Competency #2: Writing

Jr English Competency-Based Education Pilot

Competency # 2: Writing 
Demonstrate the ability to employ a wide range of strategies and use different writing process elements to appropriately and effectively communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.  *As specified in course specific criteria for each semester.  
Standards
I can   authentically and independently create and produce clear and coherent writing in multiple genres and formats to effectively convey a complex argument, analysis or reflection appropriate to the task, purpose and audience.

 I can  authentically and independently continue to develop and apply my knowledge of conventions, idea development, organization, word choice, voice, tone and sentence fluency to effectively communicate with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.

I can  authentically and independently develop and strengthen my writing through routinely engaging in the full writing process: responding, connecting, exploring, planning, rewriting, editing, revising, and conferencing.

I can  authentically, independently, routinely and intentionally develop my vocabulary to more effectively communicate my ideas to a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
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Course Specific Criteria: American Experience

Semester Summative Assessments 

Each semester, learners must complete the following in addition to the common exam for Junior English:

• ONE thesis-based research paper
• ONE reflection paper or  essay test response or multi-genre research paper

Course Specific Criteria: CP English 11

Semester Summative Assessments 

Each semester, learners must complete the following in addition to the common exam for Junior English:

• ONE thesis-based research paper
• ONE reflection paper or  essay test response or multi-genre research paper

Course Specific Criteria: Honors English 11

Semester Summative Assessments 

Each semester, learners must complete the following in addition to the common exam for Junior English:

• ONE thesis-based research paper
• ONE reflection paper or  essay test response or multi-genre research paper