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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

2014, Grade 5 English Language Arts

  Question 6: Open-Response  
Based on the selection, describe Brenda’s feelings about the Great TV Turn-Off. Support your answer with important details from the selection.

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 Brenda’s feelings about the project. The response includes important details from the selection.
4
3 The response is a mostly clear, complete, and accurate description of Brenda’s feelings about the project. The response includes relevant but often general details from the selection.
2 The response is a partial description of Brenda’s feelings about the project. The response includes limited details from the selection and may include misinterpretations.
1 The response is a minimal description of Brenda’s feelings about the project. The response includes few or no details from the selection 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 5 English Language Arts

Question 6: Reading Comprehension
Question 17: Reading Comprehension

Return to the MCAS 2014 Student Work Directory



Last Updated: September 25, 2014
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