Academic Standard: Grade

9th & 10th Grade
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Grade
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.9-10
Grade range: 
No grade range
 
Elements within this Grade
 
Standard
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text's explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept;
Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical
Analyze the structure of the relationships among concepts in a text, including relationships among key terms (e.g., force, friction, reaction
Analyze the author's purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, defining the
Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information
Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author's claim or a recommendation for solving a scientific or
Compare and contrast findings presented in a text to those from other sources (including their own experiments), noting when the findings support
By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.