ELA-02 Targeted Standards
(RL) Strand: Reading Literature
Cluster: Craft and Structure.

ELA-02.RL.05 Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

Student Learning Targets:

Reasoning Targets

  • I can recognize that a story has a beginning, middle and end
  • I can describe how the characters, setting and action are introduced in the story
  • I can describe how the events at the end of the story let me know what happened to the characters

Proficiency (Rubric) Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity

Student is able to 

  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.
3.0 “The Standard.” Student is able to 
  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0 Student is able to   
  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content, student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 and/or 3.0 content.
1.0 Student is able to 
  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill id demonstrated.




  • Structure
  • Introduce
  • Characters
  • Setting
  • Action


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