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 3.0 Comprehension of Literary Text

Indicator 6. Determine important ideas and messages in literary texts

Objective e. Identify and explain personal connections to the text

Assessment limit: Connections between personal experiences and the theme or main ideas

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

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

Explain how you or someone you know is like Alex. 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.6.e: