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Skills available for Missouri tenth-grade language arts standards

IXL's tenth-grade skills will be aligned to the Missouri Learning Standards soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of tenth-grade standards below.

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RI Reading Informational Text

  • RI.1 Comprehend and Interpret Texts (Approaching Texts as a Reader)

    • RI.1.A Evidence/Inference

      • RI.1.A.1 Draw conclusions, infer and analyze by citing relevant and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

    • RI.1.B Word Meanings

      • RI.1.B.1 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative, connotative, and content-specific meanings using context, affixes, or reference materials.

    • RI.1.C Text Features

      • RI.1.C.1 Interpret visual elements of a text including those from different media and draw conclusions from them (when applicable).

    • RI.1.D Summarize/Claim

      • RI.1.D.1 Explain two or more central/main ideas in a text, analyze their development throughout the text, and explain the significance of the central ideas; provide an objective and concise summary of the text.

  • RI.2 Analyze Craft and Structure (Approaching Texts as a Writer)

    • RI.2.A Structure

      • RI.2.A.1 Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text or sequence information impacts the reader.

    • RI.2.B Point of View

      • RI.2.B.1 Analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance point of view or purpose.

    • RI.2.C Craft and Meaning

      • RI.2.C.1 Analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices and syntax on meaning and tone.

    • RI.2.D Argument/Evidence

      • RI.2.D.1 Evaluate an author's argument, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning.

  • RI.3 Synthesize Ideas from Multiple Texts (Approaching Texts as a Researcher)

    • RI.3.A Texts/Forms

      • RI.3.A.1 Analyze how similar ideas or topics are portrayed in different media formats.

    • RI.3.B Relationships/Texts

      • RI.3.B.1 Evaluate how effectively two or more texts develop similar ideas/topics.

    • RI.3.C Historical Context

      • RI.3.C.1 Analyze how multiple texts reflect the historical and/or cultural contexts.

    • RI.3.D Comprehension

      • RI.3.D.1 Read and comprehend informational text independently and proficiently.