11-12.LST.2.1

Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author
makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.

I Can Statements Question Stems
I can cite specific textual evidence to support my analysis.
I can identify useful specific textual evidence for its use in analysis of science and technical texts.
I can cite specific textual evidence for its use in supporting the main idea, supporting details, conclusion, and purpose.
I am using precise details or explanations or descriptions in my citation.
I can identify gaps or inconsistencies within the text.
I can address the gaps or inconsistencies in the text.

What specific text evidence or data is used to support the main idea?
How does the text evidence or data support the supporting details of this text? How does the specific text evidence or data from the text support your conclusion?
What was the purpose of citing the specific text evidence or data at the time of publication? What is the precise details or explanations or descriptions I am looking to address?
What gaps or inconsistencies are there within the text?

Academic Vocabulary

textual evidence
cite

English Learner Considerations

The English Learner considerations, which were written by Indiana EL teachers, are meant to increase engagement and support growth for ELs. They are designed to support the standards and curriculum you are currently using. The following are recommendations of best practices to assist educators in making language more accessible for English Learners. Educators should adapt strategies based upon a student’s proficiency level and ensure that content is age-appropriate.

Additional strategies and the guiding principles regarding literacy instruction for English Learners.

Special Education Considerations

The special education considerations, which were written by Indiana special education teachers, are meant to increase engagement and support growth for students in special education. This is not an exhaustive list of strategies, but these supports will help you make literacy instruction more accessible for students. Remember to adapt these to the needs of your students and ensure that you are creating opportunities for all students to engage with rigorous content.

Guiding principles regarding literacy instruction for students in special education.