ELA.12.C.4.1

Conduct research on a topical issue to answer a question and synthesize information from a variety of sources.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: While the benchmark does require that students consult multiple sources, there is no requirement that they use every source they consult. Part of the skill in researching is discernment—being able to tell which information is relevant and which sources are trustworthy enough to include.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 12
Strand: Communication
Standard: Researching
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

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Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.12.C.4.AP.1: Summarize research on a topic to answer a question from a variety of sources.

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