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LAFS.6.RL.1.1

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 6
Strand: Reading Standards for Literature
Idea: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts
Date Adopted or Revised: 12/10
Date of Last Rating: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved
Assessed: Yes

TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS

  • Item Type(s): This benchmark will be assessed using: TM , EBSR , MS , ST , MC item(s)
    N/A
  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may ask for text-based evidence to support what isdirectly stated in the text. Items may ask the student to find evidence to support an inference
  • Text Types :
    Items assessing this standard may be used with one ormore grade-appropriate literary texts. Texts may vary incomplexity.
  • Response Mechanisms :
    The Enhanced Item Descriptions section on page 3 provides a list of Response Mechanisms that may be used to assess thisstandard (excluding the Editing Task Choice item type). The Sample Response Mechanisms may include, but are not limited to, the examples below.
  • Task Demand and Sample Response Mechanisms :

    Task Demand

    Select text-based support for a statement about what the text says explicitly or implicitly.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Selectable Text

    • Requires the student to select words or phrases from the text to answer questions about what the text says explicitly or implicitly.
    • Requires the student to select a statement about what the text says explicitly or implicitly and then to select words or phrases to support the statement. 

    EBSR

    • Requires the student to select an inference and then to select a detail or details from the text to support the inference. 
    Multiple Choice
    • Requires the student to select direct quotations or descriptions of textual evidence to support an explicit or implicit statement from the text. 

    Multiselect

    • Requires the student to select multiple details or quotations to support an explicit or implicit statement from the text. 
    Table Match 
    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching pieces of textual support with explicit statements or inferences from the text.