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 4. Analyze important ideas and messages in informational texts

Objective i. Explain how someone might use the text

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

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

What does Fosbury's experience suggest for anyone facing a challenge? In your response, use information from the article that supports your answer. Write your answer in the box below.


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Resources for Objective 2.A.4.i:
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