School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 5

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

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Standard 3.0 Comprehension of Literary Text

Indicator 3. Analyze elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding and interpretation

Objective c. Identify and describe the setting and the mood and explain how the setting affects the characters and the mood

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Read this story titled "Teeth for Two." Then answer the question below.

Explain how the setting affects the actions of the characters in this story. In your response, use details from the story that support your explanation. Write your answer in the box below.


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Resources for Objective 3.A.3.c:
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