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LAFS.6.RL.2.6

Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a 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 the student to explain the strategies the author uses to develop the point of view of the narrator orspeaker. Items should not exclusively ask the student to identify the narrator’s or speaker’s point of view.
  • 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 this standard (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

    Explain how the author develops point of view, using details from the text.The point of view may be provided.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Selectable Text

    • Requires the student to select phrases or sentences from the text that support the development of a point of view.
    • Requires the student to select the point of view and to select details from the text that show how the author develops this point of view.
    • Requires the student to select the narrator’s point of view and to select a correct explanation of how point of view is developed. 
    EBSR
    • Requires the student to select a correct explanation of how point of view is developed and to select words or phrases in the text that show that development. 
    Multiple Choice
    • Requires the student to select the correct explanation of how the author develops point of view. 
    • Requires the student to select explicit or implicit details from the text that develop the narrator’s or speaker’s point of view. 
    Multiselect
    • Requires the student to select multiple phrases or sentences from the text that support the development of a point of view. 
    Table Match
    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching points of view with supporting details from the text