School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 6

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

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Standard 2.0 Comprehension of Informational Text

Indicator 4. Determine and analyze important ideas and messages in informational texts

Objective c. State and support main ideas and messages

Assessment limit: In the text or a portion of the text

Selected Response Item

Read this article titled "Why Is It So Hard to Get Ketchup Out of the Bottle?" Then answer the question below.

Which other title would best help a reader understand the main idea of this article?

  1. Oil Rigs in the Mud
  2. Understanding Fast Food
  3. Protecting Bones and Joints
  4. Two Properties and One Solution

Correct Answer:

Resources for Objective 2.A.4.c:
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