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LAFS.6.RI.1.3

Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 6
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 will be assessed using: TM , EBSR , MS , ST , MC item(s)
  • N/A
  • Assessment Limits :
    Items may ask the student to use details from the text to explain how an individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in the text. Items should focus on individuals, events, or ideas that are central to the meaning of the text. Items may ask for support that is directly stated in the text or ask the studentto draw inferences. Items should not ask general questions about events, individuals, or ideas
  • Text Types :
    Items assessing this standard may be used with one ormore grade-appropriate informational 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 thisstandard (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

    Explain how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated using explicit or implicit details from the text.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Selectable Text

    • Requires the student to select words or phrases from the text that provide details to support an inference about how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in the text.
    • Requires the student to select words or phrases from two sets of texts that provide details to support an inference about how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in the text. 
    EBSR
    • Requires the student to select a correct analysis of how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in the text and to select words or phrases from the text that provide support for that analysis. 
    Multiple Choice
    • Requires the student to select a correct analysis of how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in the text.
    Multiselect
    • Requires the student to select details from the text that support an inference about how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in the text.

    Task Demand

    Explain how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated using explicit or implicit details from the text.

    Sample Response Mechanisms

    Table Match

    • Requires the student to complete a table by matching analyses of how an individual, event, idea, or concept is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated with supporting details from the text.