Standards: Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.5 (0)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Education Level 11/12/2014

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.5a (1)
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Education Level 11/12/2014

Interpret figures of speech (e.g., hyperbole, paradox) in context and analyze their role in the text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.5b (1)
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Education Level 11/12/2014

Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.6 (1)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Education Level 11/12/2014

Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1 (0)
Conventions of Standard English
Education Level 2

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1a (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Education Level 2

Use collective nouns (e.g., group ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1b (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Education Level 2

Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1c (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Education Level 2

Use reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1d (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Education Level 2

Form and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs (e.g., sat, hid, told ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1e (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Education Level 2

Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.1f (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Education Level 2

Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy ).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2 (0)
Conventions of Standard English
Education Level 2

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2a (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Education Level 2

Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2b (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Education Level 2

Use commas in greetings and closings of letters.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2c (0)
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Education Level 2

Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.

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