Enables students to
Are the kinds of reading, writing, speaking, and listening that occur in public spheres such as
Are the “rules” for public sphere writing and speaking, such as
Note 1: No one is born with public sphere literacy. It can be learned at any stage of life.
Note 2: R/C 2 cannot teach all the conventions of every public sphere community. It can, however, help students develop critical literacy, i.e., an ability to recognize, analyze, employ, and (when necessary) interrupt discourse conventions considered appropriate for each public context in which students find themselves.
The linked rubrics define achievement levels for the primary writing units in English 2. For Unit 5, students may revise one of their first three papers.
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