ELA-06.RL.03

6th Grade ELA Targeted Standards
(RL) Reading Literature Strand
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details

ELA-06.RL.03 Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

Student Learning Targets for Grade 6 Reading:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the different parts of the plot in a story or drama.
  • I can understand the series of episodes (the steps) in a plot.
  • I can define resolution.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can analyze how the characters change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can investigate the details of a story focusing on plot and characters.
  • I can describe the series of events that are part of a plot.
  • I can describe how a character changes throughout the story.

Product Targets

  • I can create a plot line that represents the elements of plot as it moves towards a resolution.
  • I can write how characters change and develop throughout a story and support the writing with specific details from the text.

Proficiency Scale

Score   ELA-06.RL.03 Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution. Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  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.
3.0

“The Standard.” The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

The student provides a written response that is complete and includes:

  • strong understanding of plot structure (exposition, rising action - conflicts, climax, falling action, and resolution in order).
  • accurately explains how events from the story cause a character to change.
  • provides accurate and relevant details of plot development.

The student also can analyze the text and choose the appropriate details/statements that support the plot structure.

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  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0

The student 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).

There are no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes. The student provides a written response that is complete and includes

  • reasonable understanding of plot structure (does accurately identify all five parts of a plot line, in order).
  • mostly accurate explanation of how events from the story cause a character to change.
  • some details may be irrelevant or unrelated to the plot.
  • an accurate and complete definition of vocabulary words.

 

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  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0

With help, a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes. The student provides a written response that is:

  • fragmentary.
  • indicates only minimal understanding of plot structure (can identify only one or two parts of the plot line – or - the plot line was not in order).
  • Inaccurately explains how events from the story cause a character to change.
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  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

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