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 g. Identify and describe the narrator

Assessment limit: Conclusions about the narrator based on his or her thoughts and/or observations

Selected Response Item

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

Because Susie is the narrator of this story, a reader is better able to —

  1. imagine Susie's appearance
  2. understand Susie's feelings
  3. predict Susie's movements
  4. question Susie's actions

Correct Answer:

Resources for Objective 3.A.3.g: