LAFS.5.RI.3.7

Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 5
Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text
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 , MS item(s)
  • Also assesses:
    *LAFS.5.SL.1.2: Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
    *LAFS.5.SL.1.3: Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence.

  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may ask the student to draw on information from multiple sources in order to answer questions or to solve problems. *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 informational 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 information from two or more sources in order to answer a question or solve a problem.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Multiselect

    • Requires the student to select words, phrases, or quotations to answer a question or solve a problem. 
    Table Match
    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching the answer to a question with details derived from two or more sources.

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5008070: Health - Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
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)
5021070: Social Studies Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 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))
7721016: Access Social Studies - Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
5011050: Library Skills/Information Literacy Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2016 and beyond (current))
7708050: Access Health Grade 5 (Specifically in versions: 2020 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
LAFS.5.RI.3.AP.7a: Locate information from multiple print or digital sources on the same topic.
LAFS.5.RI.3.AP.7b: Refer to multiple print or digital sources to locate the answer to a question or solve a problem.
LAFS.5.RI.3.AP.7c: Refer to multiple print or digital sources as support for inferences (e.g., how did you know?).

Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Lesson Plans

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Type: Lesson Plan

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Type: Lesson Plan

Styrofoam Eliminators:

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Type: Lesson Plan

Solar Energy QR Hunt:

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Type: Lesson Plan

I Will Survive! - An Engineering Design Challenge:

This Engineering Design Challenge is intended to help fifth grade students apply the concept of how changes in an ecosystem can affect the survival of an animal species. Some suggested background building lessons are included, but it is not intended as an initial introduction to this benchmark.

Type: Lesson Plan

Amazing Adaptations!—An Engineering Design Challenge:

This Engineering Design Challenge is intended to help fifth grade students apply the concept of how structural and behavioral adaptations contribute to the survival of an animal species. Some suggested background building lessons are included, but it is not intended as an initial introduction to this benchmark.

Type: Lesson Plan

Anita Balance: Climate:

Anita Balance is a tightrope walker who is deciding to determine the location of her first big tightrope walk. Students must use their knowledge about climate to determine where the best/safest location (climate) will be to do her walk. This lesson provides opportunities for students to discuss how factors such as: precipitation, elevation and distance from the ocean affect climate.

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Is My Epidermis Showing?:

Have you ever wondered why we have skin? What is the skins function for our body? In this lesson, students will identify the parts of the skin and its functions in conjunction with the integumentary system. Students will be exposed to an interactive diagram where the parts of the skin are displayed individually its functions are explained. Students will get hands-on by creating a 3-dimensional model of the skin and its parts.

Type: Lesson Plan

Survival of the Fittest:

This is a five day lesson integrating Science, Reading and Writing. It is developed on a Reading lesson plan format using Shared Reading, Core Reading, Guided Reading and centers but can easily be transferred on to a Science 5E lesson format. The versatility of the lesson and the integration between subjects lends itself to it being widely used among teachers for different reasons; whether the teacher's need be in Science, Reading or Writing the lesson provides opportunities for all areas to be addressed. Most importantly, it offers the busy teacher an opportunity to implement one lesson to cover three subjects.

Type: Lesson Plan

Original Student Tutorial

Answering Research Questions: Extreme Snowboarding:

Learn how to draw information from multiple print sources to locate an answer to any research question quickly.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Research Roundup:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use resources to identify information about a topic.

Type: Student Center Activity

Teaching Idea

Teaching Tolerance: Reading Advertisements:

This resource is provided by Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, and encourages students to look critically at advertisements.

These activities will help students:

  • learn to conceptualize advertisements as texts that can and must be critically read.
  • develop explicit strategies for reading and interpreting advertisements.
  • recognize that advertisements are constructed messages.

Type: Teaching Idea

STEM Lessons - Model Eliciting Activity

Anita Balance: Climate:

Anita Balance is a tightrope walker who is deciding to determine the location of her first big tightrope walk. Students must use their knowledge about climate to determine where the best/safest location (climate) will be to do her walk. This lesson provides opportunities for students to discuss how factors such as: precipitation, elevation and distance from the ocean affect climate.

Are You Ready for a Hurricane?:

This activity allows students to determine the types of items that should be in a hurricane survival kit, use a budget and calculations to determine the items to include in the kit and gain an understanding of hurricanes and the need to prepare for them.

Camping Supply Innovators MEA:

Help CSI determine the best canteen model to use by applying an understanding of comparing decimals.

Styrofoam Eliminators:

This Model Eliciting Activity (MEA) is written at a 5th grade level. The Styrofoam Eliminators MEA provides students with an engineering problem in which they must work as a team to design a procedure to select the best alternative to using Styrofoam trays in school cafeterias.

You Be the Judge:

This model eliciting activity teaches students a common version of the scientific method by making them the judges of a science fair. In order to judge the science fair projects they have to evaluate the importance of each step of the scientific method and assign a value to it.

Original Student Tutorials for Language Arts - Grades K-5

Answering Research Questions: Extreme Snowboarding:

Learn how to draw information from multiple print sources to locate an answer to any research question quickly.

Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorial

Answering Research Questions: Extreme Snowboarding:

Learn how to draw information from multiple print sources to locate an answer to any research question quickly.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

Vetted resources caregivers can use to help students learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.