A student expectation is directly related to the knowledge and skills statement, is more specific about how students demonstrate their learning, and always begins with a verb. Student expectations are further broken down into their component parts, often referred to as “breakouts.”
Artes del lenguaje y lectura en español.6.9.D.iii
Se espera que el estudiante
analice las características y los elementos estructurales del texto informativo, incluyendo:
patrones organizacionales, tales como definición, clasificación, ventaja y desventaja;
A knowledge and skills statement is a broad statement of what students must know and be able to do. It generally begins with a learning strand and ends with the phrase “The student is expected to:” Knowledge and skills statements always include related student expectations.
Glossary Support for SLA.6.9.D.iii
the process of organizing facts, objects, or information into sets of categories with common features, as dates by centuries or houses by type of construction
an organizational pattern in which an author explains or describes a topic by listing examples, features, and characteristics of the subject
Informational text is often presented according to common organizational patterns. For example, a scientific article might structure a section about the ethical/social issues surrounding Earth’s natural energy resources by discussing the advantages and disadvantages of their long-term use. Students are expected to identify and analyze these patterns of organizing text.