LJH LANGUAGE ARTS DATA HAPPENINGS

LANGUAGE ARTS DEPARTMENT - REPORTS LOCAL DATA

LA 2013-2014 GOAL

Team LJH will increase the percentage by 10 percent of Do Not Pass Students passing both Non-fiction information text and Literary Text as measured by the 2014 ISTEP Test.


**The Standards insist that the instruction in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language be a shared responsibility within the school.


LA 7TH & 8TH LITERARY and NON-FICTION TEXT STANDARDS

Standard 2 READING: Comprehension and Analysis of Nonfiction and Informational Text

Students will be able to:
  • Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of text
  • Analyze and summarize text
  • Determine meanings of words and phrases
  • Analyze structure and determine author's point of view
  • Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text
  • Compare and contrast key information through different interpretations of facts


Standard 3 READING: Comprehension and Analysis of Literary Text

Students will be able to:
  • Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis and inferences drawn from text.
  • Determine a central idea, analyze, and provide a summary of written text
  • Determine meanings of words and phrases
  • Analyze points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.
  • Compare and contrast a fictional story with other mediums
  • Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact