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Meigs County Curriculum
6th Grade - English

Language Arts Processes

Language Processes: Across Curriculum
The learner will be able to use reading, writing, listening, speaking, and viewing processes to make connections among concepts addressed in science, social studies, math, and language arts content areas, and to communicate such connections to others.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Language Applications: General Synthesis Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Handouts [Worksheet].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
  
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Language Expressions

Subject/Predicate: Simple/Identify
The learner will be able to identify the simple subject and predicate of a given sentence.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sentence: Subject Comprehension Master 2.5 TN: Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p.23, #31 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Sentence Structure 1: Complete and Simple Subjects [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Usage 8: Simple Subjects and Predicates [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Noun: Forms/Edit
The learner will be able to edit writing for noun forms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Noun Comprehension Master 2.5 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #9 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 10: Identifying Errors in Prose Pas [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 9 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 9 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 9 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Pronoun: Case/Edit
The learner will be able to edit written works for correct use of pronouns.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Pronoun Comprehension Master 2.5 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #9 week tested: 29..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 49 week tested: 28 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Grammar and Usage 15: Pronouns as Subjects [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage Thinking Skills 1: Analogies: Teami [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 11 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 11 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 11 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Verb Tense: Appropriate
The learner will be able to identify appropriate verb tense.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Verb Tense Comprehension Master 1.0 TN: Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p.20, #26 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Grammar and Usage 7: Verb Agreement with Tense of [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 5: Verbs -- Number and Form [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Usage 4: Verbs: Past, Present, and Future Tenses [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 10 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 10 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 10 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Verb Tense
The learner will be able to identify and understand the correct use of the future, future perfect, past, past perfect, present, and present perfect tenses.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Verb Tense Comprehension Master 1.0 American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 53, 54 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Grammar and Usage 7: Verb Agreement with Tense of [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 5: Verbs -- Number and Form [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Usage 4: Verbs: Past, Present, and Future Tenses [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 10 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 10 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 10 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Subject-Verb: Agreement
The learner will be able to use correct subject-verb agreement.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Subject-Verb Agreement Application Master 3.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #7 week tested: 29..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 52 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 10: Identifying Errors in Prose Pas [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 15 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 15 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 15 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Adjective/Adverb: Identify
The learner will be able to identify the adjective and/or adverb in a given sentence.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Adjective Comprehension Master 2.0 American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 55 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Grammar and Usage 11: Adjectives and Adverbs [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 9: Adjectives and Adverbs -- A Revi [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Usage 6: Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 12-13 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 12, 13 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 12, 13 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Sentence Structure: Complete/Fragment
The learner will be able to identify complete, incomplete, and run-on sentences and edit a series of sentences for fragments and run-ons.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sentence Structure Knowledge Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Item #008, 011, 039 week tested: 29..; TN: Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p.21, #28 week tested: 28..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 32 week tested: 28, TN Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p. 21, #28 week tested: 28 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Sentence Structure 6: Patterns in Sentences [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Usage 9: Sentences: Complete, Fragment, and Run-o [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Sentence Structure: Grammar/Effective
The learner will be able to use correct and write grammatically correct, effective sentences.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sentence Structure Comprehension Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #7 week tested: 29, TN Writing Assessment, January 1995, Grade 8, p. 8 #6 week tested: 20. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 8 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Sentence Structure: Recognize Errors
The learner will be able to recognize and correct errors in sentence structure (to include double negatives, verb forms, subject-verb agreement, redundancies, concisenes, run-on, and clairty).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sentence Structure Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Item #051 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 7 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 7 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 7 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Sentence Structure: Use
The learner will be able to use correct sentence structure.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sentence Structure Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #7 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6, 8 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Sentence Combining
The learner will be able to combine multiple complete sentences into one complete sentence.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sentence Structure/Combine Sentences Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Item #007, 020, 059, 073 week tested: 29..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 32 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Sentence Structure 8: Combining Short Sentences [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 20 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 20 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 20 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Sentence Combining: Concise/Clarity
The learner will be able to combine two sentences concisely and with clarity of meaning.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sentence Structure/Combine Sentences Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #7 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 20 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 20 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 20 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
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Language Mechanics

Capitalization: Use Correctly
The learner will be able to identify and use capitalization correctly.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Capitalization: Applications Comprehension Master 3.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #7, #38 week tested: 29., TN Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p. 17, #20 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 1: Decision Mak [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 1: Pronoun 'I,' Names, Initials, an [Software].  
Writer's Choice, 18 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Study Skills [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Capitalization: Proper Nouns/Adjectives
The learner will be able to capitalize proper nouns and proper adjectives.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Capitalization: Proper Nouns Knowledge Reinforce 1.5 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #39, Language Item #18 week tested: 29..; TN: Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p.17, #20 week tested: 28 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 4: Names and Initials of People and [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Capitalization: Pronoun "I"
The learner will be able to capitalize the pronoun "I".
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Capitalization: Conventions Knowledge Reinforce 0.5 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #39 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 9: The Pronoun [Software].  This lesson teaches students to capitalize the pronoun "I".
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 1: Pronoun 'I,' Names, Initials, an [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Capitalization: Letter Parts
The learner will be able to identify the correct capitalization of the parts of a letter.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Capitalization: Conventions Knowledge Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Language Item #14, 17 week tested: 29..; TN: Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p.17, #20 week tested: 28 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Capitalization: City/State
The learner will be able to capitalize cities and states.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Capitalization: Proper Nouns Knowledge Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade..; Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Language Item #11 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 16: Names of Geographic and Politic [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 4: Cities and Other Place Names [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Study Skills [Software].  
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Capitalization: Titles
The learner will be able to capitalize titles, titles of respect, and titles of books.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Capitalization: Title Knowledge Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #39, #9 week tested: 29., TN Comprehensive Assessment Program Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p. 17, #20 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 10: A Title Preceding a Person's Na [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 6: Books, Magazines, and Other Prin [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 18 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Punctuation: Identify Correct
The learner will be able to identify the correct punctuation and apply fundamental punctuation rules to written works.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Punctuation Knowledge Master 3.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #38, #7 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation Thinking Skills 1: Induction: Editing [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 10: Quotations at the Beginning of Sen [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Punctuation: Letters/Correct
The learner will be able to identify the correct use of punctuation in a letter.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Punctuation Knowledge Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Language Item #14, 17 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Punctuation: Literature Titles
The learner will be able to properly punctuate literary titles.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Punctuation Comprehension Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Language Item #9 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Endmark: Use/Edit
The learner will be able to use endmarks correctly and edit writing for the correct use of end punctuation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Endmark Comprehension Master 3.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Language Item #6, 15 week tested: 29., TN Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p. 18, #21 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation Thinking Skills 1: Induction: Editing [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 1: End Marks After Sentences [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
Houghton Mufflin, Spelling and Vocabulary [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Comma: Identify Correct Use
The learner will be able to identify the correct use of commas.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Comma Comprehension Master 5.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Language Item #1, 4, 8, 10, 16, 19-20 week tested: 29..; TN: Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p.18, #21 week tested: 28 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 5: Commas to Separate Items in Lists [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 3: Commas to Separate Dates & City and [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Comma: City/State
The learner will be able to use a comma between a city and state.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Comma Comprehension Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Language Item #11 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 9: Commas to Separate a City and State [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 3: Commas to Separate Dates & City and [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Colon/Semicolon: Edit
The learner will be able to edit sentences for the correct use of colons and semicolons.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Colon Comprehension Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 65 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 20: Colons Between Independent Clauses [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Quotation Mark: Identify
The learner will be able to identify the correct use of quotation marks in a sentence.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Quotation Mark Knowledge Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Obj. Statement #38, Language Item #3, 5, 7, 12 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation Thinking Skills 1: Induction: Editing [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 8: Quotation Marks Around Titles [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Quotation Mark: Dialogue/Identify
The learner will be able to identify the correct use of quotation marks in dialogue.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Quotation Mark Knowledge Master 0.5 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #38 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Apostrophe/Hyphen: Use and Identify
The learner will be able to correctly use and identify apostrophes and hyphens in sentences.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Apostrophe/Hyphen/Dash Comprehension Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Language Item #2, 13 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Apostrophe: Contractions
The learner will be able to identify and correctly use apostrophes with contractions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Apostrophe/Hyphen/Dash Comprehension Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #39 week tested: 29..; TN: Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p.26, #34 week tested: 28..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 68 week tested: 28 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 12: Apostrophes in Contractions [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 7: Apostrophes: Contractions and Poss [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Apostrophe: Possessives
The learner will be able to identify and correctly use apostrophes with singular and plural possessives.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Apostrophe/Hyphen/Dash Comprehension Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Plus Edition (Complete Battery), 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #39 week tested: 29..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 68 week tested: 28..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 68 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Language Arts, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 13: Apostrophes to Show Possession [Software].  
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Mechanics Thinking Skills 2: Induction: S [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 7: Apostrophes: Contractions and Poss [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 19 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
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Essay: Style and Organization
The learner will be able to write narrative, expository, or persuasive essays which have a stated or implied thesis, exclude irrelevant details, include supporting details, examples, and vivid descriptions, follow a clear organizational pattern, and are eventually edited for grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Essay/Composition   Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W1;WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W4: WORK KEYS: Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Reading, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Prewriting: Strategies/Variety
The learner will be able to apply a variety of prewriting strategies.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Prewriting: Strategies Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Prewriting: Outline/Understand
The learner will be able to understand how to use an outline as a prewriting strategy.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Prewriting: Strategies Comprehension Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Prewriting: Sources/Information
The learner will be able to understand how to use information sources as a prewriting strategy.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Prewriting: Strategies Comprehension Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8, Item #005 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Revise: Audience
The learner will be able to revise writing to include a sense of audience.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Revising: Content   Introduce   TN: Writing Assessment, January 1995, Grade 8, p.8, #6 week tested: 20. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Revise: Progression of Ideas
The learner will be able to revise writing for proper progression of ideas.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Revising: Content Synthesis Introduce 3.0 TN: Writing Assessment, January 1995, Grade 8, p.8, #6 week tested: 20. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Revise: Word Choices
The learner will be able to revise a piece of writing by substituting overly used verbs, nouns, and modifiers for vivid precise ones.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Revising: Word Choice Application Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Composition: Mechanics
The learner will be able to use correct mechanics when creating a composition on a given topic.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Essay/Composition Application Master 2.0 TN: Writing Assessment, January 1995, Grade 8, p.8, #6 week tested: 20. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Edit: Language Conventions
The learner will be able to edit written works for subject-verb agreement, pronoun reference, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, interjections, quotes, endmarks, contractions, and proper nouns.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Editing: Language Conventions Application Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 78 week tested: 28. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 12: Identifying Errors in Prose Pas [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 3: Greetings and Closings in Letter [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Edit: Usage
The learner will be able to edit written works for usage.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Editing: Usage Application Master 5.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Item #10, 21, 36, 37-38, 47-49, 58, 60, 62, 67 week tested: 29..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 78 week tested: 28. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 12: Identifying Errors in Prose Pas [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Usage 2: Pronouns: Singular, Plural, and Possessi [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Edit: Capitalization
The learner will be able to edit sentences for capitalization errors.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Editing: Language Conventions Analysis Master 2.5 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #9 week tested: 29. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 1: Nouns -- A Review [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Capitalization 1: Pronoun 'I,' Names, Initials, an [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Edit: Punctuation
The learner will be able to edit for correct use of punctuation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Editing: Language Conventions Application Master 2.5 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #9 week tested: 29. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 12: Identifying Errors in Prose Pas [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Punctuation 10: Quotations at the Beginning of Sen [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Mechanics [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Edit: Verb Form
The learner will be able to edit written works for correct verb forms and tenses.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Editing: Language Conventions Application Master 2.5 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #9 week tested: 29. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Edit: Adjectives/Adverbs
The learner will be able to edit for correct use of adverbs and adjectives.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Editing: Language Conventions Application Master   Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #9 week tested: 29. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W5 : WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Language Usage 12: Identifying Errors in Prose Pas [Software].  
CornerStone Level A, Skills Bank Corp., Usage 6: Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Clarity/Focus: Relevant Information
The learner will be able to include relevant and vivid information in his/her writing.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Clarity/Focus Evaluation Master 3.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8, Item #023, 050, 061 week tested: 29., TN Writing Assessment, January 1995, Grade 8, p. 8, #6 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Paragraph: Topic Sentence/Identify
The learner will be able to select the best topic sentence for a given paragraph.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Paragraph Content: Topic Sentence Application Master 3.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8, Item #029, 074-075, 080 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Writing and Paragraphs 8: Identifying the Topic Se [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Paragraph: Coherence/Create/Critique
The learner will be able to create and critique paragraphs for theme, sequence, and ideas.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Paragraph Content Evaluation Introduce 2.0 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Organization: Information
The learner will be able to use writing as a way to organize information.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organization Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Item #064-066 week tested: 29., TN Writing Assessment, January 1995, Grade 8, p. 8 #6 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Sequence: Identify
The learner will be able to identify correct sentence sequence.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sequence Knowledge Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Item #009, 028 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Writing and Paragraphs Thinking Skills 3: Sequenci [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Sequence: Ideas
The learner will be able to order ideas and paragraphs sequentially when writing.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Sequence Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8 week tested: 29..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 79 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Writing Series, Skills Bank Corp., Writing and Paragraphs Thinking Skills 3: Sequenci [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Conclusion: Use
The learner will be able to use a conclusion in a written work.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Introduction/Conclusion Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Transition: Edit
The learner will be able to identify the best transition for a given sentence.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Transition Knowledge Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Item #035, 046 week tested: 29..; American College Test (ACT), Study Guide, 1995-1996, ACT, p. 78 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Language Expressions [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Transitions
The learner will be able to use effective transitions (and, but, or) in his/her writing.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Transition Comprehension Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Transition: Conjunction-Phrases/Use
The learner will be able to use transitional conjunctions and phrases in his/her writing.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Transition Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8 week tested: 29. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Support: Write Text
The learner will be able to write a supported text.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Support Application Master 2.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8, Item #012, 022, 063 week tested: 29. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W1;WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit Tests 1-6 [Tests].  
  
Expository: Essay
The learner will be able to write an expository essay (including a paper which is definitional, one that clearly answers "why" and "why not," and one that uses compare and contrast relationships).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Expository Comprehension Introduce 5.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 16, Objective Statement #8 week tested: 29., TN Writing Assessment, January 1995, Grade 8, p. 20 week tested: 20. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W1;WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 5 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 5 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Portfolios: Collection
The learner will be able to compile a portfolio of writing samples which includes writing from different content areas, reports, short stories, persuasive, and expository pieces, speeches, and poems with drafts from each stage of the writing process. The writing should reflect the writer's growth in such areas as writing strategies, vocabulary, language conventions, and interests throughout a month, semester, or year. The portfolio should also include an explanation of why the pieces were selected, a self-evaluation of progress, and a judgment statement on whether goals set by teacher and/or student were met.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Portfolios: Collection Application Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
  
Portfolios: Presentation
The learner will be able to select pieces of writing from the original portfolio for a presentation portfolio which reflect a variety of writing styles in final draft (polished) form. Each piece should be accompanied by a written explanation detailing reasons for the presentation portfolio selections (the basis for selections).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Portfolios: Presentation Application Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
  
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Summary: Summarize/Respond
The learner will be able to summarize oral presentations given by others, and respond appropriately to another by paraphrasing their point of view and providing counterpoints.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Summary Analysis Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Reading; BS-R5: WORK KEYS: Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Reading, Writing. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Listening, BS-L1: WORK KEYS: Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Listening, Teamwork Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 [Textbook].  
Basal Reader, Just Past the Possible [Textbook].  
Accelerated Reader Program, Software Program [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Handouts [Worksheet].  
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 Mastery Test [Tests].  
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  
Speech: Content/Critique
The learner will be able to critique a speaker for speech content (ideas selected for speech, organization of ideas, facts and opinions given as support, appropriateness of topic for given audience).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Speech Analysis Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Listening, BS-L1: WORK KEYS: Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Listening, Teamwork Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 [Textbook].  
Basal Reader, Just Past the Possible [Textbook].  
Accelerated Reader Program, Software Program [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Handouts [Worksheet].  
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 Mastery Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 Pretest [Tests].  
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  
Questions: Clarify/Analyze/Synthesize
The learner will be able to formulate questions which require a speaker to clarify meaning, analyze, and synthesize information.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Questions Analysis Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Listening, BS-L1: WORK KEYS: Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Listening, Teamwork. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S7. WORK KEYS: Listening, Observation, Teamwork Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 [Textbook].  
Basal Reader, Just Past the Possible [Textbook].  
Accelerated Reader Program, Software Program [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Handouts [Worksheet].  
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 Mastery Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 25 Pretest [Tests].  
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  
Body Language
The learner will be able to receive, attend to,interpret body language in ways to comprehend, learn, critically evaluate, appreciate or support the speaker.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Nonverbal Cues Evaluation Master 1.0 SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Listening, BS-L2: WORK KEYS: Locating Information, Listening, Observation Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  Assessment Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  
Listener Feedback
The learner will be able to understand and respond to listener feedback.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Listening Responses   Master   SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S6. WORK KEYS:Listening, Observation, Teamwork Classroom
  
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Directions: Organized
The learner will be able to give organized, properly sequenced, and cohesive directions orally.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Directions Application Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S1: WORK KEYS: Locating Information, Listening, Observation, Teamwork. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
Basal Reader, Just Past the Possible [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
  
Evaluator: Criteria/Write
The learner will be able to demonstrate an awareness of the elements to be considered when giving an oral presentation by writing a set of criteria to evaluate other presenters.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Evaluator Analysis Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Listening, BS-L1: WORK KEYS: Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Listening, Teamwork. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
Basal Reader, Just Past the Possible [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
  
Strategies/Techniques: Oral Presentation
The learner will be able to deliver an oral report, tell a legend, folktale, story, or fable, give a mock news broadcast or a report, participate in an interview, dramatize an event, or read a poem before a group utilizing rich language, speech intonations, timing, gestures, eye contact, voice modulation, and precise pronunciation to emphasize key points and to communicate a message effectively.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Communication Strategies/Techniques Application Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S1: WORK KEYS: Locating Information, Listening, Observation, Teamwork. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
Basal Reader, Just Past the Possible [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
  
Conversations, Discussion
The learner will be able to participate in conversations, discussions and group presentations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Group Communication Application Master   SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S2 : WORK KEYS: Listening, Teamwork, Observation Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  Assessment Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  
Medium and Message
The learner will be able to select an appropriate medium for conveying a message.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Presentation: Style/Organization Analysis Master   SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S3: WORK KEYS: Observation, Teamwork Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  Assessment Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  
Style, Tone and Complexity
The learner will be able to use body language appropriate in style and level of complexity in the audience and the occasion.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Communication: Body Language Analysis Master   SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Speaking, BS-S4. WORK KEYS: Listening, Observation, Teamwork Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  Assessment Resources
 
4-H Public Speaking Contest, 4-H Speech [4-H Club].  
  
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Study and Research Skills

Research Project
The learner will be able to formulate an investigative research project plan which details what will be investigated, when, and how, investigate a given topic using two or more resources, organize and synthesize the information from the sources, and write a paper or prepare a presentation which conveys the information in a cohesive manner.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Research Project Application, Analysis Introduce   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W2; WORK KEYS: Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Handouts, Books [Worksheet].  
Library Resources, Books [Resource Book].  
Internet, Various sites [On-line].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Dictionary: Entry
The learner will be able to read a dictionary entry, interpret information, and determine a word's syllabication, pronunciation, spelling, part of speech, use, origin, or definition.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Dictionary Comprehension Master 2.0 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade, TN Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p. 36, #50 week tested: 28. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Study Skills Series, Skills Bank Corp., Dictionaries and Books 1: Alphabetizing [Software].  
Library Resources, Books [Resource Book].  
Spelling Connections, Zaner-Bloser, Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Study Skills [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Mastery Test [Tests].  
Spelling Connections, Zaner-Bloser, Units 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9 [Textbook].  
  
Letter Writing: Business/Abbreviations
The learner will be able to identify the correct format and abbreviations in a business letter and correctly address an envelope for a business letter.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Formal Letter Writing: Business Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p.24, #32 week tested: 28. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W3: WORK KEYS: Applied Technology, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Writer's Choice, Units 1-6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Study Skills [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 5 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 5 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Reference Form: Understand
The learner will be able to select appropriate reference source and determine which information is found in an atlas, thesaurus, almanac, index, bibliography, dictionary, timetable, and telephone directory.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Reference Form Comprehension Master 2.0 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade, TN Comprehensive Assessment Prog. Competency Test, 03/1994, Grade 12, p. 34, #48 week tested: 28. SCANS (Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills): Category One-Foundation, Basic Skills: Writing, BS-W2; WORK KEYS: Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Writing Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Study Skills Series, Skills Bank Corp., References 2: Encyclopedias [Software].  
Library Resources, Books [Resource Book].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Study Skills [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Pretest [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Mastery Test [Tests].  
  
Forms: Complete
The learner will be able to follow directions and complete a form, such as an order form.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Form Application Introduce 1.0 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Study Skills Series, Skills Bank Corp., Consumer Information 9: Filling Out Forms [Software].  
Library Resources, Handouts [Resource Book].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Study Skills [Software].  
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Reading [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Mastery Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Pretest [Tests].  
  
Table: Comparison
The learner will be able to compare and analyze data displayed in a table.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Table Analysis Introduce 3.0 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-8), October 11, 1996, Grade 6-8., Sixth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
SkillsBank 96 Study Skills Series, Skills Bank Corp., Maps, Charts, and Graphs 7: Tables [Software].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 23 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, Tudor Publishing Company, Version 1, Study Skills [Software].  
Teacher Made Materials, Teacher Made Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Mastery Test [Tests].  
Writer's Choice, Unit 21 Pretest [Tests].  
  
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