8th Grade English Language Arts - Logic Standards
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0801.5.1 Predict Events - Make logical predictions of future events in text. 0801.5.2 Sequence - Identify sequence of events in text. 0801.5.3 Analogies - Construct and complete analogies using synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, categories/subcategories, whole/part, functions, verb forms, rhymes, scrambled words, homophones. 0801.5.4 Cause-Effect - Identify and analyze stated or implied cause-effect relationships in text. 0801.5.5 Fact or Opinion - Determine simple criteria for recognizing factual claim and opinion (e.g., scientific method, provability, quality of evidence, sources). 0801.5.6 Support an Argument - Determine the relevance and quality of evidence given to support or oppose an argument. 0801.5.7 Compare and Contrast - Compare and contrast evidence and conclusions between two or more arguments on the same topic. 0801.5.8 Reasoning - Identify and analyze examples of deductive and inductive reasoning in text. 0801.5.9 Argument - Identify and describe the structure of an argument, including its main claim and supporting premises. 0801.5.10 False Premise - Identify a variety of false premises, including those involving categorical claims (e.g., all mammals are human beings). 0801.5.11 Persuasive Devices - Identify and analyze the persuasive devices used in written and oral communication (e.g., bandwagon, loaded words, testimonial, name-calling, plain folks, snob appeal). 0801.5.12 Logical Fallacies - Continue to explore logical fallacies (e.g., appeal to fear, personal attack, false dilemma, false analogy) in a variety of texts. 0801.5.13 Bias - Analyze examples of concepts of stereotyping and bias in text. SPI 0801.5.1 Predict Event - Recognize a reasonable prediction of future events of a given text. SPI 0801.5.2 Fact or Opinion - Evaluate text for fact or opinion. SPI 0801.5.3 Cause and Effect - Analyze cause-effect relationships in text. SPI 0801.5.4 Examples of Persuasive Devices - Identify examples of persuasive devices (i.e., bandwagon, loaded words, testimonial, name-calling, plain folks, snob appeal). SPI 0801.5.5 Analogy - Choose a logical word to complete an analogy, using synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, categories/subcategories, whole/part, functions, verb forms, rhymes, scrambled words, homophones. SPI 0801.5.6 Example of Reasoning - Identify an example of deductive or inductive reasoning in text. SPI 0801.5.7 False Premise - Identify a false premise in text. SPI 0801.5.8 Identify Bias - Identify instances of bias and stereotyping in print and non-print texts. SPI 0801.5.9 Inference - Make inferences and draw conclusions based on evidence in text. Review Help Resources to help review Eighth Grade English Language Arts standards