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TN.L.LANGUAGE STANDARDS

LANGUAGE STANDARDS
9-10.L.CSE. Conventions of Standard English
L.CSE.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
9-10.L.CSE.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking; use effective parallel structure and various types of phrases and clauses to convey specific meaning and add variety and interest to writing or presenta
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L.CSE.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
9-10.L.CSE.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing; when reading and writing, explain the functions of semicolons and colons to separate related ideas and use them correctly to do so; write an
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9-10.L.VAU. Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
L.VAU.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
9-10.L.VAU.4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on 9th -10th grade-level text by choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
9-10.L.VAU.4.c. Consult reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or phrase.
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9-10.L.VAU.4.d. Use etymological patterns in spelling as clues to the meaning of a word or phrase.
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L.VAU.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
9-10.L.VAU.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings in grades 9-10 reading and content; interpret figures of speech in context and analyze their role in a text; analyze nuances in the meaning of words with si
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TN.RI.READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT

READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT
9-10.RI.IKI. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
R.IKI.8. Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
9-10.RI.IKI.8. Evaluate how reasoning and evidence affects the argument and specific claims in a text.
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9-10.RI.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.1. Read closely to determine what a text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
9-10.RI.KID.1. Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw inferences; cite the strongest, most compelling textual evidence to support conclusions.
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TN.RL.READING STANDARDS - LITERATURE

READING STANDARDS - LITERATURE
9-10.RL.CS. Craft and Structure
R.CS.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
9-10.RL.CS.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, such as how language evokes a sense of time and place, and ho
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9-10.RL.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.1. Read closely to determine what a text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
9-10.RL.KID.1. Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw inferences; cite the strongest, most compelling textual evidence to support conclusions.
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TN.SL.SPEAKING AND LISTENING STANDARDS

SPEAKING AND LISTENING STANDARDS
9-10.SL.CC. Comprehension and Collaboration
SL.CC.1. Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with varied partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
9-10.SL.CC.1. Initiate and participate effectively with varied partners in a range of collaborative discussions on appropriate 9th- 10th grade topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
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TN.W.WRITING STANDARDS

WRITING STANDARDS
9-10.W.RBPK. Research to Build and Present Knowledge
W.RBPK.7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focus questions, demonstrating new understanding of the subject under investigation.
9-10.W.RBPK.7. Conduct and write short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem by narrowing or broadening the inquiry when appropriate, synthesizing multiple sources on the subject, and de
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W.RBPK.8. Integrate relevant and credible information from multiple print and digital sources while avoiding plagiarism.
9-10.W.RBPK.8. Use multiple search terms to generate a variety of print and digital sources; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
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