Mobile County Public
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Twelfth Grade Language Arts Standards
ACOS
SAT
ARMT
EQT
AHSGE
Description
1    Compare organizational structure, figurative language, and literary devices, including use of paradox, among predominantly British short stories, drama, poetry, essays, and other nonfiction literature.
2    Read with comprehension a variety of informational and functional reading materials, including comparing bias and persuasive techniques in passages.
3    

Analyze British literature for style, audience appeal, cultural significance, and plot structure.

4    Identify literary elements in British literary selections from various genres.
5    

Determine word meaning in British literature using word structure and context clues.

6    

Compare writing styles of two or more British authors.

7    Write for a variety of purposes, including critical essays on literary topics, college application essays, résumé cover letters, and résumés.
8    Demonstrate appropriate use of ellipses, parentheses, hyphens and suspended hyphens, hyphenation of number-and-noun modifiers, slashes, and use of commas with subordinate clauses and nominative absolutes.
9    

Revise drafts to increase sentence complexity.

10    Use the research process to manage, document, organize, and present information to support a thesis on a teacher-approved topic of student interest.
11    

Critique visual communication for effectiveness.

12    Evaluate oral presentation skills of self and others for effectiveness.
13    Analyze nonprint media for use of propaganda.