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Subject Area - CC.1:
English Language Arts
  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.PREK: GRADE Pre-Kindergarten
Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.A

With prompting and support, retell key details of text that support a provided main idea.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.B

Answer questions about a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.C

With prompting and support, make connections between information in a text and personal experiences.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.E

Identify the front cover, back cover and title page of a book.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.F

With prompting and support, answer questions about unfamiliar words read aloud from a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.G

With prompting and support, answer questions to connect illustrations to the written word.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.I

With prompting and support, identify basic similarities and differences between two texts read aloud on the same topic.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.J

Use new vocabulary and phrases acquired in conversations and being read to.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.K

With prompting and support, clarify unknown words or phrases read aloud.

Standard - CC.1.2.PREK.L

With prompting and support, actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.K: GRADE K
Standard - CC.1.2.K.A

With prompting and support, identify the main idea and retell key details of text.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.B

With prompting and support, answer questions about key details in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.C

With prompting and support, make a connection between two individual, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.E

Identify parts of a book (title, author) and parts of a text (beginning, end, details).

Standard - CC.1.2.K.F

With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.G

Answers questions to describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.H

With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.I

With prompting and support, identify basic similarities and differences between two texts (read or read aloud) on the same topic.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.J

Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading, and being read to, and responding to texts.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.K

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiple meaning words and phrases based upon grade-level reading and content.

Standard - CC.1.2.K.L

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.1: GRADE 1
Standard - CC.1.2.1.A

Identify the main idea and retell key details of text.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.B

Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.C

Describe the connection between two individual, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.E

Use various text features and search tools to locate key facts or information in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.F

Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.G

Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.H

Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.I

Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.J

Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading, and being read to, and responding to texts, including words that signal connections and relationships between the words and phrases.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.K

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade-level reading and content.

Standard - CC.1.2.1.L

Read and comprehend literary non-fiction and informational text on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.2: GRADE 2
Standard - CC.1.2.2.A

Identify the main idea of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.B

Ask and answer questions such as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.C

Describe the connection between a series of events, concepts, or steps in a procedure within a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.E

Use various text features and search tools to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.F

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text including multiple-meaning words.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.G

Explain how graphic representations contribute to and clarify a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.H

Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.I

Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.J

Acquire and use grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.K

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade-level reading and content, choosing from a range of strategies and tools.

Standard - CC.1.2.2.L

Read and comprehend literary non-fiction and informational text on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.3: GRADE 3
Standard - CC.1.2.3.A

Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.1 Answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Standard - CC.1.2.3.B

Ask and answer questions about the text and make inferences from text; refer to text to support responses.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.1 Answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Standard - CC.1.2.3.C

Explain how a series of events, concepts, or steps in a procedure is connected within a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.1 Answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-K.1.1.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Standard - CC.1.2.3.D

Explain the point of view of the author.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.2.1.1 Explain the point of view from which a text is written.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.2.1.2 Use text features (e.g., headings, graphics, charts) and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to efficiently locate information relevant to a given topic.
Standard - CC.1.2.3.E

Use text features and search tools to locate and interpret information.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.2.1.1 Explain the point of view from which a text is written.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.2.1.2 Use text features (e.g., headings, graphics, charts) and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to efficiently locate information relevant to a given topic.
Standard - CC.1.2.3.F

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text, distinguishing literal from non-literal meaning as well as shades of meaning among related words.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases used in a text. d. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps). b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).
Standard - CC.1.2.3.G

Use information gained from text features to demonstrate understanding of a text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.3.1.1 Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs to support specific points in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.3.1.2 Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Standard - CC.1.2.3.H

Describe how an author connects sentences and paragraphs in a text to support particular points.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.3.1.1 Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs to support specific points in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.3.1.2 Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Standard - CC.1.2.3.I

Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.3.1.1 Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs to support specific points in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-C.3.1.2 Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Standard - CC.1.2.3.J

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases used in a text. d. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps). b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).
Standard - CC.1.2.3.K

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade-level reading and content; choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.

  • Assessment Anchor - E03.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E03.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases used in a text. d. Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).
      • Eligible Content - E03.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings. a. Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps). b. Distinguish shades of meaning among related words (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).
Standard - CC.1.2.3.L

Read and comprehend literary non-fiction and informational text on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.4: GRADE 4
Standard - CC.1.2.4.A

Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, steps, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.B

Refer to details and examples in text to support what the text says explicitly and make inferences.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, steps, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.C

Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.2 Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-K.1.1.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, steps, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.D

Compare and contrast an event or topic told from two different points of view.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.2.1.1 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.2.1.2 Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information and text features in a text or part of a text.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.E

Use text structure to interpret information (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/ solution).

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.2.1.1 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.2.1.2 Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information and text features in a text or part of a text.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.F

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text, including figurative language.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context. b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.G

Interpret various presentations of information within a text or digital source and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of text in which it appears.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.3.1.1 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.3.1.2 Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to demonstrate subject knowledge.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.H

Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.3.1.1 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.3.1.2 Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to demonstrate subject knowledge.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.I

Integrate information from two texts on the same topic to demonstrate understanding of that topic.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.3.1.1 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-C.3.1.2 Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to demonstrate subject knowledge.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.J

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being and that are basic to a particular topic.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context. b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.K

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade-level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.

  • Assessment Anchor - E04.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E04.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., telegraph, photograph, autograph). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E04.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Explain the meaning of similes and metaphors in context. b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. c. Demonstrate understanding of words by relating them to their antonyms and synonyms.
Standard - CC.1.2.4.L

Read and comprehend literary non-fiction and informational text on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.5: GRADE 5
Standard - CC.1.2.5.A

Determine two or more main ideas in a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences and/or making generalizations from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, steps, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.B

Cite textual evidence by quoting accurately from the text to explain what the text says explicitly and make inferences.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences and/or making generalizations from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, steps, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.C

Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a text based on specific information in the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences and/or making generalizations from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-K.1.1.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, steps, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.D

Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.2.1.1 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.2.1.2 Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information and text features in two or more texts.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.E

Use text structure, in and among texts, to interpret information (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/ solution).

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.2.1.1 Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.2.1.2 Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information and text features in two or more texts.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.F

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text, including interpretation of figurative language.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Interpret figurative language (simile, metaphor, and personification) in context. b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. c. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.G

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.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.3.1.1 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.3.1.2 Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to demonstrate subject knowledge.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.H

Determine how an author supports particular points in a text through reasons and evidence.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.3.1.1 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.3.1.2 Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to demonstrate subject knowledge.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.I

Integrate information from several texts on the same topic to demonstrate understanding of that topic.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.3.1.1 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-C.3.1.2 Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to demonstrate subject knowledge.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.J

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Interpret figurative language (simile, metaphor, and personification) in context. b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. c. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.K

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade-level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.

  • Assessment Anchor - E05.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E05.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis). c. Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E05.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Interpret figurative language (simile, metaphor, and personification) in context. b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs. c. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
Standard - CC.1.2.5.L

Read and comprehend literary non-fiction and informational text on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.6: GRADE 6
Standard - CC.1.2.6.A

Determine the central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through relevant details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples, anecdotes, or sequence of steps).
Standard - CC.1.2.6.B

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences and/or generalizations drawn from the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through relevant details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples, anecdotes, or sequence of steps).
Standard - CC.1.2.6.C

Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.2 Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through relevant details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-K.1.1.3 Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, or elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples, anecdotes, or sequence of steps).
Standard - CC.1.2.6.D

Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.2.1.1 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.2.1.2 Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, section, or text feature fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.2.1.3 Determine how the author uses the meaning of words or phrases, including figurative, connotative, or technical meanings, in a text.
Standard - CC.1.2.6.E

Analyze the author’s structure through the use of paragraphs, chapters, or sections.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.2.1.1 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.2.1.2 Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, section, or text feature fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.2.1.3 Determine how the author uses the meaning of words or phrases, including figurative, connotative, or technical meanings, in a text.
Standard - CC.1.2.6.F

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level reading and content, including interpretation of figurative language in context.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph, a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible). c. Determine the meaning of technical words and phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Interpret figurative language (simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole) in context. b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category, synonym/antonym) to better understand each of the words. c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).
Standard - CC.1.2.6.G

Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g. visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

Standard - CC.1.2.6.H

Evaluate an author’s argument by examining claims and determining if they are supported by evidence.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.3.1.1 Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not (e.g., fact/opinion, bias).
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.3.1.2 Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).
Standard - CC.1.2.6.I

Examine how two authors present similar information in different types of text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.3.1.1 Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not (e.g., fact/opinion, bias).
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-C.3.1.2 Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).
Standard - CC.1.2.6.J

Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph, a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible). c. Determine the meaning of technical words and phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Interpret figurative language (simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole) in context. b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category, synonym/antonym) to better understand each of the words. c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).
Standard - CC.1.2.6.K

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade-level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.

  • Assessment Anchor - E06.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E06.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph, a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., audience, auditory, audible). c. Determine the meaning of technical words and phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E06.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Interpret figurative language (simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole) in context. b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., cause/effect, part/whole, item/category, synonym/antonym) to better understand each of the words. c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., stingy, scrimping, economical, unwasteful, thrifty).
Standard - CC.1.2.6.L

Read and comprehend literary non-fiction and informational text on grade level, reading independently and proficiently.

  • Standard Area - CC.1.2: Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.2.7: GRADE 7
Standard - CC.1.2.7.A

Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences, conclusions, and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.2 Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, how individuals influence ideas or events).
Standard - CC.1.2.7.B

Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences, conclusions, and/or generalizations drawn from the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences, conclusions, and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.2 Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, how individuals influence ideas or events).
Standard - CC.1.2.7.C

Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-K.1 Key Ideas and Details
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences, conclusions, and/or generalizations drawn from the text.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.2 Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-K.1.1.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, how individuals influence ideas or events).
Standard - CC.1.2.7.D

Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.1 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.2 Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how major sections and text features contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.3 Determine how the author uses the meaning of words or phrases, including figurative, connotative, or technical meanings, in a text; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Standard - CC.1.2.7.E

Analyze the structure of the text through evaluation of the author’s use of graphics, charts. and the major sections of the text.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.1 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.2 Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how major sections and text features contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.3 Determine how the author uses the meaning of words or phrases, including figurative, connotative, or technical meanings, in a text; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Standard - CC.1.2.7.F

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level reading and content, including interpretation of figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-C.2 Craft and Structure
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-C.2.1 Demonstrate understanding of craft and structure in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.1 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.2 Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how major sections and text features contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.2.1.3 Determine how the author uses the meaning of words or phrases, including figurative, connotative, or technical meanings, in a text; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-V.4 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-V.4.1 Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary and figurative language in informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-V.4.1.1 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph, a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel). c. Determine the meaning of technical words and phrases used in a text.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-V.4.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary and mythological allusions) in context. b. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonym/antonym, analogy) to better understand each of the words. c. Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., refined, respectful, polite, diplomatic, condescending).
Standard - CC.1.2.7.G

Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g. how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).

Standard - CC.1.2.7.H

Evaluate an author’s argument, reasoning, and specific claims for the soundness of the argument and the relevance of the evidence.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.3.1.1 Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
      • Eligible Content - E07.B-C.3.1.2 Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.
Standard - CC.1.2.7.I

Analyze how two or more authors present and interpret facts on the same topic.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.B-C.3 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.B-C.3.1 Demonstrate understanding of connections within, between, and/or among informational texts.