11th Grade

Virginia Standards of Learning

The eleventh-grade student will be able to make and analyze informative and persuasive oral presentations, with attention to the accuracy of evidence and the effectiveness of delivery. An examination of how media influences beliefs and behaviors will be introduced. The student will continue to develop and expand vocabulary. The study of both classic and contemporary American literature will enhance the student’s appreciation for literature. The student will be able to identify the prevalent themes and characterizations present in American literature, which are reflective of history and culture. Students will also use nonfiction texts to draw conclusions and make inferences citing textual support. The student will be able to write clear and accurate personal, professional, and informational correspondence and reports for research and other applications. Grammar development will continue through the application of rules for sentence formation, usage, spelling, and mechanics. The student will develop informative and persuasive writings by locating, evaluating, synthesizing, and documenting information following ethical and legal guidelines. * The bodies of literature for grades 10, 11, and 12 are interchangeable and may be taught in any of these grades.*

Grade Eleven SOL's - 2010 - NKCPS will be following these standards for the 2018-19 school year. Certain elements of the 2017 standards will be embedded into instruction after professional development and guidance on implementation.

Curriculum Framework - 2010 - NKCPS will be referencing the 2010 curriculum framework the for the 2018-19 school year. Certain elements of the 2017 standards will be embedded into instruction after professional development and guidance on implementation.

Grade Eleven SOL's - 2017 - This is a crosswalk year and we will be exploring the changes to the Virginia Standards of Learning for English. Teachers should reference these throughout the year.

EOC SOL Blueprint for Reading and Writing - High School teachers should reference this for information pertaining to SOL tests for EOC. There are many standards that can be included or are subsumed within the testing blueprint.

VMAST - The Virginia Modified Achievement Standards Test (VMAST) is an online grade level alternate assessment based on modified achievement standards designed for eligible students with disabilities. Students participating in the VMAST are expected to learn the Standards of Learning (SOL) objectives for grade level content; however, they may require additional time and a variety of instructional and assessment supports. The achievement expectations are modified, and rigor is reduced by including supports and simplifications that allow participating students to access and demonstrate knowledge of grade level content.