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).
Subject Area: English Language Arts
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 - Archived
Test Item Specifications
This benchmark may be assessed using:
*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 :
Analyze how visual and
multimedia elements contribute
to the meaning, tone, or beauty
of a text.
Sample Response Mechanisms
- Requires the student to select a correct explanation
of how visual and multimedia elements contribute to
the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text.
- Requires the student to complete a table that
analyzes how visual and multimedia elements affect
the meaning or tone of a text.