11-12.LST.4.3

Synthesize information from a range of sources (e.g., texts, experiments, simulations) into a coherent understanding of a process, phenomenon, or concept, resolving conflicting information when possible.

I Can Statements Question Stems
I can compare ideas in a text to information presented in other formats.
I can contrast ideas in a text to information presented in other formats. I can identify similarities in information between multiple sources.
I can identify discrepancies in information between multiple sources.
I can use multiple sources to understand a topic.

How are the ideas in the text similar to those in the experiment/simulation/video/etc.?
How are the ideas in the text different from those in the experiment/simulation/video/etc.?
What ideas from the text are supported by the experiment/simulation/video/etc.?
What ideas from the text are contradicted by the experiment/simulation/video/etc.?
How can you synthesize the ideas presented in these sources?

Academic Vocabulary

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.