Essential Questions

  • How does language change depending on context and mode?
  • How does knowledge of domain-specific words allow a learner to access content of the discipline?

Enduring Understandings

  • Effective communication requires command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
  • Knowledge of language is needed to understand how language functions in different contexts.
  • General academic and domain-specific words are essential for college and career readiness.