• Exeter Township School District Academic Standards for Language Arts


    1.1   Learning to Read Independently

    Purposes for Reading
    Word Recognition Skills
    Vocabulary Development
    Comprehension and Interpretation
    Fluency

    1.2   Reading Critically in All Content Areas

    Detail
    Inferences
    Fact from Opinion
    Comparison
    Analysis and Evaluation

    1.3   Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

    Literary Elements
    Literary Devices
    Poetry
    Drama

    1.4  Types of Writing

    Narrative
    Informational
    Persuasive

    1.5   Quality of Writing


    Focus
    Content
    Organization
    Style
    Conventions

    1.6   Speaking and Listening

    Listening Skills
    Speaking Skills
    Discussion
    Presentation

    1.7   Characteristics and Function of the English Language

    Word Origins
    Variations
    Application

    1.8   Research

    Selection
    Location of Information
    Organization

    1.9   Information, Communication, and Technology Literacy

    Media and Technology Resources
    Evaluating Media Sources


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