LAFS.7.RL.3.7

Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).
General Information
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 may be assessed using: TM , EBSR , MS , MC , OR , GR , SHT item(s)
  • Assessed with: LAFS.7.SL.1.2
  • Assessment Limits :
    Items must ask about the text version and its multimedia counterpart. Items should focus on the unique techniques of a medium. Items may focus on one or more techniques and their effects. Items may focus on the effectiveness of the adaptation. Items may ask the student to explain how the ideas in the alternative media clarify a topic or text
  • Text Types :
    Items assessing these standards may be used with one or more grade-appropriate literary texts and multimedia versions. 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 these standards (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

    Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Selectable Hot Text

    • Requires the student to select a comparison or analysis of the two sources and then to select the effects of the different techniques each medium used.

    EBSR

    • Requires the student to select a comparison or analysis of the two sources and then to select evidence to support the analysis selected.

    Multiple Choice

    • Requires the student to select an analysis or comparison of the sources.
    • Requires the student to select a technique or technique’s effect in the multimedia version.

    Multiselect

    • Requires the student to select several explicit or implicit details that support an analysis of the sources.

    GRID

    • Requires the student to move unique traits and effects of each technique into a graphic organizer.

    Open Response

    • Requires the student to explain the effect of a technique used by the multimedia version.

    Table Match

    • Requires the student to complete a table comparing and contrasting aspects of a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, staged, or multimedia version.

    Task Demand

    Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Selectable Hot Text

    • Requires the student to select the main idea and supporting details in order to show how theauthor clarifies a topic.

    Multiple Choice

    • Requires the student to select an explanation for how a source clarifies a topic.

    Multiselect

    • Requires the student to select multiple supporting details to show how an author clarifies a topic.

    Open Response

    • Requires the student to explain how the author clarifies a topic. 

    GRID

    • Requires the student to move main ideas and supporting details into a graphic organizer to show how the author clarifies a topic.

    Table Match

    • Requires the student to complete a table by analyzing ideas and details presented in diverse media or formats and explaining how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue.

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
0400010: M/J Theatre 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400020: M/J Theatre 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
1000000: M/J Intensive Language Arts (MC) (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
1000010: M/J Intensive Reading 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
1000020: M/J Intensive Reading and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
1001040: M/J Language Arts 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
1001050: M/J Language Arts 2 Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
1002010: M/J Language Arts 2 Through ESOL (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
1002180: M/J English Language Development (MC) (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
1008040: M/J Reading 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021 (course terminated))
1008050: M/J Reading 2, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2013 - 2015, 2015 - 2021 (course terminated))
7810012: Access M/J Language Arts 2  (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
0400025: M/J Theatre 3 and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
1002181: M/J Developmental Language Arts Through ESOL (Reading) (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
0400050: M/J Acting 3 (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2020 (course terminated))
0400045: M/J Acting 2 (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
LAFS.7.RL.3.AP.7a: Compare and contrast a story, drama or poem when presented in two different mediums.
LAFS.7.RL.3.AP.7b: Compare and contrast different mediums that may be used to present literary materials to explore the techniques used in the various mediums.

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