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 6. Read critically to evaluate informational text

Objective b. Identify and explain additions or changes to format or text features that would make the text easier to understand

Assessment limit: In the text or a portion of the text

Brief Constructed Response (BCR) Item

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

Explain what could be added to help a reader better understand this article. In your response, use information from the article that supports your explanation. Write your answer in your answer book.

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