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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

2014, Grade 10 English Language Arts

Download PDF Document  Question 27: Open-Response

 

Reporting Category: Reading Comprehension
Topic: 12 - Fiction
Standard: ELA.K-12.R.1.03 - Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Standard: ELA.K-12.R.1.03 - Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.


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Explain how the narrator’s attitude toward his father changes from the beginning to the end of the story. Support your answer with relevant and specific information from the story.

Scoring Guide and Sample Student Work

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ScoreDescription
4 The response is a clear, complete, and accurate explanation of how the narrator’s attitude toward his father changes from the beginning to the end of the story. The response includes relevant and specific information from the story.
4
3 The response is a mostly clear, complete, and accurate explanation of how the narrator’s attitude toward his father changes from the beginning to the end of the story. The response includes relevant but often general information from the story.
2 The response is a partial explanation of how the narrator’s attitude toward his father changes from the beginning to the end of the story. The response includes limited information from the story and may include misinterpretations.
1 The response is a minimal explanation of how the narrator’s attitude toward his father changes from the beginning to the end of the story. The response includes little or no information from the story and may include misinterpretations.
OR
The response relates minimally to the task.
0 The response is totally incorrect or irrelevant, or contains insufficient evidence to demonstrate comprehension.
Note: There are 2 sample student responses for Score Point 4.

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