Quipper School UK Curriculum
Key Stage 3 English

Reading
 Identify the meaning of words based on knowledge of Roman and Greek mythology
 Drawing conclusions
 Distinguish between comprehensible texts and noncomprehensible texts (4)
 Context
 Distinguish between comprehensible texts and noncomprehensible texts (2)
 Understand common metaphors
 Define literal language
 Compare and contrast various authors writing about the same topic 2
 Explain and identify the characteristics of a sonnet
 Scanning for textual evidence
 Define Connotative
 Identify the point of view of the author
 Use reading skills to evaluate comprehension
 Use reading strategies to locate difficult content or areas of a text
 Make meaning from context
 Analyze the development of an informational text
 Compare and contrast various text presentation of events
 Compare and contrast various authors writing about the same topic (1)
 Incorporate an English to English dictionary and/or thesaurus into your study routine
 Explicit versus implicit Information
 Identify an author's purpose
 Define textual evidence
 Choose the best meaning from the dictionary
 Distinguish between figurative and connotative
 Explain the author's motivations for writing style
 Describe and evaluate claims made by the author
 Identify the best sources for finding information about English
 Use reading strategies to locate supporting details
 Reread a text to find more information
 Identify the meaning of words with AngloSaxon roots
 Locate evidence in a text
 Analyze the author's purpose
 Using a dictionary to define a word or phrase
 Use a table of contents to find appropriate information
 Reread to clarify information
 Identify 'point of view' in the text
 Define various forms of text
 Use context to figure out the meaning of new words and phrases
 Compare and contrast the position of various authors
 Identify key information in a dictionary
 Use context to draw conclusions about the meaning of a word or phrase
 Define evidence in the text
 Development of ideas in a text
 Main idea and supporting details
 Distinguish between literal and figurative language
 Identify various forms of text
 Compare and Contrast a work of historical fiction with an actual historical account (2)
 Identify the explicit and implicit information provided by the text
 Define connotative meaning in language
 Word choice and tone (2)
 Determine vocabulary meaning from context
 List questions about a text
 Identify relevant and irrelevant information in researching topics
 Distinguish between figurative and connotative language.
 Define figurative
 Identify the best source for specific information
 Read closely to find answers explicity in a text
 Context and Vocabulary
 Point of view
 Use context to guess meaning of unfamiliar words
 Read closely to find answers that require an inference
 Draw conclusions based on information in a text
 Distinguish between various types of figurative language
 Explain and identify a soliloquy
 Define context
 Explicit versus implicit information in informational text
 Define figurative language
 Locate and Identify Textual Evidence
 Define inference
 Distinguish between comprehensible texts and noncomprehensible texts (1)
 Understand the purpose of altering history in fiction
 Incorporate an English to English dictionary and/or thesaurus into your study routine
 Utilize knowledge of antonyms to gather meaning for unknown words
 Use reading skills to evaluate comprehension
 Identify the explicit information provided by the text
 Main idea and supporting details
 Define genre in literature (1)
 Dictionary for pronunciation and parts of speech
 Distinguish between a work of historical fiction and a historical account (fact versus opinion)
 Compare and contrast a work of historical fiction and a historical account (1)
 Using context to define a word or phrase
 Distinguish between comprehensible texts and noncomprehensible texts (3)
 Using a dictionary to define a word or phrase (2)
 Main idea
 Define and identify various types of figurative language
 Compare and contrast the points of view of multiple characters
 Define theme in a story
 Define antonyms
 Identify the explicit information provided by the text
 Figures of speech
 Define genre in literature (2)
 Compare and contrast a work of historical fiction and a historical account
 Distinguish between comprehensible texts and noncomprehensible texts (5)
 Explain and identify the characteristics of an ode
 Main idea and supporting details
 Dictionary for pronunciation and parts of speech
 Main idea and supporting details
 Define setting
 Identify various genres in literature
 Use reading strategies to locate difficult content or areas of a text
 Directly stated information versus implied information
 Define figures of speech
 Describe the point of view
 Analyze how rhymes and other repetitions of sound impact a story
 Compare and contrast different genres
 Direct and nondirect language in a text
 Infer what will happen next using a portion of the text
 Define and recognize rhyme scheme
 Identify relationships between part and whole
 Evaluate a story's plot including the climax and the resolution.
 Using context to define a word or phrase (2)
 Analyze characters
 Scanning
 Structure as it relates to meaning and style
 Define and recognize consonance and assonance
 Identify the setting in a story
 Literal and nonliteral meaning of vocabulary words (2)
 Explain and identify the characteristics of a haiku
 Define textual evidence
 Identify textual evidence used to draw conclusions.
 Use reading skills to evaluate comprehension
 Use context to draw conclusions about the meaning of a word or phrase
 Summarize evidence in the text
 Context and Vocabulary
 Define connotations and denotations
 Define figurative language
 Interpret figures of speech
 Identify the explicit and implicit information provided by the text
 Understand common metaphors
 Dialogue and plot
 Understand personification
 Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts
 Understand common similes
 Literal and nonliteral meaning of words in English
 Point of View
 Explain and identify a monologue
 Define and recognize alliteration
 Identify common forms of figurative langauge
 Define and identify theme in a short story

Writing
 Identify the number of syllables in a word
 Summarize and paraphrase a text
 Choose the best summary of a short talk or informational ad
 Define anecdote
 Summarize a text using explicit information
 Spelling
 Text structure (2)
 Identify the main idea and supporting details of an informational text
 2.2 Analyze analogies in an informational text
 Vary sentence pattern variations for stylistic reasons
 Identify key arguments in a piece of text
 Text organization
 Define redundancy
 Summarize evidence in the text
 Understand how anecdotes impact texts
 Paraphrase versus summarize
 Create coherence between ideas
 Identify sensory language
 Choose descriptive vocabulary for places
 Sequence sentences for coherence
 Text structure (1)
 Using precise and concise language
 Choose descriptive vocabulary for people
 Use transition words for stating results and consequences (1)
 Identify appropriate details for describing a person
 Identify appropriate language for academic essays
 Use transition words for stating results and consequences (2)
 Identify appropriate language for workrelated writing
 Sequence information for clarity
 Maintain a consistent tone
 Identify appropriate transition words for introducing evidence
 Identify and eliminate redundancy in a text
 Sequence elements in a description
 Selecting an appropriate point of view
 English punctuation: commas, parentheses, dashes
 Supporting details
 Identify the signficance of story structure through organization
 Phonetics and spelling
 Summarize a text using explicit information
 Summarize literature while excluding opinion
 Essential elements in a sentence
 Phonetics
 Use a plot diagram to organize the structure of the story.
 Word choice and tone of a text
 Identify analogy and allusion
 Summarize a text using explicit information
 Development of 'point of view' in a character
 Suspense and humor
 Short story elements and main idea
 Theme and short story elements

Grammar and Vocabulary
 Pronouns: Subjective
 Identify the stress pattern in words
 Choose the correct transition word to link ideas and evidence
 Pronouns: cases
 Comma usage and coordinate adjectives
 Maintain consistency in spoken language
 Define common Greek and Latin roots
 Define clause
 Utilize knowledge of Greek and Latin affixes and roots (2)
 Distinguish between essential and parenthetical elements in a sentence
 Define phrase
 Distinguish between connotations and denotations
 Define misplaced modifier
 English punctuation to set off nonrestrictive /parenthetical elements
 Identify a misplaced modifier
 Vague pronouns
 Define dangling modifier
 Utilize knowledge of Greek and latin affixes and roots
 Synonyms and Antonyms
 Simple, compound, complex and compoundcomplex sentences (1)
 Distinguish between connotations and denotations (2)
 Improve expressions in conventional English grammar
 Explain the function of phrases and clauses
 Formal versus general English
 Variations of Standard English
 Distinguish between sentence types
 Identify relationships between cause and effect
 Academic English
 Coordinate adjectives
 Nonrestrictive and restictive elements in a sentence
 Identify sentence types
 Plural and singular pronouns
 Correct dangling and misplaced modifiers
 Define academic English
 Pronouns: objective
 Identify a dangling modifier
 General and academic English
 Define common Greek and Latin roots
 Pronouns: possessive
 Define and identify Greek and Latin affixes and roots
 Standard English
 Utilize academic English when necessary
Key Stage 3 Maths

Number  Decimal places

Number  Negative and Positive Values
 Graphing inequalities
 Ordering negative numbers
 Solving problems with negative numbers
 Opposite of a number
 Reflections of ordered pairs
 Reflections of ordered pairs in the axes
 Number lines
 Plotting ordered pairs
 Order in real world contexts
 Calculations that make 0
 Add and subtract positive and negative integers
 Add and subtract fractions
 Convert a fraction to a terminating decimal
 Convert a fraction to a recurring decimal

Number  Math Vocabulary

Number  Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Divison
 Dividing fractions
 Solving problems with dividing fractions
 Division
 Solving division problems
 Multistep real life problems
 Adding negative numbers
 Subtracting negative numbers
 Calculations with negative numbers
 Add and subtract decimals
 Multiplying positive and negative integers
 Multiplying positive and negative decimals
 Multiplying positive and negative fractions
 Dividing positive and negative integers 1
 Dividing positive and negative fractions
 Real world problems using division
 Explain the solution to a realworld problem in context
 Estimating mathematical calculations

Number  Order of operations

Number  Roots and Powers
 Evaluating exponents
 Writing exponents
 Evaluating expression with exponents
 Square roots
 Cube roots
 Representing solutions using root symbols
 Write large numbers as a single digit and a power of ten
 Write small numbers as a single digit and a power of ten
 Compare numbers written as a single digit and a power of ten

Number  Standard Index Form

Number  Decimals and fractions

Number  Percentages

Number  Standard units

Number  Rounding numbers

Number  Approximation and degree of accuracy

Number  Numbers as infinite

Algebra  Notation

Algebra  Using Formulae

Algebra  Concepts and vocabulary

Algebra  Manipulating algebraic expressions

Algebra  Rearranging formulae

Algebra  Translating into algebraic expressions

Algebra  Linear equations

Algebra  Coordinates

Algebra  Graphs
 119. Graphs of linear and quadratic functions
 126. Quadratic graphs in context
 128. Comparing linear and quadratic functions
 113. Identifying key features of a graph
 115. Interpret and graph functions in context
 099. Solving a system of a linear equation and a quadratic equation algebraically
 094. Quadratic equations and complex roots
 098. Solving a system of a linear equation and a quadratic equation graphically

Algebra  Reducing linear equations

Algebra  Using graphs to approximate

Algebra  Solving contextual problems with graphs

Algebra  Arithmetic sequences

Algebra  Geometric sequences

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Changing between related units

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Scale

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Ratio

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Dividing quantities with ratios

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Expressing relationships with ratios

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Ratios and fractions

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Percentage change

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Direct and inverse proportion
 Graph a proportional relationship
 Slope of proportional relationships
 Compare different representations of two proportional relationships represented as contextual situations, graphs, or equations.
 Tables and proportional ratio
 Meaning of points (x,y) in a proportional relationship
 Multistep proportional problems

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Compound units

Geometry and measures  Derive and apply formulae

Geometry and measures  Perimeters and area

Geometry and measures  Draw and measure line segments and angles

Geometry and measures  Rulers and compasses

Geometry and measures  Conventional terms and notations

Geometry and measures  Labelling triangles

Geometry and measures  Properties of shapes

Geometry and measures  Translation, rotation and reflection

Geometry and measures  Congruent triangles

Geometry and measures  Angles

Geometry and measures  Parallel lines
 180. Angles and parallel lines
 226. Parallel and perpendicular lines
 Parallel lines and transformations
 Parallel lines and transformations
 Corresponding angles in parallel lines
 Alternate interior angles in parallel lines
 Alternate exterior angles in parallel lines
 Vertical pairs in parallel lines
 Supplementary pairs in parallel lines
 Angles in parallel lines

Geometry and measures  The sum of angles

Geometry and measures  Derive angles and sides

Geometry and measures  Pythagoras' theorem and trogonometric ratios

Geometry and measures  Solve problems in 3D
 Volumes of cubes
 Nets of 3D shapes
 Surface area
 Surface area in real world contexts
 Slicing a 3D figure
 2D cross sections of a 3D figure
 Surface area of cubes
 Surface area of prisms
 Surface area of pyramids
 Volume of prisms
 Volumes of composite shapes
 Real life volumes of composite shapes
 236. Crosssections of 3D objects
 237. Crosssections of 3D objects in context

Geometry and measures  Mathematical relationships

Probability  Frequency of outcomes

Probability  Tables, grids and Venn diagrams

Probability  Calculate theoretical probabilities
 276. Probabilities of independent events
 275. Identifying independent events
 285. The Addition Rule
 286. The Addition Rule in context
 287. The Multiplication Rule
 288. The Multiplication Rule in context
 294. Defining random variables
 296. Expected value of a random variable
 298. Expectation of random variables for theoretical events

Statistics  Distributions of a single variable
 Comparing data using measures of centre and variability
 Statistical and nonstatistical questions
 Mean
 Mode
 Median
 Range
 Shape of a distribution
 Understand the median
 Understand the mode
 Understand measures of variability
 Data collection
 Measures of center
 Measures of variability
 Mean and measures of variability
 271. Data collection
 Describing a graph
 267. Sample mean and proportion
 269. Sample mean and standard deviation
 270. Difference of means
 272. Bias in data collection

Statistics  Using tables, charts and diagrams

Statistics  Bivariate data
Key Stage 4 Maths

Number: Calculation and Accuracy  Powers and roots

Number: Calculation and Accuracy  Standard Index Form

Number: Calculation and Accuracy  Fractions and surds / nth routes

Algebra: Expressing Relations  Algebraic, graphical and function representations

Algebra: Expressing Relations  Equivalent expressions

Algebra: Expressing Relations  Cubic, trigonometric, reciprocal and exponential graphs

Algebra: Expressing Relations  Inverse functions

Algebra: Expressing Relations  Geometric sequences

Algebra: Expressing Relations  Rational expressions

Algebra: Using Equations and Functions  Translating into algebraic expressions

Algebra: Using Equations and Functions  Linear and quadratic equations
 Factorising expressions
 032. Discriminant of a quadratic equation
 060. Factorising a quadratic with a=1
 061. Factorising any quadratic
 062. Quadratic equations
 Solving simultaneous equations using algebra
 103. Graph of equations involving two variables
 093. Solve quadratic equations with algebraic methods
 092. Solve quadratic equations by inspection and factorising

Algebra: Using Equations and Functions  Solving inequalities

Algebra: Using Equations and Functions  Gradients, roots, intercepts and turning points

Algebra: Using Equations and Functions  Gradients and intercepts in linear functions

Algebra: Using Equations and Functions  Velocity and acceleration

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Lengths, areas and volumes

Ratio, proportion and rates of change

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Growth and decay

Ratio, proportion and rates of change  Instantaneous and average rates of change

Geometry and measures (includes precalculus)  Parellelograms and trapezia

Geometry and measures (includes precalculus)  Linear, quadratic and trigonometric relationships

Geometry and measures (includes precalculus)  Arc length, angles and areas of sectors

Geometry and measures (includes precalculus)  Trigonometry in 2 and 3D
 159. Using sin2(θ) + cos2(θ) = 1 to find sin (θ), cos (θ), or tan (θ)
 160. Using sin²(θ) + cos²(θ) = 1 in trigonometric substitution
 161. Proving the addition and subtraction formula for sine, cosine and tangent
 198. Trigonometric ratios in similar triangles
 199. Use trigonometry to find missing sides
 203. Trigonometric ratios in realworld problems
 206. Use the Laws of Sines and Cosines to find lengths
 154. Properties of trigonometric functions
 155. Modelling with trigonometric functions
 162. Using the addition and subtraction formula for sine, cosine and tangent
 207. Use the Laws of Sines and Cosines to find angles
 208. Laws of Sines and Cosines in context
 200. Use trigonometry to find missing angles
 201. Sine and cosine of complementary angles.
 205. Recognise when to use the Laws of Sines and Cosines
 Pythagorean Theorem in 3D

Geometry and measures (includes precalculus)  Vectors

Geometry and measures (includes precalculus)  Rotation, reflection and translation

Geometry and measures (includes precalculus)  Combinations of transformations

Geometry and measures (includes precalculus)  Circle theorems

Probability  Relative frequency and theoretical probability

Probability  Independent and dependent events

Probability  Conditional probabilities

Probability  Empirical samples

Statistics  Description and inference with data sets

Statistics  Grouped, continuous data

Statistics  Bivariate data
Key Stage 3 Science

General Science
 Introduction to the Scientific Method
 Introduction to Scientific Investigations
 Scientific Enquiry
 Laboratory Safety
 Chemical and Biological Hazards
 Analysis and Verification of the Results of Scientific Investigations
 Chemical Quantities
 Significant Figures and Scientific Notation in Chemistry
 Uncertainty in Scientific Measurement in Chemistry
 Naming Ionic Compounds from their Chemical Formulas

Physics
 Motion under the Influence of Gravity
 Forces and Motion
 Introduction to Energy
 Potential Energy
 Kinetic Energy
 Transfer and Transformation of Energy
 Introduction to Work and Power
 Light in different Mediums
 Reflection of Light
 Refraction and Total Internal Reflection of Light
 Light Phenomenon
 Fossil Fuels
 Vibration and Waves
 More About Sound Waves
 Current Electricity
 Simple Electric Circuits
 The Cost of Electric Energy
 The Nature of Heat, Temperature and Thermal Energy
 Conduction of Heat
 Convection of Heat
 Radiation of Heat
 Star Types and the Life Cycle of Stars
 Members of the Universe

Chemistry
 The Kinetic Molecular Theory and States of Matter
 Changes of State
 Chemical Reactions in Words and Symbols
 The Modern Periodic Table
 Atomic Properities
 The Groups of the Periodic Table
 The Periods of the Periodic Table
 From Ethene to Acetic Acid
 Single Replacement Reactions
 Double Replacement Reactions
 Synthesis and Decomposition
 Combustion
 Exothermic and Endothermic Chemical Reactions
 Activation Energy  Starting a Reaction
 Tectonic Plate Boundaries
 Evolution of the Atmosphere
 Earth's Energy
 The Hot Earth
 Global Climate
 The Carbon Cycle
 The Oxygen Cycle
 Evolution of the Earth
 Habitable Earth

Biology
 Genetic Variation within a Species
 Smoking
 Cell Membranes
 Enzymes
 DNA and RNA
 Photosynthesis in Plants
 Molecules of Life
 The Role of Chloroplasts and Mitochondria in the Synthesis of ATP
 Random Chromosome Segregation
 Genetic Maps of Chromosomes
 Protein Synthesis
 Genetic Codes
 Proteins
 The Shape of Protein
 DNA, RNA and Protein
 DNA Replication
 The Energy Pyramid
 Adaptation and Genetic Change
 Natural Selection
 Natural Selection and Survival
 Species Diversity and Survival
 Genetic Drift and Diversity
 The Digestive Enzymes
 Cellular and Molecular Basis of Muscle Contraction
 Individual Variation within a Species
Key Stage 4 Science

General Science

Biology
 Diseases and Genetics
 Vaccines
 The Immune System
 Immune System Diseases
 Natural and Designed Systems
 Plant Cells, Animal Cells, Viruses
 Endoplasmic Reticulum and Golgi
 Mitochondria
 Shape and Movement of Eukaryotic Cells
 Meiosis
 Meiosis in Sperm and Egg Cells
 Sexual Fertilization
 DNA and Sexual Reproduction
 Being Male or Female
 Genetic Inheritance
 Modes of Inheritance (Autosomal or XLinked, Dominant or Recessive)
 Mendel's Laws of Segregation and Independent Assortment
 Using a Pedigree Diagram
 The Natural Ecosystem and Human Activity
 Interactions Between Humans and Living Ecosystems
 Genetic Mutation
 Gene Expression
 Biodiversity and Alterations of Habitat
 Analyzing Changes in Ecosystems
 Population Dynamics
 Life and Death in the Gene Pool
 Mutation in the Gene Pool
 Sense and Reaction
 Nerve Impulse Pathways
 Hormones as Chemical Messengers
 The Skin
 Phagocytes, BLymphocytes and TLymphocytes
 How Vaccination Protects
 Antibodies and Infection
 Genetic Engineering
 Recombinant DNA Technology
 DNA Transformation
 The Fossil Evidence
 Molecular Clocks
 Hormones at Work
 Impulse pathways
 The Role of Neurons in Transmitting Electrochemical Impulses
 The Kidneys
 Bacteria and Viruses
 Bacterial Infections
 Viral Infections
 The Compromised Immune System

Chemistry
 Solution, Mixture or Compound
 The Use of Solutions in Industry
 Aqueous Solutions
 Measuring Concentration
 Atomic Structure
 Atomic Number, Electron Configuration and the Periodic Table
 Valency and Ionic Bonding
 Valency and Covalent Bonding
 Chemical Reactions and The Laws of Conservation of Mass, Definite and Multiple Proportions
 Percent Composition
 Molecular Formula
 Ionic Bonding
 Covalent Bonding
 Metallic Bonding
 Sources of Hydrocarbons
 Extraction of Hydrocarbons
 Alkanes
 Alkenes and Alkynes
 Hydrocarbon Review
 Alcohols
 Introduction to Acids and Bases
 AcidBase Reactions
 Uses of Acids and Bases
 Introduction to Redox Chemistry
 Balancing Redox Reactions using Oxidation Numbers
 Balancing Redox Reactions using the HalfCell Method
 Corrosion Reactions and the Prevention of Corrosion in Steel
 Electrolysis of Aqueous Solutions
 Faraday's Laws of Electrolysis
 Refining and Electroplating of Metals using Electrolysis
 Molar Mass
 Moles to Mass
 MoleMassVolume Conversions
 Mole/Mass Calculations
 Mass/Volume of a Gas Calculations
 Molarity of Solutions Calculations
 Limiting Reactants Calculations
 Percentage Yield Calculations
 Rate of Reaction and Collision Theory
 Factors that affect the Rate of Reaction
 Introduction to Reversible Reactions
 Factors Affecting Chemical Equilibrium
 Equilibrium Calculations
 Exothermic and Endothermic Chemical Reactions
 The Nitrogen Cycle
 The Greenhouse Effect
 The Ozone Layer and its Hole
 Formation of the Elements

Physics
 Vector vs Scalar Quantities
 Vector vs Scalar Quantities
 Displacement  Time Graphs
 Velocity  Time Graphs
 Reviewing Motion in a Straight Line Graph
 Inertia  Netwon's First Law of Motion
 Newton's Second Law of Motion
 Force Pairs  Newton's Third Law of Motion
 Newton's Third Law
 Introduction to Forces, Momentum and Motion
 Momentum
 Gravity
 Vectors and FreeBody Diagrams
 Work and Power Calculations
 Mechanical Work and Power
 Introduction to Waves
 Sound Energy
 Electromagnetic Waves
 The Electromagnetic Spectrum
 Visible Light
 The Dual Nature of Light
 Some Applications of Light
 The Use of Ultraviolet, Visible and Infrared Light
 The Use of XRays and Gamma Rays
 Nuclear Fission
 Renewable Energy
 Future Energy
 Nuclear Fusion
 Elastic Collisions
 Inelastic Collisions
 Uniform Circular Motion
 Simple Harmonic Motion
 Electrostatics
 Electric Fields
 Current, Voltage and Resistance
 Current, Voltage, Resistance and Power in Large Scale Circuits
 Ammeters, Voltmeters and Measuring Electric Power
 Electricity and Magnetism
 Magnets and Electromagnetism
 Motors and Electromagnets
 Motors and Electromagnets
 Electric Motors, Generators, and Transformers
 Large Scale Generation of Electricity
 Introduction to the Nucleus
 Natural Radioactivity
 Radioactive HalfLife and Dating
 Nuclear Stability and Radioactive Decay
 History of the Solar System
 Members of The Solar System
 The History of the Universe
 Living with Earthquakes
Key Stage 4 English

Reading
 Identify examples of alliteration and onomatopoeia
 Draw conclusions from an informational text  biology
 Identify the purpose of an informational text
 Identify purpose of text
 Understand Greek Myths
 Identify main ideas
 Identify appropriate evidence
 Draw conclusions based on information implied in a text (2)
 Understand similes (1)
 Use knowledge of word roots to learn new words
 Understand different points of view in a text
 Draw conclusions from information in a poem
 Draw conclusions from an informational text  history
 Identify appropriate resources for finding information
 Evaluate the credibility of information sources
 Identify appropriate audience
 Draw conclusions based on information in a text (2)
 Draw valid conclusions from a text
 Understand common suffixes
 Analyze the meaning of literary passages
 Identify tone and meaning in literary texts
 Identify meaning when in satirical or humorous text
 Draw conclusions from information stated in a news article
 Identify the main message in advertisements
 Identify audience
 Identify criteria for evaluating information
 Identify the connections between a work of literature and its historical context
 Draw conclusions from information presented in short stories and fables
 Choose the best explanation for an image
 Draw conclusions based on information in a text (4)
 Identify point of view
 Understand Roman Myths
 Identify the theme, plot and settings in literary excerpts
 Understand literary terms
 Identify appropriate details for describing a setting
 Draw conclusions based on information implied in a text (3)
 Draw conclusions from information implied in a news article
 Draw conclusion from implied information  instruction manual
 Identify literary terms
 Compare and contrast ideas and information
 Identify foreshadowing in a text
 Identify the rhyming pattern in a poem
 Identify the purpose of an informational text
 Draw conclusions from information stated directly in a text
 Identify the historical context of works of literature
 Identify main themes in a poem
 Draw conclusions based on information implied in a text (1)
 Draw conclusions from implied information  history
 Draw conclusions from implied information  advertisements
 Distinguish between fact and opinion in a discussion
 Locate and use evidence in texts
 Understand the History of English
 Understand Norse Myths
 Draw conclusions based on information in a text (3)
 Identify evidence to support interpretation of a text
 Identify literary devices in a text
 Compare and contrast works from the same period
 Identify key words in a text
 Draw conclusions from an informational text  geography
 Identify purpose and audience in writing
 Draw conclusions based on information implied in a text (5)
 Identify claims in advertising
 Compare and contrast works from different periods
 Identify how an author creates effects in text
 Choose information for a specific purpose
 Make connections between text and the world
 Draw conclusions from what is directly stated in an historical text
 Draw conclusions based on information implied in a text (4)
 Identify examples from text to support interpretation
 Draw conclusions from information implied in an anthropology text
 Draw conclusions from information implied in a geography text
 Draw conclusions from information stated in a history text
 Draw conclusions from information stated in a geography text
 Identify the audience for a text
 Draw conclusions from information stated in a political science text

Writing
 Choose valid evidence to support an argument
 Understand problems with logic
 Understand how to use an editing guide
 Identify commonly misspelled words
 Choose the best summary of a graph or chart
 Order information effectively
 Identify problems in logic
 Identify nonstandard grammar
 Identify an effective summary
 Create an outline of a text
 Identify relevant supporting details
 Identify logical inferences
 Identify grammatical errors (1)
 Identify correct use of quotations for citing from a text
 Understand vocabulary for specific fields of study (2)
 Identify errors in punctuation
 Identify figures of speech (hyberbole, understatement and paradox)
 Understand vocabulary for specific fields of study (3)
 Identify nonstandard spelling
 Identify language for drawing conclusions from evidence
 Identify ways of citing information
 Identify a speaker's point of view
 Choose the best way to restate a sentence
 Identify errors in capitalization
 Identify the appropriate audience
 Identify information supported by graphs and charts
 Identify misspelled words
 Identify figures of speech (personification, oxymoron, euphemism)
 Identify details that do not support a conclusion
 Choose the best word or phrase for giving examples or expressing an alternative
 Identify details that are irrelevant to a topic
 Choose appropriate graphs or charts to support an idea
 Choose transition words for summarizing and concluding
 Understand objective style in academic writing
 Understand sentence patterns (1)
 Identify the appropriate audience
 Understand sentence patterns (2)
 Identify the information given in a graph or chart
 Identify the part of speech of a word in context (4)
 Identify the error in punctuation
 Identify quotes or statistics that support an idea
 Identify strong conclusions
 Identify appropriate conclusions
 Identify correct reference formatting using a style guide
 Identify errors in punctuation and spelling
 Choose the best conclusion
 Identify grammatical errors (2)
 Choose the correct spelling of commonly misspelled words
 Identify cohesion errors in a text
 Identify the correct sequencing word

Grammar and Vocabulary
 Understand common prefixes
 Understand common word roots
 Draw conclusions using information that is not directly stated in a text
 Identify the part of speech of a word in context (1)
 Identify independent and dependent clauses
 Choose the correct form of a word
 Understanding similes (2)
 Recognize common word parts
 Identify appropriate language for the workplace
 Identify pronoun antecedents
 Identify parts of speech (1)
 Use knowledge of word parts to understand new words
 Identify parts of speech (2)
 Use phrasal verbs (2)
 Understand vocabulary for specific fields of study (1)
 Identify unfamiliar words by analyzing the word parts
 Use phrasal verbs (3)
 Identify transition words to indicate relationship between ideas (2)
 Identify different types of clauses
 Using passive voice
 Identify literary devices in informational text
 Choose the best word from a list of synonyms
 Understand common words from the Academic Word List (1)
 Identify reduced adjective clauses
 Identify the meaning of word parts
 Identify general syntax errors
 Recognize errors in capitalization
 Identify appropriate tone and formality
 Identify clauses in sentence
 Identify the correct part of speech
 Identify the correct use of commas
 Identify problems with written communication
 Identify the meaning of words from the Academic Word List (1)
 Identify the correct use of apostrophes for possessives
 Identify errors in parallel structure
 Identify correct use of a semicolon to join independent clauses
 Build words using common word parts
 Identify the part of speech of a word in context (2)
 Identify errors in capitalization
 Identify what part of speech a word is
 Identify appropriate register
 Identify the part of speech of a word in context (3)
 Identify the correct spelling of words with suffixes added
 Identify correct use of hyphens
 Identify the difference between similar words (1)
 Identify the difference between similar words (2)
 Identify errors in article usage (1)
 Recognize cognates
 Identify errors in article usage (2)
 Identify problems with periods

Spoken English
 Identify collocations (1)
 Recognize language for negotiation
 Identify phonemic symbols (1)
 Identify phonemic symbols (2)
 Identify appropriate language for expressing opinions
 Identify key elements in a speaker's argument
 Identify ways of adding ideas in a discussion
 Understand phonemic symbols
 Choose the best response to information questions
 Identify appropriate language for negotiation
 Identify language used for expressing opinions in a discussion
 Identify appropriate gambits for expressing opinions
 Identify language for expressing fact and opinion
 Identify collocations (2)
 Identify collocations (3)