9th Grade ELA Targeted Standards (RI) Reading Information Strand Cluster: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
ELA-09.RI.09 Analyze how authors draw on other texts in a specific work (e.g., through allusion, direct
reference), including how they address related themes and/or concepts.
Student Learning Targets:
I can define the concepts of social, cultural, and historical context.
I can explain how a piece of literature is shaped by the period in which it was written.
I can independently read and connect background information to literature.
I can analyze foundational U.S. documents for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.
Skills (Performance) Targets
I can explore the social, cultural, and historical influence on theme.
I can demonstrate knowledge of foundational works of American Literature.
I can develop a product that demonstrates an understanding of the connection between American literature and the context in which it was written.
Rubric - Resources
Measurement of Progress
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RI.9-10.7 -- Analyze 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.
RI.9-10.8 -- 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.
RI.9-10.9 -- Analyze how authors draw on other texts in a specific work (e.g., through allusion, direct reference), including how they address related themes and/or concepts.
In addition to expectations of proficiency, student provides consistent evidence of in-depth inferences and applications that go beyond what was taught and expected.
The student can
analyze various accounts of the same subject and determine which details are emphasized in each medium.
evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of presenting a subject in different mediums.
identify the side of an argument, its claims and relevant evidence.
determine the credibility of the author and his/her purpose.
recognize when an author introduces irrelevant evidence, false statements, and/or fallacious reasoning.
analyze the power and purpose of allusions and direct references.
There are no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes as the student:
identifies various accounts of the same subject that are presented in different mediums (e.g., audio, video, multimedia).
identifies the side of an argument and supporting evidence.
Identifies what constitutes credibility.
distinguishes between fact and opinion.
recognizes or recalls specific terminology that relates to literature.
However, the student exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.
With help, a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.