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LAFS.910.RI.1.3

Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them.
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 910
Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text
Idea: Level 3: Strategic Thinking & Complex Reasoning
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 item(s)
    N/A
  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may address ideas or concepts in the text as a whole or may address individual techniques used by the author, including the connections drawn among ideas.
  • Text Types :
    Items assessing this standard may be used with one or more grade-appropriate informational 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

    Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of events or ideas.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Selectable Hot Text

    • Requires the student to select multiple sentences or phrases that show how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events. 

    Multiple Choice

    • Requires the student to select the correct analysis of how an author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events. 

    Multiselect

    • Requires the student to select multiple statements analyzing how an author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events. 

    Open Response

    • Requires the student to explain how the author develops the analysis or series of ideas or events in one or two sentences. 

    EBSR

    • Requires the student to choose a correct explanation of how an author makes connections among ideas and then to select phrases or sentences from excerpted text that demonstrate these connections. 

    Table Match

    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching a series of ideas or events to descriptions of how the author develops them.