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- 7.RW.1 Identify and cite effective resources for use in academic or professional essays by evaluating bias, purpose, and author’s stance.
- 7.RW.2 Respond to questions about academic material from sources.
- 7.RW.3 Produce proper in‐text citation for summaries, paraphrases, and quotations.
- 7.RW.4 Produce a 5-paragraph timed writing with details and examples.
- 7.RW.5 Produce a 2-page piece of academic writing using 2+ outside sources and proper citation.
- 7.G.1 Produce adjective clauses.
- 7.G.2 Produce sentences with gerunds and infinitives.
- 7.G.3 Identify noun clauses.
- 7.G.4 Produce the passive voice in complete sentences with present perfect, past perfect, and modal verbs.
- 7.G.5 Identify and produce participial adjectives.
- 7.LS.1 Discuss information found in academic sources to determine important details, credibility, and author’s purpose in complete sentences.
- 7.LS.2 Ask and respond to open-ended questions on academic topics using complete sentences.
- 7.LS.3 Produce sentences with target phrasal verbs.
- 7.LS.4 Perform a 4-5 minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.
- 7.LS.5 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.
- 8.RW.1 Respond to analysis questions on academic sources.
- 8.RW.2 Produce non-formulaic thesis statements appropriate to specific academic tasks.
- 8.RW.3 Produce a 3 to 4-page analysis paper over an extended piece of work (novel, biography, collection of
- articles, professional journal, short stories), with 2+ outside sources and proper citation.
- 8.LS.1 Associate causes and effects from a variety of sources.
- 8.LS.2 Brainstorm solutions, classify information, and determine the accuracy of information collected from
- 8.LS.3 Deliver a 5-minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.
- 8.LS.4 Deliver an impromptu presentation on class topics.
- 8.G.1 Produce grammatically appropriate sentences with modals of ability, possibility, permission, requests,
- necessity, prohibition, advisability, and expectations.
- 8.G.2 Produce sentences with noun clauses.
- 8.G.3 Produce sentences with quoted and reported speech.
- 8.G.4 Identify and produce adverb clauses of cause, contrast, time, manner, concession, condition, purpose,
- reason, and place.
- 9.RW.1 Produce plans for timely completion of an academic writing project.
- 9.RW.2 Produce an in-depth academic or professional project with at least 3 outside sources (business proposal,
- case study, research paper, etc.) that adheres to academic formatting guidelines.
- 9.RW.3 Evaluate information as effective or ineffective by evaluating bias, tone, purpose, and quality of
- 9.LS.1 Use quotations and reported speech to support oral arguments.
- 9.LS.2 Deliver a 5 to 7-minute planned presentation with electronic visuals and proper citations.
- 9.LS.3 Respond in complete sentences to impromptu open-ended questions about class topics.
- 9.G.1 Produce grammatically appropriate sentences using all verbs covered in previous levels (present, past,
- future, modals; active + passive).
- 9.G.2 Produce sentences with accurate article usage.
- 9.G.3 Produce sentences and respond to questions using true and untrue conditionals.
- 9.G.4 Produce grammatically appropriate noun clauses, adjective clauses, and adverb clauses.
Students will receive regular homework assignments to reinforce skills learned in class. Students must complete homework on or before the date it is due. Homework is included in the final course grade.
It is the student’s responsibility to arrange with each instructor to make up work he/she might have missed. It may be necessary for the student to receive tutoring for additional help from an instructor with make-up work. TLC’s Make-up Policy may be found in Student Resources at www.thelanguagecompany.com/index.php?student-resources.
Cheating and plagiarism are strictly prohibited. TLC’s Academic Integrity Policy may be found in Student Resources atwww.thelanguagecompany.com/index.php?student-resources.
TLC considers every class to be important for a student’s academic progress. TLC’s Attendance Policy may be found inStudent Resources at www.thelanguagecompany.com/index.php?student-resources.
To pass a level, students must achieve a 2.0 GPA or greater and meet the requirements of the attendance policy. Failure to do so will result in the student repeating the level.
Classwork: Reading Comprehension Writing Ex
Classwork Reading Comprehension
Final Draft of Position Paper 1
Classwork: Reading Comprehension
1st Draft Completion
Classwork: Written Response from Video
HW: Article and Questions
L7 8 Final Draft of Position Paper 2
L9 First Draft Due - Completed
L9 Final Draft Position Paper II
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