Literacy Learning Standard 1
Engage in literacy learning through a collaborative and community effort and in an integrated fashion, rather than as discreet skills in isolation.
Reading Craft & Structure
RI.8.4 – Determine 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.
RI.8.5 – Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.
RI.8.6 – Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.
W.8.6 – Use 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.
Speaking and Listening
SL.8.1 – Engage 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.
SL.8.6 – Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.
2.2.4 Demonstrate personal productivity by completing products to express learning.
3.1.3 Use writing and speaking skills to communicate new understandings effectively.
3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess.
3.3.4 Create products that apply to authentic, real-world contexts.
3.4.2 Assess the quality and effectiveness of the learning product.
4.1.3 Respond to literature and creative expressions of ideas in various formats and genres.
ISTE Standards for Students
5b Students exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity