LAFS.5.RI.1.3Archived Standard

Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 5
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 - Archived
Assessed: Yes
Test Item Specifications
  • Item Type(s): This benchmark may be assessed using: TM , EBSR , MS , ST , MC item(s)

  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may ask about the relationship(s) among details (individuals, events, ideas, or concepts) from the text. Items may ask the student to explain how details (e.g., individuals, events, ideas, concepts) from a text interact. Items may ask for support that is directly stated in the text or ask the student to draw inferences.
  • Text Types :
    The items assessing this standard may be used with one or more grade-appropriate informational texts. Texts may vary in complexity.
  • 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 the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text using information from the text.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Selectable Text

    • Requires the student to select words or phrases from the text that demonstrate the relationship or interaction between details.
    • Requires the student to select a relationship or interaction between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts and then to select details from the text that support the relationship or interaction. 
    Multiple Choice
    • Requires the student to select an explanation of how details relate or interact. 
    Multiselect
    • Requires the student to select multiple details from the text that demonstrate the relationship or interaction between individuals, events, ideas, or concepts. 

    EBSR

    • Requires the student to select an explanation of how details relate/interact and then to select words or phrases from the text to demonstrate this relationship/interaction.

    Task Demand

    Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text using information from the text.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Table Match

    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching analyses of how individuals, events, ideas, or concepts interact with supporting details from the text.

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5020060: Science - Grade Five (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5010010: English for Speakers of Other Languages-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (course terminated))
5010020: Basic Skills in Reading-K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
5010030: Functional Basic Skills in Communications-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
5021070: Social Studies Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
5010046: Language Arts - Grade Five (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7720060: Access Science Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond)
7710016: Access Language Arts - Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7721016: Access Social Studies - Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)

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Informational Texts: Analyzing Relationships and Points of View Across Multiple Texts:

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Teaching Idea

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Text Resources

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Unit/Lesson Sequence

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STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

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Model Eliciting Activities, MEAs, are open-ended, interdisciplinary problem-solving activities that are meant to reveal students’ thinking about the concepts embedded in realistic situations. Click here to learn more about MEAs and how they can transform your classroom.

Inventions and Innovations MEA:

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Model Eliciting Activities, MEAs, are open-ended, interdisciplinary problem-solving activities that are meant to reveal students’ thinking about the concepts embedded in realistic situations. Click here to learn more about MEAs and how they can transform your classroom.

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