ELA-05.RI.02

ELA Reading Informational Strand Logo 5th Grade (ELA) Targeted Standard
(RI) Strand: Reading Informational/Nonfiction
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details

ELA-05.RI.02 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can define main idea (who or what a text is mainly about).

Reasoning Targets

  • I can determine two or more main ideas of a text.
  • I can determine key details in a text and explain how they support the main idea.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can state two main ideas and the details supporting each.

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 a main idea of a text but does not provide details to support the main idea or relies on his/her background knowledge of the topic instead of specific text evidence.
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).
... state a main idea from a text and supports it with details, although the details may not directly support the main idea.
  • recognize or recall specific terminology, such as:
    • topic, main idea, details
  • perform basic processes, such as:
    • identify the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
... state and support two main ideas with specific text evidence from a text at the middle fluent reading stage.
  • determine two or more main ideas of a text
  • explain how the main ideas are supported by key details
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
... determine a central idea of a text and explains how it is conveyed through details in a text at the end of the fluent reading stage.
  • demonstrate an in-depth understanding by noting subtle connections between two or more main ideas of a text and provide a sophisticated explanation of how they were supported by key details
Teacher Proficiency Scale

Resources

Vocabulary

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

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