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Ch 5: PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Integrating Knowledge from Sources

About This Chapter

Enhance your research skills with this chapter on integrating knowledge from sources. Use it to get ready for the PARCC ELA - Grade 11 exam. The engaging lessons come with quizzes and a practice exam to help you retain the information.

PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Integrating Knowledge from Sources - Chapter Summary

Once you've found a source, what do you do with it? This chapter will take you through the process of getting the most out of the information you have found. It's designed to help you prepare for the PARCC ELA - Grade 11 exam. We compiled lessons on primary versus secondary sources and the evaluation of sources for relevance, date, and credibility. Other topics you will have covered by the end of the chapter include:

  • Key arguments and ideas from sources
  • Text sources: compare and contrast
  • Writing backed by examples and evidence
  • Use of sources: writing and research

The lessons are available for unlimited study and review. Video lessons come with written lesson transcripts to enhance comprehension and topic-searchable interactive timelines to enable quick review. The instructors are available to answer your questions through the system interface. Finally, the quizzes and practice exam can help you field the types of questions you may face on the PARCC ELA - Grade 11 exam.

PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Integrating Knowledge from Sources Chapter Objectives

Every year, participating states give their 11th-grade population the PARCC ELA - Grade 11 exam to make sure they're performing well academically. This chapter relates to the portions of the test that involve reading informational texts and writing based on evidential sources. The computer-based test is administered during three testing sessions: Unit 1 - Literary Analysis, 110 minutes; Unit 2 - Research Simulation, 110 minutes; and Unit 3 - Narrative Writing, 90 minutes. Question formats are multiple-choice, written response, and technology-enhanced (interactive).

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Integrating Knowledge from Sources
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Primary Source? - Definition & Examples

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.

Secondary Source: Definition & Examples

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.

Evaluating Sources by Relevance, Date & Credibility

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.

Understanding Key Arguments of Sources

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.

Comparing and Contrasting Sources of a Text

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.

Supporting Your Writing with Examples and Evidence

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!

How to Use Sources to Write Essays and Evaluate Evidence

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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