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High School Prep. Algebra Ready, Effective Reading and WRITING. Projects, Reports, Etc. Career Exploration, Skills and Interest Assessments, and Mental Wellness/Health/Sex Ed. Introductory Life Skills as well.
Standards We Teach
Level A
Language Usage

Use conventional spelling for frequently misspelled words such as "schedule."

Use conventional spelling for frequently confused words such as "adapt/adopt."

Revise sentences in which a pronoun has two possible antecedents (e.g., After Rusty told Jim he bought a new hat, he went to catch the bus).

Use a pronoun that agrees in number and person with an antecedent that is a single word (e.g., Cats do not like to share their food).

Correct an inappropriate shift in verb tense.

Use a subjective case personal pronoun (e.g., I, he, she) in a sentence that contains a compound subject (e.g., Jack and I have blue backpacks).

Use an objective case personal pronoun in a sentence that contains a compound object (e.g., The teacher smiled at Maya and me).

Ensure subjectverb agreement when there are phrases or clauses between the noun and verb.

Correct runon sentences and comma splices.

Ensure subjectverb agreement for two singular subjects connected by correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).

Use punctuation to set off nonrestrictive/parenthetical elements.

Use context to understand the meaning of a word in a sentence.

Use Greek and Latin affixes and roots to understand the meaning of words.

Use the relationship between specific words in order to understand their meanings.
Mathematics and Reasoning

Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100.

Calculate the cube of a decimal.

Rewrite the sum of two whole numbers by using the distributive property to factor out the greatest common factor.

Divide multidigit numbers.

Add multidigit decimals.

Subtract multidigit decimals.

Multiply multidigit decimals.

Divide multidigit decimals.

Determine the whole when given a part and percent, in a context.

Evaluate numerical expressions involving wholenumber bases with whole number exponents.

Calculate the square of a decimal.

Identify a statistical question.

Identify distributions by center, shape, and spread.

Identify median for a data set.

Identify mean for a data set.

Identify the range of a data set.

Identify histograms for a data set.

Identify box plots for a data set.

Identify interquartile range or mean absolute deviation for data sets.

Evaluate numerical expressions involving wholenumber bases with whole number exponents.

Evaluate expressions at specific values of their variables.

Use the words sum, term, difference, product, factor, quotient and coefficient to describe parts of a mathematical expression.

Write algebraic expressions that record operations with numbers and variables (no realworld context).

Recognize equivalent expressions.

Rewrite the sum of two whole numbers by using the distributive property to factor out the greatest common factor.

Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100.

Determine the whole when given a part and percent, in a context.

Divide fractions by fractions.

Evaluate numerical expressions involving wholenumber bases with whole number exponents.

Calculate the square of a fraction.

Calculate the cube of a fraction.

Locate points on a number line that correspond to rational numbers (including negative values).

Locate points on a coordinate graph that correspond to ordered pairs of rational numbers (including negative values).

Name the ordered pair that corresponds to a point on a coordinate graph.

Use tables to determine the relationship between independent and dependent variables, and describe how the relationship corresponds to the equation.

Use graphs to determine the relationship between independent and dependent variables, and describe how the relationship corresponds to the equation.

Locate points on a coordinate graph that correspond to ordered pairs of rational numbers (including negative values).

Complete polygons in the coordinate plane by supplying missing coordinates.

Solve realworld problems using coordinates to find horizontal or vertical lengths.

Find the surface area of threedimensional figures.

Find the area of right triangles.

Find the area of special quadrilaterals.

Find the volume of right rectangular prisms with fractional edges.

Identify vertical and horizontal side lengths in the coordinate plane.

Identify nets that represent threedimensional figures.

Name the ordered pair that corresponds to a point on a coordinate graph.

Find the area of nonright triangles.

Find the area of polygons by decomposing into triangles and rectangles.

Locate points on a number line that correspond to rational numbers (including negative values).

Locate points on a coordinate graph that correspond to ordered pairs of rational numbers (including negative values).

Name the ordered pair that corresponds to a point on a coordinate graph.

Compare positive and negative numbers using the symbols <, =, >.

Evaluate numerical expressions involving wholenumber bases with whole number exponents.

Calculate the square of a decimal.

Calculate the cube of a decimal.

Use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

Use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship.

Find a percent of a quantity as a rate per 100.

Convert decimal to fraction.

Locate points on a number line that correspond to rational numbers (including negative values).

Compare positive and negative numbers using the symbols <, =, >.

Evaluate numerical expressions involving wholenumber bases with whole number exponents.

Calculate the square of a fraction or decimal.

Calculate the cube of a fraction or decimal.

Identify the reflections across the vertical, horizontal or both axes that relate ordered pairs that differ only by sign.

Identify nets that represent threedimensional figures.

Make tables of equivalent ratios relating quantities with wholenumber measurements.

Use tables to compare ratios.

Use ratio reasoning to convert measurement units.

Solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions.

Interpret quotients of fractions.

Use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.

Use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship.

Solve unit rate problems.

Represent values from a context with positive and negative numbers.

Complete polygons in the coordinate plane by supplying missing coordinates.

Identify vertical and horizontal side lengths in the coordinate plane.

Solve realworld problems using coordinates to find horizontal or vertical lengths.

Given an equation or inequality, and a set of numbers, determine which of the number(s) make it true.

Solve equations of the form x + p = q and px = q, where p and q are specific nonnegative rational numbers.

Solve inequalities of the form px > q, px < q, x + p > q, or x + p < q, where p and q are specific nonnegative rational numbers.

Solve word problems involving division of fractions by fractions.

Interpret quotients of fractions.

Represent values from a context with positive and negative numbers.

Solve realworld and mathematical problems that lead to equations of the form x + p = q and px = q for cases in which p, q and x are all nonnegative rational numbers.

Use variables to represent two quantities in a realworld problem that change in relationship to one another.
Reading Skills

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Text StructureAnalyze how a part of a passage contributes to the plot.

Style or Point of ViewExplain how the author develops the narrator's point of view or attitude toward characters or events.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the figurative meaning of words or phrases in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the connotative meaning of words or phrases in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextAnalyze the effect of word choice on meaning.

Vocabulary in ContextAnalyze the effect of word choice on tone.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the theme or main idea of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the theme or main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how the plot develops over the course of a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how characters develop over the course of a passage.

Text StructureAnalyze how part of a passage relates to another part or to the passage structure as a whole.

Text StructureAnalyze how a part of a passage contributes to the setting.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what the passage clearly states.

Text StructureAnalyze how a part of the text contributes to the plot.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.

Style or Point of ViewExplain how the author develops the narrator's point of view or attitude toward characters or events.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the connotative meaning of words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the figurative meaning of words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of words or phrases in context.

Text StructureUnderstand how parts of a passage fit into the overall structure or contribute to the development of ideas.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the figurative meaning of words or phrases in a passage.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the connotative meaning of words or phrases in a passage.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's point of view.

Vocabulary in ContextAnalyze the effect of word choice on meaning.

Purpose or Point of ViewDescribe how an author's point of view is expressed in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextAnalyze the effect of word choice on tone.

Purpose or Point of ViewDescribe how the author's purpose is expressed in a passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand the central argument or claims in a passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand which claims or statements are backed by reasons or evidence and which are not.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the main idea of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the theme or main idea of the passage.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the best summary of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of the passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify how details support the main idea.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the theme or main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on the passage.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how a person is introduced or developed in a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how the plot develops over the course of the passage.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how an event is introduced or developed in a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how characters develop over the course of the passage.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how an idea is introduced or developed in a passage.

Text StructureAnalyze how part of a passage relates to another part or to the passage structure as a whole.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific words or phrases in context.

Text StructureAnalyze how a part of the text contributes to the setting.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the connotative meaning of words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the figurative meaning of words or phrases in context.

Text StructureUnderstand how parts of a passage fit into the overall structure or contribute to the development of ideas.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's point of view.

Purpose or Point of ViewDescribe how an author's point of view is expressed in a passage.

Purpose or Point of ViewDescribe how the author's purpose is expressed in a passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand the central argument or claims in a passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand which claims or statements are backed by reasons or evidence and which are not.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the main idea of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify how details support the main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how a person is introduced or developed in a passage.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how an event is introduced or developed in a passage.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how an idea is introduced or developed in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific words or phrases in context.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author's attitude/perspective is reflected in or impacts a passage.

Purpose or Point of ViewDescribe how an author's point of view is expressed in a passage.

Purpose or Point of View

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand the central argument or claims in a passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand which claims or statements are backed by reasons or evidence and which are not.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the main idea of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify how details support the main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on a passage.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how a person, event, or idea is introduced or developed in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.

Text StructureUnderstand how parts of a passage fit into the overall structure or contribute to the development of ideas.
Level B
Language Usage

Use conventional spelling for frequently misspelled words such as "recommend."

Use conventional spelling for frequently confused words such as decent/descent/dissent.

Revise sentences that inappropriately use "you" as an indefinite reference (e.g., At the ice rink, you can rent a pair of skates).

Use a pronoun that agrees in number with an antecedent that includes an indefinite pronoun (e.g., each of the girls had worn out her shoes).

Place prepositional phrases within a sentence correctly.

Correct dangling and misplaced modifiers.

Correct sentence fragments in the context of a piece of writing.

Ensure subjectverb agreement with singular indefinite pronouns (each, everybody, anyone, etc.).

Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives.

Use colons to introduce items in a series correctly.

Use Greek and Latin affixes and roots to understand the meaning of words.

Use the relationship between words in a sentence (comparison) to better understand the meaning of a particular word.
Mathematics and Reasoning

Add two integers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Add and subtract three or more rational numbers in decimal form with various signs.

Multiply two rational numbers in decimal form (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Divide two rational numbers in decimal form (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Multiply and divide three or more rational numbers in decimal form with various signs.

Subtract two integers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Add and subtract three or more integers with various signs.

Multiply two integers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Divide two integers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Multiply and divide three or more integers with various signs.

Identify the prime factorization of a given whole number.

Add two rational numbers in decimal form (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Subtract two rational numbers in decimal form (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Identify a representative sample for a given population.

Draw inferences about a population based on data from a random sample.

Compare samples from the same population to estimate variations.

Compare centers of two data sets of similar variability based on graphical representation of their distributions.

Compare numerical data sets using measures of center and variability.

Identify equivalent representation of a rational number as fraction, decimal, and percent.

Add linear expressions with rational coefficients.

Subtract linear expressions with rational coefficients.

Expand linear expressions with rational coefficients.

Factor linear expressions with rational coefficients.

Add two integers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Add and subtract three or more rational numbers with various signs.

Multiply two rational numbers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Divide two rational numbers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Multiply and divide three or more rational numbers with various signs.

Subtract two integers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Add and subtract three or more integers with various signs.

Multiply two integers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Divide two integers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Multiply and divide three or more integers with various signs.

Identify the prime factorization of a given whole number.

Add two rational numbers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Subtract two rational numbers (both negative, or one positive and one negative).

Given a graph of a realworld or mathematical proportional relationship, describe the meaning of a point (x, y) on that graph.

Interpret the graph of a solution set of an inequality in terms of a given context.

Identify the graph of the solution set of an inequality of the form px + q > r or px + q < r, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers.

Find volumes and surface areas of prisms.

Find the area and circumference of circles.

Represent proportional relationships for similar figures with equations.

Identify constant of proportionality (scale factor) for similar figures.

Find actual or scale lengths for geometric figures.

Convert rational number to decimal using long division (nonrepeating decimal).

Identify equivalent representation of a rational number as fraction, decimal, and percent.

Identify the prime factorization of a given whole number.

Represent the probability of a simple event with a number between 0 and 1.

Compute experimental probability from a set of events.

Identify the relative frequency of an event given a probability of the event.

Compute theoretical probability from models.

Compare probabilities from a model to observed frequencies.

Find the probability of compound events.

Identify appropriate representations of compound events.

Identify an appropriate simulation for a compound event.

Identify equivalent representation of a rational number as fraction, decimal, and percent.

Convert rational number to decimal using long division (nonrepeating decimal).

Identify the prime factorization of a given whole number.

Represent proportional relationships for similar figures with equations.

Identify constant of proportionality (scale factor) for similar figures.

Find actual or scale lengths for geometric figures.

Determine if a combination of three angle or side measures defines one, no or many triangles.

Identify the twodimensional figure that is the result of slicing threedimensional figures.

Solve multistep problems involving angle measures.

Write equations for unknown angles.

Given a graph of a realworld or mathematical proportional relationship, describe the meaning of a point (x, y) on that graph.

Identify constant of proportionality.

Represent proportional relationships with equations.

Solve multistep percent and ratio problems.

Match addition or subtraction expressions to realworld contexts.

Match multiplication or division expression of rational numbers with a realworld context.

Solve realworld or mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers (one or two steps only, result is unknown).

Find actual or scale lengths for geometric figures.

Solve multistep problems involving angle measures.

Write equations for unknown angles.

Match addition or subtraction expressions to realworld contexts.

Solve inequalities of the form px + q > r or px + q < r, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers.

Construct inequalities of the form px + q > r or px + q < r to represent quantities in realworld or mathematical problems, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers.

Solve word problems that lead to linear inequalities (i.e. ax + b > c or ax +b < c, where x is a variable and a, b, and c are rational numbers).

Match multiplication or division expression of rational numbers with a realworld context.

Solve equations of the form p(x + q) = r, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers.

Solve equations of the form px + q = r, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers.

Construct equations of the form px + q = r or p(x + q) = r to represent quantities in realworld or mathematical problems, where p, q, and r are specific rational numbers.

Solve multistep percent and ratio problems.

Solve realworld or mathematical problems involving the four operations with rational numbers (one or two steps only, result is unknown).

Solve multistep reallife and mathematical problems posed with positive and negative rational numbers in any form.

Solve word problems that lead to linear equations (i.e. ax + b = c or a(x + b) = c, where x is a variable and a, b, and c are rational numbers).
Reading Skills

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand characters' different points of view, attitudes, or perspectives.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand ways in which an author conveys characters' different points of view, attitudes, or perspectives.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand ways in which an author develops a narrator's point of view, attitude, or perspective.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of figurative words or phrases.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the connotations of words or phrases.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the theme or main idea of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the theme or main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how a setting affects characters.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how a setting affects the plot.

Interaction of Literary ElementsDescribe how various story elements interact and contribute to plot development.

Text StructureAnalyze how parts of a passage interact with each other or contribute to the passage structure as a whole.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what the passage clearly states.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand characters' different points of view, attitudes, or perspectives.

Vocabulary in ContextIdentify the figurative meaning of words or phrases in a passage.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand ways in which an author conveys characters' different points of view, attitudes, or perspectives.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects meaning.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand ways in which an author develops a narrator's point of view, attitude, or perspective.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects tone.

Text StructureUnderstand how various portions of a passage interact with each other to create an overall structure or how they contribute to the development of ideas.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of words or phrases in context.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstands the meaning of figurative words or phrases.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author's attitude/perspective is reflected in or impacts a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the connotations of words or phrases.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the main idea in a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the theme or main idea of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the best summary of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of the passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail supports the main idea.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the theme or main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on the passage.

Development of Ideas in TextUnderstand how individuals, events, or ideas connect in a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how a setting affects characters.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific words or phrases in context.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how a setting affects the plot.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.

Interaction of Literary ElementsDescribe how various story elements interact and contribute to plot development.

Vocabulary in ContextIdentify the connotative meaning of words or phrases in a passage.

Text StructureAnalyze how parts of a passage interact with each other or contribute to the passage structure as a whole.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Vocabulary in ContextIdentify the figurative meaning of a word or phrase in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects meaning.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects tone.

Text StructureUnderstand how various portions of a passage interact with each other to create an overall structure or contribute to the development of ideas.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author's attitude/perspective is reflected in or impacts a passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand an author's claims.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the author's reasoning.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the relevance or sufficiency of the evidence or support the author provides.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the main idea in a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail supports the main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference.

Development of Ideas in TextUnderstand how individuals, events, or ideas connect in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextIdentify the connotative meaning of a word or phrase in a passage.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects tone.

Text StructureUnderstand how various portions of a passage interact with each other to create an overall structure or contribute to the development of ideas.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author's attitude/perspective is reflected in or impacts the passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand the author's claims.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the author's reasoning.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the relevance or sufficiency of the evidence or support the author provides.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the main idea in a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail supports the main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on a passage.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how individuals, events, and/or ideas in a passage are connected.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects meaning.
Level C
Language Usage

Use conventional spelling for frequently misspelled words such as "accommodate."

Use conventional spelling for frequently confused words such as "affect/effect."

Revise a sentence in the passive voice to put it in the active voice.

Revise a sentence that contains a pronoun that lacks an antecedent (e.g., It said on the Internet that it would rain tomorrow).

Use the appropriate pronoun in a sentence that has a collective noun as an antecedent (e.g., The team won its first trophy).

Ensure subjectverb agreement with collective nouns.

Correct runon sentences and comma splices in the context of a piece of writing.

Place restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses within a sentence correctly.

Use dashes to set off an appositive.

Use semicolons and commas with items in a series correctly.

Use Greek and Latin affixes and roots to understand the meaning of words.
Mathematics and Reasoning

Evaluate numerical expressions involving integer exponents.

Find square roots of small perfect squares of whole numbers.

Find cube roots of small perfect cubes of whole numbers.

Compute with numbers given in scientific notation.

Find square roots of small perfect squares of positive rational numbers in decimal form.

Find cube roots of small perfect cubes of positive rational numbers in decimal form.

Evaluate complex numerical expressions involving signed numbers, decimals, integer exponents, etc.

Interpret scatter plots for bivariate measurement data noting clustering or outliers.

Interpret scatter plots for bivariate measurement data noting positive or negative relationships and linear/nonlinear relationships.

Identify and assess a line that represents a fit to bivariate data.

Solve problems using the equation of the line of best fit.

Understand bivariate categorical data expressed in a twoway table.

Use the rows and columns in a table to calculate relative frequency to suggest a relationship between two variables.

Use properties of integer exponents to identify equivalent numerical expressions.

Represent approximate values of extremely large or small numbers, in a context, as a single digit multiplied by 10 to an integer power.

Compute with numbers given in scientific notation.

Find square roots of small perfect squares of whole numbers.

Find cube roots of small perfect cubes of whole numbers.

Evaluate numerical expressions involving integer exponents.

Find square roots of small perfect squares of positive fractions.

Find cube roots of small perfect cubes of positive fractions.

Evaluate complex numerical expressions involving signed numbers, decimals, integer exponents, etc.

Identify functions that are not linear.

Determine the initial value for a function, given a verbal description of the relationship, or two (x, y) values either explicitly or in a table or graph.

Determine the rate of change for a function, given a verbal description of the relationship, or two (x, y) values either explicitly or in a table or graph.

Identify a function that models a linear relationship between two quantities.

Compare proportional relationships represented in different ways (equations or tables, and graphs).

Compare functions represented in different ways (equations, tables, graphs, verbal descriptions).

Identify relations that are functions.

Identify equations of the form y = mx + b as a linear function.

Identify the graph of proportional relationships.

Given a line through the origin, write the equation for that line.

Given a line with a nonzero yintercept, write the equation for that line in slope intercept form.

Given a function equation and a scenario, describe the meaning of the yintercept in terms of the context.

Given a function equation and a scenario, describe the meaning of the slope in terms of the context.

Given a qualitative description of functional relationship, identify the graph that corresponds to it.

Use qualitative language to describe the relationship between two variables when given a graph of the function.

Apply the Pythagorean theorem to find unknown sides.

Apply the Pythagorean theorem to find distances in a coordinate plane.

Find the volume of cones.

Find the volume of cylinders.

Find the volume of spheres.

Convert rational numbers to decimals (including repeating decimal).

Identify the simplified radical form for nonperfect square roots or cube roots.

Convert repeating decimals to a rational numbers.

Find square roots of small perfect squares of whole numbers.

Find cube roots of small perfect cubes of whole numbers.

Find square roots of small perfect squares of positive rational numbers in decimal

Find cube roots of small perfect cubes of positive rational numbers in decimal form.

Identify rational and irrational numbers.

Locate irrational numbers approximately on a number line.

Use rational approximation of irrational numbers to compare their sizes.

Convert rational numbers to decimals (including repeating decimal).

Use rational approximation of irrational numbers to compare their sizes.

Convert repeating decimals to a rational numbers.

Find square roots of small perfect squares of whole numbers.

Find cube roots of small perfect cubes of whole numbers.

Find square roots of small perfect squares of positive fractions.

Find cube roots of small perfect cubes of positive fractions.

Identify rational and irrational numbers.

Identify the simplified radical form for nonperfect square roots or cube roots.

Locate irrational numbers approximately on a number line.

Identify the effect of rotations.

Identify the effect of reflections.

Identify the effect of translations.

Identify the effect of dilations.

Identify congruent figures.

Identify similar figures.

Compare proportional relationships represented in different ways (equations or tables, and graphs).

Interpret the slope of a graph of a proportional relationship as the unit rate.

Identify a function that models a linear relationship between two quantities.

Apply the Pythagorean theorem to find distances in a coordinate plane.

Solve equations of the form x^2 = p, where p is a positive rational number that is a perfect square.

Solve equations of the form x^3 = p, where p is a positive rational number that is a perfect cube.

Solve linear equations in one variable with rational number coefficients (including ones that require distribution property and collecting like terms).

Determine the number of solutions to a linear equation (0, 1, or infinite).

Represent solutions to: x^2 = n (where n is a rational, positive, nonperfect square) as a number in radical form.

Represent solutions to: x^3 = n (where n is a rational, positive, nonperfect cube) as a number in radical form.

Solve system of two linear equations in two variables.

Solve real world and mathematical problems leading to two linear equations in two variables.

Determine the number of solutions to a system of two linear equations (0, 1, or infinite).
Reading Skills

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how events contribute to decision points.

Text StructureAnalyze how parts of a passage interact with each other or contribute to the passage structure as a whole.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand differences in the points of view or attitudes of characters.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand how an author creates suspense.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand how an author creates humor.

Style or Point of ViewAnalyze how an author conveys a narrator's point of view or attitude toward characters or plot events.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects meaning.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects tone.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how figurative language contributes to meaning.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of words or phrases in context.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the main idea or theme of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the main idea or theme.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how dialogue moves the plot forward.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how dialogue helps reveal characters' traits.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how events fit within a larger plot.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how events help reveal characters' traits.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what the passage clearly states.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how events contribute to decision points.

Vocabulary in ContextIdentify the connotative meaning of a word or phrase in a passage.

Text StructureAnalyze how parts of a passage interact with each other or contribute to the passage structure as a whole.

Vocabulary in ContextIdentify the figurative meaning of a word or phrase in a passage.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand differences in the points of view or perspectives of characters.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects meaning.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand how an author creates suspense.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how analogies or allusions affect meaning.

Style or Point of ViewUnderstand how an author creates humor.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects tone.

Style or Point of ViewAnalyze how an author conveys a narrator's attitude toward characters or plot events.

Text StructureUnderstand the role a part of a passage plays in creating an overall structure or in developing ideas.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects meaning.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author's attitude/perspective is reflected in or impacts a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects tone.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author addresses contrasting

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how figurative language contributes to meaning.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand the author's claims.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of words or phrases in context.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the main idea of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the main idea or theme of a passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the author's reasoning.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the relevance or sufficiency of the evidence the author provides.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the best summary of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of the passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the main idea.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the main idea or theme.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on the passage.

Main Idea or SummaryExplain how a main idea is developed in a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how dialogue moves the plot forward.

Development of Ideas in TextUnderstand how individuals, events, or ideas connect in a passage.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how dialogue helps reveal characters' traits.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific words or phrases in context.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how events fit within a larger plot.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.

Interaction of Literary ElementsUnderstand how events help reveal characters' traits.

Explicit Comprehension of TextUnderstand which detail best supports what a passage clearly states.

Vocabulary in ContextIdentify the connotative meaning of a word or phrase in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextIdentify the figurative meaning of a word or phrase in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects meaning.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how analogies or allusions affect meaning.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects tone.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how analogies or allusions affect tone.

Text StructureUnderstand the role a part of a passage plays in creating an overall structure or in developing ideas.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author's attitude/perspective is reflected in or impacts a passage.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author addresses contrasting evidence or views.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the main idea of a passage.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand the author's claims.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the author's reasoning.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the relevance or sufficiency of the evidence or support the author provides.

Main Idea or SummaryIdentify the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the main idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference.

Main Idea or SummaryExplain how a main idea is developed in a passage.

Development of Ideas in TextUnderstand how individuals, events, or ideas connect in a passage.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects meaning.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how analogies are used to illustrate or clarify concepts.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand how word choice affects tone.

Text StructureUnderstand the role a part of a passage plays in creating an overall structure or in developing ideas.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand the author's purpose.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author's attitude/perspective is reflected in or impacts a passage.

Purpose or Point of ViewUnderstand how the author anticipates or addresses a counterargument.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceUnderstand the author's claims.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the author's reasoning.

Arguments, Claims, and EvidenceEvaluate the relevance or sufficiency of the evidence or support the author provides.

Main Idea or SummaryUnderstand the central idea of a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryRecognize the best summary of a passage.

Details That Support IdeasIdentify which detail best supports the central idea.

Inferences Supported by TextIdentify which detail best supports an inference based on a passage.

Main Idea or SummaryTrace how a central idea is developed in a passage.

Development of Ideas in TextExplain how individuals, events, and/or ideas in a passage are connected.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of domainspecific or academic vocabulary in context.

Vocabulary in ContextUnderstand the meaning of general academic words or phrases in context.