ELA-02.RI.02

ELA Reading Informational Strand Logo 2nd Grade (ELA) Targeted Standard
(RI) Strand: Reading Informational/Nonfiction
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details

ELA-02.RI.02 Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can define topic (who or what the text is about).

Reasoning Targets

  • I can determine the topic of a text.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can retell the important parts of the text, and the focus (big idea) of each paragraph or page.

Proficiency Scale

The student can ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
... identify the main topic and/or retells some information with few details from the text.
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
...identify the main topic of the text and retell some of the important key details or events from the text.
  • recognize or recall specific terminology, such as:
    • main topic, key details, supporting details, retell
  • perform basic processes, such as:
    • identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text
    • state key details about the text
    • state supporting details about the text
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... identify the main topic of the text as part of retelling the important key details or events, including only the important information from a text at the middle of the transitional reading stage.
  • identify the main idea/topic of a multi-paragraph text and retell key/ supporting details that support the main topic
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
... state a main idea and explains how it is supported by the key details from a text at the end of the transitional reading stage.
  • identify the main idea/topic and retell key/ supporting details of a multi-paragraph text using text evidence
Teacher Proficiency Scale

Resources

Vocabulary

  • Key Details
  • Focus
  • Paragraph
  • Main Topic
  • Retell
  • Information

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