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Text Based Information Retrieval H02C8A Marie-Francine Moens Karl Gyllstrom Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Study points: 4 Language: English Periodicity: Taught in the second semester e-mail: 2011-2012
  • -2012 evaluation
  • katholieke universiteit leuven study
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  • fundamental techniques for text
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 43
High School
Because of variation among students’ four-year plans, high school courses have been grouped by subject
rather than by grade.

that information, write in response to the High School English information, and accurately cite sources.
Determine the reliability, validity, and accuracy
of sources, including Internet sources. English I
Support ideas and responses with “text
evidence” from sources. Prerequisites:
Use appropriate, complete, varied sentence
Before entering English I,
structures.
students should be able to Use grammatical elements correctly (subject-
Read alone from materials on grade level or verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement,
above. and verb forms).
Recognize and apply standard grammar and Produce accurate work that shows correct
usage. spelling and punctuation.
Construct clear, complete sentences within Use technology to create, revise, edit, and
organized paragraphs. publish writing, interpret media messages, and
Show skills in speaking, listening, and viewing. produce a multimedia presentation.
Locate a variety of reference sources to Complete selected compositions to the final-
produce research projects. draft stage of the writing process (18+ pieces per
Use the writing process to produce well-written year).
and organized compositions. Practice in-class timed writings on selected
Utilize proofreading skills to evaluate writing. topics, such as current events, personal issues,
and aspects of assigned readings.
Competencies:
Prepare and give informative presentations that
During English I, students will meet the needs of purpose, audience, occasion,
Study world literature, including classic and and task.
contemporary works, such as Homer's The Apply the conventions of standard English
Odyssey, William Shakespeare's Romeo and when making presentations.
Juliet, and a variety of short stories, poems, and Listen carefully to give useful feedback to other
nonfiction selections. speakers, such as asking relevant questions to
Practice and use a variety of reading strategies. clarify understanding.
Study vocabulary from a variety of sources. Work productively with other students in
Recognize a variety of literary elements (such teams.
as setting, point of view, character, and conflict)
Outside of School: and their contributions to meaning.
Recognize and interpret poetic elements like As parents, you can provide opportunities
metaphor, simile, and personification. for your English I student to
Use the writing process to create, revise, edit, Know that you support and encourage
and publish written work, focusing especially on independent reading.
the development of organized, fluent paragraphs.
Write in a variety of forms, including narrative
and expository writing.
Engage in research on a topic: gather sources,
determine the relevance of information, organize
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 44
Write in a variety of forms, including English II
expository and literary forms.
Support ideas and responses with “text
Prerequisites: evidence” from sources.
Before entering English II, Produce clear, effective writing that uses the
students should be able to correct spelling, conventions, and mechanics of
standard English. Read independently for a long time on grade-
Use sentences of varied type and length in level or above.
writing. Recognize and interpret literary and poetic
Use technology to create, revise, edit, and elements and their contribution to meaning.
publish writing, to interpret media messages, and Apply the writing process to develop
to produce a multimedia presentation. organized, fluent pieces of writing.
Complete selected compositions to the final- Show accuracy in spelling and punctuation.
draft stage of the writing process (18+ pieces per Use proper sentence structures (with no
year). fragments or run-ons).
Practice in-class, timed writing on essay exams. Use proper grammar, such as subject-verb
Create non-literary research projects on topics agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement, and
such as areas of career exploration, citing sources verb forms.
appropriately. Write in a variety of forms, including narrative
Practice speaking and listening skills through and expository writing.
class discussions, presentations, and critiques. Research a topic, support ideas with “text
Work productively with other students in evidence,” and cite sources appropriately.
teams. Show basic knowledge of the research process.
Use technology to create and revise writing,
Outside of School: produce multimedia presentations, and conduct
As parents, you can provide opportunities research.
for your English II student to Show skill in giving presentations, listening,
and working productively with peers. Improve his or her independent reading skills
by providing materials at home (examples:
Competencies: newspapers, newsmagazines).
During English II, students will
Study world literature, including classic and English III
contemporary works, such as versions of the
Arthurian legends, William Shakespeare's Julius Prerequisites:
Caesar, and Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Before entering English III,
Use a variety of reading strategies.
students should be able to Study vocabulary through a variety of methods.
Read alone for a long time at grade-level or Study literary forms, such as drama, poetry,
above. nonfiction and fiction.
Recognize and interpret literary and poetic Study literary elements and their contributions
elements. to meaning, such as methods of plot development,
Use correct spelling and proper punctuation. mood, and theme.
Write sentences with well-developed structure Study the language, form, and rhythm of
and accurate grammar. selected literature (such as poetry) from a variety
Apply the writing process to produce effective of time periods.
pieces of writing. Determine the reliability, validity, and accuracy
Write in a variety of forms, paying special of sources, including Internet sources.
attention to narrative, expository, and literary Use the writing process to create, revise, edit,
forms. and publish written work.
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 45
Research a topic, support ideas with “text Practice speaking and listening skills through
evidence,” and cite sources appropriately. class presentations and critiques of others and
Use technology to create and revise writing, through group discussions.
produce a multimedia presentation, and conduct
Outside of School: research.
As parents, you can provide opportunities Show effective skills in making presentations,
listening, and working productively with others. for your English III student to
Read a variety of materials at home (examples:
Competencies: newspaper, newsmagazines).
During English III, students will
Study American literature, including classic English IV
and contemporary works, such as Arthur Miller's
The Crucible and John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Prerequisites:
Men.
Before entering English IV,
Analyze and critically evaluate culturally
students should be able to diverse written texts, visual representations, and
Read alone for a long time at grade level or media messages.
above. Use a variety of reading strategies.
Recognize and interpret literary and poetic Study selected vocabulary words from various
elements. readings and from words on study lists for the
Write using correct English. SAT and ACT (college entrance tests).
Write sentences of varied length and type with Study literary and poetic elements and forms
well-developed structure, accurate grammar, and and their contributions to the meaning of the text.
apt vocabulary. Evaluate whether information sources
Write effectively in a variety of forms, (including Internet sources) are reliable, valid,
including personal, expository, literary, and and accurate.
business forms. Apply the writing process to create narrative,
Apply the writing process. persuasive, literary, descriptive, argumentative,
Conduct research on an assigned topic with and expository writing, paying special attention to
proper use of “text evidence” and documentation the organization of the essay and to the editing
of sources. and revision processes.
Use technology as a tool to create and revise Support ideas and responses with “text
writing, produce a multimedia presentation, and evidence” and cite sources appropriately.
conduct research. Write in a variety of forms, including work-
Perform in-class, timed writing on an assigned related documents such as business letters,
topic. memos, and résumés.
Use effective communication skills in making Write clearly, using correct English and proper
presentations, listening, viewing and working structure of sentences of varied length and type.
productively with others. Use technology as a tool to create, revise, edit,
and publish writing, interpret media messages,
Competencies:
and produce multimedia presentations.
During English IV, students will Complete selected compositions to the final-
Study British literature and selected world draft stage of the writing process (18+ pieces per
literature, including classic and contemporary year).
works, such as the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf, Prepare for TAKS, SAT, and THEA exams by
Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, doing in-class, timed writings on assigned topics.
William Shakespeare's Macbeth or Hamlet, and Create research projects related to authors and
modern British poetry and prose. works of American literature.
Use a variety of reading strategies.
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 46
Study selected vocabulary words from various High School Math sources.
Evaluate literary elements and forms and ways
they contribute to meaning. Algebra I
Interpret media messages.
Compare and contrast texts by considering Prerequisites:
elements such as themes, conflicts, and allusions
Before entering Algebra I, both within and across selections.
students should be able to Consider organization, syntax, author stance,
Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers. and diction to analyze the style and language
Understand the idea of a variable. elements of prose writing.
Simplify expressions using the correct order of Apply the writing process to create, revise, and
operations. edit written work.
Solve one- and two-step equations. Support ideas and responses with “text
Solve problems using ratio and proportion. evidence” from sources.
Set up and solve simple word problems, Evaluate the reliability, validity, and accuracy
including translation of simple phrases and of sources (including Internet sources).
sentences into algebraic expressions and Write in a variety of forms.
equations. Use vocabulary, organization, rhetorical
Interpret exponential expressions in expanded devices, and sentence structure to express
form and vice versa. meanings and achieve a desired effect.
Write clearly, using correct English and proper
Competencies: structure of sentences of varied length and type.
During Algebra I, students will Use technology as a tool to create, revise, edit,
Develop the concept of a function (a and publish writing, interpret media messages,
mathematical cause-and-effect relationship). and produce multimedia presentations.
Use linear, quadratic and other non-linear Complete selected compositions to the final-
functions to find relationships between quantities. draft stage of the writing process (18+ pieces per
Analyze data to make and interpret scatter plots year).
and best-fit lines. Complete in-class, timed writing on a given
Solve and graph linear equalities or inequalities topic.
with real-world applications. Create research projects using “text evidence”
Know the difference between sketches of linear and citing sources appropriately.
and quadratic parent functions. Apply speaking and listening skills through
Find reasonable domain and range values for class presentations and critiques of others.
given situations. Work productively with others.
See proportional change as a direct variation
Outside of School: and as a linear function.
Interpret linear equations, inequalities and As parents, you can provide opportunities
systems, and judge whether their solutions make for your English IV student to
sense. Read a variety of materials.
Solve linear equations involving distributive
property, combining like terms and variables on
both sides.
Search for patterns, when given data in various
forms, by using variables to represent situations
algebraically.
Perform operations with polynomials and factor
polynomials in problem situations.
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 47
Graph and write linear equations, given specific Describe patterns that exist in geometric figures
characteristics. (both two- and three-dimensional).
Recognize the effects of parameter changes on Formulate and prove conjectures using a
linear and quadratic functions. variety of methods.
Solve and analyze quadratic equations. Describe the relationships between three-
Write and solve systems of linear equations. dimensional objects and their two-dimensional
Develop the concept of slope as a rate of representations.
change. Use inductive and deductive reasoning to
Extend operations with exponents by looking at justify conjectures about geometric figures and
patterns in problem-solving situations. their properties.
Use the graphing calculator. Compare and contrast Euclidean and non-
Euclidean geometry.
Outside of School: Study the historical development of geometric
As parents, you can provide opportunities systems to recognize that mathematics is used for
a wide variety of purposes. for your Algebra I student to
Solve problems involving similar figures, Find practical applications of mathematical
parallel and perpendicular lines, polygons, and concepts.
circles and the lines that intersect them. Look to you as a positive role model for
Use the relationship between a two-learning math.
dimensional net and a three-dimensional figure to
solve problems. Geometry
Compute surface area and volume of three-
dimensional figures and area and perimeter of Prerequisites:
two-dimensional figures.
Before entering Geometry,
Predict the effects on area, perimeter, and
students should be able to volume when one of the dimensions of the solid
Use basic tools and units of measurement. is changed.
Use the graphing calculator. Solve problems by using the Cartesian
Draw two- and three-dimensional figures. Coordinate System to represent geometric
Analyze algebraically, and solve word figures.
problems. Understand congruency as related to geometric
Use the Pythagorean Theorem and irrational figures.
numbers to solve triangle problems.
Outside of School: Solve equations, both linear and quadratic.
Understand the concept of function. As parents, you can provide opportunities
Understand the concept of slope. for your Geometry student to
Understand and apply the concept of symmetry. Find practical applications of mathematical
Know and use basic transformations. concepts.
Use table-building as a mathematical tool to Use a scientific or graphing calculator as a
investigate patterns and relationships. standard school-supply item.
Graph a linear function in the coordinate plane. Observe your positive attitude about math and
Multiply and factor polynomials. the need for learning math.
Solve systems of equations.
Competencies:
During Geometry, students will
Use a variety of symbols (concrete, pictorial,
graphical, algebraic) to solve real-world
geometric problems.
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 48
Algebra II Outside of School:
As parents, you can provide opportunities
Prerequisites: for your Algebra II student to
Before entering Algebra II, Recognize practical applications of
mathematical concepts. students should be able to
See you as a positive role model for learning Use the graphing calculator.
and using mathematics. Multiply and factor polynomial expressions.
Own a graphing calculator. Tell the difference between a relation and a
function. More Advanced Math Courses Find the domain and range of a relation and a
function. A number of students complete
Solve and graph linear equations and
Precalculus and Calculus before inequalities.
graduating from high school. Write equations of a line.
Solve systems of equations with two variables.
Recognize the effects of parameter changes on High School Science linear and quadratic functions.
Analyze data to make and interpret scatter plots
and best-fit lines. Integrated Physics &
Chemistry (IP&C) Competencies:
During Algebra II, students will
Prerequisites: Use concrete, numerical, algorithmic, and
Before entering IP&C, graphical representations of functions and
relations to model mathematical situations and students should be able to
solve meaningful problems. These functions and Create and interpret charts and graphs using
relations include the linear, quadratic, square root, collected data.
rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions Identify and use metric units, including
and conic sections. converting within the metric system.
Collect, record, and organize data representing Conduct scientific investigations, including the
mathematical situations. identification of a dependent variable, an
Graph functions or relations, using parameter independent variable, and a control.
changes. Measure using graduated cylinders,
Determine the domain and range of a function thermometers, meter sticks, and balances.
and relation and their reasonableness to an Identify the structure of an atom.
application. Recognize parts of the periodic table, such as
Use laws of exponents to simply expressions. element symbols, atomic number, and atomic
Represent and analyze situations, and formulate mass.
and solve equations, inequalities, and systems of Manipulate variables in an algebraic equation.
equations. Read, interpret, and solve word problems.
Determine and graph the inverse of a function.
Solve linear, quadratic, square root, rational, Competencies:
exponential, and logarithmic equations and In IP&C, students will
inequalities in and out of problem situations. Continue to conduct safe field and laboratory
investigations using scientific methods to solve
problems.
Create and interpret charts and graphs using
collected data.
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 49
Understand concepts of force and motion in Biology
everyday life, such as speed, power, inertia, and
acceleration.
Prerequisites: Identify types of waves, such as
Before entering Biology, electromagnetic, microwave, and sound.
students should be able to Describe the subatomic particles, and know
how they are related to atomic number and mass Conduct scientific investigations, including the
number. identification of a dependent variable, an
Identify the different forms of energy, and independent variable, and a control.
recognize energy transformations in everyday Construct and interpret graphs, charts, and
life, such as electricity or mechanical systems. tables from data.
Identify and relate the properties and makeup Manipulate units of measurement (convert units
of matter to the elements on the periodic table. using dimensional analysis).
Learn the symbols for the first 20 elements. Understand and recognize different types of
Describe the differences between physical and chemical bonding and properties of water.
chemical properties and changes, such as changes Understand the pH scale.
in states of matter, nuclear reactions, and Relate forms of energy to living systems.
digestion of food. Solve problems using ratios and proportions.
Describe the formation and characteristics of Read and comprehend independently from text.
different types of chemical bonds.
Competencies: Describe how solutions are formed and how
they are used in everyday life. In Biology, students will
Explain the importance of water as the Continue to conduct safe field and laboratory
universal solvent. investigations using scientific methods to solve
Describe the properties and interactions of problems.
acids and bases (including pH). Use a variety of methods and tools, such as
Understand the difference between heat and CBL probes, graphing calculators, microscopes,
temperature, and describe the applications of and inoculating loops, to conduct scientific
thermal energy. inquiry.
Know about the metabolic processes and
Outside of School: energy transfers that occur in living things.
As parents, you can provide opportunities Understand that cells, which are the basic
for your IP&C student to structures of all living things, have specialized
parts that perform specific functions. Discuss practical applications of science
Understand the role viruses and bacteria play in concepts.
causing disease and in maintaining health. Complete assignments and projects on time.
Understand stimulus, response, and Attend class regularly, and complete makeup
maintenance of homeostasis. assignments.
Understand how a multicellular organism Read the text for IP&C.
grows and how specialized cells, tissues, and Discuss current issues in science with you.
organs develop. Watch the Discovery Channel, PBS, and nature
Compare the interrelationship of organ systems and science programs on television.
to each other and to the body as a whole.
Know the structures and functions of DNA and
RNA in the mechanisms of genetics.
Understand the theory of biological evolution
by identifying how species adapt in order to
prevent extinction.
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 50
Collect and classify organisms using taxonomy Competencies:
and dichotomous keys.
In Chemistry, students will Identify characteristics of kingdoms including
Continue to use safe lab practices in collecting monerans, protists, fungi, plants, and animals.
data and making precise measurements, while Explain the interactions within an ecosystem,
conducting investigations to solve problems. including food chains, food webs, and food
Use dimensional analysis, scientific notation, pyramids.
and significant figures in calculations. Describe the changes in molecules that take
Use both manual and technological methods to place in the energy flow in plants and animals.
construct graphs.
Use the software program Graphical Analysis. Outside of School:
Describe characteristics of matter and changes As parents, you can provide opportunities
that occur, including physical, chemical, and for your Biology student to
nuclear changes and their accompanying energy
Visit science-oriented exhibits such as Moody
transformations.
Gardens, the Houston Zoo, and the Museum of
Describe the structure of an atom, including
Natural Science. subatomic particles, isotopes, and electron
Watch science-oriented programs such as configuration.
NOVA or documentaries on the Discovery
Describe how variables influence the behavior
Channel.
of gases.
Read and discuss scientific current events.
Compare and contrast characteristics of ionic,
covalent, and metallic bonding. Chemistry
Identify oxidation-reduction processes and their
applications.
Prerequisites: Write formulas for chemical and nuclear
Before entering Chemistry, changes, and balance the equations.
Identify factors that affect solubility of solutes students should be able to
in a solvent. Use metric units and prefixes.
Describe solution properties such as Construct and interpret graphs, charts, and
concentration, electrical conductivity, and tables from data.
colligative properties. Identify subatomic particles, and explain how
Identify properties of acids and bases and their they are related to atomic number and mass
reactions, including environmental effects. number.
Identify factors that affect reaction rate and Differentiate between chemical and physical
equilibrium. properties and changes.
Draw a conclusion from lab data.
Outside of School: Know the symbols for the first 20 elements.
As parents, you can provide opportunities Use a calculator to perform basic math
for your Chemistry student to operations.
Rearrange algebraic equations to solve for a Use a scientific calculator.
variable. Discuss scientific events and technology.
Read and comprehend course textbooks and Read scientific publications.
supplementary materials. Watch the Discovery Channel, PBS, and nature
and science programs on television.
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 51
Cite specific examples of conservation of Physics
energy and momentum.
Identify the properties and characteristics of
Prerequisites: waves.
Before entering Physics, Observe and describe the interaction between
students should be able to waves and matter.
Compare and contrast mechanical and Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions.
electromagnetic waves. Rearrange algebraic equations to solve for a
Differentiate between series and parallel single variable.
circuits. Solve systems of equations with two variables.
Analyze simple circuits. Understand how to use scientific notation and
Describe the relationship between electricity how to convert numbers to and from scientific
and magnetism. notation.
Perform basic arithmetic (addition, subtraction,
Outside of School: multiplication, and division) with numbers in
As parents, you can provide opportunities scientific notation.
for your Physics student to Use metric units and prefixes, and be able to
convert from one unit to another. Use a scientific/graphing calculator.
Draw and measure angles with a protractor. Discuss scientific events and technology.
Use a balance to find the mass of an object. Read scientific publications.
Use a scientific calculator for basic arithmetic, Watch the Discovery Channel, PBS, and nature
scientific notation, and trigonometric functions and science programs on television.
and their inverses.
Calculate the slope of a line, and recognize the More Advanced
characteristics of a slope. Science Courses Use both manual and technological methods to
Before graduating from high school, a construct graphs.
Use the software program Graphical Analysis. number of students will choose to further
their studies in science by taking some of
Competencies:
the following courses.
In Physics, students will
Chemistry AP
Use critical thinking and scientific problem- Physics AP
solving to make informed decisions. Biology AP
Use a variety of tools and methods to conduct Anatomy and Physiology of Human Systems
scientific investigations. Aquatic Science
Know the laws governing motion in one and Astronomy
two dimensions. Environmental Systems
Define motion-related terms. Scientific Research and Design
Analyze graphs of motion.
Compare and contrast accelerated and non-
accelerated motion.
Understand the relationship between frames of
reference and relative motion.
Add vectors graphically and mathematically.
Understand and solve problems that apply
Newton's Laws of Motion to real-life situations.
Identify the relationships between mass/charge
and distance for gravitational and electrical
forces.
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Districtwide Curriculum Standards 52
resource distribution—amount and location of High School resources;
economic activities—developing resources to Social Studies create businesses; and
human settlement—why people move to an
area or away from an area. World Geography
Describe and map the locations of the four
different types of economic activities (industries), Prerequisites:
including primary, secondary, tertiary, and
Before entering World Geography,
quaternary (see glossary).
students should be able to Use a variety of reading strategies to increase
Demonstrate basic geographic knowledge such understanding of textbook reading assignments.
as the seven continents, five oceans, 50 U.S. Use on-level social studies terminology
states, TODALS, latitude and longitude, and correctly.
landforms. Use critical-thinking skills appropriate to
Analyze characteristics of various content and grade level, including problem-
contemporary cultures and societies. solving and decision-making skills.
Explain how changes in technology, Organize and interpret information from a
communication, and transportation have variety of sources, including databases.
influenced societies of select regions of the Transfer information from statistical to written
world. or visual forms, and from written to visual forms
Identify and analyze ways people have adapted (using computer software as appropriate).
to and modified the physical environment. Locate and use a variety of primary and
Read and comprehend on grade level. secondary sources to create oral, written, and
Write for a variety of audiences and purposes, visual presentations on social studies topics.
using on-level standard grammar, spelling, Include an annotated bibliography (works
sentence structure, and punctuation. cited) in all research projects.
Determine the main idea and supporting details. Prepare a research project utilizing geography
Create and interpret information from maps, skills, including asking and answering geographic
charts, and graphs. questions; acquiring, organizing, and analyzing
Locate and use a variety of primary and geographic information; and communicating the
secondary sources to acquire information and results.
create written and oral presentations.
Outside of School: Demonstrate basic computer proficiency.
As parents, you can provide opportunities
Competencies:
for your World Geography student to
In World Geography, students will
Attend cultural activities and festivals.
Study people in a geographic area and their Visit museums.
interaction with the environment. Visit ethnic restaurants.
Describe the influence of geography on history, Do research by going to a public library,
culture, politics, economics, and physical conducting interviews, using the home computer,
processes such as climate, plate tectonics, and etc.
earthquakes. See you perform civic duties such as voting,
Explain the interrelationships between and serving on a jury, or working on a civic
among the five themes of geography, which are committee.
place, location, human-environment interaction, Watch and discuss the news and documentaries
region, and movement (see glossary). about geography with you.
Examine the relationships between and among Read and discuss newspapers, news magazines,
these three factors: and other geographical periodicals with you.
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