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 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

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Read this story titled "Nathan's Choice." Then answer the question below.

Compare Jeremy's and Nathan's attitudes toward hard work. In your response, use details from the story that support your comparison. Write your answer in the box below.

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Resources for Objective 3.A.3.e:
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