Academic Standard: Grade

11th & 12th Grade
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Grade
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12
Grade range: 
No grade range
 
Elements within this Grade
 
Standard
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text,
Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on
Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze how an
Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in
Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning
Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The
By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as