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PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Integrating Knowledge from Sources - Chapter Summary
In these lessons, our expert instructors will help you prepare for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy - Grade 10 exam by demonstrating to you how to evaluate and integrate information from sources into your own essays. Use these lessons to improve your skills in these areas:
- Differentiating between primary and secondary sources of information
- Evaluating the relevance, date and credibility of a source
- Interpreting key arguments of various sources
- Contrasting and comparing a source
- Using examples and evidence from sources to support your own arguments
- Writing essays and evaluating evidence using sources
Reinforce your understanding of the information presented in these videos by reading the transcripts that accompany them. If you develop a question regarding any of these topics and seek clarification, be sure to send your question to our instructors via the teacher tabs of the lessons. After you complete a video, test your retention of the information presented in it using the quizzes. You may also use the video tags to return to and review the parts of the lessons that explained the topics you missed.
PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Integrating Knowledge from Sources Objectives
The PARCC ELA/Literacy - Grade 10 exam is a computer-based assessment used in some states to test the academic development of ELA skills in 10th grade students. When you are asked to complete this assessment, you will be tasked with reading, listening to and/or watching a series of 10 passage. You'll then be prompted to write a response to them. This chapter has been assembled to improve your ability to use information from various sources to craft well-written essays.
1. What is a Primary Source? - Definition & Examples
Let's explore primary sources. In this lesson, learn about first hand materials as primary sources. And then, begin to analyze and determine if a document, information, or object is a primary source.
2. Secondary Source: Definition & Examples
What are secondary sources? Read this lesson to learn about these materials. You'll also find out how to determine whether or not a source is secondary.
3. Evaluating Sources by Relevance, Date & Credibility
Can you believe everything you hear? What about what you read online? Read this lesson to learn how to evaluate a source of information based on three criteria: relevance, date and credibility.
4. Understanding Key Arguments of Sources
In this lesson, you'll learn some strategies that might help you identify the key arguments contained in various text types, including articles, historical documents, charts, and letters.
5. Comparing and Contrasting Sources of a Text
The process of research can be long and complicated. This lesson outlines how to integrate knowledge from sources through comparing and contrasting each source you discover.
6. Supporting Your Writing with Examples and Evidence
Watch this lesson to learn how to make strong arguments and write better papers by using evidence effectively. It's not just about piling on a bunch of facts!
7. How to Use Sources to Write Essays and Evaluate Evidence
When writing an essay, you will often be asked to utilize appropriate sources for evidence, including facts and definitions. In this video, we will talk about the ways we can utilize and evaluate sources and evidence.
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Other chapters within the PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Test Prep & Practice course
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Analyzing a Text
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Evaluating Arguments
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Narrative Structure & Techniques
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Sample Informational Texts
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Sample Literary Texts
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Accounts in Different Mediums
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Comparing Mediums in Literature
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Reflective & Research Writing
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Organizing Ideas in an Essay
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Types of Essays
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Writing Successful Essays
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Language Facility
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Writing & Reading for Comprehension
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Grammar
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Punctuation
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Writing Mechanics
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Fundamentals of Public Speaking
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Critical Thinking & Public Speaking
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Audience in Public Speaking
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Speech Types & Considerations
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Speech Development
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Delivering a Speech
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Designing & Using Visual Aids for Speeches
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10: Listening Skills for Public Speaking
- PARCC ELA - Grade 10 Flashcards