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1 English II STAAR EOC Review Reporting Category 1 Understanding and Analysis across Genres E2.1A SS determine the meaning of grade-level technical academic English words in multiple content areas (e.g., science, mathematics, social studies, the arts) derived from Latin, Greek, or other linguistic roots and affixes; E2.1B RS analyze textual context (within a sentence and in larger sections of text) to distinguish between the denotative and connotative meanings of words; E2.1C SS infer word meaning through the identification and analysis of analogies and other word relationships; E2.1D SS show the relationship between the origins and meaning of foreign words or phrases used frequently in written English and historical events or developments (e.g., glasnost, avantgarde, coup d'état); and E2.1E RS use a dictionary, a glossary, or a thesaurus (printed or electronic) to determine or confirm the meanings of words and phrases, including their connotations and denotations, and their etymology. E2.2A SS compare and contrast differences in similar themes expressed in different time periods; E2.9D SS synthesize and make logical connections between ideas and details in several texts selected to reflect a range of viewpoints on the same topic and support those findings with textual evidence. E2.19B RS make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding. Linguistic Roots and Affixes Denotation and Connotation Applying Word Strategies Context Clues and Analogies Cognates Origins and Meanings of Foreign Words and Phrases Reference Materials Compare and Contrast Similar Themes across Time Periods Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage 1 Synthesize Ideas and Details in Various Annotate and Analyze a Paired Passage 2 Annotate for Meaning

2 Reporting Category 2 Understanding and Analysis of Literary English II STAAR EOC Review E2.2B SS analyze archetypes (e.g., journey of a hero, tragic flaw) in mythic, traditional and classical literature E2.2C SS relate the figurative language of a literary work to its historical and cultural setting E2.3A SS Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of poetry and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to analyze the structure or prosody (e.g., meter, rhyme scheme) and graphic elements (e.g., line length, punctuation, word position) in poetry. E2.4A SS Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of drama and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to analyze how archetypes and motifs in drama affect the plot of plays. E2.5A RS analyze isolated scenes and their contribution to the success of the plot as a whole in a variety of works of fiction E2.5B SS analyze differences in the characters' moral dilemmas in works of fiction across different countries or cultures; E2.5C SS evaluate the connection between forms of narration (e.g., unreliable, omniscient) and tone in works of fiction E2.6A SS Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the varied structural patterns and features of literary nonfiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to evaluate the role of syntax and diction and the effect of voice, tone, and imagery on a speech, literary essay, or other forms of literary nonfiction. E2.7A SS Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about how an author's sensory language creates imagery in literary text and provide evidence from text to support Meter and Rhyme Archetypes, Motifs, and Plot in Drama Isolated Themes and Plot Support Analyze Difference in Characters' Moral Dilemmas Point of View and Tone Imagery, Metaphor and Simile Diction and Tone Close Reading of Poetry Practice 3 Close Reading of Prose Practice 2 Syntax Hyperbole and Understatement Irony, Sarcasm, and Paradox Allusion Close Reading of Poetry Practice 3 Symbolism and Allegory

3 English II STAAR EOC Review their understanding. Students are expected to explain the function of symbolism, allegory, and allusions in literary works. E2.12A SS evaluate how messages presented in media reflect social and cultural views in ways different from traditional texts E2.12D SS evaluate changes in formality and tone within the same medium for specific audiences and purposes Contrast Media's Message with Traditional Analysis of Media Literacy Evaluate Tone in Various Media for Different Audiences and Purposes Analysis of Media Literacy E2.19B RS make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding. Annotate for Meaning Reporting Category 3 Understanding and Analysis of Informational E2. 8A RS Students analyze, make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose in cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding. Students are expected to analyze the controlling idea and specific purpose of a passage and the textual elements that support and elaborate it, including both the most important details and the less important details. E2.9A RS summarize text and distinguish between a summary and a critique and identify nonessential information in a summary and unsubstantiated opinions in a critique; E2.9B SS distinguish among different kinds of evidence (e.g., logical, empirical, anecdotal) used to support conclusions and arguments in texts; E2.9C RS make and defend subtle inferences and complex conclusions about the ideas in text and their organizational patterns E2.10A SS explain shifts in perspective in arguments about the same topic and evaluate the accuracy of the evidence used to support the different viewpoints within those arguments; and E2.11A SS evaluate text for the clarity of its graphics and its visual appeal; and Analyze an Argument Practice 1 Analyze Controlling Idea or Thesis, Purpose, and Textual Elements Distinguish Between Summary and Critique Differentiate between Empirical, Anecdotal, and Logical Evidence Analyze How Author's Style and Syntax Support Meaning Analyze an Argument Practice 1 Analyze Shifts in Perspective in Informational and Persuasive Evaluate a Text for Its Graphics and Visual Appeal Analyze Graphical Sources Practice 2

4 English II STAAR EOC Review E2.11B SS synthesize information from multiple graphical sources to draw conclusions about the ideas presented (e.g., maps, charts, schematics). E2.12A SS evaluate how messages presented in media reflect social and cultural views in ways different from traditional text E2.12D SS evaluate changes in formality and tone within the same medium for specific audiences and purposes. E2.19B RS/SS make complex inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding Synthesize Information in Charts and Graphs Contrast Media's Message with Traditional Text Analysis of Media Literacy Evaluate Tone in Various Media Evaluate Tone in Various Media for Different Audiences and Purposes Analysis of Media Literacy Annotate for Meaning Reporting Category 4 - Composition E2.13B RS structure ideas in a sustained and persuasive way (e.g., using outlines, note taking, graphic organizers, lists) and develop drafts in timed and open-ended situations that include transitions and rhetorical devices used to convey meaning The Writing Process: Use Notes, Graphic Organizers and Lists The Writing Process E2.13C RS revise drafts to improve style, word choice, figurative language, sentence variety, and subtlety of meaning after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed; Strengthen Sentence Variety Strategies for Revising Strengthen Sentence Variety/Combining Evaluating and Revising Thesis Practice 1 Parallelism Polish Tone, Style, and Figurative Language Revision Strategies E2.13D RS edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling Punctuation: Correcting the Comma Splice Strategies for Editing Practice Lesson 1 Grammar Spelling E2.15Ai RS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: effective introductory and concluding paragraphs and a variety of sentence structures; Capitalization Revising the Expository/Procedural : Organization Appropriate to Purpose

5 E2.15Aii RS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: rhetorical devices, and transitions between paragraphs E2.15Aiii RS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: a thesis or controlling idea E2.15Aiv RS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: an organizing structure appropriate to purpose, audience, and context; E2.15Av RS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: relevant evidence and well-chosen details E2.15Avi RS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: distinctions about the relative value of specific data, facts, and ideas that support the thesis statement; E2.16A RS a clear thesis or position based on logical reasons supported by precise and relevant evidence E2.16D RS an organizing structure appropriate to the purpose, audience, and context E2.16E RS an analysis of the relative value of specific data, facts, and ideas English II STAAR EOC Review Revising the Expository/Procedural : Effective Introduction and Conclusion Revising the Expository/Procedural : Rhetorical Devices and Transitions Rhetorical Devices and Transitions Thesis in an Interpretive Response Writing an Interpretive Response to an Expository or Literary Text Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience, and Context Relevant Evidence and Well-chosen Details Revision for Relevant Evidence and Well-chosen Details Writing the Persuasive : Thesis Supported by Evidence Writing the Persuasive : Organizing Structure Revising the Persuasive : Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience Revising the Persuasive : Analysis of Relative Values of Specific Data, Facts Analysis of Relative Values of Specific Data, Facts, and Ideas

6 Reporting Category 5 - Revision English II STAAR EOC Review E2.13C RS revise drafts to improve style, word choice, figurative language, sentence variety, and subtlety of meaning after rethinking how well questions of purpose, audience, and genre have been addressed; E2.15Ai SS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: effective introductory and concluding paragraphs and a variety of sentence structures; E.15Aii SS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: rhetorical devices, and transitions between paragraphs E2.15Aiii SS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: a thesis or controlling idea; E2.15Aiv SS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: an organizing structure appropriate to purpose, audience, and context; E2.15Av SS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: relevant evidence and wellchosen details E2.15Avi SS write an analytical essay of sufficient length that includes: distinctions about the relative value of specific data, facts, and ideas that support the thesis statement; E2.16A SS a clear thesis or position based on logical reasons supported by precise and relevant evidence; E.16C SS counter-arguments based on evidence to anticipate and address objections Generate Ideas and Questions English II: The Writing Process Rhetorical Devices and Transitions Writing the Expository :Rhetorical Devices and Transitions Rhetorical Devices and Transitions Thesis in an Interpretive Response Writing an Interpretive Response to an Expository ir Literary Text Organization Appropriate to Purpose, Audience, and Context Relevant Evidence and Well-Chosen Details Revision for Relevant Evidence and Well-Chosen Details Revising the Persuasive : Thesis Supported by Evidence Revising: Counterarguments Based on Evidence

7 E.16D SS an organizing structure appropriate to the purpose, audience, and context E.16E SS an analysis of the relative value of specific data, facts, and ideas; and E.16F SS a range of appropriate appeals (e.g., descriptions, anecdotes, case studies, analogies, illustrations). English II STAAR EOC Review Writing: Counterargument Based on Evidence Writing the Persuasive : Organizing Structure Revising the Persuasive : Organization for Appropriate Purpose and Audience Revising the Persuasive : Analysis of Relative Values of Specific Data, Facts Analysis of Relative Values of Specific Data, Facts, and Ideas Revising the Persuasive : Appropriate Appeals Reporting Category 6 - Editing E2.13D RS edit drafts for grammar, mechanics, and spelling; Punctuation: Correcting the Comma Splice Strategies for Editing: Practice Lesson 1 Grammar Spelling E2.17Ai RS use and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking: more complex active and passive tenses and verbals (gerunds, infinitives, participles); E2.17Aii SS use and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking: restrictive and nonrestrictive relative clauses; and E2.17Aiii SS use and understand the function of the following parts of speech in the context of reading, writing, and speaking: reciprocal pronouns (e.g., each other, one another); E2.17C RS use a variety of correctly structured sentences (e.g., compound, complex, compoundcomplex). Capitalization Active and Passive Tenses Verbals: Gerands, Participles, Infinitives Restrictive/nonrestrictive Clauses Reciprocal Pronouns Use a Variety of Correctly Structured Sentences E2.18A RS use conventions of capitalization Strategies for Editing: Practice Lesson 1 Capitalization

8 English II STAAR EOC Review E2.18Bi RS use correct punctuation marks including: comma placement in nonrestrictive phrases, clauses, and contrasting expressions; E2.18Bii SS use correct punctuation marks including: quotation marks to indicate sarcasm or irony; E2.19A RS Students spell correctly. Students are expected to spell correctly, including using various resources to determine and check correct spellings. Punctuation: Correcting the Comma Splice Strategies for Editing: Practice Lesson 1

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