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- English / Language Arts
- Kindergarten
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.K.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.K.L.1.aPrint many upper- and lowercase letters.
- ELA.K.L.1.bUse frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
- ELA.K.L.1.cForm regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/ (e.g., dog, dogs; wish, wishes).
- ELA.K.L.1.dUnderstand and use question words (interrogatives) (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).
- ELA.K.L.1.eUse the most frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with).
- ELA.K.L.1.fProduce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
- ELA.K.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.K.L.2.aCapitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
- ELA.K.L.2.bRecognize and name end punctuation.
- ELA.K.L.2.cWrite a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).
- ELA.K.L.2.dSpell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.K.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
- ELA.K.L.4.aIdentify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately (e.g., knowing duck is a bird and learning the verb to duck).
- ELA.K.L.4.bUse the most frequently occurring inflections and affixes (e.g., -ed, -s, re-, un-, pre-, -ful, -less) as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word.
- ELA.K.L.5With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.K.L.5.aSort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
- ELA.K.L.5.bDemonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).
- ELA.K.L.5.cIdentify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).
- ELA.K.L.5.dDistinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings.
- ELA.K.L.6Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Foundational Skills
- Print Concepts
- ELA.K.RF.1Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
- ELA.K.RF.1.aFollow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
- ELA.K.RF.1.bRecognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
- ELA.K.RF.1.cUnderstand that words are separated by spaces in print.
- ELA.K.RF.1.dRecognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.

- Phonological Awareness
- ELA.K.RF.2Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
- ELA.K.RF.2.aRecognize and produce rhyming words.
- ELA.K.RF.2.bCount, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.
- ELA.K.RF.2.cBlend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable spoken words.
- ELA.K.RF.2.dIsolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonent-vowel-consonent, or CVC) words.* (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)
- ELA.K.RF.2.eAdd or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words.

- Phonics and Word Recognition
- ELA.K.RF.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- ELA.K.RF.3.aDemonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of the most frequent sound for each consonant.
- ELA.K.RF.3.bAssociate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
- ELA.K.RF.3.cRead common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
- ELA.K.RF.3.dDistinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.

- Fluency
- ELA.K.RF.4Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.

- Print Concepts
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.K.RI.1With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
- ELA.K.RI.2With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
- ELA.K.RI.3With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.K.RI.4With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
- ELA.K.RI.5Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
- ELA.K.RI.6Name the author and illustrator of a text and define the role of each in presenting the ideas or information in a text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.K.RI.7With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or idea in the text an illustration depicts).
- ELA.K.RI.8With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
- ELA.K.RI.9With prompting and support, identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.K.RI.10Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.K.RL.1With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
- ELA.K.RL.2With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
- ELA.K.RL.3With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.K.RL.4Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
- ELA.K.RL.5Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).
- ELA.K.RL.6With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.K.RL.7With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
- ELA.K.RL.9With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.K.RL.10Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.K.SL.1Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

- Continue a Conversation Through Multiple Exchanges
- ELA.K.SL.2Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.
- ELA.K.SL.3Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.K.SL.4Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
- ELA.K.SL.5Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.
- ELA.K.SL.6Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.K.W.1Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).
- ELA.K.W.2Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
- ELA.K.W.3Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.K.W.5With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
- ELA.K.W.6With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.K.W.7Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
- ELA.K.W.8With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grade 1
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.1.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.1.L.1.aPrint all upper- and lowercase letters.
- ELA.1.L.1.bUse common, proper, and possessive nouns.
- ELA.1.L.1.cUse singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; We hop).
- ELA.1.L.1.dUse personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me, my; they, them, their, anyone, everything).
- ELA.1.L.1.eUse verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., Yesterday I walked home; Today I walk home; Tomorrow I will walk home).
- ELA.1.L.1.fUse frequently occurring adjectives.
- ELA.1.L.1.gUse frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because).
- ELA.1.L.1.hUse determiners (e.g., articles, demonstratives).
- ELA.1.L.1.iUse frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward).
- ELA.1.L.1.jProduce and expand complete simple and compound declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences in response to prompts.
- ELA.1.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.1.L.2.aCapitalize dates and names of people.
- ELA.1.L.2.bUse end punctuation for sentences.
- ELA.1.L.2.cUse commas in dates and to separate single words in a series.
- ELA.1.L.2.dUse conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
- ELA.1.L.2.eSpell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions.

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.1.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
- ELA.1.L.4.aUse sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.1.L.4.bUse frequently occurring affixes as a clue to the meaning of a word.
- ELA.1.L.4.cIdentify frequently occurring root words (e.g., look) and their inflectional forms (e.g., looks, looked, looking).
- ELA.1.L.5With guidance and support from adults, demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.1.L.5.aSort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
- ELA.1.L.5.bDefine words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
- ELA.1.L.5.cIdentify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy).
- ELA.1.L.5.dDistinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings.
- ELA.1.L.6Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Foundational Skills
- Print Concepts
- ELA.1.RF.1Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
- ELA.1.RF.1.aRecognize the distinguishing features of a sentence (e.g., first word, capitalization, ending punctuation).

- Phonological Awareness
- ELA.1.RF.2Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
- ELA.1.RF.2.aDistinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
- ELA.1.RF.2.bOrally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends.
- ELA.1.RF.2.cIsolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
- ELA.1.RF.2.dSegment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).

- Phonics and Word Recognition
- ELA.1.RF.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- ELA.1.RF.3.aKnow the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs.
- ELA.1.RF.3.bDecode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
- ELA.1.RF.3.cKnow final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.
- ELA.1.RF.3.dUse knowledge that every syllable must have a vowel sound to determine the number of syllables in a printed word.
- ELA.1.RF.3.eDecode two-syllable words following basic patterns by breaking the words into syllables.
- ELA.1.RF.3.fRead words with inflectional endings.
- ELA.1.RF.3.gRecognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.

- Fluency
- ELA.1.RF.4Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
- ELA.1.RF.4.aRead on-level text with purpose and understanding.
- ELA.1.RF.4.bRead on-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
- ELA.1.RF.4.cUse context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

- Print Concepts
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.1.RI.1Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
- ELA.1.RI.2Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
- ELA.1.RI.3Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.1.RI.4Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
- ELA.1.RI.5Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
- ELA.1.RI.6Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.1.RI.7Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
- ELA.1.RI.8Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
- ELA.1.RI.9Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.1.RI.10With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.1.RL.1Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
- ELA.1.RL.2Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
- ELA.1.RL.3Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.1.RL.4Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
- ELA.1.RL.5Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
- ELA.1.RL.6Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.1.RL.7Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
- ELA.1.RL.9Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.1.RL.10With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.1.SL.1Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
- ELA.1.SL.1.aFollow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
- ELA.1.SL.1.bBuild on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
- ELA.1.SL.1.cAsk questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion.
- ELA.1.SL.2Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
- ELA.1.SL.3Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.1.SL.4Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
- ELA.1.SL.5Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
- ELA.1.SL.6Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.1.W.1Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
- ELA.1.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
- ELA.1.W.3Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.1.W.5With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
- ELA.1.W.6With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.1.W.7Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of "how-to" books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
- ELA.1.W.8With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grade 2
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.2.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.2.L.1.aUse collective nouns (e.g., group).
- ELA.2.L.1.bForm and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish).
- ELA.2.L.1.cUse reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).
- ELA.2.L.1.dForm and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs (e.g., sat, hid, told).
- ELA.2.L.1.eUse adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
- ELA.2.L.1.fProduce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).
- ELA.2.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.2.L.2.aCapitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names.
- ELA.2.L.2.bUse commas in greetings and closings of letters.
- ELA.2.L.2.cUse an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.
- ELA.2.L.2.dGeneralize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g., cage ==> badge; boy ==> boil).
- ELA.2.L.2.eConsult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.2.L.3Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
- ELA.2.L.3.aCompare formal and informal uses of English.

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.2.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
- ELA.2.L.4.aUse sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.2.L.4.bDetermine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell).
- ELA.2.L.4.cUse a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., addition, additional).
- ELA.2.L.4.dUse knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).
- ELA.2.L.4.eUse glossaries and beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases.
- ELA.2.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.2.L.5.aIdentify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe foods that are spicy or juicy).
- ELA.2.L.5.bDistinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny).
- ELA.2.L.6Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Foundational Skills
- Phonics and Word Recognition
- ELA.2.RF.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- ELA.2.RF.3.aDistinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
- ELA.2.RF.3.bKnow spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
- ELA.2.RF.3.cDecode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.
- ELA.2.RF.3.dDecode words with common prefixes and suffixes.
- ELA.2.RF.3.eIdentify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.
- ELA.2.RF.3.fRecognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.

- Fluency
- ELA.2.RF.4Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
- ELA.2.RF.4.aRead on-level text with purpose and understanding.
- ELA.2.RF.4.bRead on-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
- ELA.2.RF.4.cUse context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

- Phonics and Word Recognition
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.2.RI.1Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
- ELA.2.RI.2Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
- ELA.2.RI.3Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.2.RI.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
- ELA.2.RI.5Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
- ELA.2.RI.6Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.2.RI.7Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
- ELA.2.RI.8Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.
- ELA.2.RI.9Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.2.RI.10By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.2.RL.1Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
- ELA.2.RL.2Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
- ELA.2.RL.3Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.2.RL.4Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
- ELA.2.RL.5Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
- ELA.2.RL.6Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.2.RL.7Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
- ELA.2.RL.9Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.2.RL.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.2.SL.1Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
- ELA.2.SL.1.aFollow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
- ELA.2.SL.1.bBuild on others' talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.
- ELA.2.SL.1.cAsk for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
- ELA.2.SL.2Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
- ELA.2.SL.3Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to clarify comprehension, gather additional information, or deepen understanding of a topic or issue.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.2.SL.4Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.
- ELA.2.SL.5Create audio recordings of stories or poems; add drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of experiences when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
- ELA.2.SL.6Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.2.W.1Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
- ELA.2.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
- ELA.2.W.3Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.2.W.5With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
- ELA.2.W.6With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.2.W.7Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
- ELA.2.W.8Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grade 3
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.3.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.3.L.1.aExplain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
- ELA.3.L.1.bForm and use regular and irregular plural nouns.
- ELA.3.L.1.cUse abstract nouns (e.g., childhood).
- ELA.3.L.1.dForm and use regular and irregular verbs.
- ELA.3.L.1.eForm and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.
- ELA.3.L.1.fEnsure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*
- ELA.3.L.1.gForm and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
- ELA.3.L.1.hUse coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.
- ELA.3.L.1.iProduce simple, compound, and complex sentences.
- ELA.3.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.3.L.2.aCapitalize appropriate words in titles.
- ELA.3.L.2.bUse commas in addresses.
- ELA.3.L.2.cUse commas and quotation marks in dialogue.
- ELA.3.L.2.dForm and use possessives.
- ELA.3.L.2.eUse conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).
- ELA.3.L.2.fUse spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.
- ELA.3.L.2.gConsult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.3.L.3Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
- ELA.3.L.3.aChoose words and phrases for effect.*
- ELA.3.L.3.bRecognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English.

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.3.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- ELA.3.L.4.aUse sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.3.L.4.bDetermine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).
- ELA.3.L.4.cUse a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).
- ELA.3.L.4.dUse glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
- ELA.3.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.3.L.5.aDistinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).
- ELA.3.L.5.bIdentify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).
- ELA.3.L.5.cDistinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).
- ELA.3.L.6Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Foundational Skills
- Phonics and Word Recognition
- ELA.3.RF.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- ELA.3.RF.3.aIdentify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.
- ELA.3.RF.3.bDecode words with common Latin suffixes.
- ELA.3.RF.3.cDecode multisyllable words.
- ELA.3.RF.3.dRead grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.

- Fluency
- ELA.3.RF.4Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
- ELA.3.RF.4.aRead on-level text with purpose and understanding.
- ELA.3.RF.4.bRead on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings
- ELA.3.RF.4.cUse context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

- Phonics and Word Recognition
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.3.RI.1Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
- ELA.3.RI.2Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
- ELA.3.RI.3Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.3.RI.4Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
- ELA.3.RI.5Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
- ELA.3.RI.6Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.3.RI.7Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
- ELA.3.RI.8Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
- ELA.3.RI.9Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.3.RI.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.3.RL.1Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
- ELA.3.RL.2Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
- ELA.3.RL.3Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.3.RL.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
- ELA.3.RL.5Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
- ELA.3.RL.6Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.3.RL.7Explain how specific aspects of a text's illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
- ELA.3.RL.9Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).

- Range of Reading and Complexity of Text
- ELA.3.RL.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.3.SL.1Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- ELA.3.SL.1.aCome to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
- ELA.3.SL.1.bFollow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
- ELA.3.SL.1.cAsk questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.
- ELA.3.SL.1.dExplain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
- ELA.3.SL.2Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
- ELA.3.SL.3Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.3.SL.4Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
- ELA.3.SL.5Create engaging audio recordings of stories or poems that demonstrate fluid reading at an understandable pace; add visual displays when appropriate to emphasize or enhance certain facts or details.
- ELA.3.SL.6Speak in complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.3.W.1Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
- ELA.3.W.1.aIntroduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
- ELA.3.W.1.bProvide reasons that support the opinion.
- ELA.3.W.1.cUse linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.
- ELA.3.W.1.dProvide a concluding statement or section.
- ELA.3.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
- ELA.3.W.2.aIntroduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.3.W.2.bDevelop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
- ELA.3.W.2.cUse linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
- ELA.3.W.2.dProvide a concluding statement or section.
- ELA.3.W.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
- ELA.3.W.3.aEstablish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
- ELA.3.W.3.bUse dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
- ELA.3.W.3.cUse temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
- ELA.3.W.3.dProvide a sense of closure.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.3.W.4With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
- ELA.3.W.5With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
- ELA.3.W.6With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.3.W.7Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
- ELA.3.W.8Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

- Range of Writing
- ELA.3.W.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grade 4
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.4.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.4.L.1.aUse relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why).
- ELA.4.L.1.bForm and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses.
- ELA.4.L.1.cUse modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.
- ELA.4.L.1.dOrder adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
- ELA.4.L.1.eForm and use prepositional phrases.
- ELA.4.L.1.fProduce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.*
- ELA.4.L.1.gCorrectly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).*
- ELA.4.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.4.L.2.aUse correct capitalization.
- ELA.4.L.2.bUse commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.
- ELA.4.L.2.cUse a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
- ELA.4.L.2.dSpell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.4.L.3Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
- ELA.4.L.3.aChoose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.*
- ELA.4.L.3.bChoose punctuation for effect.*
- ELA.4.L.3.cDifferentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion).

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.4.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- ELA.4.L.4.aUse context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.4.L.4.bUse common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph).
- ELA.4.L.4.cConsult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
- ELA.4.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.4.L.5.aExplain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
- ELA.4.L.5.bRecognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
- ELA.4.L.5.cDemonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their opposites (antonyms) and to words with similar but not identical meanings (synonyms).
- ELA.4.L.6Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Foundational Skills
- Phonics and Word Recognition
- ELA.4.RF.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- ELA.4.RF.3.aUse combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.

- Fluency
- ELA.4.RF.4Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
- ELA.4.RF.4.aRead on-level text with purpose and understanding.
- ELA.4.RF.4.bRead on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
- ELA.4.RF.4.cUse context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

- Phonics and Word Recognition
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.4.RI.1Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
- ELA.4.RI.2Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
- ELA.4.RI.3Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.4.RI.4Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
- ELA.4.RI.5Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
- ELA.4.RI.6Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.4.RI.7Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
- ELA.4.RI.8Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
- ELA.4.RI.9Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.4.RI.10By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.4.RL.1Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
- ELA.4.RL.2Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
- ELA.4.RL.3Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.4.RL.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
- ELA.4.RL.5Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.
- ELA.4.RL.6Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.4.RL.7Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
- ELA.4.RL.9Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

- Range of Reading and Complexity of Text
- ELA.4.RL.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.4.SL.1Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- ELA.4.SL.1.aCome to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
- ELA.4.SL.1.bFollow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
- ELA.4.SL.1.cPose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.
- ELA.4.SL.1.dReview the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
- ELA.4.SL.2Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
- ELA.4.SL.3Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.4.SL.4Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
- ELA.4.SL.5Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
- ELA.4.SL.6Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.4.W.1Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
- ELA.4.W.1.aIntroduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer's purpose.
- ELA.4.W.1.bProvide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
- ELA.4.W.1.cLink opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g., for instance, in order to, in addition).
- ELA.4.W.1.dProvide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
- ELA.4.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
- ELA.4.W.2.aIntroduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.4.W.2.bDevelop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
- ELA.4.W.2.cLink ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
- ELA.4.W.2.dd.Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
- ELA.4.W.2.eProvide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
- ELA.4.W.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
- ELA.4.W.3.aOrient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
- ELA.4.W.3.bUse dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
- ELA.4.W.3.cUse a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
- ELA.4.W.3.dUse concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
- ELA.4.W.3.eProvide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.4.W.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
- ELA.4.W.5With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
- ELA.4.W.6With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.4.W.7Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
- ELA.4.W.8Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
- ELA.4.W.9Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- ELA.4.W.9.aApply grade 4 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions].").
- ELA.4.W.9.bApply grade 4 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., "Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text").

- Range of Writing
- ELA.4.W.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grade 5
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.5.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.5.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.5.L.3Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
- ELA.5.L.3.aExpand, combine, and reduce sentences for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.
- ELA.5.L.3.bCompare and contrast the varieties of English (e.g., dialects, registers) used in stories, dramas, or poems.

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.5.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- ELA.5.L.4.aUse context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.5.L.4.bUse common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).
- ELA.5.L.4.cConsult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
- ELA.5.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.5.L.5.aInterpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
- ELA.5.L.5.bRecognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
- ELA.5.L.5.cUse the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
- ELA.5.L.6Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Foundational Skills
- Phonics and Word Recognition
- ELA.5.RF.3Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- ELA.5.RF.3.aUse combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.

- Fluency
- ELA.5.RF.4Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
- ELA.5.RF.4.aRead on-level text with purpose and understanding.
- ELA.5.RF.4.bRead on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
- ELA.5.RF.4.cUse context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

- Phonics and Word Recognition
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.5.RI.1Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
- ELA.5.RI.2Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
- ELA.5.RI.3Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.5.RI.4Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
- ELA.5.RI.5Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.
- ELA.5.RI.6Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.5.RI.7Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
- ELA.5.RI.8Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
- ELA.5.RI.9Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.5.RI.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.5.RL.1Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
- ELA.5.RL.2Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
- ELA.5.RL.3Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.5.RL.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
- ELA.5.RL.5Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.
- ELA.5.RL.6Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.5.RL.7Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
- ELA.5.RL.9Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

- Range of Reading and Complexity of Text
- ELA.5.RL.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.5.SL.1Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- ELA.5.SL.1.aCome to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
- ELA.5.SL.1.bFollow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
- ELA.5.SL.1.cPose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
- ELA.5.SL.1.dReview the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.
- ELA.5.SL.2Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
- ELA.5.SL.3Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.5.SL.4Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
- ELA.5.SL.5Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
- ELA.5.SL.6Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.5.W.1Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
- ELA.5.W.1.aIntroduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer's purpose.
- ELA.5.W.1.bProvide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.
- ELA.5.W.1.cLink opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).
- ELA.5.W.1.dProvide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
- ELA.5.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
- ELA.5.W.2.aIntroduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.5.W.2.bDevelop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
- ELA.5.W.2.cLink ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).
- ELA.5.W.2.dUse precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
- ELA.5.W.2.eProvide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
- ELA.5.W.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
- ELA.5.W.3.aOrient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
- ELA.5.W.3.bUse narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
- ELA.5.W.3.cUse a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
- ELA.5.W.3.dUse concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
- ELA.5.W.3.eProvide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.5.W.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
- ELA.5.W.5With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
- ELA.5.W.6With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.5.W.7Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
- ELA.5.W.8Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
- ELA.5.W.9Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- ELA.5.W.9.aApply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]").
- ELA.5.W.9.bApply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., "Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point[s]").

- Range of Writing
- ELA.5.W.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grades 6-8
- Reading History/Social Studies
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.6-8.RH.1Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
- ELA.6-8.RH.2Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
- ELA.6-8.RH.3Identify key steps in a text's description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.6-8.RH.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
- ELA.6-8.RH.5Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
- ELA.6-8.RH.6Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author's point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.6-8.RH.7Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
- ELA.6-8.RH.8Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.
- ELA.6-8.RH.9Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.6-8.RH.10By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Science/Technical
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.6-8.RST.1Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
- ELA.6-8.RST.2Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
- ELA.6-8.RST.3Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.6-8.RST.4Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.
- ELA.6-8.RST.5Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to an understanding of the topic.
- ELA.6-8.RST.6Analyze the author's purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.6-8.RST.7Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
- ELA.6-8.RST.8Distinguish among facts, reasoned judgment based on research findings, and speculation in a text.
- ELA.6-8.RST.9Compare and contrast the information gained from experiments, simulations, video, or multimedia sources with that gained from reading a text on the same topic.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.6-8.RST.10By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Writing History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.6-8.WHST.1Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.1.aIntroduce claim(s) about a topic or issue, acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.1.bSupport claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant, accurate data and evidence that demonstrate an understanding of the topic or text, using credible sources.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.1.cUse words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.1.dEstablish and maintain a formal style.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.1.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.2Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.2.aIntroduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.2.bDevelop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.2.cUse appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.2.dUse precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.2.eEstablish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.2.fProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.6-8.WHST.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.5With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.6-8.WHST.7Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.8Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
- ELA.6-8.WHST.9Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.

- Range of Writing
- ELA.6-8.WHST.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Reading History/Social Studies
- Grade 6
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.6.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.6.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.6.L.3Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.6.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- ELA.6.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.6.L.6Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.6.RI.1Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- ELA.6.RI.2Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
- ELA.6.RI.3Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.6.RI.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
- ELA.6.RI.5Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
- ELA.6.RI.6Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.6.RI.7Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
- ELA.6.RI.8Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
- ELA.6.RI.9Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.6.RI.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.6.RL.1Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- ELA.6.RL.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
- ELA.6.RL.3Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.6.RL.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
- ELA.6.RL.5Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.
- ELA.6.RL.6Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.6.RL.7Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.
- ELA.6.RL.9Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.6.RL.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.6.SL.1Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 6 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- ELA.6.SL.1.aCome to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
- ELA.6.SL.1.bFollow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
- ELA.6.SL.1.cPose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
- ELA.6.SL.1.dReview the key ideas expressed and demonstrate understanding of multiple perspectives through reflection and paraphrasing.
- ELA.6.SL.2Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
- ELA.6.SL.3Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.6.SL.4Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
- ELA.6.SL.5Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.
- ELA.6.SL.6Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.6.W.1Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
- ELA.6.W.1.aIntroduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.
- ELA.6.W.1.bSupport claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
- ELA.6.W.1.cUse words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
- ELA.6.W.1.dEstablish and maintain a formal style.
- ELA.6.W.1.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.
- ELA.6.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
- ELA.6.W.2.aIntroduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.6.W.2.bDevelop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
- ELA.6.W.2.cUse appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
- ELA.6.W.2.dUse precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
- ELA.6.W.2.eEstablish and maintain a formal style.
- ELA.6.W.2.fProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.
- ELA.6.W.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
- ELA.6.W.3.aEngage and orient the reader by establishing a context and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
- ELA.6.W.3.bUse narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
- ELA.6.W.3.cUse a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
- ELA.6.W.3.dUse precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.
- ELA.6.W.3.eProvide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.6.W.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
- ELA.6.W.5With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
- ELA.6.W.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.6.W.7Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
- ELA.6.W.8Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
- ELA.6.W.9Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- ELA.6.W.9.aApply grade 6 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres [e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories] in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics").
- ELA.6.W.9.bApply grade 6 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not").

- Range of Writing
- ELA.6.W.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grade 7
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.7.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.7.L.1.aExplain the function of phrases and clauses in general and their function in specific sentences.
- ELA.7.L.1.bChoose among simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences to signal differing relationships among ideas.
- ELA.7.L.1.cPlace phrases and clauses within a sentence, recognizing and correcting misplaced and dangling modifiers.*
- ELA.7.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.7.L.2.aUse a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt).
- ELA.7.L.2.bSpell correctly.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.7.L.3Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
- ELA.7.L.3.aChoose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.7.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- ELA.7.L.4.aUse context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.7.L.4.bUse common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
- ELA.7.L.4.cConsult 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 or its part of speech.
- ELA.7.L.4.dVerify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
- ELA.7.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.7.L.5.aInterpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context.
- ELA.7.L.5.bUse the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words.
- ELA.7.L.5.cDistinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending).
- ELA.7.L.6Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.7.RI.1Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- ELA.7.RI.2Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
- ELA.7.RI.3Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.7.RI.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
- ELA.7.RI.5Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
- ELA.7.RI.6Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.7.RI.7Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium's portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).
- ELA.7.RI.8Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
- ELA.7.RI.9Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.7.RI.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.7.RL.1Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- ELA.7.RL.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
- ELA.7.RL.3Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.7.RL.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
- ELA.7.RL.5Analyze how a drama's or poem's form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.
- ELA.7.RL.6Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.7.RL.7Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).
- ELA.7.RL.9Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.7.RL.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.7.SL.1Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 7 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- ELA.7.SL.1.aCome to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
- ELA.7.SL.1.bFollow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
- ELA.7.SL.1.cPose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
- ELA.7.SL.1.dAcknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, modify their own views.
- ELA.7.SL.2Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
- ELA.7.SL.3Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.7.SL.4Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
- ELA.7.SL.5Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.
- ELA.7.SL.6Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.7.W.1Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
- ELA.7.W.1.aIntroduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
- ELA.7.W.1.bSupport claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
- ELA.7.W.1.cUse words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.
- ELA.7.W.1.dEstablish and maintain a formal style.
- ELA.7.W.1.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
- ELA.7.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
- ELA.7.W.2.aIntroduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.7.W.2.bDevelop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
- ELA.7.W.2.cUse appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
- ELA.7.W.2.dUse precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
- ELA.7.W.2.eEstablish and maintain a formal style.
- ELA.7.W.2.fProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
- ELA.7.W.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
- ELA.7.W.3.aEngage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
- ELA.7.W.3.bUse narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
- ELA.7.W.3.cUse a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.
- ELA.7.W.3.dUse precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.
- ELA.7.W.3.eProvide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.7.W.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
- ELA.7.W.5With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
- ELA.7.W.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.7.W.7Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.
- ELA.7.W.8Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
- ELA.7.W.9Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- ELA.7.W.9.aApply grade 7 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history").
- ELA.7.W.9.bApply grade 7 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g. "Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims").

- Range of Writing
- ELA.7.W.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grade 8
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.8.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.8.L.1.aExplain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.
- ELA.8.L.1.bForm and use verbs in the active and passive voice.
- ELA.8.L.1.cForm and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood.
- ELA.8.L.1.dRecognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb voice and mood.*
- ELA.8.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.8.L.2.aUse punctuation (comma, ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break.
- ELA.8.L.2.bUse an ellipsis to indicate an omission.
- ELA.8.L.2.cSpell correctly.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.8.L.3Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
- ELA.8.L.3.aUse verbs in the active and passive voice and in the conditional and subjunctive mood to achieve particular effects (e.g., emphasizing the actor or the action; expressing uncertainty or describing a state contrary to fact).

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.8.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- ELA.8.L.4.aUse context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.8.L.4.bUse common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., precede, recede, secede).
- ELA.8.L.4.cConsult 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 or its part of speech.
- ELA.8.L.4.dVerify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
- ELA.8.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.8.L.5.aInterpret figures of speech (e.g. verbal irony, puns) in context.
- ELA.8.L.5.bUse the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
- ELA.8.L.5.cDistinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., bullheaded, willful, firm, persistent, resolute).
- ELA.8.L.6Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.8.RI.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- ELA.8.RI.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
- ELA.8.RI.3Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.8.RI.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
- ELA.8.RI.5Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.
- ELA.8.RI.6Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.8.RI.7Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.
- ELA.8.RI.8Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.
- ELA.8.RI.9Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.8.RI.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.8.RL.1Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- ELA.8.RL.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
- ELA.8.RL.3Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.8.RL.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
- ELA.8.RL.5Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.
- ELA.8.RL.6nalyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.8.RL.7Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
- ELA.8.RL.9Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.8.RL.10By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.8.SL.1Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
- ELA.8.SL.1.aCome to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
- ELA.8.SL.1.bFollow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
- ELA.8.SL.1.cPose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
- ELA.8.SL.1.dAcknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.
- ELA.8.SL.2Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind its presentation.
- ELA.8.SL.3Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and relevance and sufficiency of the evidence and identifying when irrelevant evidence is introduced.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.8.SL.4Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
- ELA.8.SL.5Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.
- ELA.8.SL.6Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.8.W.1Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
- ELA.8.W.1.aIntroduce claim(s), acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
- ELA.8.W.1.bSupport claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
- ELA.8.W.1.cUse words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
- ELA.8.W.1.dEstablish and maintain a formal style.
- ELA.8.W.1.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
- ELA.8.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
- ELA.8.W.2.aIntroduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.8.W.2.bDevelop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
- ELA.8.W.2.cUse appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
- ELA.8.W.2.dUse precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
- ELA.8.W.2.eEstablish and maintain a formal style.
- ELA.8.W.2.fProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
- ELA.8.W.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
- ELA.8.W.3.aEngage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
- ELA.8.W.3.bUse narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
- ELA.8.W.3.cUse a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another, and show the relationships among experiences and events.
- ELA.8.W.3.dUse precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.
- ELA.8.W.3.eProvide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.8.W.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
- ELA.8.W.5With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
- ELA.8.W.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.8.W.7Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
- ELA.8.W.8Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
- ELA.8.W.9Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- ELA.8.W.9.aApply grade 8 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new").
- ELA.8.W.9.bApply grade 8 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced").

- Range of Writing
- ELA.8.W.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grades 9-10
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.9-10.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.9-10.L.1.aUse parallel structure.*
- ELA.9-10.L.1.bUse various types of phrases (noun, verb, adjectival, adverbial, participial, prepositional, absolute) and clauses (independent, dependent; noun, relative, adverbial) to convey specific meanings and add variety and interest to writing or presentations.
- ELA.9-10.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.9-10.L.2.aUse a semicolon (and perhaps a conjunctive adverb) to link two or more closely related independent clauses.
- ELA.9-10.L.2.bUse a colon to introduce a list or quotation.
- ELA.9-10.L.2.cSpell correctly.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.9-10.L.3Apply 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.
- ELA.9-10.L.3.aWrite and edit work so that it conforms to the guidelines in a style manual (e.g., MLA Handbook, Turabian's Manual for Writers) appropriate for the discipline and writing type.

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.9-10.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9-10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- ELA.9-10.L.4.aUse context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.9-10.L.4.bIdentify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., analyze, analysis, analytical; advocate, advocacy).
- ELA.9-10.L.4.cConsult 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, or its etymology.
- ELA.9-10.L.4.dVerify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
- ELA.9-10.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.9-10.L.5.aInterpret figures of speech (e.g., euphemism, oxymoron) in context and analyze their role in the text.
- ELA.9-10.L.5.bAnalyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.
- ELA.9-10.L.6Acquire 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.

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading History/Social Studies
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.9-10.RH.1Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
- ELA.9-10.RH.2Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
- ELA.9-10.RH.3Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.9-10.RH.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social science.
- ELA.9-10.RH.5Analyze how a text uses structure to emphasize key points or advance an explanation or analysis.
- ELA.9-10.RH.6Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.9-10.RH.7Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.
- ELA.9-10.RH.8Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author's claims.
- ELA.9-10.RH.9Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.9-10.RH.10By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.9-10.RI.1Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- ELA.9-10.RI.2Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
- ELA.9-10.RI.3Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.9-10.RI.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).
- ELA.9-10.RI.5Analyze in detail how an author's ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs, or larger portions of a text (e.g., a section or chapter).
- ELA.9-10.RI.6Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.9-10.RI.7Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person's life story in both print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account.
- ELA.9-10.RI.8Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning.
- ELA.9-10.RI.9Analyze seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (e.g., Washington's Farewell Address, the Gettysburg Address, Roosevelt's Four Freedoms speech, King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail"), including how they address related themes and concepts.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.9-10.RI.10By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.9-10.RL.1Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
- ELA.9-10.RL.2Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
- ELA.9-10.RL.3Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.9-10.RL.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
- ELA.9-10.RL.5Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.
- ELA.9-10.RL.6Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.9-10.RL.7Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden's "Musée des Beaux Arts" and Breughel’s
*Landscape with the Fall of Icarus*). - ELA.9-10.RL.9Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare).

- ELA.9-10.RL.7Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden's "Musée des Beaux Arts" and Breughel’s
- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.9-10.RL.10By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Science/Technical
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.9-10.RST.1Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.
- ELA.9-10.RST.2Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text's explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.
- ELA.9-10.RST.3Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.9-10.RST.4Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9-10 texts and topics.
- ELA.9-10.RST.5Analyze the structure of the relationships among concepts in a text, including relationships among key terms (e.g., force, friction, reaction force, energy).
- ELA.9-10.RST.6Analyze the author's purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, defining the question the author seeks to address.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.9-10.RST.7Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.
- ELA.9-10.RST.8Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author's claim or a recommendation for solving a scientific or technical problem.
- ELA.9-10.RST.9Compare and contrast findings presented in a text to those from other sources (including their own experiments), noting when the findings support or contradict previous explanations or accounts.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.9-10.RST.10By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.9-10.SL.1Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
- ELA.9-10.SL.1.aCome to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence from texts and other research on the topic or issue to stimulate a thoughtful, well-reasoned exchange of ideas.
- ELA.9-10.SL.1.bWork with peers to set rules for collegial discussions and decision-making (e.g., informal consensus, taking votes on key issues, presentation of alternate views), clear goals and deadlines, and individual roles as needed.
- ELA.9-10.SL.1.cPropel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate the current discussion to broader themes or larger ideas; actively incorporate others into the discussion; and clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions.
- ELA.9-10.SL.1.dRespond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives, summarize points of agreement and disagreement, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views and understanding and make new connections in light of the evidence and reasoning presented.
- ELA.9-10.SL.2Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.
- ELA.9-10.SL.3Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, identifying any fallacious reasoning or exaggerated or distorted evidence.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.9-10.SL.4Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
- ELA.9-10.SL.5Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.
- ELA.9-10.SL.6Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.9-10.W.1Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
- ELA.9-10.W.1.aIntroduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
- ELA.9-10.W.1.bDevelop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience's knowledge level and concerns.
- ELA.9-10.W.1.cUse words, phrases, and clauses to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims.
- ELA.9-10.W.1.dEstablish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
- ELA.9-10.W.1.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
- ELA.9-10.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
- ELA.9-10.W.2.aIntroduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.9-10.W.2.bDevelop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience's knowledge of the topic.
- ELA.9-10.W.2.cUse appropriate and varied transitions to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among complex ideas and concepts.
- ELA.9-10.W.2.dUse precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic.
- ELA.9-10.W.2.eEstablish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
- ELA.9-10.W.2.fProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).
- ELA.9-10.W.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
- ELA.9-10.W.3.aEngage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
- ELA.9-10.W.3.bUse narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
- ELA.9-10.W.3.cUse a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole.
- ELA.9-10.W.3.dUse precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
- ELA.9-10.W.3.eProvide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.9-10.W.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
- ELA.9-10.W.5Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
- ELA.9-10.W.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.9-10.W.7Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
- ELA.9-10.W.8Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
- ELA.9-10.W.9Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- ELA.9-10.W.9.aApply grades 9-10 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work [e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare]").
- ELA.9-10.W.9.bApply grades 9-10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning").

- Range of Writing
- ELA.9-10.W.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes
- Writing History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.9-10.WHST.1Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.1.aIntroduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among the claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.1.bDevelop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly, supplying data and evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both claim(s) and counterclaims in a discipline-appropriate form and in a manner that anticipates the audience's knowledge level and concerns.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.1.cUse words, phrases, and clauses to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.1.dEstablish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.1.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from or supports the argument presented.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.2Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.2.aIntroduce a topic and organize ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.2.bDevelop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience's knowledge of the topic.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.2.cUse varied transitions and sentence structures to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.2.dUse precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic and convey a style appropriate to the discipline and context as well as to the expertise of likely readers.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.2.eEstablish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.2.fProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.9-10.WHST.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.5Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.9-10.WHST.7Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.8Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
- ELA.9-10.WHST.9Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

- Range of Writing
- ELA.9-10.WHST.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language
- Grades 11-12
- Language
- Conventions of Standard English
- ELA.11-12.L.1Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
- ELA.11-12.L.1.aApply the understanding that usage is a matter of convention, can change over time, and is sometimes contested.
- ELA.11-12.L.1.bResolve issues of complex or contested usage, consulting references (e.g., Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage, Garner's Modern American Usage) as needed.
- ELA.11-12.L.2Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
- ELA.11-12.L.2.aObserve hyphenation conventions.
- ELA.11-12.L.2.bSpell correctly.

- Knowledge of Language
- ELA.11-12.L.3Apply 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.
- ELA.11-12.L.3.aVary syntax for effect, consulting references (e.g., Tufte's Artful Sentences) for guidance as needed; apply an understanding of syntax to the study of complex texts when reading.

- Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
- ELA.11-12.L.4Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
- ELA.11-12.L.4.aUse context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
- ELA.11-12.L.4.bIdentify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., conceive, conception, conceivable).
- ELA.11-12.L.4.cConsult 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.
- ELA.11-12.L.4.dVerify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
- ELA.11-12.L.5Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
- ELA.11-12.L.5.aInterpret figures of speech (e.g., hyperbole, paradox) in context and analyze their role in the text.
- ELA.11-12.L.5.bAnalyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations.
- ELA.11-12.L.6Acquire 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.

- Conventions of Standard English
- Reading History/Social Studies
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.11-12.RH.1Cite 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.
- ELA.11-12.RH.2Determine 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.
- ELA.11-12.RH.3Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.11-12.RH.4Determine 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).
- ELA.11-12.RH.5Analyze in detail how a complex primary source is structured, including how key sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text contribute to the whole.
- ELA.11-12.RH.6Evaluate authors' differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors' claims, reasoning, and evidence.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.11-12.RH.7Integrate 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.
- ELA.11-12.RH.8Evaluate an author's premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information.
- ELA.11-12.RH.9Integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or event, noting discrepancies among sources.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.11-12.RH.10By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Informational
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.11-12.RI.1Cite 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.
- ELA.11-12.RI.2Determine 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.
- ELA.11-12.RI.3Analyze 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.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.11-12.RI.4Determine 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).
- ELA.11-12.RI.5Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.
- ELA.11-12.RI.6Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness or beauty of the text.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.11-12.RI.7Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.
- ELA.11-12.RI.8Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning (e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court majority opinions and dissents) and the premises, purposes, and arguments in works of public advocacy (e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses).
- ELA.11-12.RI.9Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.11-12.RI.10By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Literature
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.11-12.RL.1Cite 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.
- ELA.11-12.RL.2Determine two or more themes or 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 produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.
- ELA.11-12.RL.3Analyze the impact of the author's choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.11-12.RL.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.)
- ELA.11-12.RL.5Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact.
- ELA.11-12.RL.6Analyze a case in which grasping a point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant (e.g., satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement).

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.11-12.RL.7Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (Include at least one play by Shakespeare and one play by an American dramatist.)
- ELA.11-12.RL.9Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.11-12.RL.10By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Reading Science/Technical
- Key Ideas and Details
- ELA.11-12.RST.1Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.
- ELA.11-12.RST.2Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms.
- ELA.11-12.RST.3Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.

- Craft and Structure
- ELA.11-12.RST.4Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.
- ELA.11-12.RST.5Analyze how the text structures information or ideas into categories or hierarchies, demonstrating understanding of the information or ideas.
- ELA.11-12.RST.6Analyze the author's purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, identifying important issues that remain unresolved.

- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.11-12.RST.7Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
- ELA.11-12.RST.8Evaluate the hypotheses, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text, verifying the data when possible and corroborating or challenging conclusions with other sources of information.
- ELA.11-12.RST.9Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- ELA.11-12.RST.10By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 11-12 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

- Key Ideas and Details
- Speaking & Listening
- Comprehension and Collaboration
- ELA.11-12.SL.1Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
- ELA.11-12.SL.1.aCome to discussions prepared, having read and researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence from texts and other research on the topic or issue to stimulate a thoughtful, well-reasoned exchange of ideas.
- ELA.11-12.SL.1.bWork with peers to promote civil, democratic discussions and decision-making, set clear goals and deadlines, and establish individual roles as needed.
- ELA.11-12.SL.1.cPropel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives.
- ELA.11-12.SL.1.dRespond thoughtfully to diverse perspectives; synthesize comments, claims, and evidence made on all sides of an issue; resolve contradictions when possible; and determine what additional information or research is required to deepen the investigation or complete the task.
- ELA.11-12.SL.2Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) in order to make informed decisions and solve problems, evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source and noting any discrepancies among the data.
- ELA.11-12.SL.3Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas, word choice, points of emphasis, and tone used.

- Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
- ELA.11-12.SL.4Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range of formal and informal tasks.
- ELA.11-12.SL.5Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.
- ELA.11-12.SL.6Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating a command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

- Comprehension and Collaboration
- Writing
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.11-12.W.1Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
- ELA.11-12.W.1.aIntroduce precise, knowledgeable claim(s), establish the significance of the claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that logically sequences claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
- ELA.11-12.W.1.bDevelop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly and thoroughly, supplying the most relevant evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience's knowledge level, concerns, values, and possible biases.
- ELA.11-12.W.1.cUse words, phrases, and clauses as well as varied syntax to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims.
- ELA.11-12.W.1.dEstablish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
- ELA.11-12.W.1.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
- ELA.11-12.W.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
- ELA.11-12.W.2.aIntroduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.11-12.W.2.bDevelop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience's knowledge of the topic.
- ELA.11-12.W.2.cUse appropriate and varied transitions and syntax to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among complex ideas and concepts.
- ELA.11-12.W.2.dUse precise language, domain-specific vocabulary, and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic.
- ELA.11-12.W.2.eEstablish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
- ELA.11-12.W.2.fProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).
- ELA.11-12.W.3Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
- ELA.11-12.W.3.aEngage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its significance, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
- ELA.11-12.W.3.bUse narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
- ELA.11-12.W.3.cUse a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole and build toward a particular tone and outcome (e.g., a sense of mystery, suspense, growth, or resolution).
- ELA.11-12.W.3.dUse precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
- ELA.11-12.W.3.eProvide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.11-12.W.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
- ELA.11-12.W.5Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
- ELA.11-12.W.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.11-12.W.7Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
- ELA.11-12.W.8Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.
- ELA.11-12.W.9Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- ELA.11-12.W.9.aApply grades 11-12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics").
- ELA.11-12.W.9.bApply grades 11-12 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning [e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court Case majority opinions and dissents] and the premises, purposes, and arguments in works of public advocacy [e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses]").

- Range of Writing
- ELA.11-12.W.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes
- Writing History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects
- Text Types and Purposes
- ELA.11-12.WHST.1Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.1.aIntroduce precise, knowledgeable claim(s), establish the significance of the claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that logically sequences the claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.1.bDevelop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly and thoroughly, supplying the most relevant data and evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and limitations of both claim(s) and counterclaims in a discipline-appropriate form that anticipates the audience's knowledge level, concerns, values, and possible biases.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.1.cUse words, phrases, and clauses as well as varied syntax to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships between claim(s) and reasons, between reasons and evidence, and between claim(s) and counterclaims.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.1.dEstablish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.1.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from or supports the argument presented.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.2Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.2.aIntroduce a topic and organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a unified whole; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.2.bDevelop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience's knowledge of the topic.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.2.cUse varied transitions and sentence structures to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among complex ideas and concepts.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.2.dUse precise language, domain-specific vocabulary and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic; convey a knowledgeable stance in a style that responds to the discipline and context as well as to the expertise of likely readers.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.2.eProvide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation provided (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).

- Production and Distribution of Writing
- ELA.11-12.WHST.4Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.5Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.6Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.

- Research to Build and Present Knowledge
- ELA.11-12.WHST.7Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.8Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.
- ELA.11-12.WHST.9Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

- Range of Writing
- ELA.11-12.WHST.10Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

- Text Types and Purposes

- Language

- Kindergarten
- Mathematics
- Kindergarten
- Counting and Cardinality
- Know Number Names and the Count Sequence
- Math.K.CC.1Count to 100 by ones and by tens.
- Math.K.CC.2Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).
- Math.K.CC.3Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).

- Count to Tell the Number of Objects
- Math.K.CC.4Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
- Math.K.CC.4.aWhen counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object.
- Math.K.CC.4.bUnderstand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.
- Math.K.CC.4.cUnderstand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger.
- Math.K.CC.5Count to answer "how many?" questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.

- Compare Numbers
- Math.K.CC.6Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g., by using matching and counting strategies.
- Math.K.CC.7Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals.

- Know Number Names and the Count Sequence
- Geometry
- Identify and Describe Shapes (Squares, Circles, Triangles, Rectangles, Hexagons, Cubes, Cones, Cylinders, and Spheres)
- Math.K.G.1Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects using terms such as above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.
- Math.K.G.2Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.
- Math.K.G.3Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, "flat") or three-dimensional ("solid").

- Analyze, Compare, Create, and Compose Shapes
- Math.K.G.4Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/"corners") and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length).
- Math.K.G.5Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.
- Math.K.G.6Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example, "Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?"

- Identify and Describe Shapes (Squares, Circles, Triangles, Rectangles, Hexagons, Cubes, Cones, Cylinders, and Spheres)
- Measurement and Data
- Describe and Compare Measurable Attributes
- Math.K.MD.1Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
- Math.K.MD.2Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has "more of"/"less of" the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.

- Classify Objects and Count the Number of Objects in Each Category
- Math.K.MD.3Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count.

- Describe and Compare Measurable Attributes
- Number and Operations in Base Ten
- Work with Numbers 11 to 19 to Gain Foundations for Place Value
- Math.K.NBT.1Compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into ten ones and some further ones, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each composition or decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g., 18 = 10 + 8); understand that these numbers are composed of ten ones and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.

- Work with Numbers 11 to 19 to Gain Foundations for Place Value
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking
- Understand Addition as Putting Together and Adding To, and Understand Subtraction as Taking Apart and Taking From
- Math.K.OA.1Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.
- Math.K.OA.2Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10, e.g., by using objects or drawings to represent the problem.
- Math.K.OA.3Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g., 5 = 2 + 3 and 5 = 4 + 1).
- Math.K.OA.4For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record the answer with a drawing or equation.
- Math.K.OA.5Fluently add and subtract within 5.

- Understand Addition as Putting Together and Adding To, and Understand Subtraction as Taking Apart and Taking From

- Counting and Cardinality
- Grade 1
- Geometry
- Reason with Shapes and Their Attributes
- Math.1.G.1Distinguish between defining attributes (e.g., triangles are closed and three-sided) versus non-defining attributes (e.g., color, orientation, overall size); build and draw shapes to possess defining attributes.
- Math.1.G.2Compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half-circles, and quarter-circles) or three-dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape.
- Math.1.G.3Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares.

- Reason with Shapes and Their Attributes
- Measurement and Data
- Measure Lengths Indirectly and by Iterating Length Units
- Math.1.MD.1Order three objects by length; compare the lengths of two objects indirectly by using a third object.
- Math.1.MD.2Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Limit to contexts where the object being measured is spanned by a whole number of length units with no gaps or overlaps.

- Tell and Write Time
- Math.1.MD.3Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.

- Represent and Interpret Data
- Math.1.MD.4Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.

- Measure Lengths Indirectly and by Iterating Length Units
- Number and Operations in Base Ten
- Extend the Counting Sequence
- Math.1.NBT.1Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

- Understand Place Value
- Math.1.NBT.2Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones. Understand the following as special cases:
- Math.1.NBT.2.a10 can be thought of as a bundle of ten ones — called a "ten."
- Math.1.NBT.2.bThe numbers from 11 to 19 are composed of a ten and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.
- Math.1.NBT.2.cThe numbers 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine tens (and 0 ones).
- Math.1.NBT.3Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.

- Use Place Value Understanding and Properties of Operations to Add and Subtract
- Math.1.NBT.4Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used. Understand that in adding two-digit numbers, one adds tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose a ten.
- Math.1.NBT.5Given a two-digit number, mentally find 10 more or 10 less than the number, without having to count; explain the reasoning used.
- Math.1.NBT.6Subtract multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 from multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 (positive or zero differences), using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

- Extend the Counting Sequence
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking
- Represent and Solve Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction
- Math.1.OA.1Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
- Math.1.OA.2Solve word problems that call for addition of three whole numbers whose sum is less than or equal to 20, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

- Understand and Apply Properties of Operations and the Relationship Between Addition and Subtraction
- Math.1.OA.3Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract. Examples: If 8 + 3 = 11 is known, then 3 + 8 = 11 is also known. (Commutative property of addition.) To add 2 + 6 + 4, the second two numbers can be added to make a ten, so 2 + 6 + 4 = 2 + 10 = 12. (Associative property of addition.)
- Math.1.OA.4Understand subtraction as an unknown-addend problem. For example, subtract 10 - 8 by finding the number that makes 10 when added to 8.

- Add and Subtract Within 20
- Math.1.OA.5Relate counting to addition and subtraction (e.g., by counting on 2 to add 2).
- Math.1.OA.6Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 - 4 = 13 - 3 - 1 = 10 - 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 - 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).

- Work with Addition and Subtraction Equations
- Math.1.OA.7Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. For example, which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8 - 1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2.
- Math.1.OA.8Determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole numbers. For example, determine the unknown number that makes the equation true in each of the equations 8 + ? = 11, 5 = ? - 3, 6 + 6 = ?.

- Represent and Solve Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction

- Geometry
- Grade 2
- Geometry
- Reason with Shapes and Their Attributes
- Math.2.G.1Recognize and draw shapes having specified attributes, such as a given number of angles or a given number of equal faces. Identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes.
- Math.2.G.2Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.
- Math.2.G.3Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths. Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape.

- Reason with Shapes and Their Attributes
- Measurement And Data
- Measure and Estimate Lengths in Standard Units
- Math.2.MD.1Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
- Math.2.MD.2Measure the length of an object twice, using length units of different lengths for the two measurements; describe how the two measurements relate to the size of the unit chosen.
- Math.2.MD.3Estimate lengths using units of inches, feet, centimeters, and meters.
- Math.2.MD.4Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit.

- Relate Addition and Subtraction to Length
- Math.2.MD.5Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as drawings of rulers) and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
- Math.2.MD.6Represent whole numbers as lengths from 0 on a number line diagram with equally spaced points corresponding to the numbers 0, 1, 2, ..., and represent whole-number sums and differences within 100 on a number line diagram.

- Work with Time and Money
- Math.2.MD.7Tell and write time from analog and digital clocks to the nearest five minutes, using a.m. and p.m.
- Math.2.MD.8Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately. Example: If you have 2 dimes and 3 pennies, how many cents do you have?

- Represent and Interpret Data
- Math.2.MD.9Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects to the nearest whole unit, or by making repeated measurements of the same object. Show the measurements by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in whole-number units.
- Math.2.MD.10Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with single-unit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve simple put-together, take-apart, and compare problems using information presented in a bar graph.

- Measure and Estimate Lengths in Standard Units
- Number and Operations in Base Ten
- Understand Place Value
- Math.2.NBT.1Understand that the three digits of a three-digit number represent amounts of hundreds, tens, and ones; e.g., 706 equals 7 hundreds, 0 tens, and 6 ones. Understand the following as special cases:
- Math.2.NBT.1.a100 can be thought of as a bundle of ten tens — called a "hundred."
- Math.2.NBT.1.bThe numbers 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900 refer to one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine hundreds (and 0 tens and 0 ones).
- Math.2.NBT.2Count within 1000; skip-count by 5s, 10s, and 100s.
- Math.2.NBT.3Read and write numbers to 1000 using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.
- Math.2.NBT.4Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

- Use Place Value Understanding and Properties of Operations to Add and Subtract
- Math.2.NBT.5Fluently add and subtract within 100 using strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
- Math.2.NBT.6Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.
- Math.2.NBT.7Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Understand that in adding or subtracting three- digit numbers, one adds or subtracts hundreds and hundreds, tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose or decompose tens or hundreds.
- Math.2.NBT.8Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100-900, and mentally subtract 10 or 100 from a given number 100-900.
- Math.2.NBT.9Explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations.

- Understand Place Value
- Operations and Algebraic Thinking
- Represent and Solve Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction
- Math.2.OA.1Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

- Add and Subtract Within 20
- Math.2.OA.2Fluently add and subtract within 20 using mental strategies. By end of Grade 2, know from memory all sums of two one-digit numbers.

- Work with Equal Groups of Objects to Gain Foundations for Multiplication
- Math.2.OA.3Determine whether a group of objects (up to 20) has an odd or even number of members, e.g., by pairing objects or counting them by 2s; write an equation to express an even number as a sum of two equal addends.
- Math.2.OA.4Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends.

- Represent and Solve Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction

- Geometry
- Grade 3
- Geometry
- Reason with Shapes and Their Attributes
- Math.3.G.1Understand that shapes in different categories (e.g., rhombuses, rectangles, and others) may share attributes (e.g., having four sides), and that the shared attributes can define a larger category (e.g., quadrilaterals). Recognize rhombuses, rectangles, and squares as examples of quadrilaterals, and draw examples of quadrilaterals that do not belong to any of these subcategories.
- Math.3.G.2Partition shapes into parts with equal areas. Express the area of each part as a unit fraction of the whole. For example, partition a shape into 4 parts with equal area, and describe the area of each part as 1/4 of the area of the shape.

- Reason with Shapes and Their Attributes
- Measurement And Data
- Solve Problems Involving Measurement and Estimation of Intervals of Time, Liquid Volumes, and Masses of Objects
- Math.3.MD.1Tell and write time to the nearest minute and measure time intervals in minutes. Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of time intervals in minutes, e.g., by representing the problem on a number line diagram.
- Math.3.MD.2Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), and liters (l). Add, subtract, multiply, or divide to solve one-step word problems involving masses or volumes that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as a beaker with a measurement scale) to represent the problem.

- Represent and Interpret Data
- Math.3.MD.3Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step "how many more" and "how many less" problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs. For example, draw a bar graph in which each square in the bar graph might represent 5 pets.
- Math.3.MD.4Generate measurement data by measuring lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch. Show the data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in appropriate units — whole numbers, halves, or quarters.

- Geometric Measurement: Understand Concepts of Area and Relate Area to Multiplication and to Addition
- Math.3.MD.5Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.
- Math.3.MD.5.aA square with side length 1 unit, called "a unit square," is said to have "one square unit" of area, and can be used to measure area.
- Math.3.MD.5.bA plane figure which can be covered without gaps or overlaps by n unit squares is said to have an area of n square units.
- Math.3.MD.6Measure areas by counting unit squares (square cm, square m, square in, square ft, and improvised units).
- Math.3.MD.7Relate area to the operations of multiplication and addition.
- Math.3.MD.7.aFind the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths by tiling it, and show that the area is the same as would be found by multiplying the side lengths.
- Math.3.MD.7.bMultiply side lengths to find areas of rectangles with whole-number side lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems, and represent whole-number products as rectangular areas in mathematical reasoning.
- Math.3.MD.7.cUse tiling to show in a concrete case that the area of a rectangle with whole-number side lengths a and b + c is the sum of a
- Math.3.MD.7.dRecognize area as additive. Find areas of rectilinear figures by decomposing them into non-overlapping rectangles and adding the areas of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.

- Geometric Measurement: Recognize Perimeter as an Attribute of Plane Figures and Distinguish Between Linear and Area Measures
- Math.3.MD.8Solve real world and mathematical problems involving perimeters of polygons, including finding the perimeter given the side lengths, finding an unknown side length, and exhibiting rectangles with the same perimeter and different areas or with the same area and different perimeters.

- Solve Problems Involving Measurement and Estimation of Intervals of Time, Liquid Volumes, and Masses of Objects
- Number and Operations in Base Ten
- Use Place Value Understanding and Properties of Operations to Perform Multi-Digit Arithmetic
- Math.3.NBT.1Use place value understanding to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.
- Math.3.NBT.2Fluently add and subtract within 1000 using strategies and algorithms based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction.
- Math.3.NBT.3Multiply one-digit whole numbers by multiples of 10 in the range 10–90 (e.g., 9 × 80, 5 × 60) using strategies based on place value and properties of operations.

- Use Place Value Understanding and Properties of Operations to Perform Multi-Digit Arithmetic
- Number and Operations
- Develop Understanding of Fractions as Numbers
- Math.3.NF.1Understand a fraction 1/b as the quantity formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts; understand a fraction a/b as the quantity formed by a parts of size 1/b.
- Math.3.NF.2Understand a fraction as a number on the number line; represent fractions on a number line diagram.
- Math.3.NF.2.aRepresent a fraction 1/b on a number line diagram by defining the interval from 0 to 1 as the whole and partitioning it into b equal parts. Recognize that each part has size 1/b and that the endpoint of the part based at 0 locates the number 1/b on the number line.
- Math.3.NF.2.bRepresent a fraction a/b on a number line diagram by marking off a lengths 1/b from 0. Recognize that the resulting interval has size a/b and that its endpoint locates the number a/b on the number line.
- Math.3.NF.3Explain equivalence of fractions in special cases, and compare fractions by reasoning about their size.
- Math.3.NF.3.aUnderstand two fractions as equivalent (equal) if they are the same size, or the same point on a number line.
- Math.3.NF.3.bRecognize and generate simple equivalent fractions, e.g., 1/2 = 2/4, 4/6 = 2/3). Explain why the fractions are equivalent, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.
- Math.3.NF.3.cExpress whole numbers as fractions, and recognize fractions that are equivalent to whole numbers. Examples: Express 3 in the form 3 = 3/1; recognize that 6/1 = 6; locate 4/4 and 1 at the same point of a number line diagram.
- Math.3.NF.3.dCompare two fractions with the same numerator or the same denominator by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

- Develop Understanding of Fractions as Numbers
- Operations And Algebraic Thinking
- Represent and Solve Problems Involving Multiplication and Division
- Math.3.OA.1Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 × 7.
- Math.3.OA.2Interpret whole-number quotients of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 56 ÷ 8 as the number of objects in each share when 56 objects are partitioned equally into 8 shares, or as a number of shares when 56 objects are partitioned into equal shares of 8 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a number of shares or a number of groups can be expressed as 56 ÷ 8.
- Math.3.OA.3Use multiplication and division within 100 to solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.
- Math.3.OA.4Determine the unknown whole number in a multiplication or division equation relating three whole numbers. For example, determine the unknown number that makes the equation true in each of the equations 8 × ? = 48, 5 = ? ÷ 3, 6 × 6 = ?.

- Understand Properties of Multiplication and the Relationship Between Multiplication and Division
- Math.3.OA.5Apply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide. Examples: If 6 × 4 = 24 is known, then 4 × 6 = 24 is also known. (Commutative property of multiplication.) 3 × 5 × 2 can be found by 3 × 5 = 15, then 15 × 2 = 30, or by 5 × 2 = 10, then 3 × 10 = 30. (Associative property of multiplication.) Knowing that 8 × 5 = 40 and 8 × 2 = 16, one can find 8 × 7 as 8 × (5 + 2) = (8 × 5) + (8 × 2) = 40 + 16 = 56. (Distributive property.)
- Math.3.OA.6Understand division as an unknown-factor problem. For example, find 32 ÷ 8 by finding the number that makes 32 when multiplied by 8.

- Multiply and Divide Within 100
- Math.3.OA.7Fluently multiply and divide within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division (e.g., knowing that 8 × 5 = 40, one knows 40 ÷ 5 = 8) or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.

- Solve Problems Involving the Four Operations, and Identify and Explain Patterns in Arithmetic
- Math.3.OA.8Solve two-step word problems using the four operations. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.
- Math.3.OA.9Identify arithmetic patterns (including patterns in the addition table or multiplication table), and explain them using properties of operations. For example, observe that 4 times a number is always even, and explain why 4 times a number can be decomposed into two equal addends.

- Represent and Solve Problems Involving Multiplication and Division

- Geometry
- Grade 4
- Geometry
- Draw and Identify Lines and Angles, and Classify Shapes by Properties of Their Lines and Angles
- Math.4.G.1Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures.
- Math.4.G.2Classify two-dimensional figures based on the presence or absence of parallel or perpendicular lines, or the presence or absence of angles of a specified size. Recognize right triangles as a category, and identify right triangles.
- Math.4.G.3Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.

- Draw and Identify Lines and Angles, and Classify Shapes by Properties of Their Lines and Angles
- Measurement And Data
- Solve Problems Involving Measurement and Conversion of Measurements from a Larger Unit to a Smaller Unit
- Math.4.MD.1Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two- column table. For example, know that 1 ft is 12 times as long as 1 in. Express the length of a 4 ft snake as 48 in. Generate a conversion table for feet and inches listing the number pairs (1, 12), (2, 24), (3, 36), ...
- Math.4.MD.2Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes, masses of objects, and money, including problems involving simple fractions or decimals, and problems that require expressing measurements given in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Represent measurement quantities using diagrams such as number line diagrams that feature a measurement scale.
- Math.4.MD.3Apply the area and perimeter formulas for rectangles in real world and mathematical problems. For example, find the width of a rectangular room given the area of the flooring and the length, by viewing the area formula as a multiplication equation with an unknown factor.

- Represent and Interpret Data
- Math.4.MD.4Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions by using information presented in line plots. For example, from a line plot find and interpret the difference in length between the longest and shortest specimens in an insect collection.

- Geometric Measurement: Understand Concepts of Angle and Measure Angles
- Math.4.MD.5Recognize angles as geometric shapes that are formed wherever two rays share a common endpoint, and understand concepts of angle measurement:
- Math.4.MD.5.aAn angle is measured with reference to a circle with its center at the common endpoint of the rays, by considering the fraction of the circular arc between the points where the two rays intersect the circle. An angle that turns through 1/360 of a circle is called a "one-degree angle," and can be used to measure angles.
- Math.4.MD.5.bAn angle that turns through n one-degree angles is said to have an angle measure of n degrees.
- Math.4.MD.6Measure angles in whole-number degrees using a protractor. Sketch angles of specified measure.
- Math.4.MD.7Recognize angle measure as additive. When an angle is decomposed into non-overlapping parts, the angle measure of the whole is the sum of the angle measures of the parts. Solve addition and subtraction problems to find unknown angles on a diagram in real world and mathematical problems, e.g., by using an equation with a symbol for the unknown angle measure.

- Solve Problems Involving Measurement and Conversion of Measurements from a Larger Unit to a Smaller Unit
- Number and Operations in Base Ten
- Generalize Place Value Understanding for Multi-Digit Whole Numbers
- Math.4.NBT.1Recognize that in a multi-digit whole number, a digit in one place represents ten times what it represents in the place to its right. For example, recognize that 700 ÷ 70 = 10 by applying concepts of place value and division.
- Math.4.NBT.2Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form. Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
- Math.4.NBT.3Use place value understanding to round multi-digit whole numbers to any place.

- Use Place Value Understanding and Properties of Operations to Perform Multi-Digit Arithmetic
- Math.4.NBT.4Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
- Math.4.NBT.5Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.
- Math.4.NBT.6Find whole-number quotients and remainders with up to four-digit dividends and one-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.

- Generalize Place Value Understanding for Multi-Digit Whole Numbers
- Number and Operations
- Extend Understanding of Fraction Equivalence and Ordering
- Math.4.NF.1Explain why a fraction a/b is equivalent to a fraction (n × a)/(n × b) by using visual fraction models, with attention to how the number and size of the parts differ even though the two fractions themselves are the same size. Use this principle to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
- Math.4.NF.2Compare two fractions with different numerators and different denominators, e.g., by creating common denominators or numerators, or by comparing to a benchmark fraction such as 1/2. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two fractions refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model.

- Build Fractions from Unit Fractions by Applying and Extending Previous Understandings of Operations on Whole Numbers
- Math.4.NF.3Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b.
- Math.4.NF.3.aUnderstand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining and separating parts referring to the same whole.
- Math.4.NF.3.bDecompose a fraction into a sum of fractions with the same denominator in more than one way, recording each decomposition by an equation. Justify decompositions, e.g., by using a visual fraction model. Examples: 3/8 = 1/8 + 1/8 + 1/8 ; 3/8 = 1/8 + 2/8 ; 2 1/8 = 1 + 1 + 1/8 = 8/8 + 8/8 + 1/8.
- Math.4.NF.3.cAdd and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.
- Math.4.NF.3.dSolve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.
- Math.4.NF.4Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction by a whole number.
- Math.4.NF.4.aUnderstand a fraction a/b as a multiple of 1/b. For example, use a visual fraction model to represent 5/4 as the product 5 × (1/4), recording the conclusion by the equation 5/4 = 5 × (1/4).
- Math.4.NF.4.bUnderstand a multiple of a/b as a multiple of 1/b, and use this understanding to multiply a fraction by a whole number. For example, use a visual fraction model to express 3 × (2/5) as 6 × (1/5), recognizing this product as 6/5. (In general, n × (a/b) = (n × a)/b.)
- Math.4.NF.4.cSolve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. For example, if each person at a party will eat 3/8 of a pound of roast beef, and there will be 5 people at the party, how many pounds of roast beef will be needed? Between what two whole numbers does your answer lie?

- Understand Decimal Notation for Fractions, and Compare Decimal Fractions
- Math.4.NF.5Express a fraction with denominator 10 as an equivalent fraction with denominator 100, and use this technique to add two fractions with respective denominators 10 and 100. For example, express 3/10 as 30/100, and add 3/10 + 4/100 = 34/100.
- Math.4.NF.6Use decimal notation for fractions with denominators 10 or 100. For example, rewrite 0.62 as 62/100; describe a length as 0.62 meters; locate 0.62 on a number line diagram.
- Math.4.NF.7Compare two decimals to hundredths by reasoning about their size. Recognize that comparisons are valid only when the two decimals refer to the same whole. Record the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, or <, and justify the conclusions, e.g., by using a visual model.

- Extend Understanding of Fraction Equivalence and Ordering
- Operations And Algebraic Thinking
- Use the Four Operations with Whole Numbers to Solve Problems
- Math.4.OA.1Interpret a multiplication equation as a comparison, e.g., interpret 35 = 5 × 7 as a statement that 35 is 5 times as many as 7 and 7 times as many as 5. Represent verbal statements of multiplicative comparisons as multiplication equations.
- Math.4.OA.2Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
- Math.4.OA.3Solve multistep word problems posed with whole numbers and having whole-number answers using the four operations, including problems in which remainders must be interpreted. Represent these problems using equations with a letter standing for the unknown quantity. Assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies including rounding.

- Gain Familiarity With Factors And Multiples
- Math.4.OA.4Find all factor pairs for a whole number in the range 1-100. Recognize that a whole number is a multiple of each of its factors. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1-100 is a multiple of a given one-digit number. Determine whether a given whole number in the range 1-100 is prime or composite.

- Generate and Analyze Patterns
- Math.4.OA.5Generate a number or shape pattern that follows a given rule. Identify apparent features of the pattern that were not explicit in the rule itself. For example, given the rule "Add 3" and the starting number 1, generate terms in the resulting sequence and observe that the terms appear to alternate between odd and even numbers. Explain informally why the numbers will continue to alternate in this way.

- Use the Four Operations with Whole Numbers to Solve Problems

- Geometry
- Grade 5
- Geometry
- Graph Points on the Coordinate Plane to Solve Real-World and Mathematical Problems
- Math.5.G.1Use a pair of perpendicular number lines, called axes, to define a coordinate system, with the intersection of the lines (the origin) arranged to coincide with the 0 on each line and a given point in the plane located by using an ordered pair of numbers, called its coordinates. Understand that the first number indicates how far to travel from the origin in the direction of one axis, and the second number indicates how far to travel in the direction of the second axis, with the convention that the names of the two axes and the coordinates correspond (e.g., x-axis and x-coordinate, y-axis and y-coordinate).
- Math.5.G.2Represent real world and mathematical problems by graphing points in the first quadrant of the coordinate plane, and interpret coordinate values of points in the context of the situation.

- Classify Two-Dimensional Figures into Categories Based on Their Properties
- Math.5.G.3Understand that attributes belonging to a category of two- dimensional figures also belong to all subcategories of that category. For example, all rectangles have four right angles and squares are rectangles, so all squares have four right angles.
- Math.5.G.4Classify two-dimensional figures in a hierarchy based on properties.

- Graph Points on the Coordinate Plane to Solve Real-World and Mathematical Problems
- Measurement And Data
- Convert Like Measurement Units Within a Given Measurement System
- Math.5.MD.1Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.

- Represent and Interpret Data
- Math.5.MD.2Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Use operations on fractions for this grade to solve problems involving information presented in line plots. For example, given different measurements of liquid in identical beakers, find the amount of liquid each beaker would contain if the total amount in all the beakers were redistributed equally.

- Geometric Measurement: Understand Concepts of Volume and Relate Volume to Multiplication and to Addition
- Math.5.MD.3Recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement.
- Math.5.MD.3.aA cube with side length 1 unit, called a "unit cube," is said to have "one cubic unit" of volume, and can be used to measure volume.
- Math.5.MD.3.bA solid figure which can be packed without gaps or overlaps using n unit cubes is said to have a volume of n cubic units.
- Math.5.MD.4Measure volumes by counting unit cubes, using cubic cm, cubic in, cubic ft, and improvised units.
- Math.5.MD.5Relate volume to the operations of multiplication and addition and solve real world and mathematical problems involving volume.
- Math.5.MD.5.aFind the volume of a right rectangular prism with whole-number side lengths by packing it with unit cubes, and show that the volume is the same as would be found by multiplying the edge lengths, equivalently by multiplying the height by the area of the base. Represent threefold whole-number products as volumes, e.g., to represent the associative property of multiplication.
- Math.5.MD.5.bApply the formulas V = l × w × h and V = b × h for rectangular prisms to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with whole-number edge lengths in the context of solving real world and mathematical problems.
- Math.5.MD.5.cRecognize volume as additive. Find volumes of solid figures composed of two non-overlapping right rectangular prisms by adding the volumes of the non-overlapping parts, applying this technique to solve real world problems.

- Convert Like Measurement Units Within a Given Measurement System
- Number and Operations in Base Ten
- Understand the Place Value System
- Math.5.NBT.1Recognize that in a multi-digit number, a digit in one place represents 10 times as much as it represents in the place to its right and 1/10 of what it represents in the place to its left.
- Math.5.NBT.2Explain patterns in the number of zeros of the product when multiplying a number by powers of 10, and explain patterns in the placement of the decimal point when a decimal is multiplied or divided by a power of 10. Use whole-number exponents to denote powers of 10.
- Math.5.NBT.3Read, write, and compare decimals to thousandths.
- Math.5.NBT.3.aRead and write decimals to thousandths using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form, e.g., 347.392 = 3 × 100 + 4 × 10 + 7 × 1 + 3 × (1/10) + 9 × (1/100) + 2 × (1/1000).
- Math.5.NBT.3.bCompare two decimals to thousandths based on meanings of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.
- Math.5.NBT.4Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place.

- Perform Operations with Multi-Digit Whole Numbers and with Decimals to Hundredths
- Math.5.NBT.5Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
- Math.5.NBT.6Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.
- Math.5.NBT.7Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

- Understand the Place Value System
- Number and Operations
- Use Equivalent Fractions as a Strategy to Add and Subtract Fractions
- Math.5.NF.1Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators. For example, 2/3 + 5/4 = 8/12 + 15/12 = 23/12. (In general, a/b + c/d = (ad + bc)/bd.)
- Math.5.NF.2Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including cases of unlike denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem. Use benchmark fractions and number sense of fractions to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers. For example, recognize an incorrect result 2/5 + 1/2 = 3/7, by observing that 3/7 < 1/2.

- Apply and Extend Previous Understandings of Multiplication and Division to Multiply and Divide Fractions
- Math.5.NF.3Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator (a/b = a ÷ b). Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem. For example, interpret 3/4 as the result of dividing 3 by 4, noting that 3/4 multiplied by 4 equals 3, and that when 3 wholes are shared equally among 4 people each person has a share of size 3/4. If 9 people want to share a 50-pound sack of rice equally by weight, how many pounds of rice should each person get? Between what two whole numbers does your answer lie?
- Math.5.NF.4Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication to multiply a fraction or whole number by a fraction.
- Math.5.NF.4.aInterpret the product (a/b) × q as a parts of a partition of q into b equal parts; equivalently, as the result of a sequence of operations a × q ÷ b. For example, use a visual fraction model to show (2/3) × 4 = 8/3, and create a story context for this equation. Do the same with (2/3) × (4/5) = 8/15. (In general, (a/b) × (c/d) = ac/bd.)
- Math.5.NF.4.bFind the area of a rectangle with fractional side lengths by tiling it with unit squares of the appropriate unit fraction side lengths, and show that the area is the same as would be found by multiplying the side lengths. Multiply fractional side lengths to find areas of rectangles, and represent fraction products as rectangular areas.
- Math.5.NF.5Interpret multiplication as scaling (resizing), by:
- Math.5.NF.5.aComparing the size of a product to the size of one factor on the basis of the size of the other factor, without performing the indicated multiplication.
- Math.5.NF.5.bExplaining why multiplying a given number by a fraction greater than 1 results in a product greater than the given number (recognizing multiplication by whole numbers greater than 1 as a familiar case); explaining why multiplying a given number by a fraction less than 1 results in a product smaller than the given number; and relating the principle of fraction equivalence a/b = (n×a)/(n×b) to the effect of multiplying a/b by 1.
- Math.5.NF.6Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.
- Math.5.NF.7Apply and extend previous understandings of division to divide unit fractions by whole numbers and whole numbers by unit fractions.
- Math.5.NF.7.aInterpret division of a unit fraction by a non-zero whole number, and compute such quotients. For example, create a story context for (1/3) ÷ 4, and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient. Use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that (1/3) ÷ 4 = 1/12 because (1/12) × 4 = 1/3.
- Math.5.NF.7.bInterpret division of a whole number by a unit fraction, and compute such quotients. For example, create a story context for 4 ÷ (1/5), and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient. Use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that 4 ÷ (1/5) = 20 because 20 × (1/5) = 4.
- Math.5.NF.7.cSolve real world problems involving division of unit fractions by non-zero whole numbers and division of whole numbers by unit fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. For example, how much chocolate will each person get if 3 people share 1/2 lb of chocolate equally? How many 1/3-cup servings are in 2 cups of raisins?

- Use Equivalent Fractions as a Strategy to Add and Subtract Fractions
- Operations And Algebraic Thinking
- Write and Interpret Numerical Expressions
- Math.5.OA.1Use parentheses, brackets, or braces in numerical expressions, and evaluate expressions with these symbols.
- Math.5.OA.2Write simple expressions that record calculations with numbers, and interpret numerical expressions without evaluating them. For example, express the calculation “add 8 and 7, then multiply by 2” as 2 × (8 + 7). Recognize that 3 × (18932 + 921) is three times as large as 18932 + 921, without having to calculate the indicated sum or product.

- Analyze Patterns and Relationships
- Math.5.OA.3Generate two numerical patterns using two given rules. Identify apparent relationships between corresponding terms. Form ordered pairs consisting of corresponding terms from the two patterns, and graph the ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. For example, given the rule "Add 3" and the starting number 0, and given the rule "Add 6" and the starting number 0, generate terms in the resulting sequences, and observe that the terms in one sequence are twice the corresponding terms in the other sequence. Explain informally why this is so.

- Write and Interpret Numerical Expressions

- Geometry
- Grade 6
- Expressions and Equations
- Apply and Extend Previous Understandings of Arithmetic to Algebraic Expressions
- Math.6.EE.1Write and evaluate numerical expressions involving whole-number exponents.
- Math.6.EE.2Write, read, and evaluate expressions in which letters stand for numbers.
- Math.6.EE.2.aWrite expressions that record operations with numbers and with letters standing for numbers. For example, express the calculation "Subtract y from 5" as 5 - y.
- Math.6.EE.2.bIdentify parts of an expression using mathematical terms (sum, term, product, factor, quotient, coefficient); view one or more parts of an expression as a single entity. For example, describe the expression 2 (8 + 7) as a product of two factors; view (8 + 7) as both a single entity and a sum of two terms.
- Math.6.EE.2.cEvaluate expressions at specific values of their variables. Include expressions that arise from formulas used in real-world problems. Perform arithmetic operations, including those involving wholenumber exponents, in the conventional order when there are no parentheses to specify a particular order (Order of Operations). For example, use the formulas V = s³ and A = 6 s² to find the volume and surface area of a cube with sides of length s = 1/2.
- Math.6.EE.3Apply the properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions.
- Math.6.EE.4Identify when two expressions are equivalent (i.e., when the two expressions name the same number regardless of which value is substituted into them). For example, the expressions y + y + y and 3y are equivalent because they name the same number regardless of which number y stands for.

- Reason About and Solve One-Variable Equations and Inequalities
- Math.6.EE.5Understand solving an equation or inequality as a process of answering a question: which values from a specified set, if any, make the equation or inequality true? Use substitution to determine whether a given number in a specified set makes an equation or inequality true.
- Math.6.EE.6Use variables to represent numbers and write expressions when solving a real-world or mathematical problem; understand that a variable can represent an unknown number, or, depending on the purpose at hand, any number in a specified set.
- Math.6.EE.7Solve real-world and mathematical problems by writing and solving equations of the form x + p = q and px = q for cases in which p, q and x are all nonnegative rational numbers.
- Math.6.EE.8Write an inequality of the form x > c or x < c to represent a constraint or condition in a real-world or mathematical problem. Recognize that inequalities of the form x > c or x < c have infinitely many solutions; represent solutions of such inequalities on number line diagrams.

- Represent and Analyze Quantitative Relationships Between Dependent and Independent Variables
- Math.6.EE.9Use variables to represent two quantities in a real-world problem that change in relationship to one another; write an equation to express one quantity, thought of as the dependent variable, in terms of the other quantity, thought of as the independent variable. Analyze the relationship between the dependent and independent variables using graphs and tables, and relate these to the equation. For example, in a problem involving motion at constant speed, list and graph ordered pairs of distances and times, and write the equation d = 65t to represent the relationship between distance and time.

- Apply and Extend Previous Understandings of Arithmetic to Algebraic Expressions
- Geometry
- Solve Real-World and Mathematical Problems Involving Area, Surface Area, and Volume
- Math.6.G.1Find the area of right triangles, other triangles, special quadrilaterals, and polygons by composing into rectangles or decomposing into triangles and other shapes; apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.
- Math.6.G.2Find the volume of a right rectangular prism with fractional edge lengths by packing it with unit cubes of the appropriate unit fraction edge lengths, and show that the volume is the same as would be found by multiplying the edge lengths of the prism. Apply the formulas V = l w h and V = b h to find volumes of right rectangular prisms with fractional edge lengths in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.
- Math.6.G.3Draw polygons in the coordinate plane given coordinates for the vertices; use coordinates to find the length of a side joining points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate. Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.
- Math.6.G.4Represent three-dimensional figures using nets made up of rectangles and triangles, and use the nets to find the surface area of these figures. Apply these techniques in the context of solving real-world and mathematical problems.

- Solve Real-World and Mathematical Problems Involving Area, Surface Area, and Volume
- The Number System
- Apply and Extend Previous Understandings of Multiplication and Division to Divide Fractions by Fractions
- Math.6.NS.1Interpret and compute quotients of fractions, and solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. For example, create a story context for (2/3) ÷ (3/4) and use a visual fraction model to show the quotient; use the relationship between multiplication and division to explain that (2/3) ÷ (3/4) = 8/9 because 3/4 of 8/9 is 2/3. (In general, (a/b) ÷ (c/d) = ad/bc.) How much chocolate will each person get if 3 people share 1/2 lb of chocolate equally? How many 3/4-cup servings are in 2/3 of a cup of yogurt? How wide is a rectangular strip of land with length 3/4 mi and area 1/2 square mi?

- Compute Fluently with Multi-Digit Numbers and Find Common Factors and Multiples
- Math.6.NS.2Fluently divide multi-digit numbers using the standard algorithm.
- Math.6.NS.3Fluently add, subtract, multiply, and divide multi-digit decimals using the standard algorithm for each operation.
- Math.6.NS.4Find the greatest common factor of two whole numbers less than or equal to 100 and the least common multiple of two whole numbers less than or equal to 12. Use the distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers 1-100 with a common factor as a multiple of a sum of two whole numbers with no common factor. For example, express 36 + 8 as 4 (9 + 2).

- Apply and Extend Previous Understandings of Numbers to the System of Rational Numbers
- Math.6.NS.5Understand that positive and negative numbers are used together to describe quantities having opposite directions or values (e.g., temperature above/below zero, elevation above/below sea level, credits/debits, positive/negative electric charge); use positive and negative numbers to represent quantities in real-world contexts, explaining the meaning of 0 in each situation.
- Math.6.NS.6Understand a rational number as a point on the number line. Extend number line diagrams and coordinate axes familiar from previous grades to represent points on the line and in the plane with negative number coordinates.
- Math.6.NS.6.aRecognize opposite signs of numbers as indicating locations on opposite sides of 0 on the number line; recognize that the opposite of the opposite of a number is the number itself, e.g., -(-3) = 3, and that 0 is its own opposite.
- Math.6.NS.6.bUnderstand signs of numbers in ordered pairs as indicating locations in quadrants of the coordinate plane; recognize that when two ordered pairs differ only by signs, the locations of the points are related by reflections across one or both axes.
- Math.6.NS.6.cFind and position integers and other rational numbers on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram; find and position pairs of integers and other rational numbers on a coordinate plane.
- Math.6.NS.7Understand ordering and absolute value of rational numbers.
- Math.6.NS.7.aInterpret statements of inequality as statements about the relative position of two numbers on a number line diagram. For example, interpret -3 > -7 as a statement that -3 is located to the right of -7 on a number line oriented from left to right.
- Math.6.NS.7.bWrite, interpret, and explain statements of order for rational numbers in real-world contexts. For example, write –3 °C > –7 °C to express the fact that –3 °C is warmer than –7 °C.
- Math.6.NS.7.cUnderstand the absolute value of a rational number as its distance from 0 on the number line; interpret absolute value as magnitude for a positive or negative quantity in a real-world situation. For example, for an account balance of -30 dollars, write |-30| = 30 to describe the size of the debt in dollars.
- Math.6.NS.7.dDistinguish comparisons of absolute value from statements about order. For example, recognize that an account balance less than -30 dollars represents a debt greater than 30 dollars.
- Math.6.NS.8Solve real-world and mathematical problems by graphing points in all four quadrants of the coordinate plane. Include use of coordinates and absolute value to find distances between points with the same first coordinate or the same second coordinate.

- Apply and Extend Previous Understandings of Multiplication and Division to Divide Fractions by Fractions
- Ratios and Proportional Relationships
- Understand Ratio Concepts and Use Ratio Reasoning to Solve Problems
- Math.6.RP.1Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities. For example, "The ratio of wings to beaks in the bird house at the zoo was 2:1, because for every 2 wings there was 1 beak." "For every vote candidate A received, candidate C received nearly three votes."
- Math.6.RP.2Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio a:b with b ≠ 0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship. For example, "This recipe has a ratio of 3 cups of flour to 4 cups of sugar, so there is 3/4 cup of flour for each cup of sugar." "We paid $75 for 15 hamburgers, which is a rate of $5 per hamburger."
- Math.6.RP.3Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.
- Math.6.RP.3.aMake tables of equivalent ratios relating quantities with whole-number measurements, find missing values in the tables, and plot the pairs of values on the coordinate plane. Use tables to compare ratios.
- Math.6.RP.3.bSolve unit rate problems including those involving unit pricing and constant speed. For example, if it took 7 hours to mow 4 lawns, then at that rate, how many lawns could be mowed in 35 hours? At what rate were lawns being mowed?
- Math.6.RP.3.cFind a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100 (e.g., 30% of a quantity means 30/100 times the quantity); solve problems involving finding the whole, given a part and the percent.
- Math.6.RP.3.dUse ratio reasoning to convert measurement units; manipulate and transform units appropriately when multiplying or dividing quantities.

- Understand Ratio Concepts and Use Ratio Reasoning to Solve Problems
- Statistics and Probability
- Develop Understanding of Statistical Variability
- Math.6.SP.1Recognize a statistical question as one that anticipates variability in the data related to the question and accounts for it in the answers. For example, "How old am I?" is not a statistical question, but "How old are the students in my school?" is a statistical question because one anticipates variability in students' ages.
- Math.6.SP.2Understand that a set of data collected to answer a statistical question has a distribution which can be described by its center, spread, and overall shape.
- Math.6.SP.3Recognize that a measure of center for a numerical data set summarizes all of its values with a single number, while a measure of variation describes how its values vary with a single number.

- Summarize and Describe Distributions
- Math.6.SP.4Display numerical data in plots on a number line, including dot plots, histograms, and box plots.
- Math.6.SP.5Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context, such as by:
- Math.6.SP.5.aReporting the number of observations.
- Math.6.SP.5.bDescribing the nature of the attribute under investigation, including how it was measured and its units of measurement.
- Math.6.SP.5.cGiving quantitative measures of center (median and/or mean) and variability (interquartile range and/or mean absolute deviation), as well as describing any overall pattern and any striking deviations from the overall pattern with reference to the context in which the data were gathered.
- Math.6.SP.5.dRelating the choice of measures of center and variability to the shape of the data distribution and the context in which the data were gathered.

- Develop Understanding of Statistical Variability

- Expressions and Equations
- Grade 7
- Expressions and Equations
- Use Properties of Operations to Generate Equivalent Expressions
- Math.7.EE.1Apply properties of operations as strategies to add, subtract, factor, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients.
- Math.7.EE.2Understand that rewriting an expression in different forms in a problem context can shed light on the problem and how the quantities in it are related. For example, a + 0.05a = 1.05a means that "increase by 5%" is the same as "multiply by 1.05."

- Solve Real-Life and Mathematical Problems Using Numerical and Algebraic Expressions and Equations
- Math.7.EE.3Solve multi-step real-life and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form (whole numbers, fractions, and decimals), using tools strategically. Apply properties of operations to calculate with numbers in any form; convert between forms as appropriate; and assess the reasonableness of answers using mental computation and estimation strategies. For example: If a woman making $25 an hour gets a 10% raise, she will make an additional 1/10 of her salary an hour, or $2.50, for a new salary of $27.50. If you want to place a towel bar 9 3/4 inches long in the center of a door that is 27 1/2 inches wide, you will need to place the bar about 9 inches from each edge; this estimate can be used as a check on the exact computation.
- Math.7.EE.4Use variables to represent quantities in a real-world or mathematical problem, and construct simple equations and inequalities to solve problems by reasoning about the quantities.
- Math.7.EE.4.aSolve word problems leading to equations of the form px + q = r and p(x + q) = r, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers. Solve equations of these forms fluently. Compare an algebraic solution to an arithmetic solution, identifying the sequence of the operations used in each approach. For example, the perimeter of a rectangle is 54 cm. Its length is 6 cm. What is its width?
- Math.7.EE.4.bSolve word problems leading to inequalities of the form px + q > r or px + q < r, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers. Graph the solution set of the inequality and interpret it in the context of the problem. For example: As a salesperson, you are paid $50 per week plus $3 per sale. This week you want your pay to be at least $100. Write an inequality for the number of sales you need to make, and describe the solutions.

- Use Properties of Operations to Generate Equivalent Expressions
- Geometry
- Draw, Construct, and Describe Geometrical Figures and Describe the Relationships Between Them
- Math.7.G.1Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a different scale.
- Math.7.G.2Draw (freehand, with ruler and protractor, and with technology) geometric shapes with given conditions. Focus on constructing triangles from three measures of angles or sides, noticing when the conditions determine a unique triangle, more than one triangle, or no triangle.
- Math.7.G.3Describe the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing three-dimensional figures, as in plane sections of right rectangular prisms and right rectangular pyramids.

- Solve Real-Life and Mathematical Problems Involving Angle Measure, Area, Surface Area, and Volume
- Math.7.G.4Know the formulas for the area and circumference of a circle and use them to solve problems; give an informal derivation of the relationship between the circumference and area of a circle.
- Math.7.G.5Use facts about supplementary, complementary, vertical, and adjacent angles in a multi-step problem to write and solve simple equations for an unknown angle in a figure.
- Math.7.G.6Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.

- Draw, Construct, and Describe Geometrical Figures and Describe the Relationships Between Them
- The Number System
- Apply and Extend Previous Understandings of Operations with Fractions to Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide Rational Numbers
- Math.7.NS.1Apply and extend previous understandings of addition and subtraction to add and subtract rational numbers; represent addition and subtraction on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram.
- Math.7.NS.1.aDescribe situations in which opposite quantities combine to make 0. For example, a hydrogen atom has 0 charge because its two constituents are oppositely charged.
- Math.7.NS.1.bUnderstand p + q as the number located a distance |q| from p, in the positive or negative direction depending on whether q is positive or negative. Show that a number and its opposite have a sum of 0 (are additive inverses). Interpret sums of rational numbers by describing real-world contexts.
- Math.7.NS.1.cUnderstand subtraction of rational numbers as adding the additive inverse, p - q = p + (-q). Show that the distance between two rational numbers on the number line is the absolute value of their difference, and apply this principle in real-world contexts.
- Math.7.NS.1.dApply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.
- Math.7.NS.2Apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division and of fractions to multiply and divide rational numbers.
- Math.7.NS.2.aUnderstand that multiplication is extended from fractions to rational numbers by requiring that operations continue to satisfy the properties of operations, particularly the distributive property, leading to products such as (-1)(-1) = 1 and the rules for multiplying signed numbers. Interpret products of rational numbers by describing real-world contexts.
- Math.7.NS.2.bUnderstand that integers can be divided, provided that the divisor is not zero, and every quotient of integers (with non-zero divisor) is a rational number. If p and q are integers, then -(p/q) = (-p)/q = p/(-q). Interpret quotients of rational numbers by describing real- world contexts.
- Math.7.NS.2.cApply properties of operations as strategies to multiply and divide rational numbers.
- Math.7.NS.2.dConvert a rational number to a decimal using long division; know that the decimal form of a rational number terminates in 0s or eventually repeats.
- Math.7.NS.3Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers.

- Apply and Extend Previous Understandings of Operations with Fractions to Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide Rational Numbers
- Ratios and Proportional Relationships
- Analyze Proportional Relationships and Use Them to Solve Real-World and Mathematical Problems
- Math.7.RP.1Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different units. For example, if a person walks 1/2 mile in each 1/4 hour, compute the unit rate as the complex fraction ½/¼ miles per hour, equivalently 2 miles per hour.
- Math.7.RP.2Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.
- Math.7.RP.2.aDecide whether two quantities are in a proportional relationship, e.g., by testing for equivalent ratios in a table or graphing on a coordinate plane and observing whether the graph is a straight line through the origin.
- Math.7.RP.2.bIdentify the constant of proportionality (unit rate) in tables, graphs, equations, diagrams, and verbal descriptions of proportional relationships.
- Math.7.RP.2.cRepresent proportional relationships by equations. For example, if total cost t is proportional to the number n of items purchased at a constant price p, the relationship between the total cost and the number of items can be expressed as t = pn.
- Math.7.RP.2.dExplain what a point (x, y) on the graph of a proportional relationship means in terms of the situation, with special attention to the points (0, 0) and (1, r) where r is the unit rate.
- Math.7.RP.3Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and commissions, fees, percent increase and decrease, percent error.

- Analyze Proportional Relationships and Use Them to Solve Real-World and Mathematical Problems
- Statistics and Probability
- Use Random Sampling to Draw Inferences About a Population
- Math.7.SP.1Understand that statistics can be used to gain information about a population by examining a sample of the population; generalizations about a population from a sample are valid only if the sample is representative of that population. Understand that random sampling tends to produce representative samples and support valid inferences.
- Math.7.SP.2Use data from a random sample to draw inferences about a population with an unknown characteristic of interest. Generate multiple samples (or simulated samples) of the same size to gauge the variation in estimates or predictions. For example, estimate the mean word length in a book by randomly sampling words from the book; predict the winner of a school election based on randomly sampled survey data. Gauge how far off the estimate or prediction might be.

- Draw Informal Comparative Inferences About Two Populations
- Math.7.SP.3Informally assess the degree of visual overlap of two numerical data distributions with similar variabilities, measuring the difference between the centers by expressing it as a multiple of a measure of variability. For example, the mean height of players on the basketball team is 10 cm greater than the mean height of players on the soccer team, about twice the variability (mean absolute deviation) on either team; on a dot plot, the separation between the two distributions of heights is noticeable.
- Math.7.SP.4Use measures of center and measures of variability for numerical data from random samples to draw informal comparative inferences about two populations. For example, decide whether the words in a chapter of a seventh-grade science book are generally longer than the words in a chapter of a fourth-grade science book.

- Investigate Chance Processes and Develop, Use, and Evaluate Probability Models
- Math.7.SP.5Understand that the probability of a chance event is a number between 0 and 1 that expresses the likelihood of the event occurring. Larger numbers indicate greater likelihood. A probability near 0 indicates an unlikely event, a probability around 1/2 indicates an event that is neither unlikely nor likely, and a probability near 1 indicates a likely event.
- Math.7.SP.6Approximate the probability of a chance event by collecting data on the chance process that produces it and observing its long-run relative frequency, and predict the approximate relative frequency given the probability. For example, when rolling a number cube 600 times, predict that a 3 or 6 would be rolled roughly 200 times, but probably not exactly 200 times.
- Math.7.SP.7Develop a probability model and use it to find probabilities of events. Compare probabilities from a model to observed frequencies; if the agreement is not good, explain possible sources of the discrepancy.
- Math.7.SP.7.aDevelop a uniform probability model by assigning equal probability to all outcomes, and use the model to determine probabilities of events. For example, if a student is selected at random from a class, find the probability that Jane will be selected and the probability that a girl will be selected.
- Math.7.SP.7.bDevelop a probability model (which may not be uniform) by observing frequencies in data generated from a chance process. For example, find the approximate probability that a spinning penny will land heads up or that a tossed paper cup will land open-end down. Do the outcomes for the spinning penny appear to be equally likely based on the observed frequencies?
- Math.7.SP.8Find probabilities of compound events using organized lists, tables, tree diagrams, and simulation.
- Math.7.SP.8.aUnderstand that, just as with simple events, the probability of a compound event is the fraction of outcomes in the sample space for which the compound event occurs.
- Math.7.SP.8.bRepresent sample spaces for compound events using methods such as organized lists, tables and tree diagrams. For an event described in everyday language (e.g., "rolling double sixes"), identify the outcomes in the sample space which compose the event.
- Math.7.SP.8.cDesign and use a simulation to generate frequencies for compound events. For example, use random digits as a simulation tool to approximate the answer to the question: If 40% of donors have type A blood, what is the probability that it will take at least 4 donors to find one with type A blood?

- Use Random Sampling to Draw Inferences About a Population

- Expressions and Equations
- Grade 8
- Expressions and Equations
- Work with Radicals and Integer Exponents
- Math.8.EE.1Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 3
^{2}× 3^{–5}= 3^{–3}= 1/3^{3}= 1/27. - Math.8.EE.2Use square root and cube root symbols to represent solutions to equations of the form x² = p and x³ = p, where p is a positive rational number. Evaluate square roots of small perfect squares and cube roots of small perfect cubes. Know that √2 is irrational.
- Math.8.EE.3Use numbers expressed in the form of a single digit times an integer power of 10 to estimate very large or very small quantities, and to express how many times as much one is than the other. For example, estimate the population of the United States as 3 × 10
^{8}and the population of the world as 7 × 10^{9}, and determine that the world population is more than 20 times larger. - Math.8.EE.4Perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation, including problems where both decimal and scientific notation are used. Use scientific notation and choose units of appropriate size for measurements of very large or very small quantities (e.g., use millimeters per year for seafloor spreading). Interpret scientific notation that has been generated by technology.

- Math.8.EE.1Know and apply the properties of integer exponents to generate equivalent numerical expressions. For example, 3
- Understand the Connections Between Proportional Relationships, Lines, and Linear Equations
- Math.8.EE.5Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph. Compare two different proportional relationships represented in different ways. For example, compare a distance-time graph to a distance-time equation to determine which of two moving objects has greater speed.
- Math.8.EE.6Use similar triangles to explain why the slope m is the same between any two distinct points on a non-vertical line in the coordinate plane; derive the equation y = mx for a line through the origin and the equation y = mx + b for a line intercepting the vertical axis at b.

- Analyze and Solve Linear Equations and Pairs of Simultaneous Linear Equations
- Math.8.EE.7Solve linear equations in one variable.
- Math.8.EE.7.aGive examples of linear equations in one variable with one solution, infinitely many solutions, or no solutions. Show which of these possibilities is the case by successively transforming the given equation into simpler forms, until an equivalent equation of the form x = a, a = a, or a = b results (where a and b are different numbers).
- Math.8.EE.7.bSolve linear equations with rational number coefficients, including equations whose solutions require expanding expressions using the distributive property and collecting like terms.
- Math.8.EE.8Analyze and solve pairs of simultaneous linear equations.
- Math.8.EE.8.aUnderstand that solutions to a system of two linear equations in two variables correspond to points of intersection of their graphs, because points of intersection satisfy both equations simultaneously.
- Math.8.EE.8.bSolve systems of two linear equations in two variables algebraically, and estimate solutions by graphing the equations. Solve simple cases by inspection. For example, 3x + 2y = 5 and 3x + 2y = 6 have no solution because 3x + 2y cannot simultaneously be 5 and 6.
- Math.8.EE.8.cSolve real-world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables. For example, given coordinates for two pairs of points, determine whether the line through the first pair of points intersects the line through the second pair.

- Work with Radicals and Integer Exponents
- Functions
- Define, Evaluate, and Compare Functions
- Math.8.F.1Understand that a function is a rule that assigns to each input exactly one output. The graph of a function is the set of ordered pairs consisting of an input and the corresponding output.
- Math.8.F.2Compare properties of two functions each represented in a different way (algebraically, graphically, numerically in tables, or by verbal descriptions). For example, given a linear function represented by a table of values and a linear function represented by an algebraic expression, determine which function has the greater rate of change.
- Math.8.F.3Interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line; give examples of functions that are not linear. For example, the function A = s² giving the area of a square as a function of its side length is not linear because its graph contains the points (1,1), (2,4) and (3,9), which are not on a straight line.

- Use Functions to Model Relationships Between Quantities
- Math.8.F.4Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities. Determine the rate of change and initial value of the function from a description of a relationship or from two (x, y) values, including reading these from a table or from a graph. Interpret the rate of change and initial value of a linear function in terms of the situation it models, and in terms of its graph or a table of values.
- Math.8.F.5Describe qualitatively the functional relationship between two quantities by analyzing a graph (e.g., where the function is increasing or decreasing, linear or nonlinear). Sketch a graph that exhibits the qualitative features of a function that has been described verbally.

- Define, Evaluate, and Compare Functions
- Geometry
- Understand Congruence and Similarity Using Physical Models, Transparencies, or Geometry Software
- Math.8.G.1Verify experimentally the properties of rotations, reflections, and translations:
- Math.8.G.1.aLines are taken to lines, and line segments to line segments of the same length.
- Math.8.G.1.bAngles are taken to angles of the same measure.
- Math.8.G.1.cParallel lines are taken to parallel lines.
- Math.8.G.2Understand that a two-dimensional figure is congruent to another if the second can be obtained from the first by a sequence of rotations, reflections, and translations; given two congruent figures, describe a sequence that exhibits the congruence between them.
- Math.8.G.3Describe the effect of dilations, translations, rotations, and reflections on two-dimensional figures using coordinates.
- Math.8.G.4Understand that a two-dimensional figure is similar to another if the second can be obtained from the first by a sequence of rotations, reflections, translations, and dilations; given two similar two- dimensional figures, describe a sequence that exhibits the similarity between them.
- Math.8.G.5Use informal arguments to establish facts about the angle sum and exterior angle of triangles, about the angles created when parallel lines are cut by a transversal, and the angle-angle criterion for similarity of triangles. For example, arrange three copies of the same triangle so that the sum of the three angles appears to form a line, and give an argument in terms of transversals why this is so.

- Understand and Apply the Pythagorean Theorem
- Math.8.G.6Explain a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem and its converse.
- Math.8.G.7Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to determine unknown side lengths in right triangles in real-world and mathematical problems in two and three dimensions.
- Math.8.G.8Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in a coordinate system.

- Solve Real-World and Mathematical Problems Involving Volume of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres
- Math.8.G.9Know the formulas for the volumes of cones, cylinders, and spheres and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.

- Understand Congruence and Similarity Using Physical Models, Transparencies, or Geometry Software
- The Number System
- Know That There Are Numbers That Are Not Rational, and Approximate Them by Rational Numbers
- Math.8.NS.1Know that numbers that are not rational are called irrational. Understand informally that every number has a decimal expansion; for rational numbers show that the decimal expansion repeats eventually, and convert a decimal expansion which repeats eventually into a rational number.
- Math.8.NS.2Use rational approximations of irrational numbers to compare the size of irrational numbers, locate them approximately on a number line diagram, and estimate the value of expressions (e.g., π²). For example, by truncating the decimal expansion of √2, show that √2 is between 1 and 2, then between 1.4 and 1.5, and explain how to continue on to get better approximations.

- Know That There Are Numbers That Are Not Rational, and Approximate Them by Rational Numbers
- Statistics and Probability
- Investigate Patterns of Association in Bivariate Data
- Math.8.SP.1Construct and interpret scatter plots for bivariate measurement data to investigate patterns of association between two quantities. Describe patterns such as clustering, outliers, positive or negative association, linear association, and nonlinear association.
- Math.8.SP.2Know that straight lines are widely used to model relationships between two quantitative variables. For scatter plots that suggest a linear association, informally fit a straight line, and informally assess the model fit by judging the closeness of the data points to the line.
- Math.8.SP.3Use the equation of a linear model to solve problems in the context of bivariate measurement data, interpreting the slope and intercept. For example, in a linear model for a biology experiment, interpret a slope of 1.5 cm/hr as meaning that an additional hour of sunlight each day is associated with an additional 1.5 cm in mature plant height.
- Math.8.SP.4Understand that patterns of association can also be seen in bivariate categorical data by displaying frequencies and relative frequencies in a two-way table. Construct and interpret a two-way table summarizing data on two categorical variables collected from the same subjects. Use relative frequencies calculated for rows or columns to describe possible association between the two variables. For example, collect data from students in your class on whether or not they have a curfew on school nights and whether or not they have assigned chores at home. Is there evidence that those who have a curfew also tend to have chores?

- Investigate Patterns of Association in Bivariate Data

- Expressions and Equations
- Grades 9-12
- ALGEBRA: Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions
- Perform Arithmetic Operations on Polynomials
- Math.A.APR.1Understand that polynomials form a system analogous to the integers, namely, they are closed under the operations of addition, subtraction, and multiplication; add, subtract, and multiply polynomials.

- Understand the Relationship Between Zeros and Factors of Polynomials
- Math.A.APR.2Know and apply the Remainder Theorem: For a polynomial p(x) and a number a, the remainder on division by x - a is p(a), so p(a) = 0 if and only if (x - a) is a factor of p(x).
- Math.A.APR.3Identify zeros of polynomials when suitable factorizations are available, and use the zeros to construct a rough graph of the function defined by the polynomial.

- Use Polynomial Identities to Solve Problems
- Math.A.APR.4Prove polynomial identities and use them to describe numerical relationships. For example, the polynomial identity (x² + y²)² = (x² - y²)² + (2xy)² can be used to generate Pythagorean triples.
- Math.A.APR.5(+) Know and apply the Binomial Theorem for the expansion of (x + y)
^{n}in powers of x and y for a positive integer n, where x and y are any numbers, with coefficients determined for example by Pascal’s Triangle.

- Rewrite Rational Expressions
- Math.A.APR.6Rewrite simple rational expressions in different forms; write a(x)/b(x) in the form q(x) + r(x)/b(x), where a(x), b(x), q(x), and r(x) are polynomials with the degree of r(x) less than the degree of b(x), using inspection, long division, or, for the more complicated examples, a computer algebra system.
- Math.A.APR.7(+) Understand that rational expressions form a system analogous to the rational numbers, closed under addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division by a nonzero rational expression; add, subtract, multiply, and divide rational expressions.

- Perform Arithmetic Operations on Polynomials
- ALGEBRA: Creating Equations
- Create Equations That Describe Numbers or Relationships
- Math.A.CED.1Create equations and inequalities in one variable and use them to solve problems. Include equations arising from linear and quadratic functions, and simple rational and exponential functions.
- Math.A.CED.2Create equations in two or more variables to represent relationships between quantities; graph equations on coordinate axes with labels and scales.
- Math.A.CED.3Represent constraints by equations or inequalities, and by systems of equations and/or inequalities, and interpret solutions as viable or non-viable options in a modeling context. For example, represent inequalities describing nutritional and cost constraints on combinations of different foods.
- Math.A.CED.4Rearrange formulas to highlight a quantity of interest, using the same reasoning as in solving equations. For example, rearrange Ohm's law V = IR to highlight resistance R.

- Create Equations That Describe Numbers or Relationships
- ALGEBRA: Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities
- Understand Solving Equations as a Process of Reasoning and Explain the Reasoning
- Math.A.REI.1Explain each step in solving a simple equation as following from the equality of numbers asserted at the previous step, starting from the assumption that the original equation has a solution. Construct a viable argument to justify a solution method.
- Math.A.REI.2Solve simple rational and radical equations in one variable, and give examples showing how extraneous solutions may arise.

- Solve Equations and Inequalities in One Variable
- Math.A.REI.3Solve linear equations and inequalities in one variable, including equations with coefficients represented by letters.
- Math.A.REI.4Solve quadratic equations in one variable.
- Math.A.REI.4.aUse the method of completing the square to transform any quadratic equation in x into an equation of the form (x - p)² = q that has the same solutions. Derive the quadratic formula from this form.
- Math.A.REI.4.bSolve quadratic equations by inspection (e.g., for x² = 49), taking square roots, completing the square, the quadratic formula and factoring, as appropriate to the initial form of the equation. Recognize when the quadratic formula gives complex solutions and write them as a ± bi for real numbers a and b.

- Solve Systems of Equations
- Math.A.REI.5Prove that, given a system of two equations in two variables, replacing one equation by the sum of that equation and a multiple of the other produces a system with the same solutions.
- Math.A.REI.6Solve systems of linear equations exactly and approximately (e.g., with graphs), focusing on pairs of linear equations in two variables.
- Math.A.REI.7Solve a simple system consisting of a linear equation and a quadratic equation in two variables algebraically and graphically. For example, find the points of intersection between the line y = -3x and the circle x² + y² = 3.
- Math.A.REI.8(+) Represent a system of linear equations as a single matrix equation in a vector variable.
- Math.A.REI.9(+) Find the inverse of a matrix if it exists and use it to solve systems of linear equations (using technology for matrices of dimension 3 × 3 or greater).

- Represent and Solve Equations and Inequalities Graphically
- Math.A.REI.10Understand that the graph of an equation in two variables is the set of all its solutions plotted in the coordinate plane, often forming a curve (which could be a line).
- Math.A.REI.11Explain why the x-coordinates of the points where the graphs of the equations y = f(x) and y = g(x) intersect are the solutions of the equation f(x) = g(x); find the solutions approximately, e.g., using technology to graph the functions, make tables of values, or find successive approximations. Include cases where f(x) and/or g(x) are linear, polynomial, rational, absolute value, exponential, and logarithmic functions.*
- Math.A.REI.12Graph the solutions to a linear inequality in two variables as a half- plane (excluding the boundary in the case of a strict inequality), and graph the solution set to a system of linear inequalities in two variables as the intersection of the corresponding half-planes.

- Understand Solving Equations as a Process of Reasoning and Explain the Reasoning
- ALGEBRA: Seeing Structure in Expressions
- Interpret the Structure of Expressions
- Math.A.SSE.1Interpret expressions that represent a quantity in terms of its context.
- Math.A.SSE.1.aInterpret parts of an expression, such as terms, factors, and coefficients.
- Math.A.SSE.1.bInterpret complicated expressions by viewing one or more of their parts as a single entity. For example, interpret P(1+r)
^{n}as the product of P and a factor not depending on P. - Math.A.SSE.2Use the structure of an expression to identify ways to rewrite it. For example, see x
^{4}- y^{4}as (x²)² - (y²)², thus recognizing it as a difference of squares that can be factored as (x² - y²)(x² + y²).

- Write Expressions in Equivalent Forms to Solve Problems
- Math.A.SSE.3Choose and produce an equivalent form of an expression to reveal and explain properties of the quantity represented by the expression.
- Math.A.SSE.3.aFactor a quadratic expression to reveal the zeros of the function it defines.
- Math.A.SSE.3.bComplete the square in a quadratic expression to reveal the maximum or minimum value of the function it defines.
- Math.A.SSE.3.cUse the properties of exponents to transform expressions for exponential functions. For example the expression 1.15
^{t}can be rewritten as (1.15^{1/12})^{12t}≈ 1.012^{12t}to reveal the approximate equivalent monthly interest rate if the annual rate is 15%. - Math.A.SSE.4Derive the formula for the sum of a finite geometric series (when the common ratio is not 1), and use the formula to solve problems. For example, calculate mortgage payments.

- Interpret the Structure of Expressions
- FUNCTIONS: Building Functions
- Build a Function That Models a Relationship Between Two Quantities
- Math.F.BF.1Write a function that describes a relationship between two quantities.
- Math.F.BF.1.aDetermine an explicit expression, a recursive process, or steps for calculation from a context.
- Math.F.BF.1.bCombine standard function types using arithmetic operations. For example, build a function that models the temperature of a cooling body by adding a constant function to a decaying exponential, and relate these functions to the model.
- Math.F.BF.1.c(+) Compose functions. For example, if T(y) is the temperature in the atmosphere as a function of height, and h(t) is the height of a weather balloon as a function of time, then T(h(t)) is the temperature at the location of the weather balloon as a function of time.
- Math.F.BF.2Write arithmetic and geometric sequences both recursively and with an explicit formula, use them to model situations, and translate between the two forms.*

- Build New Functions from Existing Functions
- Math.F.BF.3Identify the effect on the graph of replacing f(x) by f(x) + k, k f(x), f(kx), and f(x + k) for specific values of k (both positive and negative); find the value of k given the graphs. Experiment with cases and illustrate an explanation of the effects on the graph using technology. Include recognizing even and odd functions from their graphs and algebraic expressions for them.
- Math.F.BF.4Find inverse functions.
- Math.F.BF.4.aSolve an equation of the form f(x) = c for a simple function f that has an inverse and write an expression for the inverse. For example, f(x) = 2x³ or f(x) = (x+1)/(x-1) for x ≠ 1.
- Math.F.BF.4.b(+) Verify by composition that one function is the inverse of another.
- Math.F.BF.4.c(+) Read values of an inverse function from a graph or a table, given that the function has an inverse.
- Math.F.BF.4.d(+) Produce an invertible function from a non-invertible function by restricting the domain.
- Math.F.BF.5(+) Understand the inverse relationship between exponents and logarithms and use this relationship to solve problems involving logarithms and exponents.

- Build a Function That Models a Relationship Between Two Quantities
- FUNCTIONS: Interpreting Functions
- Understand the Concept of a Function and Use Function Notation
- Math.F.IF.1Understand that a function from one set (called the domain) to another set (called the range) assigns to each element of the domain exactly one element of the range. If f is a function and x is an element of its domain, then f(x) denotes the output of f corresponding to the input x. The graph of f is the graph of the equation y = f(x).
- Math.F.IF.2Use function notation, evaluate functions for inputs in their domains, and interpret statements that use function notation in terms of a context.
- Math.F.IF.3Recognize that sequences are functions, sometimes defined recursively, whose domain is a subset of the integers. For example, the Fibonacci sequence is defined recursively by f(0) = f(1) = 1, f(n+1) = f(n) + f(n-1) for n ≥ 1.

- Interpret Functions That Arise in Applications in Terms of the Context
- Math.F.IF.4For a function that models a relationship between two quantities, interpret key features of graphs and tables in terms of the quantities, and sketch graphs showing key features given a verbal description of the relationship. Key features include: intercepts; intervals where the function is increasing, decreasing, positive, or negative; relative maximums and minimums; symmetries; end behavior; and periodicity.*
- Math.F.IF.5Relate the domain of a function to its graph and, where applicable, to the quantitative relationship it describes. For example, if the function h(n) gives the number of person-hours it takes to assemble n engines in a factory, then the positive integers would be an appropriate domain for the function.*
- Math.F.IF.6Calculate and interpret the average rate of change of a function (presented symbolically or as a table) over a specified interval. Estimate the rate of change from a graph.*

- Analyze Functions Using Different Representations
- Math.F.IF.7Graph functions expressed symbolically and show key features of the graph, by hand in simple cases and using technology for more complicated cases.*
- Math.F.IF.7.aGraph linear and quadratic functions and show intercepts, maxima, and minima.
- Math.F.IF.7.bGraph square root, cube root, and piecewise-defined functions, including step functions and absolute value functions.
- Math.F.IF.7.cGraph polynomial functions, identifying zeros when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior.
- Math.F.IF.7.d(+) Graph rational functions, identifying zeros and asymptotes when suitable factorizations are available, and showing end behavior.
- Math.F.IF.7.eGraph exponential and logarithmic functions, showing intercepts and end behavior, and trigonometric functions, showing period, midline, and amplitude.
- Math.F.IF.8Write a function defined by an expression in different but equivalent forms to reveal and explain different properties of the function.
- Math.F.IF.8.aUse the process of factoring and completing the square in a quadratic function to show zeros, extreme values, and symmetry of the graph, and interpret these in terms of a context.
- Math.F.IF.8.bUse the properties of exponents to interpret expressions for exponential functions. For example, identify percent rate of change in functions such as y = (1.02)
^{t}, y = (0.97)^{t}, y = (1.01)^{12t}, y = (1.2)^{t/10}, and classify them as representing exponential growth or decay. - Math.F.IF.9Compare properties of two functions each represented in a different way (algebraically, graphically, numerically in tables, or by verbal descriptions). For example, given a graph of one quadratic function and an algebraic expression for another, say which has the larger maximum.

- Understand the Concept of a Function and Use Function Notation
- FUNCTIONS: Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models*
- Construct and Compare Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models and Solve Problems
- Math.F.LE.1Distinguish between situations that can be modeled with linear functions and with exponential functions.
- Math.F.LE.1.aProve that linear functions grow by equal differences over equal intervals, and that exponential functions grow by equal factors over equal intervals.
- Math.F.LE.1.bRecognize situations in which one quantity changes at a constant rate per unit interval relative to another.
- Math.F.LE.1.cRecognize situations in which a quantity grows or decays by a constant percent rate per unit interval relative to another.
- Math.F.LE.2Construct linear and exponential functions, including arithmetic and geometric sequences, given a graph, a description of a relationship, or two input-output pairs (include reading these from a table).
- Math.F.LE.3Observe using graphs and tables that a quantity increasing exponentially eventually exceeds a quantity increasing linearly, quadratically, or (more generally) as a polynomial function.
- Math.F.LE.4For exponential models, express as a logarithm the solution to ab
^{ct}= d where a, c, and d are numbers and the base b is 2, 10, or e; evaluate the logarithm using technology.

- Interpret Expressions for Functions in Terms of the Situation They Model
- Math.F.LE.5Interpret the parameters in a linear or exponential function in terms of a context.

- Construct and Compare Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models and Solve Problems
- FUNCTIONS: Trigonometric Functions
- Extend the Domain of Trigonometric Functions Using the Unit Circle
- Math.F.TF.1Understand radian measure of an angle as the length of the arc on the unit circle subtended by the angle.
- Math.F.TF.2Explain how the unit circle in the coordinate plane enables the extension of trigonometric functions to all real numbers, interpreted as radian measures of angles traversed counterclockwise around the unit circle.
- Math.F.TF.3(+) Use special triangles to determine geometrically the values of sine, cosine, tangent for π/3, π/4 and π/6, and use the unit circle to express the values of sine, cosine, and tangent for π-x, π+x, and 2π-x in terms of their values for x, where x is any real number.
- Math.F.TF.4(+) Use the unit circle to explain symmetry (odd and even) and periodicity of trigonometric functions.

- Model Periodic Phenomena with Trigonometric Functions
- Math.F.TF.5Choose trigonometric functions to model periodic phenomena with specified amplitude, frequency, and midline.*
- Math.F.TF.6(+) Understand that restricting a trigonometric function to a domain on which it is always increasing or always decreasing allows its inverse to be constructed.
- Math.F.TF.7(+) Use inverse functions to solve trigonometric equations that arise in modeling contexts; evaluate the solutions using technology, and interpret them in terms of the context.*

- Prove and Apply Trigonometric Identities
- Math.F.TF.8Prove the Pythagorean identity sin²(θ) + cos²(θ) = 1 and use it to find sin(θ), cos(θ), or tan(θ) given sin(θ), cos(θ), or tan(θ) and the quadrant of the angle.
- Math.F.TF.9(+) Prove the addition and subtraction formulas for sine, cosine, and tangent and use them to solve problems.

- Extend the Domain of Trigonometric Functions Using the Unit Circle
- GEOMETRY: Circles
- Understand and Apply Theorems About Circles
- Math.G.C.1Prove that all circles are similar.
- Math.G.C.2Identify and describe relationships among inscribed angles, radii, and chords. Include the relationship between central, inscribed, and circumscribed angles; inscribed angles on a diameter are right angles; the radius of a circle is perpendicular to the tangent where the radius intersects the circle.
- Math.G.C.3Construct the inscribed and circumscribed circles of a triangle, and prove properties of angles for a quadrilateral inscribed in a circle.
- Math.G.C.4(+) Construct a tangent line from a point outside a given circle to the circle.

- Find Arc Lengths and Areas of Sectors of Circles
- Math.G.C.5Derive using similarity the fact that the length of the arc intercepted by an angle is proportional to the radius, and define the radian measure of the angle as the constant of proportionality; derive the formula for the area of a sector.

- Understand and Apply Theorems About Circles
- GEOMETRY: Congruence
- Experiment with Transformations in the Plane
- Math.G.CO.1Know precise definitions of angle, circle, perpendicular line, parallel line, and line segment, based on the undefined notions of point, line, distance along a line, and distance around a circular arc.
- Math.G.CO.2Represent transformations in the plane using, e.g., transparencies and geometry software; describe transformations as functions that take points in the plane as inputs and give other points as outputs. Compare transformations that preserve distance and angle to those that do not (e.g., translation versus horizontal stretch).
- Math.G.CO.3Given a rectangle, parallelogram, trapezoid, or regular polygon, describe the rotations and reflections that carry it onto itself.
- Math.G.CO.4Develop definitions of rotations, reflections, and translations in terms of angles, circles, perpendicular lines, parallel lines, and line segments.
- Math.G.CO.5Given a geometric figure and a rotation, reflection, or translation, draw the transformed figure using, e.g., graph paper, tracing paper, or geometry software. Specify a sequence of transformations that will carry a given figure onto another.

- Understand Congruence in Terms of Rigid Motions
- Math.G.CO.6Use geometric descriptions of rigid motions to transform figures and to predict the effect of a given rigid motion on a given figure; given two figures, use the definition of congruence in terms of rigid motions to decide if they are congruent.
- Math.G.CO.7Use the definition of congruence in terms of rigid motions to show that two triangles are congruent if and only if corresponding pairs of sides and corresponding pairs of angles are congruent.
- Math.G.CO.8Explain how the criteria for triangle congruence (ASA, SAS, and SSS) follow from the definition of congruence in terms of rigid motions.

- Prove Geometric Theorems
- Math.G.CO.9Prove theorems about lines and angles. Theorems include: vertical angles are congruent; when a transversal crosses parallel lines, alternate interior angles are congruent and corresponding angles are congruent; points on a perpendicular bisector of a line segment are exactly those equidistant from the segment's endpoints.
- Math.G.CO.10Prove theorems about triangles. Theorems include: measures of interior angles of a triangle sum to 180°; base angles of isosceles triangles are congruent; the segment joining midpoints of two sides of a triangle is parallel to the third side and half the length; the medians of a triangle meet at a point.
- Math.G.CO.11Prove theorems about parallelograms. Theorems include: opposite sides are congruent, opposite angles are congruent, the diagonals of a parallelogram bisect each other, and conversely, rectangles are parallelograms with congruent diagonals.

- Make Geometric Constructions
- Math.G.CO.12Make formal geometric constructions with a variety of tools and methods (compass and straightedge, string, reflective devices, paper folding, dynamic geometric software, etc.). Copying a segment; copying an angle; bisecting a segment; bisecting an angle; constructing perpendicular lines, including the perpendicular bisector of a line segment; and constructing a line parallel to a given line through a point not on the line.
- Math.G.CO.13Construct an equilateral triangle, a square, and a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle.

- Experiment with Transformations in the Plane
- GEOMETRY: Geometric Measurement and Dimension
- Explain Volume Formulas and Use Them to Solve Problems
- Math.G.GMD.1Give an informal argument for the formulas for the circumference of a circle, area of a circle, volume of a cylinder, pyramid, and cone. Use dissection arguments, Cavalieri's principle, and informal limit arguments.
- Math.G.GMD.2(+) Give an informal argument using Cavalieri's principle for the formulas for the volume of a sphere and other solid figures.
- Math.G.GMD.3Use volume formulas for cylinders, pyramids, cones, and spheres to solve problems.*

- Visualize Relationships Between Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Objects
- Math.G.GMD.4Identify the shapes of two-dimensional cross-sections of three-dimensional objects, and identify three-dimensional objects generated by rotations of two-dimensional objects.

- Explain Volume Formulas and Use Them to Solve Problems
- GEOMETRY: Expressing Geometric Properties with Equations
- Translate Between the Geometric Description and the Equation for a Conic Section
- Math.G.GPE.1Derive the equation of a circle of given center and radius using the Pythagorean Theorem; complete the square to find the center and radius of a circle given by an equation.
- Math.G.GPE.2Derive the equation of a parabola given a focus and directrix.
- Math.G.GPE.3(+) Derive the equations of ellipses and hyperbolas given the foci, using the fact that the sum or difference of distances from the foci is constant.

- Use Coordinates to Prove Simple Geometric Theorems Algebraically
- Math.G.GPE.4Use coordinates to prove simple geometric theorems algebraically. For example, prove or disprove that a figure defined by four given points in the coordinate plane is a rectangle; prove or disprove that the point (1, √3) lies on the circle centered at the origin and containing the point (0, 2).
- Math.G.GPE.5Prove the slope criteria for parallel and perpendicular lines and use them to solve geometric problems (e.g., find the equation of a line parallel or perpendicular to a given line that passes through a given point).
- Math.G.GPE.6Find the point on a directed line segment between two given points that partitions the segment in a given ratio.
- Math.G.GPE.7Use coordinates to compute perimeters of polygons and areas of triangles and rectangles, e.g., using the distance formula.*

- Translate Between the Geometric Description and the Equation for a Conic Section
- GEOMETRY: Modeling with Geometry
- Apply Geometric Concepts in Modeling Situations
- Math.G.MG.1Use geometric shapes, their measures, and their properties to describe objects (e.g., modeling a tree trunk or a human torso as a cylinder).*
- Math.G.MG.2Apply concepts of density based on area and volume in modeling situations (e.g., persons per square mile, BTUs per cubic foot).*
- Math.G.MG.3Apply geometric methods to solve design problems (e.g., designing an object or structure to satisfy physical constraints or minimize cost; working with typographic grid systems based on ratios).*

- Apply Geometric Concepts in Modeling Situations
- GEOMETRY: Similarity, Right Triangles, and Trigonometry
- Understand Similarity in Terms of Similarity Transformations
- Math.G.SRT.1Verify experimentally the properties of dilations given by a center and a scale factor:
- Math.G.SRT.1.aA dilation takes a line not passing through the center of the dilation to a parallel line, and leaves a line passing through the center unchanged.
- Math.G.SRT.1.bThe dilation of a line segment is longer or shorter in the ratio given by the scale factor.
- Math.G.SRT.2Given two figures, use the definition of similarity in terms of similarity transformations to decide if they are similar; explain using similarity transformations the meaning of similarity for triangles as the equality of all corresponding pairs of angles and the proportionality of all corresponding pairs of sides.
- Math.G.SRT.3Use the properties of similarity transformations to establish the AA criterion for two triangles to be similar.

- Prove Theorems Involving Similarity
- Math.G.SRT.4Prove theorems about triangles. Theorems include: a line parallel to one side of a triangle divides the other two proportionally, and conversely; the Pythagorean Theorem proved using triangle similarity.
- Math.G.SRT.5Use congruence and similarity criteria for triangles to solve problems and to prove relationships in geometric figures.

- Define Trigonometric Ratios and Solve Problems Involving Right Triangles
- Math.G.SRT.6Understand that by similarity, side ratios in right triangles are properties of the angles in the triangle, leading to definitions of trigonometric ratios for acute angles.
- Math.G.SRT.7Explain and use the relationship between the sine and cosine of complementary angles.
- Math.G.SRT.8Use trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean Theorem to solve right triangles in applied problems.*

- Apply Trigonometry to General Triangles
- Math.G.SRT.9(+) Derive the formula A = 1/2 ab sin(C) for the area of a triangle by drawing an auxiliary line from a vertex perpendicular to the opposite side.
- Math.G.SRT.10(+) Prove the Laws of Sines and Cosines and use them to solve problems.
- Math.G.SRT.11(+) Understand and apply the Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines to find unknown measurements in right and non-right triangles (e.g., surveying problems, resultant forces).

- Understand Similarity in Terms of Similarity Transformations
- NUMBER AND QUANTITY: The Complex Number System
- Perform Arithmetic Operations with Complex Numbers
- Math.N.CN.1Know there is a complex number i such that i² = -1, and every complex number has the form a + bi with a and b real.
- Math.N.CN.2Use the relation i² = -1 and the commutative, associative, and distributive properties to add, subtract, and multiply complex numbers.
- Math.N.CN.3(+) Find the conjugate of a complex number; use conjugates to find moduli and quotients of complex numbers.

- Represent Complex Numbers and Their Operations on the Complex Plane
- Math.N.CN.4(+) Represent complex numbers on the complex plane in rectangular and polar form (including real and imaginary numbers), and explain why the rectangular and polar forms of a given complex number represent the same number.
- Math.N.CN.5(+) Represent addition, subtraction, multiplication, and conjugation of complex numbers geometrically on the complex plane; use properties of this representation for computation. For example, (–1 + √3i)³ = 8 because (–1 + √3i) has modulus 2 and argument 120°.
- Math.N.CN.6(+) Calculate the distance between numbers in the complex plane as the modulus of the difference, and the midpoint of a segment as the average of the numbers at its endpoints.

- Use Complex Numbers in Polynomial Identities and Equations
- Math.N.CN.7Solve quadratic equations with real coefficients that have complex solutions.
- Math.N.CN.8(+) Extend polynomial identities to the complex numbers. For example, rewrite x² + 4 as (x + 2i)(x - 2i).
- Math.N.CN.9(+) Know the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra; show that it is true for quadratic polynomials.

- Perform Arithmetic Operations with Complex Numbers
- NUMBER AND QUANTITY: Quantities
- Reason Quantitatively and Use Units to Solve Problems
- Math.N.Q.1Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas; choose and interpret the scale and the origin in graphs and data displays.
- Math.N.Q.2Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.
- Math.N.Q.3Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.

- Reason Quantitatively and Use Units to Solve Problems
- NUMBER AND QUANTITY: The Real Number System
- Extend the Properties of Exponents to Rational Exponents
- Math.N.RN.1Explain how the definition of the meaning of rational exponents follows from extending the properties of integer exponents to those values, allowing for a notation for radicals in terms of rational exponents. For example, we define 5
^{1/3}to be the cube root of 5 because we want (5^{1/3})³ = 5^{(1/3)3}to hold, so (5^{1/3})³ must equal 5. - Math.N.RN.2Rewrite expressions involving radicals and rational exponents using the properties of exponents.

- Math.N.RN.1Explain how the definition of the meaning of rational exponents follows from extending the properties of integer exponents to those values, allowing for a notation for radicals in terms of rational exponents. For example, we define 5
- Use Properties of Rational and Irrational Numbers
- Math.N.RN.3Explain why the sum or product of two rational numbers is rational; that the sum of a rational number and an irrational number is irrational; and that the product of a nonzero rational number and an irrational number is irrational.

- Extend the Properties of Exponents to Rational Exponents
- NUMBER AND QUANTITY: Vector and Matrix Quantities
- Represent and Model with Vector Quantities
- Math.N.VM.1(+) Recognize vector quantities as having both magnitude and direction. Represent vector quantities by directed line segments, and use appropriate symbols for vectors and their magnitudes (e.g.,
**v**, |**v**|, ||**v**||, v). - Math.N.VM.2(+) Find the components of a vector by subtracting the coordinates of an initial point from the coordinates of a terminal point.
- Math.N.VM.3(+) Solve problems involving velocity and other quantities that can be represented by vectors.

- Math.N.VM.1(+) Recognize vector quantities as having both magnitude and direction. Represent vector quantities by directed line segments, and use appropriate symbols for vectors and their magnitudes (e.g.,
- Perform Operations on Vectors
- Math.N.VM.4(+) Add and subtract vectors.
- Math.N.VM.4.aAdd vectors end-to-end, component-wise, and by the parallelogram rule. Understand that the magnitude of a sum of two vectors is typically not the sum of the magnitudes.
- Math.N.VM.4.bGiven two vectors in magnitude and direction form, determine the magnitude and direction of their sum.
- Math.N.VM.4.cUnderstand vector subtraction
**v**-**w**as**v**+ (-**w**), where -**w**is the additive inverse of**w**, with the same magnitude as**w**and pointing in the opposite direction. Represent vector subtraction graphically by connecting the tips in the appropriate order, and perform vector subtraction component-wise. - Math.N.VM.5(+) Multiply a vector by a scalar.
- Math.N.VM.5.aRepresent scalar multiplication graphically by scaling vectors and possibly reversing their direction; perform scalar multiplication component-wise, e.g., as c(v
_{x}, v_{y}) = (cv_{x}, cv_{y}). - Math.N.VM.5.bCompute the magnitude of a scalar multiple c
**v**using ||c**v**|| = |c|v. Compute the direction of c**v**knowing that when |c|v ≠ 0, the direction of c**v**is either along**v**(for c > 0) or against**v**(for c < 0).

- Perform Operations on Matrices and Use Matrices in Applications
- Math.N.VM.6(+) Use matrices to represent and manipulate data, e.g., to represent payoffs or incidence relationships in a network.
- Math.N.VM.7(+) Multiply matrices by scalars to produce new matrices, e.g., as when all of the payoffs in a game are doubled.
- Math.N.VM.8(+) Add, subtract, and multiply matrices of appropriate dimensions.
- Math.N.VM.9(+) Understand that, unlike multiplication of numbers, matrix multiplication for square matrices is not a commutative operation, but still satisfies the associative and distributive properties.
- Math.N.VM.10(+) Understand that the zero and identity matrices play a role in matrix addition and multiplication similar to the role of 0 and 1 in the real numbers. The determinant of a square matrix is nonzero if and only if the matrix has a multiplicative inverse.
- Math.N.VM.11(+) Multiply a vector (regarded as a matrix with one column) by a matrix of suitable dimensions to produce another vector. Work with matrices as transformations of vectors.
- Math.N.VM.12(+) Work with 2 × 2 matrices as transformations of the plane, and interpret the absolute value of the determinant in terms of area.

- Represent and Model with Vector Quantities
- STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY: Conditional Probability and the Rules of Probability
- Understand Independence and Conditional Probability and Use Them to Interpret Data
- Math.S.CP.1Describe events as subsets of a sample space (the set of outcomes) using characteristics (or categories) of the outcomes, or as unions, intersections, or complements of other events ("or," "and," "not").
- Math.S.CP.2Understand that two events A and B are independent if the probability of A and B occurring together is the product of their probabilities, and use this characterization to determine if they are independent.
- Math.S.CP.3Understand the conditional probability of A given B as P(A and B)/P(B), and interpret independence of A and B as saying that the conditional probability of A given B is the same as the probability of A, and the conditional probability of B given A is the same as the probability of B.
- Math.S.CP.4Construct and interpret two-way frequency tables of data when two categories are associated with each object being classified. Use the two-way table as a sample space to decide if events are independent and to approximate conditional probabilities. For example, collect data from a random sample of students in your school on their favorite subject among math, science, and English. Estimate the probability that a randomly selected student from your school will favor science given that the student is in tenth grade. Do the same for other subjects and compare the results.
- Math.S.CP.5Recognize and explain the concepts of conditional probability and independence in everyday language and everyday situations. For example, compare the chance of having lung cancer if you are a smoker with the chance of being a smoker if you have lung cancer.

- Use the Rules of Probability to Compute Probabilities of Compound Events in a Uniform Probability Model
- Math.S.CP.6Find the conditional probability of A given B as the fraction of B's outcomes that also belong to A, and interpret the answer in terms of the model.
- Math.S.CP.7Apply the Addition Rule, P(A or B) = P(A) + P(B) - P(A and B), and interpret the answer in terms of the model.
- Math.S.CP.8(+) Apply the general Multiplication Rule in a uniform probability model, P(A and B) = P(A)P(B|A) = P(B)P(A|B), and interpret the answer in terms of the model.
- Math.S.CP.9(+) Use permutations and combinations to compute probabilities of compound events and solve problems.

- Understand Independence and Conditional Probability and Use Them to Interpret Data
- STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY: Making Inferences and Justifying Conclusions
- Understand and Evaluate Random Processes Underlying Statistical Experiments
- Math.S.IC.1Understand statistics as a process for making inferences about population parameters based on a random sample from that population.
- Math.S.IC.2Decide if a specified model is consistent with results from a given data-generating process, e.g., using simulation. For example, a model says a spinning coin falls heads up with probability 0.5. Would a result of 5 tails in a row cause you to question the model?

- Make Inferences and Justify Conclusions from Sample Surveys, Experiments, and Observational Studies
- Math.S.IC.3Recognize the purposes of and differences among sample surveys, experiments, and observational studies; explain how randomization relates to each.
- Math.S.IC.4Use data from a sample survey to estimate a population mean or proportion; develop a margin of error through the use of simulation models for random sampling.
- Math.S.IC.5Use data from a randomized experiment to compare two treatments; use simulations to decide if differences between parameters are significant.
- Math.S.IC.6Evaluate reports based on data.

- Understand and Evaluate Random Processes Underlying Statistical Experiments
- STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY: Interpreting Categorical and Quantitative Data
- Summarize, Represent, and Interpret Data on a Single Count or Measurement Variable
- Math.S.ID.1Represent data with plots on the real number line (dot plots, histograms, and box plots).
- Math.S.ID.2Use statistics appropriate to the shape of the data distribution to compare center (median, mean) and spread (interquartile range, standard deviation) of two or more different data sets.
- Math.S.ID.3Interpret differences in shape, center, and spread in the context of the data sets, accounting for possible effects of extreme data points (outliers).
- Math.S.ID.4Use the mean and standard deviation of a data set to fit it to a normal distribution and to estimate population percentages. Recognize that there are data sets for which such a procedure is not appropriate. Use calculators, spreadsheets, and tables to estimate areas under the normal curve.

- Summarize, Represent, and Interpret Data on Two Categorical and Quantitative Variables
- Math.S.ID.5Summarize categorical data for two categories in two-way frequency tables. Interpret relative frequencies in the context of the data (including joint, marginal, and conditional relative frequencies). Recognize possible associations and trends in the data.
- Math.S.ID.6Represent data on two quantitative variables on a scatter plot, and describe how the variables are related.
- Math.S.ID.6.aFit a function to the data; use functions fitted to data to solve problems in the context of the data. Use given functions or choose a function suggested by the context. Emphasize linear, quadratic, and exponential models.
- Math.S.ID.6.bInformally assess the fit of a function by plotting and analyzing residuals.
- Math.S.ID.6.cFit a linear function for a scatter plot that suggests a linear association.

- Interpret Linear Models
- Math.S.ID.7Interpret the slope (rate of change) and the intercept (constant term) of a linear model in the context of the data.
- Math.S.ID.8Compute (using technology) and interpret the correlation coefficient of a linear fit.
- Math.S.ID.9Distinguish between correlation and causation.

- Summarize, Represent, and Interpret Data on a Single Count or Measurement Variable
- STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY: Using Probability to Make Decisions
- Calculate Expected Values and Use Them to Solve Problems
- Math.S.MD.1(+) Define a random variable for a quantity of interest by assigning a numerical value to each event in a sample space; graph the corresponding probability distribution using the same graphical displays as for data distributions.
- Math.S.MD.2(+) Calculate the expected value of a random variable; interpret it as the mean of the probability distribution.
- Math.S.MD.3(+) Develop a probability distribution for a random variable defined for a sample space in which theoretical probabilities can be calculated; find the expected value. For example, find the theoretical probability distribution for the number of correct answers obtained by guessing on all five questions of a multiple-choice test where each question has four choices, and find the expected grade under various grading schemes.
- Math.S.MD.4(+) Develop a probability distribution for a random variable defined for a sample space in which probabilities are assigned empirically; find the expected value. For example, find a current data distribution on the number of TV sets per household in the United States, and calculate the expected number of sets per household. How many TV sets would you expect to find in 100 randomly selected households?

- Use Probability to Evaluate Outcomes of Decisions
- Math.S.MD.5(+) Weigh the possible outcomes of a decision by assigning probabilities to payoff values and finding expected values.
- Math.S.MD.5.aFind the expected payoff for a game of chance. For example, find the expected winnings from a state lottery ticket or a game at a fast-food restaurant.
- Math.S.MD.5.bEvaluate and compare strategies on the basis of expected values. For example, compare a high-deductible versus a low-deductible automobile insurance policy using various, but reasonable, chances of having a minor or a major accident.
- Math.S.MD.6(+) Use probabilities to make fair decisions (e.g., drawing by lots, using a random number generator).
- Math.S.MD.7(+) Analyze decisions and strategies using probability concepts (e.g., product testing, medical testing, pulling a hockey goalie at the end of a game).

- Calculate Expected Values and Use Them to Solve Problems

- ALGEBRA: Arithmetic with Polynomials and Rational Expressions

- Kindergarten

- Find your standards.Browse by grade, subject, and topic.
- Copy your standards.Copy-paste the standards into your plan.
- That’s it.Your plan is now aligned with Common Core.

Common Core Standards:

Your standards will appear here. Click the green button above to pick your standards.

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Is this free?

Yes. We are committed to making this a tool that teachers can use for their classrooms — without having to pay for it.

Does this have all Common Core standards?

Yes. This is the only comprehensive Standards Finder for all standards: both in Math and English / Language Arts. This tool also includes the English / Language Arts standards that apply to writing in History, Science, and Technical Subjects.

How does this help me align my plan with Common Core standards?

You can start by using the Standards Finder to browse standards for the topic you want to teach. Having the complete standard written on your lesson plan will help ensure that you align your aim and lesson to the Common Core standard you want to teach. The easy-to-use, comprehensive Standards Finder will also help you know exactly what skills your students should have mastered from prior years and what skills you need to help them build for future grades.

How does this help me demonstrate alignment with Common Core standards?

A great lesson or unit will always help students learn, regardless of the standards in place. Just like a posted aim will show any visitor to your classroom that your instruction is purposeful, a standards-aligned lesson shows the evidence of planning that you need to create excellent instruction.

Why did a crossword site make this tool?

We believe in teachers. We use the proceeds from our crossword site to fund teacher tools like this one. If you share this vision, you can support our partner crossword site by visiting it at https://MyCrosswordMaker.com or telling your colleagues about it.

Do you have state-level standards?

We currently offer Common Core standards only. We also create custom solutions that administrations offer their schools to meet their needs to align to other standards. Contact [email protected] to set up an initial call.