Students read and understand a variety of materials.
Students write and speak for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Students write and speak using conventional grammar, usage, sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization and spelling.
Students apply thinking skills to their reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing.
Students read to locate, select, and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, reference, and technological sources.
Students read and recognize literature as a record of human experience.