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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

2014, Grade 10 English Language Arts

  Question 27: Open-Response  
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
Select a score point in the table below to view the sample student response.

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.

Grade 10 English Language Arts

Question 9: Reading Comprehension
Question 14: Reading Comprehension
Question 27: Reading Comprehension
Question 36: Reading Comprehension

Return to the MCAS 2014 Student Work Directory



Last Updated: October 16, 2017
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