Honors Language Arts 11 Essential Learning Goals
The Honors Language Arts team has identified the following Essential Learning Standards from the Utah State Core that we guarantee to teach and focus on as our goals for student learning:
Essential Reading Skills: Identify, understand, and analyze an author's purpose and central ideas in written, visual, and oral literary and informational texts, including an author's use of literal and figurative language. Cite explicit and inferential evidence to support conclusions and compare texts.
Essential Writing Skills: Write texts of exposition and argument that are clearly worded, logically organized, sufficiently developed, and well-supported with documented textual evidence.
Essential Language Skills: Make effective word, phrasing, and style choices for an audience, including following conventions of Standard English and MLA formatting for academic writing.