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LAFS.4.RL.1.3

Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 4
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 , ST item(s)

  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may ask the student to use explicit and implicit details from the text to describe in depth a character, setting, or event. The items may require the student to draw inferences from the text. Items should not focus on pure comprehension of details. Rather, the items should focus on how the details describe a character, setting, or event in depth.
  • Text Types :
    The items assessing this standard may be used with one or more grade-appropriate literary 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

    Interpret details from the text to make a statement about a character, setting, or event.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Selectable Text 

    • Requires the student to select a description of a character, setting, or event and to select a detail or details from the text to support that description. 
    EBSR 
    • Requires the student to select a description of a character, setting, or event and then select a detail or details from the text to support that description. 
    Multiselect 
    • Requires the student to select multiple details from the text that support an inference about a character, setting, or event. 
    Table Match 
    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching descriptions of a character, setting, or event with supporting details from the text.