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LAFS.1112.L.1.1
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Apply the understanding that usage is a matter of convention, can change over time, and is sometimes contested. Resolve issues of complex or contested usage, consulting references (e.g., Merriam-Websters Dictionary of English Usage, Garners Modern American Usage) as needed.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Conventions of Standard English

LAFS.1112.L.1.2
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Observe hyphenation conventions.Spell correctly.
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Content Complexity: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Conventions of Standard English

LAFS.1112.L.2.3
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. Vary syntax for effect, consulting references (e.g., Tuftes Artful Sentences) for guidance as needed; apply an understanding of syntax to the study of complex texts when reading.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Knowledge of Language

LAFS.1112.L.3.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 1112 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a words position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., conceive, conception, conceivable).Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, its part of speech, its etymology, or its standard usage.Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
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Content Complexity: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

LAFS.1112.L.3.5
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., hyperbole, paradox) in context and analyze their role in the text.Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

LAFS.1112.L.3.6
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.
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Content Complexity: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

LAFS.1112.RH.1.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.
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Content Complexity: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Key Ideas and Details

LAFS.1112.RH.1.2
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.
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Content Complexity: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Key Ideas and Details

LAFS.1112.RH.1.3
Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.
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Content Complexity: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Key Ideas and Details

LAFS.1112.RH.2.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
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Content Complexity: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Craft and Structure

LAFS.1112.RH.2.5
Analyze in detail how a complex primary source is structured, including how key sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text contribute to the whole.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Craft and Structure

LAFS.1112.RH.2.6
Evaluate authors differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors claims, reasoning, and evidence.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Craft and Structure

LAFS.1112.RH.3.7
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

LAFS.1112.RH.3.8

Evaluate an authors premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information.


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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

LAFS.1112.RH.3.9
Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

LAFS.1112.RH.4.10
By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 11CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.
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Content Complexity: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Range of Reading and Level of Text...

LAFS.1112.RI.1.1
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Key Ideas and Details

LAFS.1112.RI.1.2
Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Key Ideas and Details

LAFS.1112.RI.1.3
Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Key Ideas and Details

LAFS.1112.RI.2.4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
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Content Complexity: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning

Date Adopted/Revised: 12/10

Belongs to: Craft and Structure

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