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L7.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L7.2A Use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie but not He wore an old[,] green shirt).
L7.2B Spell correctly.
L7.3 Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
L 7.3A Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*
RI .7.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI.7.2 Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
SL.7.5 Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.
RL.7.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
RI .7.7 Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium's portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).