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8th Grade ELA

Watch the tutorial video and take the corresponding Pro-Core web test.  You must receive 60% to count.  If you do not pass you will be able to take the test the next day.  Pro-Core can be accessed here.
Standard Pro-Core Test Video
Cite Evidence 01 LIT: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says  Evidence
Theme 02 LIT: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in development over the course of the text Theme
Describe elements plot 03 LIT: Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action  Plot and sequence of events
Determine meaning of words 04 LIT: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text  Using context clues
Analyze development of point of view 06 LIT: Analyze how the differences in the point of view of the characters and the audience or reader  Point of View
Determine central idea 10 INF: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text  Main idea & supporting ideas
Determine meaning of unknown words 12 INF: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text  Using context clues 
Analyze structure of a paragraph 13 INF: Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text
Determine the author's point of view 14 INF: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze  Scope and Treatment
Evaluate advantages/disadvantages of using mediums 15 INF: Analyze the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums
Delineate and evaluate argument made 16 INF: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text  Analyzing arguments
Analyze a case when two text have conflicting arguments 17 INF: Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic  Elements of an argument
Determine unknown words 18 VOC: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases   Using context clues
Demonstrating understanding of figurative language 19 VOC: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings Figurative language