South Dakota State Standards for Language Arts: Grade 7

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SD.7.R. Reading Standards

7.R.1. Students can recognize and analyze words.

7.R.1.1. Students can analyze word parts to determine meaning and context. (Analysis)

7.R.1.2. Students can infer how word choice affects meaning. (Analysis)

7.R.2. Students can comprehend and fluently read text.

7.R.2.1. Students can interpret text using comprehension strategies. (Application)

7.R.2.2. Students can read fluently to comprehend grade-level text. (Application)

7.R.3. Students can apply knowledge of text structures, literary devices, and literary elements to develop interpretations and form responses.

7.R.3.1. Students can examine text structures for characteristics of fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry. (Evaluation)

7.R.3.2. Students can identify how authors use literary elements to create meaning. (Comprehension)

7.R.3.3. Students can identify how authors use literary devices to create meaning. (Comprehension)

7.R.4. Students can interpret and respond to diverse, multicultural, and time period texts.

7.R.4.1. Students can identify recurring themes in text from diverse cultures, time periods, and historical events. (Application)

7.R.5. Students can access, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate informational texts.

7.R.5.1. Students can determine which reference sources will provide the best information for the assigned task. (Application)

7.R.5.2. Students can analyze and organize data from informational text. (Analysis)

7.R.5.3. Students can evaluate the accuracy and credibility of information about a topic contained in multiple sources. (Evaluation)

7.R.5.4. Students can analyze the author's purpose in text. (Analysis)

7.W.1.1. Students can compose expository and persuasive text of three paragraphs. (Synthesis)

SD.7.W. Writing Standards

7.W.1. Students can apply the writing process to compose text.

7.W.1.2. Students can revise word choice in writing. (Evaluation)

7.W.1.3. Students can select language and style for writing. (Evaluation)

7.W.1.4. Students can summarize and paraphrase information from references to compose text. (Synthesis)

7.W.2.1. Students can edit text for verb tense agreement. (Application)

7.W.2. Students can apply Standard English conventions in their writing.

7.W.2.2. Students can identify and incorporate adjectives in the writing process. (Application)

SD.7.LVS. Listening, Viewing, Speaking Standards

7.LVS.1. Students can listen, view, and speak to communicate, retrieve, interpret, and evaluate information.

7.LVS.1.1. Students can evaluate the purpose and content of the presentation using listening and viewing skills. (Evaluation)

7.LVS.1.2. Students can express orally how audience and purpose influence speech format. (Comprehension)

7.LVS.1.3. Students can create clear and organized descriptive, informative, and narrative presentations. (Synthesis)

7.LVS.1.4. Students can evaluate the use of facts and opinions expressed in auditory and visual information. (Evaluation)

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