Competency #3: Research

Jr English Competency-Based Education Pilot

Competency # 3: Research 
Demonstrate the ability to effectively engage in ethical inquiry and research practices - managing multiple streams of information, evaluating sources, analyzing information, and presenting results.  *As specified in course specific criteria for each semester.  
Standards
I can  ethically gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of relevant sources to establish connections to literature.

 I can  authentically and independently identify and draw evidence from credible print and digital sources to support analysis, reflection, and research.

I can  integrate information while avoiding plagiarism. 

I can  authentically and independently conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating an understanding of the subject under investigation.
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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