Academic standards progression

Cornerstone:

Read closely to determine what a text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
 

Reading - Literature

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With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
 
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
 
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
 
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.
 
 
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly; refer to details and examples in a text when drawing inferences from the text.
 
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; cite textual evidence to support conclusions.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; cite several pieces of textual evidence to support conclusions.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; support an interpretation of a text by citing relevant textual evidence.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw inferences; cite the strongest, most compelling textual evidence to support conclusions.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw inferences; support an interpretation of a text by citing and synthesizing relevant textual evidence from multiple sources.
 

Reading - Informational Texts

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With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
 
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
 
 
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
 
 
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.
 
 
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly; refer to details and examples in the text when drawing inferences from the text.
 
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; cite textual evidence to support conclusions.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; cite several pieces of textual evidence to support conclusions.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw logical inferences; support an interpretation of a text by citing relevant textual evidence.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw inferences; cite the strongest, most compelling textual evidence to support conclusions.
 
Analyze what a text says explicitly and draw inferences; support an interpretation of a text by citing and synthesizing relevant textual evidence from multiple sources.