ELA-01 Targeted Standards
(RL) Strand: Reading Literature
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details.

ELA-01.RL.01 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can explain that a key detail is an important part of a text

Reasoning Targets

  • I can read or listen to a story and ask and answer questions about the story

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can identify key details in a text (who, what, when, why and how)
  • I can ask and answer questions about the key details in a text


Rubric/Proficiency Scale 

Score   Description Sample Activity

The student finds text evidence or clues in the story to support inferences about the character and setting along with inferring reasons that the character changed based on evidence in a text that is at the middle of the transitional reading stage.

  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.

The student notices evidence in the illustrations or text to describe the character or setting and notices and follow the dialogue in a text at the end of the early reading stage.

  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0The student is able to describe how a character feels at different parts of a story and make predictions about what will happened in the story based on evidence from the text.
  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content,student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 content.

The student makes inferences about a character/setting or detail (shown in pictures) to help understand the story.

  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.




  • Literature
  • Story
  • Poem/Poetry
  • Characters
  • Setting
  • Plot
  • Key Detail
  • Question


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