Objective 2.01 : Explore informational materials that are read, heard, and/or viewed by: monitoring comprehension for understand of what is read, heard, and/or viewed. Studying the characteristics of informational works. Restating and summarizing information. Summarizing information. Determining the importance of information. Making connections to related topics/information. Drawing inferences. Generating questions. Extending ideas. Goal 3 : The learner will continue to refine the understanding and use of argument. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 13 above.) Grades 6-8 6-8.W.1 Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content. 6-8.W.1.1 Introduce claim(s) about a topic or issue, acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically. Determining the importance and accuracy of information. Making connections between works, self and related topics/information. Comparing and/or contrasting information. Drawing inferences and/or conclusions. Generating questions. Goal 3 : The learner will examine the foundations of argument.
6-8.W.1.2 Support. North Carolina Curriculum Alignment, english Language Arts (2004 grade 6, goal 1 : The learner will use language to express individual perspectives drawn from personal or related experience. Objective 1.03 : Interact appropriately in group settings by: listening attentively. Recognizing bias, emotional factors, and/or semantic slanting. Examining the effectiveness of style, tone, and use of language. Summarizing the author's purpose and stance. Examining the importance and impact of establishing a position or point-of-view.
7.W.1.2 Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant. 7.W.4 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 standards 13 above.) Grade 8 8.W.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.