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Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 6

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 e. Analyze relationships between and among characters, setting, and events

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

Selected Response Item

Read this story titled "A Team Full of Reasons." Then answer the question below.

Details in this story suggest that Alex and his teammates —

  1. would like to have a different coach
  2. enjoy playing together on the same team
  3. are more concerned with winning than having fun
  4. prefer practicing at night to practicing during the day
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Correct Answer:
B

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Read this story titled "A Team Full of Reasons." Then answer the question below.

Explain how Alex's memories affect his decision not to join the Pirates. 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.e:
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