• GLE-RW11

    11TH Grade Level Expectations
    Standard 1:
    Students read and understand a variety of materials
    Eleventh grade students will:
    1.1 use a full range of strategies to comprehend technical writing, newspapers, magazines,
    poetry, short stories, plays, and novels.
    Standard 2:
    Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences
    Eleventh grade students will:
    2.1 use fictional, dramatic, and poetic techniques in writing;
    2.2 convey technical information in a written form appropriate to the audience;
    2.3 support an opinion using various forms of persuasion (factual or emotional) in
    speaking and writing;
    2.4 incorporate material from a wider range of sources (for example, newspapers,
    magazines, interviews, technical publications, books) in their writing and
    2.5 write in various specialized fields such as career and academic interest areas (for
    example, scientific, technical, business communications);
    2.6 experiment with stylistic elements such as voice, tone, and style.
    Standard 3:
    Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence
    structure, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.
    Eleventh grade students will:
    3.1 use pronoun reference correctly in writing and speaking;
    3.2 use phrases and clauses for purposes of modification and parallel structure in
    writing and speaking;
    3.3 use internal capitalization and punctuation of secondary quotations in writing;
    3.4 use manuscript forms specified in various style manuals for writing (for example,
    indenting for extended quotations, precise placement and form of page numbers,
    appropriate line spacing);
    3.5 refine spelling and grammatical skills and become a self-evaluator of their writing
    and speaking.
    Standard 4:
    Students apply thinking skills to their reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing.
    Eleventh grade students will:
    4.1 recognize an author's point of view, purpose, and historical and cultural context;
    4.2 use reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing to solve problems;
    4.3 know what constitutes literary quality based on elements such as the author's point
    of view, the author's selection of significant details and theme development, and the
    author's reflection of events and ideas of his or her lifetime;
    4.4 critique the content of written work and oral presentations.
    Standard 5:
    Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, reference, and technological sources.
    Eleventh grade students will:
    5.1 use organizational features of printed text such as citations, end notes, and
    bibliographic references to locate relevant information;
    5.2 evaluate information in light of what they know and their specific needs;
    5.3 use organizational features of electronic text such as bulletin boards, database keyword
    searches, and e-mail addresses to locate information when technology is available;
    5.4 use strategies to gain information from journals, research studies, and technical
    5.5 use available technology to access information, conduct research, and produce a
    carefully documented product.
    Standard 6:
    Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.
    Eleventh grade students will:
    6.1 read, respond to, and discuss a variety of novels, poetry, short stories, non-fiction,
    content-area and technical material, plays, essays, and speeches;
    6.2 use literature terminology accurately, including theme, mood, diction, idiom,
    perspective, style, and point of view;
    6.3 apply knowledge of literary techniques, including foreshadowing, metaphor, simile,
    personification, onomatopoeia, alliteration, and flashback, to understand text;
    6.4 identify recurrent themes in United States literature;
    6.5 develop and support a thesis about the craft and significance or particular works of
    literature, both classic and contemporary, from a variety of ethnic writers.