ELA-04 Targeted Standards
(RI) Strand: Reading Information
Cluster: Craft and Structure.

ELA-04.RI.05 Describe the overall structure of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify and explain different structures used in informational text (e.g. chronology, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution)
  • I can describe how events, ideas, concepts or information are structured in a text

Reasoning Targets

  • I can determine the overall structure found in an informational 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 content.

  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.




  • Text Structure
  • Chronology
  • Description
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Problem/Solution
  • Cause/Effect
  • Signal Words


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