12th Grade

Virginia Standards of Learning

The twelfth-grade student will use organizational skills and both verbal and nonverbal presentation skills to plan and deliver an effective oral presentation, choosing language and tone appropriate to the audience and purpose. Students will use technology and understanding of media to create, organize, and display knowledge in ways others can access, view, and use. The student will expand general and specialized vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and viewing. The student will analyze British literature and literature of other cultures, recognizing major literary forms and their elements. Using nonfiction texts, students will analyze and synthesize information to solve problems. Writing will include the production of informational, expository, and persuasive/argumentative papers, logically organized demonstrating knowledgeable judgments, and effective conclusions. The student will also produce a welldocumented major research product, by locating, evaluating, synthesizing, and documenting information following ethical and legal guidelines. The student will demonstrate advanced knowledge of grammatical conventions through writing, editing, and speaking. *The bodies of literature for grades 10, 11, and 12 are interchangeable and may be taught in any of these grades.*

Grade Twelve 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 Twelve 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.