BPS District English Standards Book

ELA Strands

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The English Language Arts (ELA) Standards are divided into strands. K-5 and 6-12 ELA have Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Language strands.

[ RL ]
Reading
Literature
  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Crafts and Structure
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
  • Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
[ RI ]
Reading
Information
  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Crafts and Structure
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
  • Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
[ RF ]
Reading
Foundation
  • Print Concepts
  • Phonological Awareness
  • Phonics and Word Recognition
  • Fluency
[ W ]
Writing

  • Text Types and Purposes
  • Production and Distribution of Writing
  • Research to Build and Present Knowledge
  • Range of Writing
[ SL ]
Speaking &
Listening
  • Comprehension and Collaboration
  • Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
[ L ]
Language

  • Conventions of Standard English
  • Knowledge of Language
  • Vocabulary Acquistion and Use