School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 7

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

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Standard 2.0 Comprehension of Informational Text

Indicator 2. Analyze text features to facilitate understanding of informational texts

Objective b. Analyze graphic aids that contribute to meaning

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

Selected Response Item

Read this article titled "The Fosbury Flop." Then answer the question below.

The photograph is most likely included in this article to —

  1. show the height of the high-jump bar
  2. illustrate the equipment used in the high jump
  3. persuade a reader that the high jump is difficult
  4. help a reader better understand a high jump method

Correct Answer:

Resources for Objective 2.A.2.b: