School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 4

Reading/ELA | Informational | Literary | Writing | Language | Listening | Speaking

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Standard 2.0 Comprehension of Informational Text

Indicator 4. Determine important ideas and messages in informational texts

Objective g. Draw conclusions and inferences and make generalizations and predictions from text

Assessment limit: From one text or a portion of the text or across multiple texts

Selected Response Item

Read this article titled "The First Freeze-Dried Food." Then answer the question below.

From the information in this article, a reader can tell that —

  1. limes are a lot like freeze-dried potatoes
  2. the best tasting potatoes are freeze-dried
  3. the best way to keep potatoes is to freeze-dry them
  4. people must follow many steps to freeze-dry potatoes
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Correct Answer:
D

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