ERIC Number: ED462713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
English Language Arts. Delaware Teachers' Desk Reference.
Delaware State Dept. of Education, Dover.
This document represents one section of the Delaware Teachers' Desk Reference to Standards and Performance Indicators for Curriculum Planning and Unit Development produced by the Delaware Department of Education. The Desk Reference is part of the Delaware Department of Education's ongoing efforts to provide assistance and support to local school districts in their development of a standards-based curriuclulm. This portion of the Desk Reference presents the Secondary Level English Language Arts Standards for grades 9 through 12, along with end of cluster expectations and performance indicators, which serve as the basis for the English Language Arts assessment items in the Delaware Student Testing Program. The Standards and sub-areas in the paper are: (1) Students will use written and oral English appropriate for various purposes and audiences (informative writing, persuasive writing, and oral communication); (2) Students will construct, examine, and extend the meaning of literary, informative, and technical texts through listening, reading and viewing (decoding and word recognition strategies, vocabulary, self-monitoring of comprehension, demonstration of overall understanding of oral and printed texts, critical analysis and evaluation of information, extension of meaning, and presence and role of mass media); (3) Students will access, organize, and evaluate information gained by listening, reading, and viewing (identification, location, and selection; organization, manipulation, and expression; and evaluation); and (4) Students will use literary knowledge accessed through print and visual media to connect self to society and culture (connections with characters, response to literary text and media, and connection of self with society and culture). (Contains a 41-item glossary.) (RS)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Critical Reading, English Instruction, Information Sources, Language Arts, Mass Media Role, Reader Response, Reading Comprehension, Secondary Education, Self Concept, Speech Communication, State Standards, Vocabulary, Word Recognition, Writing (Composition)
For full text: http://www.doe.state.de.us/DPIServices/Desk Ref/ELA.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Delaware State Dept. of Education, Dover.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Delaware Student Testing Program