LAFS.5.RL.3.7

Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 5
Strand: Reading Standards for Literature
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 may be assessed using: TM , MC item(s)
  • Also assesses: 
    *LAFS.5.SL.1.2: Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may ask the student to explain how visual or multimedia elements affect meaning, tone, or beauty of a text. Items should be developed to passages that make meaningful use of visual and multimedia elements. *There will be no audio administered on paper-based assessments.
  • Text Types :
    The items assessing these standards may be used with two or more grade-appropriate literary texts and other media. Passages may consist of text or visuals. 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

    Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Multiple Choice

    • Requires the student to select a correct explanation of how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text. 

    Table Match

    • Requires the student to complete a table that analyzes how visual and multimedia elements affect the meaning or tone of a text.

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5010010: English for Speakers of Other Languages-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
5010020: Basic Skills in Reading-K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021 (current), 2021 and beyond)
5010046: Language Arts - Grade Five (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7710016: Access Language Arts - Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
5001060: Art - Intermediate 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5011050: Library Skills/Information Literacy Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7701045: Access Art Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2018 - 2019, 2019 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
LAFS.5.RL.3.AP.7a: Describe how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
LAFS.5.RL.3.AP.7b: Describe how visual or multimedia elements contribute to the tone or mood of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).

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