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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).
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 11: Test Prep & Practice course
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Analyzing a Text
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Evaluating Arguments
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Narrative Structure & Techniques
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Literature Spectrum
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Sample Informational Texts
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Sample Literary Texts
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Accounts in Different Mediums
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Comparing Mediums in Literature
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Reflective & Research Writing
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Organizing Ideas in an Essay
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Types of Essay
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Writing Successful Essays
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Language Facility
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Writing & Reading for Comprehension
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Grammar
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Punctuation
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Writing Mechanics
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Fundamentals of Public Speaking
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Critical Thinking & Public Speaking
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Importance of Audience in Public Speaking
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Speech Types & Considerations
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Speech Development
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Delivering a Speech
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Using Visual Aids for Speeches
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11: Listening Skills for Public Speaking
- PARCC ELA - Grade 11 Flashcards