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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System

2015, Grade 3 English Language Arts

  Question 23: Short-Response  
In the story, why does the narrator think Sammy’s problem is “a big emergency” for him?

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

ScoreDescription
2 The response correctly answers why Sammy’s problem is "a big emergency" for him.
2
1 The response partially answers why Sammy’s problem is "a big emergency" for him.
1
0 The response is incorrect or irrelevant.

Note: There are 2 sample student responses for Score Point 2 and Score Point 1.

Grade 3 English Language Arts

Question 11: Reading Comprehension
Question 22: Reading Comprehension
Question 23: Reading Comprehension

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Last Updated: August 1, 2016
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