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Key Ideas and Details
- 11-12R2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas in a text and analyze their development, including how they emerge and are shaped and refined by specific details; objectively and accurately summarize a complex text. (RI&RL)
- 11-12W5: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. Apply the grade 11/12 Reading Standards to both literary and informational text, where applicable.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- 11-12 R7: In literary texts, analyze multiple adaptations of a source text as presented in different formats (e.g., works of art, graphic novels, music, film, etc.), specifically evaluating how each version interprets the source. (RL) In informational texts, integrate and evaluate sources on the same topic or argument in order to address a question, or solve a problem. (RI)
- 11-12 W1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Craft and Structure
- 11-12R5: In literary texts, analyze how varied aspects of structure create meaning and affect the reader. (RL) In informational texts, analyze the impact and evaluate the effect structure has on exposition or argument in terms of clarity, persuasive/rhetorical technique, and audience appeal. (RI) 11-12R6: Analyze how authors employ point of view, perspective, and purpose, to shape explicit
- 11-12L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. 11-12L5a: Interpret figures of speech, including hyperbole and paradox, in context and analyze their role in the text. 11-12L5b: Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.
Key Ideas and Details
- 11-12 R3: In literary texts, analyze the impact of author’s choices. (RL) In informational texts, analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop. (RI)
- 11-12 W6: Conduct research through self-generated question, or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate. Synthesize multiple sources, demonstrating understanding and analysis of the subject under investigation.