Academic Standard: Grade

11th & 12th Grade
Common Core State Standards
English Language Arts & Literacy
Grade range: 
11 to 12
Elements within this Grade
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing
Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the
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 how the text structures information or ideas into categories or hierarchies, demonstrating understanding of the information or ideas.
Analyze the author's purpose in providing an explanation, describing a procedure, or discussing an experiment in a text, identifying
Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in
Evaluate the hypotheses, data, analysis, and conclusions in a science or technical text, verifying the data when possible and corroborating or
Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon,
By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.