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LAFS.7.RL.1.1

Cite several pieces of 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: 7
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 , MC , OR , SHT , DDHT item(s)
    N/A
  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may ask for evidence that is directly stated in the text or implied. Items may ask for specific and exact quotations or a summary/description of evidence. Items may require the student to draw inferences from the text. Items should ask for several pieces of evidence.
  • Text Types :
    Items assessing this standard may be used with one or more grade-appropriate literary texts. Texts may vary in complexity.
  • Response Mechanisms :
    The Technology-Enhanced Item Descriptions section on pages 3 and 4 provides a list of Response Mechanisms that may be used to assess this standard (excluding the Editing Task Choice and Editing Task item types). The Sample Response Mechanisms may include, but are not limited to, the examples below.
  • Task Demand and Sample Response Mechanisms :

    Task Demand

    Select textual evidence to support explicit information or an inference drawn from the text.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Multiple Choice

    • Requires the student to select direct quotes from the text to support explicit or implicit information.

    Multiselect

    • Requires the student to select multiple direct quotations to support explicit or implicit information from the text. 

    EBSR

    • Requires the student to select a correct inference and then to select textual details that support the inference. 

    Selectable Hot Text

    • Requires the student to select words or phrases from the text to answer questions about explicit or implicit information in the text.
    • Requires the student to select an inference and then to select words or phrases from the text to support the inference. 

    Open Response

    • Requires the student to select pieces of the text that support explicit or implicit information.

    Drag-and-Drop Hot Text

    • Requires the student to match pieces of textual support with explicit or implicit information from the text. 

    Table Match

    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching pieces of textual support with explicit or implicit information from the text.