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    Language Arts

    Assessment Exam - SAT Writing
    Expression of Ideas eTAP Lesson
    The student will add, revise, or retain central ideas, main claims, counterclaims, topic sentences, and the like to structure text and convey arguments, information, and ideas clearly and effectively.
    Development - Proposition
    SAT.Writing.1.1.a
     
    The student will add, revise, or retain information and ideas (e.g., details, facts, statistics) intended to support claims or points in text.
    Development - Support
    SAT.Writing.1.1.b
    Structure and Format of Functional Documents
    The student will add, revise, retain, or delete information and ideas in text for the sake of relevance to topic and purpose.
    Development - Focus
    SAT.Writing.1.1.c
    Paraphrase a Speaker's Purpose and Point of View
    The student will relate information presented quantitatively in such forms as graphs, charts, and tables to information presented in text.
    Development - Quantitative Information
    SAT.Writing.1.1.d
    Strategies Used by the Media
    The student will revise text as needed to ensure that information and ideas are presented in the most logical order.
    Organization - Logical Sequence
    SAT.Writing.1.2.a
    Persuasive Arguments
    The student will revise text as needed to improve the beginning or ending of a text or paragraph and to ensure that transition words, phrases, or sentences are used effectively to connect information and ideas.
    Organization - Introductions, Conclusions, and Transitions
    SAT.Writing.1.2.b
    Appropriate Techniques for Developing the Introduction and Conclusion
    The student will revise text as needed to improve the exactness or content appropriateness of word choice.
    Effective Language Use - Precision
    SAT.Writing.1.3.a
    Effective and Interesting Language
    The student will revise text as needed to improve the economy of word choice (i.e., to eliminate wordiness and redundancy).
    Effective Language Use - Concision
    SAT.Writing.1.3.b
    Concise Notes
    The student will revise text as necessary to ensure consistency of style and tone within a text or to improve the match of style and tone to purpose.
    Effective Language Use - Style and Tone
    SAT.Writing.1.3.c
    Reaching Rhetorical and Aesthetic Purposes
    The student will use various sentence structures to accomplish needed rhetorical purposes.
    Effective Language Use - Syntax
    SAT.Writing.1.3.d
    Modifiers Using Active Voice

    Critique a Speaker’s Diction and Syntax
    Standard English Conventions eTAP Lesson
    The student will recognize and correct grammatically incomplete sentences (e.g., rhetorically inappropriate fragments and run-ons).
    Sentence Structure - Sentence Formation, Sentence Boundaries
    SAT.Writing.2.1.a.i
    Understand Sentence Construction

    Mechanics of Writing
    The student will recognize and correct problems in coordination and subordination in sentences.
    Sentence Structure - Sentence Formation, Subordination and Coordination
    SAT.Writing.2.1.a.ii
    Identify Correctly Used Clauses
    The student will recognize and correct problems in parallel structure in sentences.
    Sentence Structure - Sentence Formation, Parallel Structure
    SAT.Writing.2.1.a.iii
     
    The student will recognize and correct problems in modifier placement (e.g., misplaced or dangling modifiers).
    Sentence Structure - Sentence Formation, Modifier Placement
    SAT.Writing.2.1.a.iv
    Modifiers Using Active Voice
    The student will recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense, voice, and mood within and between sentences.
    Sentence Structure - Inappropriate Shifts and Construction; Verb Tense, Mood, and Voice
    SAT.Writing.2.1.b.i
    Active Voice

    Parts of Speech
    The student will recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun person and number within and between sentences.
    Sentence Structure - Inappropriate Shifts and Construction; Pronoun Person and Number
    SAT.Writing.2.1.b.ii
     
    The student will recognize and correct pronouns with unclear or ambiguous antecedents.
    Conventions of Usage - Pronouns/Pronoun Clarity
    SAT.Writing.2.2.a
    Revise Text to Highlight the Individual Voice, Improve Sentence Variety and Style
    The student will recognize and correct cases in which possessive determiners (its, your, their), contractions (it’s, you’re, they’re), and adverbs (there) are confused with each other.
    Conventions of Usage - Possessive Determiners
    SAT.Writing.2.2.b
     
    The student will recognize and correct lack of agreement between pronoun and antecedent.
    Conventions of Usage - Agreement, Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
    SAT.Writing.2.2.c.i
    Pronouns
    The student will recognize and correct lack of agreement between subject and verb.
    Conventions of Usage - Agreement, Subject-Verb Agreement
    SAT.Writing.2.2.c.ii
    Verbs
    The student will recognize and correct lack of agreement between nouns.
    Conventions of Usage - Agreement, Noun Agreement
    SAT.Writing.2.2.c.iii
    Nouns
    The student will recognize and correct instances in which a word or phrase is confused with another (e.g., accept/except, allusion/illusion).
    Conventions of Usage - Frequently Confused Words
    SAT.Writing.2.2.d
    Ambiguities, Subtleties, Ironies
    The student will recognize and correct cases in which unlike terms are compared.
    Conventions of Usage - Logical Comparison
    SAT.Writing.2.2.e
    Logical Fallacies Used in Oral Addresses
    The student will recognize and correct cases in which a given expression is inconsistent with Standard Written English.
    Conventions of Usage - Conventional Expression
    SAT.Writing.2.2.f
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    The student will recognize and correct inappropriate uses of ending punctuation in cases in which the context makes the intent clear.
    Conventions of Punctuation - End-of-Sentence Punctuation
    SAT.Writing.2.3.a
    Period/Exclamation Point/Question Mark
    The student will correctly use and recognize and correct inappropriate uses of colons, semicolons, and dashes to indicate sharp breaks in thought within sentences.
    Conventions of Punctuation - Within-Sentence Punctuation
    SAT.Writing.2.3.b
    Apostrophes

    Hyphens, Dashes, and Brackets

    Colons and Semicolons
    The student will recognize and correct inappropriate uses of possessive nouns and pronouns as well as differentiate between possessive and plural forms.
    Conventions of Punctuation - Possessive Nouns and Pronouns
    SAT.Writing.2.3.c
    Pronouns
    The student will correctly use and recognize and correct inappropriate uses of punctuation (commas and sometimes semicolons) to separate items in a series.
    Conventions of Punctuation - Items in a Series
    SAT.Writing.2.3.d
    Mechanics of Writing
    The student will correctly use punctuation (commas, parentheses, dashes) to set off nonrestrictive and parenthetical sentence elements as well as recognize and correct cases in which restrictive or essential sentence elements are inappropriately set off with punctuation.
    Conventions of Punctuation - Nonrestrictive and Parenthetical Elements
    SAT.Writing.2.3.e
    Parentheses
    The student will recognize and correct cases in which unnecessary punctuation appears in a sentence.
    Conventions of Punctuation - Unnecessary Punctuation
    SAT.Writing.2.3.f
    Colons and Semicolons

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