LA.11.1 Identify SDA Christian principles and values in correlation with language arts.
|LA.11.1.1||Broaden intellectual abilities through the study of God’s Word.|
|LA.11.1.2||Discover personal meaning that leads to enjoyment in the study of God’s Word.|
|LA.11.1.3||Apply Biblical principles of Christian morality, integrity, and ethical behavior to all aspects of life.|
|LA.11.1.4||Value God’s inspired writings and created works as sources of His revelation.|
|LA.11.1.5||Make Biblically-based choices when encountering all forms of media communication.|
|LA.11.1.6||Employ Christian principles as a basis for appreciation and expression.|
LA.11.2 Develop abilities in language arts.
|LA.11.2.1||Develop higher thinking (analyze, evaluate, classify, predict, generalize, solve, decide, relate, interpret, simplify)|
|LA.11.2.2||Utilize appropriate communications (present, demonstrate, persuade, collaborate, explain, defend, recommend)|
|LA.11.2.3||Develop goal setting/attainment skills (brainstorm, envision, research, plan, organize, persist)|
|LA.11.2.4||Understand and utilize the writing process (plan, draft, analyze, and revise)|
|LA.11.2.5||Develop vocabulary (root, prefix, suffix, etymology, usage)|
|LA.11.2.6||Evaluate media (accuracy, validity, reliability, manipulation)|
LA.11.3 Be able to read, write, speak, and listen for a variety of purposes.
|LA.11.3.1||Use multiple sources of literature, including mass media.|
|LA.11.3.2||Conduct research (locate, observe/gather, analyze, conclude).|
|LA.11.3.3||Read/write/present technical material (charts, graphs, bids, etc.) using technology.|
LA.11.4 Be able to understand literature and analyze, critique, and relate themes, story elements, and literary devices.
|LA.11.4.1||Understand how literature reflects and affects social, historical, and cultural influences.|
|LA.11.4.2||Critique story elements and literary devices to determine how they impact literature.|
|LA.11.4.3||Identify the theme(s) of literary selections with specific textual references.|
LA.11.5 Be able to relate specific literature to self, historical context, the author’s life, current events, and other significant literature.
|LA.11.5.1||Research and evaluate the author’s purpose for writing.|
|LA.11.5.2||Compare and contrast specific works of literature.|
|LA.11.5.3||Determine the value of literature by critically examining its relevance, insights, and messages.|
LA.11.6 Be able to write a variety of quality forms, including a research paper.
|LA.11.6.1||Research for concrete, relevant support.|
|LA.11.6.2||Select or design graphics (charts, tables, pictures, etc.).|
|LA.11.6.3||Use correct grammar, mechanics, word choice, usage, format, and varied sentences.|
|LA.11.6.5||Write themes with introduction, clear and concise thesis, body with supported major points, transitions, figurative language, and an effective conclusion.|
|LA.11.6.6||Evaluate and revise writing to focus on purpose, organization, development, and style.|
|LA.11.6.7||Answer essay questions with appropriate format and textual references or other support.|
LA.11.7 Be able to speak effectively for a variety of purposes.
|LA.11.7.1||Research and select appropriate content.|
|LA.11.7.2||Use correct voice, body language, notes, and personal style to speak extemporaneously.|
|LA.11.7.3||Include a precise and concrete thesis statement.|
|LA.11.7.5||Select a variety of relevant visuals.|
|LA.11.7.5||Answer questions appropriately.|
LA.11.8 Be able to read/view/listen to form beliefs and goals.
|LA.11.8.1||Refine personal views, beliefs, and motivations through reading/viewing/listening.|
|LA.11.8.2||Analyze/evaluate views, beliefs, and motivations of others with respect.|
|LA.11.8.3||Evaluate media resources and information for accuracy, validity, and reliability.|