Apply grades 11–12 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., “Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning [e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court Case majority opinions and dissents] and the premises, purposes, and arguments in works of public advocacy [e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses]”).
Research and Reasoning
- Gather information from a variety of sources; analyze and evaluate the quality and relevance of the source; and use it to answer complex questions
Self-designed research provides insightful information, conclusions, and possible solutions
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.