The Marathon Mantras Common Core Standards

The Marathon Mantras Aligns with the following Common Core Standards -

English Language Arts Standards » Anchor Standards » College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards 


Key Ideas and Details: 


Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. 

Craft and Structure: 


Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone. 


Production and Distribution of Writing: 


Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 



Conventions of Standard English: 


Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. 


Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. 

      Knowledge of Language: 


Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening. 

      Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: 


Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate. 


Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. 


Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression. 

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