Competency #1: Reading

Jr. English Competency-Based Education Pilot

Competency # 1: Reading

As specified in course specific criteria for each semester, demonstrate the ability to comprehend, analyze and critique increasingly complex literature in a wide range of formats (print, non-print and digital) and multiple genres (fiction, nonfiction, prose, poetry, and drama) to build an understanding of the many dimensions (e.g., philosophical, ethical, aesthetic) of human experience.


Performance task indicates learner's ability to authentically and independently:

    • read and comprehend increasingly complex literary text(s) across multiple genres and formats, as specified in course curriculum.
    • create an analysis and critique of texts, as specified in course curriculum.
    • cite and place in context passages from texts to support conclusions, as specified in course curriculum.

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Course Specific Criteria

This is described in the overview for each course:

American Experience

CP English 11

Honors English 11