School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade 5

Reading/ELA | Informational | Literary | Writing | Language | Listening | Speaking

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Standard 2.0 Comprehension of Informational Text

Indicator 4. Determine and analyze important ideas and messages in informational texts

Objective g. Draw conclusions and inferences and make generalizations and predictions from text

Assessment limit: From one text or a portion of the text or across multiple texts

Selected Response Item

Read this article titled "Snug in the Snow." Then answer the question below.

According to this article, which of these statements is true?

  1. Caves are the best places to hibernate.
  2. Woodchucks sleep longer than any other animal.
  3. Animals have different ways of living during the winter.
  4. Animals that hibernate are warmer than those that stay awake all winter.
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Correct Answer:
C

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