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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

2013, Grade 4 English Language Arts

  Question 13: Open-Response  
Describe how Yeshi changes from the beginning to the end of the story. Support your answer with important details from the story.

Scoring Guide and Sample Student Work
Select a score point in the table below to view the sample student response.

ScoreDescription
4 The response is a clear, complete, and accurate description of how Yeshi changes from the beginning to the end of the story. The response includes important details from the story.
4
3
The response is a mostly clear, complete, and accurate description of how Yeshi changes from the beginning to the end of the story. The response includes relevant but often general details from the story.
2
The response is a partial description of how Yeshi changes from the beginning to the end of the story. The response includes limited details from the story and may include misinterpretations.
1
The response is a minimal description of how Yeshi changes from the beginning to the end of the story. The response includes few or no details from the story and may include misinterpretations.
OR
The response relates minimally to the task.
0
The response is incorrect or irrelevant or contains insufficient information to demonstrate comprehension.

Note: There are 2 sample student responses for Score Point 4.

Grade 4 English Language Arts

Question 7: Reading Comprehension
Question 13: Reading Comprehension

Return to the MCAS 2013 Student Work Directory



Last Updated: May 16, 2016
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