ELA-04 Targeted Standards
(RI) Strand: Reading Information
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details.

ELA-04.RI.01 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Summarize the text.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can list important information about the topic I read about

Reasoning Targets

  • I can define inference and explain how a reader uses details and examples from a text to reach a logical conclusion
  • I can define reading strategies that help me understand the text I am reading
  • I can define summary (a shortened version of the text that states key points)

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can re-read text to find evidence to support my answers
  • I can read closely and find answers that are "right there" in the text
  • I can analyze an author's words and refer to details and examples in the text when answering questions about the text
  • I can summarize the text

Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity

The student provides specific text evidence and vocabulary, such as quotes and direct references to text feature when summarizing a text at the middle fluent 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.
3.0The student uses only important details, specific text evidence and key vocabulary when summarizing a text, and when drawing inferences from text at the early fluent reading stage.
  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.

The student summarizes the information including details that support the main ideas of the text and makes inferences about the main topic or a main idea of the text.

  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content,student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 content.

The student retells the information from the text but may leave out important details about the topic or main ideas of the text.

  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.




  • Evidence
  • Inference
  • Example
  • Details
  • Summary

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