English 10

In Grade 10, instructional time should focus on four critical areas: (1) carefully gathering and organizing information influences on audience; active listening is critical to operating in groups; (2) reading in ordcer to develop new ideas; to understand literacy, persuasive and informational texts; and to determine literary and historical influences; (3) engaging an audience through stylistic devices, organizational patterns and effective revision/editing; (4) using valid and accurate research to answer questions, propose solutions, or share findings while emplying reasoning skills.  These concepts and associated skills are aligned with the Colorado Academic Standards for language arts, incorporating 21st century skills and postsecondary and workforce readiness competencies.

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LA120A, LA120B
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