School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 8

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

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Standard 2.0 Comprehension of Informational Text

Indicator 6. Read critically to evaluate informational text

Objective b. Analyze the extent to which the structure and text features clarify the purpose and the information

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

Read this article titled "This Tongue Gets a Grip." Then answer the question below.

Explain what could be added to help a reader better understand the information in this article. In your response, use information from the article that supports your explanation. Write your answer in the box below.


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Resources for Objective 2.A.6.b:
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