (CAS: 9.3.3.a.i)

LI.09.933.02.04 Distinguish between phrases and clauses and use this knowledge to write varied, strong, correct, complete sentences (CAS: 9.3.3.a.ii)

LI.09.933.03.04 Use a colon to introduce a list or quotation. (CAS: 9.3.3.a.iii) (CCSS: L.9-10.2b)

LI.09.933.04.04 Spell correctly. (CAS: 9.3.3.a.iv) (CCSS: L.9-10.2c)

LI.09.933.05.04 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in expectations 1 and 2 above.) (CAS: 9.3.3.b) (CCSS: W.9-10.4)

Research and Reasoning

Measurement Topic: LI.09.941 Informational materials, including electronic sources, need to be collected, evaluated, and analyzed for accuracy, relevance, and effectiveness for answering research questions Capacity Matrix LI.09.941

LI.09.941.03.04 Judge the usefulness of information based on relevance to purpose, source, objectivity, copyright date, cultural and world perspective (such as editorials), and support the decision (CAS: 9.4.1.c)

LI.09.941.04.04 Examine materials to determine appropriate primary and secondary sources to use for investigating a question, topic, or issue (e.g., library databases, print and electronic encyclopedia and other reference materials, pamphlets, book xcerpts, online and print newspaper and magazine articles, letters to an editor, digital forums, oral records, research summaries, scientific and trade journals) (CAS: 9.4.1.d)

Measurement Topic: LI.09.942 Effective problem-solving strategies require high-quality reasoning Capacity Matrix LI.09.942

LI.09.942.02.04 Assess strengths and weaknesses of their thinking and thinking of others by using criteria including relevance, clarity, accuracy, fairness, significance, depth, breadth, logic and precision (CAS: 9.4.2.b)

LI.09.942.03.04 Implement a purposeful and articulated process to solve a problem (CAS: 9.4.2.c)