Common Core ELA - Technical Standards - Literacy Strand
Grades 6–12 Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science & Technical Subjects
Key Ideas and Details
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Production and Distribution of Writing
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Ohio Social Studies Academic Content Standards (2010)
Grade 8: U.S. Studies from 1492 to 1877: Exploration through Reconstruction
Historical Thinking and Skills
Primary and secondary sources are used to examine events from multiple perspectives and to present and defend a position.
Civil War and Reconstruction
Disputes over the nature of federalism, complicated by economic developments in the United States, resulted in sectional issues, including slavery, which led to the American Civil War.
Ohio English Language Arts Standards (2001)
Writing Process Standard
Generate writing topics and establish a purpose appropriate for the audience.
Use revision strategies to improve the overall organization, the clarity and consistency of ideas within and among paragraphs and the logic and effectiveness of word choices.
Edit to improve fluency, grammar and usage.
Prepare writing for publication that is legible, follows an appropriate format and uses techniques such as electronic resources and graphics.
Formulate writing ideas and identify a topic appropriate to the purpose and audience.
Use revision strategies to improve the style, variety of sentence structure, clarity of the controlling idea, logic, effectiveness of word choice and transitions between paragraphs, passages or ideas.
Edit to improve sentence fluency, grammar and usage.
Prepare writing for publication that is legible, follows an appropriate format and uses techniques such as electronic resources and graphics
Writing Conventions Standard
Use grammatical structures to effectively communicate ideas in writing.
Demonstrate understanding of the grammatical conventions of the English language.
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 5)
Use various parts of speech, such as nouns, pronouns and verbs (regular and irregular).
Grade Level Indicators (Grade 8)
Use all eight parts of speech (e.g., noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, conjunction, preposition, interjection).
Communications: Oral and Visual Standard