Skill EQ: How do readers extract relevant information from informational texts for a given purpose.
Assessment Prompt #1: Identify and paraphrase main/central ideas.
Assessment Prompt #2: Select text-based evidence and accurately cite quotes that illustrate central ideas.
Assessment Prompt #3: Summarize central ideas, integrating quotes.
Standards:CCSS literacy standard
12.RIT.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
12. RIT.2. Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.
12.RIT.3. Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.
12.RIT.10 By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.