Alternate Performance Indicators

Key ideas are identified by numbers (1).

Performance indicators are identified by bullets ( ).

Sample tasks are identified by triangles (n ).

English/Language Arts

Standard 1--Language for Information and Understanding

Students will read, write, listen and speak for information and understanding

Alternate Level - Listening and Reading

Key idea –

  1. Listening and reading to acquire information and understanding involves collecting data, facts and ideas; discovering relationships, concepts, and generalizations; and using knowledge from oral, written and electronic sources.

Performance indicators –

Students:

Sample tasks

This is evident, for example, when students:

Alternate Level - Communicating and Writing

Key idea -

  1. Communicating and writing to acquire and transmit information requires asking questions, applying information from one context to another and presenting the information clearly.

Performance indicators -

Students:

Sample tasks -

This is evident, for example, when students:

Standard 2—Language for Literary Response and Expression

Students will read, write, listen and speak for literary response and expression.

Alternate Level - Listening and Reading

Key ideas -

1. Listening and reading for literary response involves learning about imaginative texts in every medium, drawing personal experiences and knowledge to understand the text, and recognizing the social, historical and cultural features of the text.

Performance indicators -

Students:

Sample tasks -

This is evident, for example, when students:

Alternate Level - Speaking and Writing

Key ideas -

2. Speaking and writing for literary response and expression involves reacting to the content and language of a text.

Performance indicators -

Students:

Sample tasks -

This is evident, for example, when students:

Standard 3—Language for Critical Analysis and Evaluation

Students will read, write, listen and speak for critical analysis and evaluation.

Alternate Level - Listening and Reading

Key ideas -

1. During listening and reading activities, analysis and evaluation of experiences, ideas, information, and issues are used. This requires using evaluative criteria from a variety of perspectives and recognizing the difference in evaluations based on different sets of criteria.

Performance indicators -

Students:

Sample tasks -

This is evident, for example, when students:

Alternate Level - Speaking and Writing

Key ideas -

  1. Speaking and writing for critical analysis and evaluation requires presenting opinions and judgments on experience, ideas, information and issues.

Performance indicators -

Students:

Sample tasks -

This is evident, for example, when students:

Standard 4—Language for Social Interaction

Students will read, write, listen and speak for social interaction.

Alternate Level - Listening and Speaking

Key ideas -

1. Oral communication in formal and informal settings requires the ability to talk with people of different ages, genders , and cultures, to adapt presentations to different audiences, and to reflect on how talk varies in different situations.

Performance indicators -

Students:

Sample tasks -

This is evident, for example, when students:

Alternate Level - Reading and Writing

Key ideas -

  1. Written communication for social interaction requires using written messages to establish, maintain, and enhance personal relationships with others.

Performance indicators -

Students:

Sample tasks -

This is evident, for example, when students: