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ELA-03 Targeted Standards
(RI) Strand: Reading Information
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details.

ELA-03.RI.03 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can define event, procedure, idea and concept.
  • I can identify events, procedures, ideas, and/or concepts in different types of informational texts.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain how events, procedures, ideas, and concepts connect to one another

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can use language that shows time (before, now, later,) sequence (first, next, last), and cause/effect (because, then if) when describing a text.

Proficiency (Rubric) Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity

  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.

  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.

  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content, student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 and/or 3.0 content.

  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill id demonstrated.




  • Event
  • Procedure
  • Idea
  • Concept
  • Time
  • Sequence
  • Cause/Effect


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