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					For the Idaho State Department
of Education


Assessments Mapped to
the Idaho State
Language Arts
Standards for Grades 2-
10


January 2003   by
                                     KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=       Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development             CW =    Composing and Writing Process
LC =     Literal Reading Comprehension                        CS =    Composition Structure
IC =     Interpretive Reading Comprehension                   G=      Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =     Evaluative Reading Comprehension                     P=      Punctuation
LRA =    Literary Response and Analysis                       C=      Capitalization


IRI# =    Idaho Reading Indicators, grade level

DWA# = Direct Writing Assessment, grade level

N# =      NAEP, grade level

[dupl.] = an item description from the Learning Continuum that appears more than once, either at the same
          grade level or at the grade level below or above it




688. LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS – GRADE 2

689. READING (AVERAGE SCORE: 184 – 197)


  Standard - The student             Content Knowledge and             Item Description:         Item Source:
            will:                            Skills:
 01. Read a variety of          a.    Use decoding and word           Read sight words           IRI 2
      traditional and                 recognition strategies to
      electronic                      fluently read second-           Sound out words            IRI 2
      materials for                   grade materials.
      information and                                                 Read a story               IRI 2
      understanding.
                                       Phonics/Phonemic
                                          Awareness
                                b.    Identify and name two           Find the word that         W: 191-200
                                      or more words that              rhymes with a non-
                                      rhyme.                          phonetic spelling

                                c.    Distinguish syllables           Divide words into          W: 181-190
                                      within words.                   syllables

                                d.    Recognize and use the           All beginning              IRI 1,2,3
                                      following to decode             consonants
                                      words:
                                      - Beginning, medial and         Ending consonants          IRI 1,2,3



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                       ending sounds;             b, d, g, m, n, n, p, t,
                                   -   Consonant blends and       x, f, l, ss, zz, g(e) as
                                       digraphs;                  /j/, ble as /bl/
                                   -   Short and long vowels;
                                   -   R-controlled vowels;       Beginning                  IRI 1,2,3
                                   -   Similarities among         consonant blends
                                       word structures such       bl, cl , fl, gl, pl, sl,
                                       as word families, and      br, fr, gr, pr, tr, sc,
                                       syllabication rules.       sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, st,
                                                                  sw, tw, str

                                                                  Consonant digraphs         IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  ch, sh, th (thin,
                                                                  that), wh, ph

                                                                  Ending consonant           IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  blends mp, nd, ft,
                                                                  lt, nt, lf, st, nk, ng

                                                                  Silent consonants          IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  ck, kn, lk, wr

                                                                  All short vowels           IRI 1,2,3

                                                                  Long vowels a-e, e-        IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  e, i-e, o-e, u-e; igh
                                                                  (high)

                                                                  All r-controlled           IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  vowels


                                                                  Vowel digraphs ai,         IRI 1, 2
                                                                  ee, oa, ea

                                                                  Variant vowel              IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  digraphs oo (toot),
                                                                  ue (glue), oo
                                                                  (book), aw (paw)

                                                                  Diphthongs oi, oy          IRI 2, 3


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  ou, ow

                                                                  Affixes –s, -er, -ed,     IRI 2,3
                                                                  -ing, -un

                                                                  Grammatical               IRI 2, 3
                                                                  endings: double
                                                                  final consonant
                                                                  when adding –ing,
                                                                  drop final “e” when
                                                                  adding –ing


                              e.   Use knowledge of               Identify the root or      W: 181-190
                                   common prefixes,               base word in a
                                   suffixes, and root words       multi-syllable word
                                   to determine meanings
                                   of unknown words               Find the word with        W: 181-190
                                   within a passage.              the correct prefix in
                                                                  a complex sentence

                                                                  Identify word using       W: 181-190
                                                                  correct suffix to
                                                                  complete sentence

                                                                  Given a root word         W: 191-200
                                                                  definition, find
                                                                  word that means
                                                                  __________

                                                                  Given a prefix            W: 191-200
                                                                  definition, identify
                                                                  the word meaning
                                                                  __________, with a
                                                                  variety of prefixes
                                                                  from which to
                                                                  choose

                                                                  Given the root            W: 191-200
                                                                  meaning, identify
                                                                  word meaning


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  __________, with a
                                                                  variety of suffixes
                                                                  from which to
                                                                  choose

                              f.   Automatically read a           Read sight words          IRI 2
                                   bank of 150-200 high-
                                   frequency words.




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                   Pre-Reading Strategies
                              g.    Draw on prior
                                    knowledge, discussion,
                                    and generating of
                                    questions to predict text.

                              h.     Prior to reading text,
                                     preview illustrations and
                                     such opening pages of
                                     text as the title page,
                                     table of contents and
                                     other introductory pages.

                                        Context Clues
                              i.     Use context clues to         Use context to            W: 181-190
                                     choose correct meanings      determine the
                                     of identified words          meaning of a word
                                     within a reading             in a paragraph
                                     passage.
                                                                  Use context to            W: 191-200
                                                                  determine meaning
                                                                  of specific word in
                                                                  paragraph of 30-60
                                                                  words

                              j.     Monitor own reading
                                     comprehension by self-
                                     correcting and rereading.

                              k.     Recognize words that
                                     signal transitions to
                                     determine sequence as
                                     well as contribute to
                                     text's meaning.

                              l.     Use the following            Understand                LC: 181-190
                                     punctuation cues:            sentences
                                     commas, periods,             containing
                                     question marks,              explanatory phrases
                                     apostrophes, and             set off by commas


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   quotation marks to guide       (my dog, Spot . . .
                                   meaning and oral               my friends, Jane
                                   fluently reading aloud.        and Sally),
                                                                  recognizing that
                                                                  they are not items
                                                                  in a list

                                   Word Analysis Skills
                              m.   Apply knowledge of             Identify and/or           W: 191-200
                                   compound words,                form compound
                                   contractions, and              words
                                   homophones to
                                   determine word                 Choose which of           W: 191-200
                                   meanings and phrases.          four definitions
                                                                  means the same as
                                                                  a compound word
                                                                  from paragraph of
                                                                  30-60 words

                                                                  Identify the two          W: 181-190
                                                                  words that make up
                                                                  a contraction

                                                                  Given a sentence          W: 191-200
                                                                  with a missing
                                                                  word, identify
                                                                  correct missing
                                                                  word from a list of
                                                                  homonyms

 02.   Read and respond       a.   Read and evaluate              Determine main            IC: 181-190
       to a variety of             grade-level literature and     idea in different
       literature to               recognize and analyze          genres
       compare and                 literary elements,
       contrast the many           vocabulary, and genres.        Read for details in       LR: 181-190
       dimensions of the           - Identify and compare         folk tales
       human experience.              plots, setting, and
                                      characters of two           Understand the            LR: 181-190
                                      stories;                    characteristics of
                                   - Retell basic plots of        legends and myths
                                      folktales, legends,


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                     fables, and fairy tales.

 03.   Read a variety of      a.   Retell a story and
       traditional,                include setting, plot, and
       technical, and              characters.
       electronic
       materials for
       critical analysis
       and evaluation.




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              b.   Identify the following         Characters
                                   story elements within a
                                   literary text:                 Determine point of        LR: 181-190
                                   - Characters and their         view of main
                                      traits and motivations      characters
                                      which determine
                                      causes for actions;         Determine main            LR: 181-190
                                   - Setting;                     characters and
                                   - Sequential events of a       quality of each
                                      plot, including a clear     character
                                      beginning, middle, and
                                      end;                        Compare and               LR: 181-190
                                   - Problems and                 contrast characters,
                                      solutions.                  both major and
                                                                  minor

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 181-190
                                                                  about characters in
                                                                  a variety of
                                                                  literature

                                                                  Compare and               LR: 181-190
                                                                  contrast characters,
                                                                  both major and
                                                                  minor characters

                                                                  Determine point of        LR: 191-200
                                                                  view of various
                                                                  characters

                                                                  Draw complex              LR: 191-200
                                                                  conclusions about
                                                                  characters

                                                                  Infer how author          LR: 191-200
                                                                  developed
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  word choice, story
                                                                  sequence



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 191-200
                                                                  about characters
                                                                  from a variety of
                                                                  literature

                                                                  Setting

                                                                  Identify setting –        LR: 181-190
                                                                  where, and when

                                                                  Identify setting –        LR: 191-200
                                                                  where, when, from
                                                                  the descriptors
                                                                  within the passage

                                                                  Sequence

                                                                  Determine correct         LC: 181-190
                                                                  order of events
                                                                  when presented in a
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Paraphrase order of       LC: 181-190
                                                                  events in a longer
                                                                  passage (up to 150
                                                                  words)

                                                                  Use clue words and        LC: 181-190
                                                                  reasoning skills to
                                                                  determine order of
                                                                  events when
                                                                  written out of order
                                                                  of occurrence
                                                                  (understanding
                                                                  flashbacks)

                                                                  Determine                 LC: 191-200
                                                                  sequence of events
                                                                  in a passage
                                                                  containing a
                                                                  flashback


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Paraphrase order of       LC: 191-200
                                                                  events in passage
                                                                  containing more
                                                                  complex
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  phrasing, or
                                                                  figurative language

                                                                  Use re-reading and        LC: 191-200
                                                                  cross-checking to
                                                                  determine specific
                                                                  order of events

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  event comes before
                                                                  another

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  events occur
                                                                  simultaneously

                                                                  Use reasoning and         LC: 191-200
                                                                  word clues to
                                                                  determine sequence
                                                                  of events in a
                                                                  passage containing
                                                                  a flashback

                                                                  Determine order of        LC: 191-200
                                                                  events when
                                                                  presented in a
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  comes last from up
                                                                  to nine events
                                                                  presented in
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  occurs first AND
                                                                  last from events
                                                                  presented in
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Find first in a           LC: 191-200
                                                                  subset of events in
                                                                  the middle of a
                                                                  passage
                                                                                            LC: 191-200
                                                                  Use re-reading and
                                                                  cross-checking to
                                                                  identify the order
                                                                  of events in a
                                                                  passage up to 200
                                                                  words

                                                                  Problem
                                                                  Identification and
                                                                  Resolution

                                                                  Identify problem          LR: 181-190
                                                                  and its resolution

                                                                  Identify how to           LR: 181-190
                                                                  resolve problem

                                                                  Identify the              LR: 191-200
                                                                  problem and the
                                                                  resolution within a
                                                                  long passage

                              c.   Recall and recognize           Isolate small but         LC: 181-190
                                   relevant details in a          significant details
                                   passage by responding          necessary to
                                   to questions asking            answer a question
                                   "who," "what," "where,"
                                   and "when."                    Answer                    IRI 2
                                                                  comprehension
                                                                  questions



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                              d.   Determine cause and            Determine cause           IC: 181-190
                                   effect relationships by        and effect in a 100-
                                   responding to "why,"           150 word passage
                                   "how," and "what-if"
                                   questions.                     Identify basic cause      LC: 181-190
                                                                  and effect
                                                                  relationships, stated
                                                                  in same or
                                                                  adjoining sentences

                                                                  Use clue word             LC: 181-190
                                                                  “because” supplied
                                                                  in answer choices
                                                                  to help focus
                                                                  thinking

                                                                  Identify implied          LC: 181-190
                                                                  cause and effect
                                                                  relationships

                                                                  Determine cause           IC: 191-200
                                                                  and effect of a
                                                                  variety of events

                                                                  Read passages with        LC: 191-200
                                                                  complexity of
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary, that
                                                                  include some clue
                                                                  words like “since”
                                                                  and “so” and
                                                                  “because”

                                                                  Identify “cause”          LC: 191-200
                                                                  presented at
                                                                  beginning of
                                                                  passage relating to
                                                                  “effect” presented
                                                                  at end of passage

                              e.   Draw logical                   Draw conclusion           IC: 181-190


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   conclusions based on           based on
                                   information read.              interpretation of
                                                                  information read

                                                                  Draw conclusion           IC: 191-200
                                                                  based on
                                                                  interpretation of
                                                                  information read

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 191-200
                                                                  from personal
                                                                  narratives within
                                                                  the context of the
                                                                  story

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 191-200
                                                                  about directionality

                                                                  Infer who is              LR: 191-200
                                                                  narrator by the
                                                                  descriptors of the
                                                                  story

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 191-200
                                                                  from different types
                                                                  of poetry

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 191-200
                                                                  about characters
                                                                  from a variety of
                                                                  literature

                              f.   Distinguish between            Distinguish               LR: 191-200
                                   fiction and nonfiction,        between fiction and
                                   real and imaginary, and        nonfiction writing
                                   fact and opinion.

 04.   Read to locate         a.   Locate information             Uses a weather            LC: 181-190
       information from a          using dictionaries,            report: paraphrase
       variety of                  encyclopedias, and             information
       traditional,                informational books:


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

      technical, and               - Recognize                    Use a sign or             LC: 181-190
      electronic sources.            alphabetical order;          announcement:
                                   - Name and use the             understand the
                                     following book parts:        meaning of
                                     title page, table of         information
                                     contents, and glossary.
                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 181-190
                                                                  how to read,
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  meaning of (ed.)
                                                                  for editor

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                                                  contents: locate
                                                                  information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use
                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine content

                                                                  Use a list of facts:      LC: 191-200
                                                                  use to find
                                                                  information

                                                                  Use a schedule:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  format, how days,
                                                                  events, and times
                                                                  are listed; read to
                                                                  understand how
                                                                  long particular
                                                                  events last;
                                                                  understand when
                                                                  events start

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 191-200
                                                                  meaning of “see”
                                                                  and “see also”;
                                                                  organized in main
                                                                  topics and
                                                                  subtopics; how


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  drawings, photos,
                                                                  and maps are listed;
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  pages separated by
                                                                  commas or by
                                                                  hyphens

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 191-200
                                                                  advertisement:
                                                                  determine what is
                                                                  being advertised;
                                                                  locate and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  details in ad

                                                                  Use reference             LC 191-200
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (dictionary,
                                                                  encyclopedia,
                                                                  television program
                                                                  guide, almanac,
                                                                  field guide, atlas)

                                                                  Use a recipe:             LC: 191-200
                                                                  determine number
                                                                  served; determine
                                                                  amount of
                                                                  ingredients

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand
                                                                  relationship
                                                                  between dictionary
                                                                  and glossary

                                                                  Use a title: use          LC: 191-200
                                                                  clue words to
                                                                  determine content


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

690.    WRITING (AVERAGE SCORE: 186 – 198)                         GRADE 2

  Standard - The student           Content Knowledge and            Item Description:       Item Source:
           will:                            Skills:
 01. Understand and use       a.    Demonstrate                   Categorize around         CW: 181-190
 the writing process.               understanding and             a main topic
                                    application of writing
                                    process steps:                Choose subject and        CW: 191-200
                                    - Brainstorm;                 brainstorm (i.e.,
                                    - Draft;                      word lists,
                                    - Teacher conference;         webbing, free
                                    - Revise;                     writing)
                                    - Edit;
                                    - Publish;                    Select main               CW: 191-200
                                    - Share.                      headings for
                                                                  outline

                                                                  Outline main topic        CW: 191-200
                                                                  with descriptors

                                                                  List details in           CW: 191-200
                                                                  outline form

                                                                  Select point of           CW: 191-200
                                                                  view (i.e. I, He,
                                                                  You)

                                                                  Pre-write sentences       CW: 181-190
                                                                  that convey
                                                                  purpose of topic

                                                                  Write in a selected       CW: 181-190
                                                                  genre (i.e., a simple
                                                                  fairy tale)

                                                                  Choose a mode of          CW: 191-200
                                                                  writing

                                                                  Determine tone and        CW: 191-200
                                                                  mood



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Choose tone by            CW: 191-200
                                                                  determined
                                                                  audience

                                                                  Create a list of          CW: 191-200
                                                                  possible word
                                                                  choices

                                                                  Choose a strong           CS: 191-200
                                                                  topic sentence

                                                                  Use strong topic          CS: 191-200
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Begin topic with          CS: 191-200
                                                                  strong sentence
                                                                  starters

                                                                  Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                                                  with specific
                                                                  details

                                                                  Organize sentences        CS: 191-200
                                                                  for paragraphs

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 191-200
                                                                  sentences, simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex

                                                                  Use strong                CW: 191-200
                                                                  descriptors

                                                                  Use figurative            CW: 191-200
                                                                  language to
                                                                  describe

                                                                  Use creative              CW: 191-200
                                                                  figures of speech

                                                                  Use symbolic              CW: 191-200


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  language

                                                                  Use phrases and           CW: 191-200
                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  modifiers to
                                                                  enhance details

                                                                  Plan for strong           CS: 191-200
                                                                  conclusions


                                                                  Write to stay on          CW: 191-200
                                                                  topic

                                                                  Edit paragraph            CS: 191-200
                                                                  format for fragment
                                                                  and run-on
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Edit sentence             CW: 191-200
                                                                  fragments

                                                                  When given a 5-8          CS: 191-200
                                                                  sentence paragraph,
                                                                  edit for off-topic
                                                                  sentences

                              b.   Legibly write in a             Use correct letter        CS: 191-200
                                   variety of formats to             format
                                   record, generate, and
                                   reflect upon ideas.

                              c.   Use technology to create
                                   a piece for publication.

                              d.   Identify and use               Choose tone by            CW: 191-200
                                   appropriate style for          determined
                                   audience and purpose of        audience
                                   writing.
                                                                  Use a variety of          CW: 191-200
                                                                  genres


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use correct letter        CS: 191-200
                                                                  format

                                                                  Use correct return        CW: 191-200
                                                                  address format



                                                                  Use imagery in            CS: 191-200
                                                                  poetry

                                                                  Answer standard           CS: 191-200
                                                                  questions when
                                                                  writing a news
                                                                  story

                              e.   Develop a writing
                                   vocabulary and skills for
                                   using words.

 02. Write and edit for       a.   Apply rules and                Grammar
 correctness and clarity.          conventions the
                                   following:                     Use compound              CW: 181-190
                                   - Grammar;                     personal pronouns
                                   - Punctuation;
                                   - Capitalization;              Revise and replace        CW: 191-200
                                   - Spelling.                    misplaced
                                                                  modifiers

                                                                  Use appositives           CW: 191-200

                                                                  Use parallelism           CW: 191-200
                                                                  between subject
                                                                  and direct object

                                                                  Use adjective and         CW: 191-200
                                                                  infinitive phrases

                                                                  Identify subject          CW: 181-190
                                                                  from predicate


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use auxiliary verbs       CW :181-190
                                                                  correctly

                                                                  Punctuation

                                                                  Use periods with          CW: 181-190
                                                                  abbreviations

                                                                  Use question marks        P: 181-190
                                                                  correctly when
                                                                  writing a friendly
                                                                  letter

                                                                  Use correct end           P: 181-190
                                                                  punctuation on a
                                                                  collection of
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Use correct end           P: 191-200
                                                                  punctuation in eight
                                                                  to ten word
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Mark each end             P: 191-200
                                                                  punctuation
                                                                  correctly when
                                                                  writing a multi-
                                                                  paragraph friendly
                                                                  letter

                                                                  Use commas for            P: 181-190
                                                                  introductory words        P: 191-200
                                                                  (i.e., well, no)          CW: 181-190

                                                                  Use commas after     P: 181-190
                                                                  introductory clauses

                                                                  Use commas                CW: 181-190
                                                                  between two main          P: 191-200
                                                                  clauses


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use commas after          P: 181-190
                                                                  introductory
                                                                  adverbial clauses

                                                                  Use commas in             CW: 181-190
                                                                  adverbial clauses

                                                                  Use commas in a           P: 181-190
                                                                  letter closing

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 181-190
                                                                  direct address

                                                                  Use commas                P: 181-190
                                                                  between city and          CW: 191-200
                                                                  state

                                                                  Use commas in             P: 191-200
                                                                  dependant clauses

                                                                   Use commas after         P: 191-200
                                                                  participial phrases

                                                                  Use commas in a           P: 191-200
                                                                  compound sentence

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 191-200
                                                                  an introductory
                                                                  adjective phrase

                                                                  Use commas                P: 191-200
                                                                  around
                                                                  parenthetical
                                                                  phrases

                                                                  Use commas                P: 191-200
                                                                  around appositives

                                                                  Use quotation             P: 191-200
                                                                  marks for direct


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  conversation

                                                                  Use quotation             P: 191-200
                                                                  marks on both sides
                                                                  of split direct
                                                                  conversation

                                                                  Use apostrophes in        P: 181-190
                                                                  irregular
                                                                  contractions

                                                                  Use apostrophes in        P: 191-200
                                                                  pronoun
                                                                  contractions

                                                                  Capitalization

                                                                  Identify “I” errors       C: 181-190
                                                                  twice in the same         C: 191-200
                                                                  sentence

                                                                  Identify the              C: 191-200
                                                                  sentence not
                                                                  capitalized
                                                                  correctly (“I” the
                                                                  error)

                                                                  Correctly capitalize      C: 181-190
                                                                  up to four words in
                                                                  the same sentence

                                                                  Identify nouns            C: 181-190
                                                                  correctly or
                                                                  incorrectly
                                                                  capitalized

                                                                  Recognize a group         C: 181-190
                                                                  of words as a
                                                                  sentence, capitalize
                                                                  first word



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 181-190
                                                                  word in a more
                                                                  complex sentences,
                                                                  sometimes
                                                                  beginning with
                                                                  adverb phrases

                                                                  Capitalize the            C: 181-190
                                                                  beginning of each         C: 191-200
                                                                  sentence in a short
                                                                  group of sentences

                                                                  Identify a sentence       C: 181-190
                                                                  in which the first
                                                                  word is not
                                                                  correctly
                                                                  capitalized

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word of the
                                                                  sentence and proper
                                                                  nouns

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word of the
                                                                  sentence and the
                                                                  first word of a
                                                                  quotation

                                                                  Capitalize places:        C: 191-200
                                                                  rivers, mountains,
                                                                  countries, states,
                                                                  cities, monuments,
                                                                  buildings, points of
                                                                  interest

                                                                  Capitalize names of       C: 191-200
                                                                  people: full name,
                                                                  including initials
                                                                  and titles



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Capitalize royal          CW: 191-200
                                                                  titles, professional
                                                                  titles, personal
                                                                  titles, government
                                                                  bodies

                                                                  Capitalize book,          C: 191-200
                                                                  movie, TV show,
                                                                  magazine titles:
                                                                  know which words
                                                                  to capitalize and
                                                                  which to not
                                                                  capitalize

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 191-200
                                                                  nationalities and
                                                                  languages

                                                                  Capitalize historical C: 181-190
                                                                  events

                                                                  Capitalize course         C: 181-190
                                                                  names

                                                                  Capitalize names of       C: 181-190
                                                                  organizations and
                                                                  government bodies

                                                                  Capitalize
                                                                  government bodies         CW: 191-200

                                                                  Capitalize company        C: 191-200
                                                                  and product names

                                                                  Capitalize team           C: 191-200
                                                                  names

                                                                  Capitalize the first C: 191-200
                                                                  word in the greeting
                                                                  and closing on a
                                                                  letter


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Capitalize only the       C: 181-190
                                                                  first word in a           C: 191-200
                                                                  sentence of
                                                                  common nouns

                                                                  Capitalize first          C: 191-200
                                                                  word of a quotation

                                                                  Identify a proper         C: 181-190
                                                                  noun                      C: 191-200

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 191-200
                                                                  between common
                                                                  and proper nouns

                                                                  Verbalize the rule        C: 191-200
                                                                  telling which word
                                                                  in a quotation is
                                                                  always capitalized

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 191-200
                                                                  capitalization

                                                                  Spelling

                                                                  Proof for spelling        CW: 191-200
                                                                  errors

                              b.   Develop sentences that         Use strong topic          CS: 191-200
                                   incorporate a clear and        sentences
                                   focused main idea;
                                   incorporate supportive         Choose a strong           CS: 191-200
                                   details and examples           topic sentence
                                   that are appropriate to
                                   topic, audience, and           Focus on                  CS: 191-200
                                   purpose:                       imperative sentence
                                   - Use appropriate word         structure
                                     choices, sentence
                                     structure, transitions,      Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                     and organizational           with specific details


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                     techniques.
                                   - Write for personal and       Use correct format        CS: 181-190
                                     practical needs.             for business letters

                                                                  Write a job               CS: 181-190
                                                                  application
                                                                  paragraph


 03. Write a narrative        a.   Create a narrative             When given four           CS: 181-190
 essay which aligns with           composition that               simple and
 the fourth-grade Direct           provides an introduction,      compound
 Writing Assessment.               middle, and end                sentences, choose
                                   sequence; establish and        the chronological
                                   support a central idea         order
                                   and include simple facts
                                   and details.                   When given a four         CS: 181-190
                                                                  to six sentence
                                                                  paragraph, choose
                                                                  the off-topic
                                                                  sentence

                                                                  When given a              CS: 181-190
                                                                  series of short
                                                                  sentences, choose
                                                                  the group that
                                                                  iterates one idea

                                                                  Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                                                  with specific
                                                                  details

                                                                  When given a five         CS: 191-200
                                                                  to eight sentence
                                                                  paragraph, edit for
                                                                  off-topic sentences


                              b.   Write and publish              Use imagery in            CS: 191-200
                                   original creative works        poetry
                                   which incorporate


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   descriptive language.          Use strong                CW: 191-200
                                                                  descriptors

                                                                  Use figurative            CW: 191-200
                                                                  language to
                                                                  describe

                                                                  Use similes for           CW: 191-200
                                                                  comparison

                                                                  Use creative              CW: 191-200
                                                                  figures of speech

                                                                  Use slang words           CW: 191-200
                                                                  for a direct purpose

                                                                  Use symbolic              CW: 191-200
                                                                  language

                                                                  Use phrases and           CW: 191-200
                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  modifiers to
                                                                  enhance details




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


697. LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS - GRADE 3

698. READING (AVERAGE SCORE: 191 – 204)


  Standard - The student         Content Knowledge and      Item Description:                Item Source:
            will:                        Skills:
 01. Read a variety of        a.   Use decoding strategies Read sight words                  IRI 3
      traditional and             to fluently read third-
      electronic                  grade materials.         Read a passage                    IRI 3
      materials for
      information and
      understanding.

                                         Phonics
                              b.    Employ multiple               All beginning              IRI 1,2,3
                                   strategies to identify         consonants
                                   words using spelling
                                   patterns and                   Ending consonants          IRI 1,2,3
                                   syllabication.                 b, d, g, m, n, n, p, t,
                                                                  x, f, l, ss, zz, g(e) as
                                                                  /j/, ble as /bl/

                                                                  Beginning
                                                                  consonant blends
                                                                  bl, cl , fl, gl, pl, sl,
                                                                  br, fr, gr, pr, tr, sc,    IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, st,
                                                                  sw, tw, str

                                                                  Consonant digraphs         IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  ch, sh, th (thin,
                                                                  that), wh, ph

                                                                  Ending consonant           IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  blends mp, nd, ft,
                                                                  lt, nt, lf, st, nk, ng

                                                                  Silent consonants          IRI 1,2,3
                                                                  ck, kn, lk, wr


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  All short vowels          IRI 1,2,3

                                                                  Long vowels a-e, e-       IRI 1,2,3
                                                                     e, i-e, o-e, u-e;
                                                                     igh (high)

                                                                  All r-controlled          IRI 1,2,3
                                                                      vowels

                                                                  Variant vowel             IRI 1,2,3
                                                                     digraphs oo
                                                                     (toot), ue
                                                                     (glue), oo
                                                                     (book), aw
                                                                     (paw)

                                                                  Diphthongs oi, oy         IRI 2,3
                                                                     ou, ow

                                                                  Affixes –s, -er, -ed,     IRI 2,3
                                                                      -ing, -un

                                                                  Grammatical               IRI 2,3
                                                                     endings:
                                                                     double final
                                                                     consonant
                                                                     when adding –
                                                                     ing, drop final
                                                                     “e” when
                                                                     adding –ing

                                                                  Contractions: I’m,        IRI 3
                                                                     he’s, she’s, it’s,
                                                                     ___’ll (she’ll),
                                                                     ____n’t
                                                                     (won’t)

                                                                  “y” as long “I”:          IRI 3
                                                                      sky, why, fly,
                                                                      my


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              c.    Use phonics cues to
                                   automatically decode
                                   words and cueing
                                   strategies to fluently
                                   read third grade text.

                                      Context Cues
                              d.    Use context cues to           Use context to            W: 191-200
                                   determine correct              determine meaning
                                   meanings of identified         of specific word in
                                   words within a reading         paragraph of 30-60
                                   passage.                       words [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 201-210
                                                                  paragraph of 50-75
                                                                  words, use context
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  meaning of a
                                                                  specific word in
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Use context of an         W: 201-210
                                                                  advertising passage
                                                                  to figure out a word
                                                                  that has multiple
                                                                  meanings


                              e.    Recognize words that          Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                   signal transitions to          clues to determine
                                   determine sequence and         what comes before
                                   meaning of text.
                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Read passages with        LC: 191-200
                                                                  complexity of


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary, that
                                                                  include some clue
                                                                  words like “since”
                                                                  and “so” and
                                                                  “because” [dupl.]

                                                                  Read slightly             LC: 201-210
                                                                  longer passages,
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary which
                                                                  use clue words
                                                                  “since” and
                                                                  “because of “
                              f.    Recognize the
                                   relationship between a
                                   pronoun and its referent.

                                   Word Analysis Cues
                              g.    Apply knowledge of            Identify which of         W: 191-200
                                   contractions, synonyms,        four words is the
                                   antonyms, synonyms,            defined synonym
                                   homonyms, and multiple         for underlined
                                   meanings to determine          word in sentence
                                   meanings of words and
                                   phrases.                       Find pairs of words       W:191-200
                                                                  that are synonyms
                                                                  (defined in
                                                                  questions)

                                                                  Find groups of            W: 191-200
                                                                  words with
                                                                  meaning that is
                                                                  similar to a given
                                                                  word

                                                                  Given a complex           W: 201-210
                                                                  sentence, determine
                                                                  which of four
                                                                  words is synonym


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  (not defined) for
                                                                  underlined word

                                                                  Given a sentence          W: 191-200
                                                                  with a missing
                                                                  word, identify
                                                                  correct missing
                                                                  word from a list of
                                                                  homonyms [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose word               W: 201-210
                                                                  missing in the
                                                                  sentence when all
                                                                  choices are
                                                                  homonyms

                              h.    Use knowledge of root         Given a root word         W: 191-200
                                   words to determine             definition, find
                                   meanings of unknown            word that
                                   words within a passage.        means __________
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Given a prefix            W: 191-200
                                                                  definition, identify
                                                                  the word meaning
                                                                  ________, with a
                                                                  variety of prefixes
                                                                  from which to
                                                                  choose [dupl.]

                                                                  Given the root            W: 191-200
                                                                  meaning, identify
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  ___________, with
                                                                  a variety of suffixes
                                                                  from which to
                                                                  choose [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify base or          W: 201-210
                                                                  root word in multi-
                                                                  syllable words


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Identify word, that       W: 201-210
                                                                  with correct prefix,
                                                                  becomes its own
                                                                  antonym

                                                                  Identify suffix           W: 201-210
                                                                  which will give
                                                                  new meaning to
                                                                  specified word


                                       Syntax Cues
                              i.    Use knowledge of
                                   written language to
                                   anticipate words when
                                   reading.

                              j.    Before, during, and           Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                   after reading, locate          contents: locate
                                   information to clarify         information on
                                   text structure and             multiple pages; use
                                   content.                       clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer the story           LR: 201-210
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device

                                                                  Determine cause           IC: 191-200
                                                                  and effect of a
                                                                  variety of events
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Read passages with        LC: 191-200
                                                                  complexity of
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary, that
                                                                  include some clue


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  words like “since”
                                                                  and “so” and
                                                                  “because” [dupl.]

                                                                  Read slightly             LC: 201-210
                                                                  longer passages,
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary which
                                                                  use clue words
                                                                  “since” and
                                                                  “because of “

                                                                  Identify “cause”          LC: 191-200
                                                                  presented at
                                                                  beginning of
                                                                  passage relating to
                                                                  “effect” presented
                                                                  at end of passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC: 201-210
                                                                  the “cause” and
                                                                  which is the
                                                                  “effect” when
                                                                  given a situation

                                                                  Demonstrate               LC: 201-210
                                                                  combining several
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  cause and effect
                                                                  relationship

                                                                  Determine                 LC: 191-200
                                                                  sequence of events
                                                                  in a passage
                                                                  containing a
                                                                  flashback [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use reasoning and         LC: 191-200
                                                                  word clues to
                                                                  determine sequence
                                                                  of events in a
                                                                  passage containing
                                                                  a flashback [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine what            LC: 201-210
                                                                  comes first in a
                                                                  paragraph
                                                                  containing a
                                                                  flashback

                                                                  Paraphrase order of       LC: 191-200
                                                                  events in passage
                                                                  containing more
                                                                  complex
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  phrasing, or
                                                                  figurative language
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use re-reading and        LC: 191-200
                                                                  cross-checking to
                                                                  determine specific
                                                                  order of events
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use re-reading and        LC: 201-210
                                                                  cross-checking to
                                                                  identify order of
                                                                  events

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  event comes before
                                                                  another [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  events occur
                                                                  simultaneously
                                                                  [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Determine order of        LC: 191-200
                                                                  events when
                                                                  presented in a
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  comes last from up
                                                                  to nine events
                                                                  presented in
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  occurs first AND
                                                                  last from events
                                                                  presented in
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Find first in a           LC: 191-200
                                                                  subset of events in
                                                                  the middle of a
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 201-210
                                                                  event came second
                                                                  or next from
                                                                  sentences in
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Determine                 LC: 201-210
                                                                  sequence of key
                                                                  events from


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  complex paragraph

                                                                  Determine events          LC: 201-210
                                                                  that occur after or
                                                                  simultaneously in
                                                                  longer, more
                                                                  complex paragraph

                                                                  Determine first           LC: 201-210
                                                                  event from
                                                                  sequence of events
                                                                  written in the
                                                                  middle of a
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Use key words to          LC: 201-210
                                                                  paraphrase order of
                                                                  events

                                                                  In a paragraph of         LC: 201-210
                                                                  unfamiliar content
                                                                  and vocabulary,
                                                                  determine what
                                                                  comes next, after
                                                                  another event

                                                                  Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  what comes before

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 191-200
                                                                  about characters
                                                                  from a variety of
                                                                  literature [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 201-210
                                                                  about a character
                                                                  type within a
                                                                  variety of literature

                                                                  Determine the             LR: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  complex point of
                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence

                                                                  Identify setting –        LR: 191-200
                                                                  where, when, from
                                                                  the descriptors
                                                                  within the passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify the              LR: 191-200
                                                                  problem and the
                                                                  resolution within a
                                                                  long passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Answer                    IRI 3
                                                                  comprehension
                                                                  questions

                              k.    Locate and gather             Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                   information for a variety      contents: locate
                                   of purposes.                   information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use
                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a list of facts:      LC: 191-200
                                                                  use to find
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  of information

                                                                  Use a schedule:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  format, how days,
                                                                  events, times are
                                                                  listed; read to
                                                                  understand how
                                                                  long particular
                                                                  events last;
                                                                  understand when
                                                                  events start [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 191-200
                                                                  meaning of “see”
                                                                  and “see also;”
                                                                  organized in main
                                                                  topics and
                                                                  subtopics; how
                                                                  drawings, photos,
                                                                  and maps are listed;
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  pages separated by
                                                                  commas or by
                                                                  hyphens [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 191-200
                                                                  advertisement:
                                                                  determine what is
                                                                  being advertised;
                                                                  locate and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  details in ad [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 201-210
                                                                  advertisement:
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information;
                                                                  determine what is
                                                                  being advertised;


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  understand
                                                                  abbreviations and
                                                                  shortened phrases
                                                                  in a classified ad

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 191-200
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (dictionary,
                                                                  encyclopedia,
                                                                  television program
                                                                  guide, almanac,
                                                                  field guide, atlas)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry

                                                                  Use a recipe:             LC: 191-200
                                                                  determine number
                                                                  served; determine
                                                                  amounts of
                                                                  ingredients [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand
                                                                  relationship


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  between dictionary
                                                                  and glossary [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                                                  contents: locate
                                                                  information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use
                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine content
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19)

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 201-210
                                                                  announcement
                                                                  (lengthy and
                                                                  detailed, containing
                                                                  common
                                                                  abbreviations, and
                                                                  adult level
                                                                  vocabulary): find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  information

                                                                  Use a food label:         LC: 201-210
                                                                  determine the
                                                                  relative amounts of
                                                                  ingredients


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines

                              l.    Paraphrase and                Paraphrase order of       LC: 191-200
                                   summarize text.                events in passage
                                                                  containing more
                                                                  complex
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  phrasing, or
                                                                  figurative language
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use key words to          LC: 201-210
                                                                  paraphrase order of
                                                                  events

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions

                              n.    Identify language and
                                   literary devices:                                        .
                                   - Mood;
                                   - Tone;
                                   - Style;
                                   - Figurative language;
                                   - Format.

                              o.    Determine main idea           Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                   within a text and              from a variety of
                                   identify relevant details      genres
                                   and facts.
                                                                  Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                                                  from textbook page



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Infer main idea of        IC: 191-200
                                                                  article from
                                                                  newspaper or
                                                                  magazine

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                                                  in newspaper and
                                                                  other articles

                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 191-200
                                                                  details in a passage
                                                                  to discriminate
                                                                  between similar
                                                                  answer choices

                                                                  Recognize                 LC: 191-200
                                                                  significant details
                                                                  when paraphrased

                                                                  Recognize and             LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand detail
                                                                  referenced by “this,
                                                                  that, these, or
                                                                  those”

                                                                  Understand and            LC: 191-200
                                                                  interpret significant
                                                                  details

                                                                  Isolate small but         LC: 201-210
                                                                  significant detail
                                                                  necessary to
                                                                  answer a question
                                                                  in long detail-filled
                                                                  passages

                                                                  Answer                    IRI 3
                                                                  comprehension
                                                                  questions

 02. Read and respond         a.   Identify defining              Distinguish               LR: 191-200


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

      to a variety of              characteristics of the         between fiction and
      literature to                following literary forms       nonfiction writing
      compare and                  and genres: fiction,           [dupl.]
      contrast the many            nonfiction, fairy tales,
      dimensions of                poems, and plays.              Distinguish               LR: 201-210
      human experience.                                           between fiction and
                                                                  nonfiction writing
                                                                  in lengthy passages

                                                                  Analyze and gain          LR: 191-200
                                                                  understanding of
                                                                  legends

                                                                  Identify realistic        LR: 201-210
                                                                  fiction

                                                                  Determine purpose         LR: 201-210
                                                                  of lengthy folk
                                                                  tales

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 201-210
                                                                  elements of a fable

                              b.   Evaluate new                   Answer                    IRI 3
                                   information and relate to      comprehension
                                   known information and          questions
                                   ideas.

                              c.   Compare and contrast           Contrast                  LC: 201-210
                                   information about same         information (how
                                   topic after reading two        are they different?)
                                   or more passages or            when given a
                                   articles.                      factual paragraph

                                                                  Locate appropriate        LC: 201-210
                                                                  information to
                                                                  compare or contrast
                                                                  in longer passages
                                                                  with unfamiliar
                                                                  content



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                              d.   Demonstrate
                                   understanding of the role
                                   of reading to enrich,
                                   inform, and serve as a
                                   tool for lifelong
                                   learning.

                              e.   Identify cause and effect      Determine cause           IC: 191-200
                                   and statements of fact         and effect of a
                                   and opinion.                   variety of events
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Read passages with        LC: 191-200
                                                                  complexity of
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary, that
                                                                  include some clue
                                                                  words like “since”
                                                                  and “so” and
                                                                  “because” [dupl.]

                                                                  Read slightly             LC: 201-210
                                                                  longer passages,
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary which
                                                                  use clue words
                                                                  “since” and
                                                                  “because of “

                                                                  Identify “cause”          LC: 191-200
                                                                  presented at
                                                                  beginning of
                                                                  passage relating to
                                                                  “effect” presented
                                                                  at end of passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC: 201-210
                                                                  the “cause” and
                                                                  which is the


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  “effect” when
                                                                  given a situation

                                                                  Demonstrate               LC: 201-210
                                                                  combining several
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  cause and effect
                                                                  relationship

                                                                  Predict future            IC: 201-210
                                                                  events based on
                                                                  prior conclusions
                                                                  drawn

                              f.   Determine main idea of         Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                   text and identify relevant     from a variety of
                                   and supporting details         genres
                                   and facts; arrange in
                                   chronological order.           Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                                                  from textbook page

                                                                  Infer main idea of        IC: 191-200
                                                                  article from
                                                                  newspaper or
                                                                  magazine

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                                                  in magazine
                                                                  articles or stories
                                                                  from other sources

                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 191-200
                                                                  details in a passage
                                                                  to discriminate
                                                                  between similar
                                                                  answer choices

                                                                  Recognize                 LC: 191-200
                                                                  significant details


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  when paraphrased

                                                                  Recognize and             LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand detail
                                                                  referenced by “this,
                                                                  that, these, or
                                                                  those”

                                                                  Understand and            LC: 191-200
                                                                  interpret significant
                                                                  details

                                                                  Isolate small but         LC: 201-210
                                                                  significant detail
                                                                  necessary to
                                                                  answer a question
                                                                  in long detail-filled
                                                                  passages

                                                                  Determine                 LC: 191-200
                                                                  sequence of events
                                                                  in a passage
                                                                  containing a
                                                                  flashback [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reasoning and         LC: 191-200
                                                                  word clues to
                                                                  determine sequence
                                                                  of events in a
                                                                  passage containing
                                                                  a flashback [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine what            LC: 201-210
                                                                  comes first in a
                                                                  paragraph
                                                                  containing a
                                                                  flashback

                                                                  Paraphrase order of       LC: 191-200
                                                                  events in passage
                                                                  containing more


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  complex
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  phrasing, or
                                                                  figurative language
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use re-reading and        LC: 191-200
                                                                  cross-checking to
                                                                  determine specific
                                                                  order of events
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use re-reading and        LC: 201-210
                                                                  cross-checking to
                                                                  identify order of
                                                                  events

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  event comes before
                                                                  another [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  events occur
                                                                  simultaneously
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine order of        LC: 191-200
                                                                  events when
                                                                  presented in a
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  comes last from up
                                                                  to nine events
                                                                  presented in
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 191-200
                                                                  occurs first AND


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  last from events
                                                                  presented in
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Find first in a           LC: 191-200
                                                                  subset of events in
                                                                  the middle of a
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Determine which           LC: 201-210
                                                                  event came second
                                                                  or next from
                                                                  sentences in
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Determine                 LC: 201-210
                                                                  sequence of key
                                                                  events from
                                                                  complex paragraph

                                                                  Determine events          LC: 201-210
                                                                  that occur after or
                                                                  simultaneously in
                                                                  longer, more
                                                                  complex paragraph

                                                                  Determine first           LC: 201-210
                                                                  event from
                                                                  sequence of events
                                                                  written in the
                                                                  middle of a
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Use key words to          LC: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  paraphrase order of
                                                                  events

                                                                  In a paragraph of         LC: 201-210
                                                                  unfamiliar content
                                                                  and vocabulary,
                                                                  determine what
                                                                  comes next, after
                                                                  another event

                                                                  Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  what comes before

                                                                  Answer                    IRI 3
                                                                  comprehension
                                                                  questions

 03. Read a variety of        a.   Identify author's purpose      Identify setting –        LR: 191-200
     traditional,                  and describe how               where, when, from
     technical, and                language, setting, and         the descriptors
     electronic                    information support            within the passage
     materials for                 purpose within literary        [dupl.]
     critical analysis             text.
     and evaluation.                                              Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  complex point of
                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence

                                                                  Infer the story           LR: 201-210
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary devices

                              b.    Identify the following        Make inferences           LR: 191-200


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   story elements within a        about characters
                                   literary text:                 from a variety of
                                   - Characters and their         literature [dupl.]
                                      traits;
                                   - Setting;                     Make inferences           LR: 201-210
                                   - Sequencing of main           about a character         IC: 201-210
                                      events;                     type within a
                                   - Problems and                 variety of literature
                                      solutions.
                                                                  Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  complex point of
                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence

                                                                  Identify setting –        LR: 191-200
                                                                  where, when, from
                                                                  the descriptors
                                                                  within the passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify the              LR: 191-200
                                                                  problem and the
                                                                  resolution within a
                                                                  long passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

 04. Read to locate           a.   Use appropriate                Use a list of facts:      LC: 191-200
     information from a            strategies when reading        use to find
     variety of                    for the following              information [dupl.]
     traditional,                  purposes:
     technical, and                - Comprehension;               Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210
     electronic sources.           - Locating information;        of information
                                   - Personal enjoyment.          [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use a schedule:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  format, how days,
                                                                  events, times are
                                                                  listed; read to
                                                                  understand how
                                                                  long particular
                                                                  events last;
                                                                  understand when
                                                                  events start [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 191-200
                                                                  meaning of “see”
                                                                  and “see also;”
                                                                  organized in main
                                                                  topics and
                                                                  subtopics; how
                                                                  drawings, photos,
                                                                  and maps are listed;
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  pages separated by
                                                                  commas or by
                                                                  hyphens [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 191-200
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (dictionary,
                                                                  encyclopedia,
                                                                  television program
                                                                  guide, almanac,
                                                                  field guide, atlas)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand
                                                                  relationship
                                                                  between dictionary
                                                                  and glossary [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                                                  contents: locate
                                                                  information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use
                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              b.   Generate questions
                                   about important and
                                   interesting issues.

                              c.   Organize and interpret         Analyze detail in         LC: 191-200
                                   information to draw a          directions:
                                   logical conclusion based       determine
                                   on an investigation.           important
                                                                  information in
                                                                  directions;
                                                                  determine missing
                                                                  steps in a set of
                                                                  directions; given
                                                                  directions and
                                                                  actions taken,
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  part of directions
                                                                  not followed
                                                                  correctly

                                                                  Understand                LC: 191-200
                                                                  directions on a
                                                                  label containing
                                                                  adult vocabulary

                                                                  Determine purpose         LC: 191-200
                                                                  of directions

                                                                  Understand specific       LC: 191-200
                                                                  directions in a
                                                                  typical recipe



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Understand                LC: 191-200
                                                                  directions in a
                                                                  recipe written in
                                                                  paragraph rather
                                                                  than list format

                                                                  Understands               LC: 191-200
                                                                  directions on a test
                                                                  or worksheet

                                                                  Understand                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  involving multiple
                                                                  variables (if you
                                                                  want this, do that,
                                                                  if you want
                                                                  something else, do
                                                                  something else)

                                                                  Find detail in            LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex, multi-
                                                                  step directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  language

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions

                                                                  Understand                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  – must find one
                                                                  detail, then re-read
                                                                  to incorporate
                                                                  previous
                                                                  information

                                                                  Use skills that           LC: 201-210
                                                                  progress in
                                                                  difficulty: skim,
                                                                  scan to locate
                                                                  details; re-read


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  specific parts;
                                                                  combine two or
                                                                  more sets of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  complete
                                                                  understanding;
                                                                  paraphrase


 05.    Read for technical a.       Identify and use such         Use a list of facts:      LC: 191-200
       information.                traditional sources as         use to find
                                   reference books, library       information [dupl.]
                                   materials, experts, and
                                   electronically stored          Use a list: meaning LC: 201-210
                                   sources to locate and          of information
                                   acquire information.           [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a schedule:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  format, how days,
                                                                  events, times are
                                                                  listed; read to
                                                                  understand how
                                                                  long particular
                                                                  events last;
                                                                  understand when
                                                                  events start [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:        LC: 191-200
                                                                  meaning of “see”
                                                                  and “see also;”
                                                                  organized in main
                                                                  topics and
                                                                  subtopics; how
                                                                  drawings, photos,
                                                                  and maps are listed;
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  pages separated by
                                                                  commas or by
                                                                  hyphens [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 191-200
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (dictionary,
                                                                  encyclopedia,
                                                                  television program
                                                                  guide, almanac,
                                                                  field guide, atlas)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand
                                                                  relationship
                                                                  between dictionary
                                                                  and glossary [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                                                  contents: locate
                                                                  information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use
                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of        LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              b.    Identify use of
                                   graphics, graphs, tables,
                                   and diagrams,
                                   parentheses, italics, and
                                   bold print.

                              c.    Identify text structure.      Use a table of            LC 191-200
                                                                  contents: locate
                                                                  information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use
                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents
                                                                  [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                              d.    Locate and demonstrate        Read passages             LC: 201-210
                                   understanding sequence         where word clues
                                   words.                         are less direct:
                                                                  from “first, later,
                                                                  and finally” to
                                                                  “after the frost”,”
                                                                  in the spring”,
                                                                  “when they had
                                                                  eaten lunch”

                                                                  Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  what comes before

                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

    699. WRITING (AVERAGE SCORE: 192 – 205)                        GRADE 3

  Standard - The student         Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
           will:                         Skills:
 01. Understand and use       a.   Demonstrate                    Choose subject and        CW 191-200
     the writing process.         understanding and               brainstorm (.i.e.,
                                  application of the              word lists,
                                  writing process:                webbing, free
                                  - Brainstorm;                   writing) [dupl.]
                                  - Draft;
                                  - Teacher conference;           Choose a mode of          CW: 191-200
                                  - Revise;                       writing [dupl.]
                                  - Edit;
                                  - Publish;                      Choose formal or          CW: 201-210
                                  - Share.                        informal language

                                                                  Select point of           CW: 191-200
                                                                  view (i.e., I, He,
                                                                  You) [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose syntax that        CW: 201-210
                                                                  illustrates point of
                                                                  view

                                                                  Determine tone and        CW: 191-200
                                                                  mood [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose tone by            CW: 191-200
                                                                  determined
                                                                  audience [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a list of          CW: 191-200
                                                                  possible word
                                                                  choices [dupl.]

                                                                  Use precise               CW: 201-210
                                                                  language

                                                                  Choose a strong           CS: 191-200
                                                                  topic sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use strong topic          CS: 191-200
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Begin topic with          CS: 191-200
                                                                  strong sentence
                                                                  starters [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline main topic        CW: 191-200
                                                                  with descriptors
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  List details in           CW: 191-200
                                                                  outline form [dupl.]

                                                                  Select main               CW: 191-200
                                                                  headings for
                                                                  outline [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline expository        CW: 201-210
                                                                  mode

                                                                  Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                                                  with specific
                                                                  details [dupl.]

                                                                  Organize sentences        CS: 191-200
                                                                  for paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select purpose of         CW: 201-210
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Look for patterns         CS: 201-210
                                                                  of organization in a
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Combine sentences         CS: 201-210
                                                                  into paragraph
                                                                  structure



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Order sentences           CS: 201-210
                                                                  into a concise
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 191-200
                                                                  sentences, simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]

                                                                  Use strong                CW: 191-200
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use vivid                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  descriptors

                                                                  Use figurative            CW: 191-200
                                                                  language to
                                                                  describe [dupl.]

                                                                  Use creative              CW: 191-200
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of figurative         CW: 201-210
                                                                  speech in context

                                                                  Use symbolic              CW: 191-200
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Use phrases and           CW: 191-200
                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  modifiers to
                                                                  enhance details
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Plan for strong           CS: 191-200
                                                                  conclusions [dupl.]

                                                                  Use sentence              CW: 201-210
                                                                  variety



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Write to stay on          CW: 191-200
                                                                  purpose [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit paragraph            CS: 191-200
                                                                  format for fragment
                                                                  and run-on
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Avoid run-on              CW: 201-210
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Edit sentence             CW: 191-200
                                                                  fragments [dupl.]

                                                                  When given a 5-8          CS: 191-200
                                                                  sentence paragraph,
                                                                  edit for off-topic
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Select the best title     CW: 201-210
                                                                  for a piece of work

                              b.    Legibly write in a            Use correct letter        CS: 191-200
                                   variety of formats to          format [dupl.]
                                   record, generate, and
                                   reflect upon ideas.            Use correct               CS: 201-210
                                                                  business letter
                                                                  structure

                                                                  Define purposes of        CS: 201-210
                                                                  poetry (i.e.,
                                                                  feelings, moods,
                                                                  expressions)

                                                                  Define parts of a         CS: 201-210
                                                                  research paper

                              c.    Identify and use              Choose tone by            CW: 191-200
                                   appropriate style and          determined
                                   vocabulary for audience        audience [dupl.]
                                   and purpose.


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use a variety of          CW: 191-200
                                                                  genres [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct letter        CS: 191-200
                                                                  format [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct return        CW: 191-200
                                                                  address format
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct               CS: 201-210
                                                                  business letter
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Use imagery in            CS: 191-200
                                                                  poetry [dupl.]

                                                                  Define purposes of        CS: 201-210
                                                                  poetry (i.e.,
                                                                  feelings, moods,
                                                                  expressions)

                                                                  Answer standard           CS: 191-200
                                                                  questions when
                                                                  writing a news
                                                                  story [dupl.]

                                                                  Define parts of a         CS: 201-210
                                                                  research paper
                                                                  [dupl.]

 02.    Write and edit for    a.    Apply rules and               Grammar
       correctness and             conventions of the
       clarity.                    following:                     Revise and replace        CW: 191-200
                                   - Grammar;                     misplaced
                                   - Punctuation;                 modifiers [dupl.]
                                   - Capitalization;
                                   - Spelling.                    Use parallelism           CW: 191-200
                                                                  between subject
                                                                  and direct object
                                                                  [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use appositives           CW: 191-200
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use adjective and         CW: 191-200
                                                                  infinitive phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use participial           CW: 201-210
                                                                  phrases in correct
                                                                  word order

                                                                  Correct use of            CW: 201-210
                                                                  transitional
                                                                  expressions

                                                                  Use adverbial             CW: 201-210
                                                                  clauses in complex
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Use correct word          CW: 201-210
                                                                  order when using
                                                                  adjective phrases

                                                                  Punctuation

                                                                  Use correct end           P: 191-200
                                                                  punctuation in
                                                                  eight to ten word
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Mark each end             P: 191-200
                                                                  punctuation
                                                                  correctly when
                                                                  writing a multi-
                                                                  paragraph friendly
                                                                  letter [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify different        P: 201-210
                                                                  meanings of the
                                                                  same sentence


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  when end
                                                                  punctuation is
                                                                  changed

                                                                  Identify incorrect        P: 201-210
                                                                  end punctuation

                                                                  Identify periods          P: 201-210
                                                                  when given a
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Use commas                CW: 191-200
                                                                  between city and
                                                                  state [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 191-200
                                                                  participial phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 201-210
                                                                  participial phrases
                                                                  in a lengthy
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Use commas                P: 191-200
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 201-210
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  complex sentence

                                                                  Use commas in a           P: 191-200
                                                                  compound sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 191-200
                                                                  an introductory
                                                                  adjective phrase
                                                                  [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use commas                P: 191-200
                                                                  around
                                                                  parenthetical
                                                                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate non-            CW: 201-210
                                                                  essential                 P: 201-210
                                                                  parenthetical
                                                                  phrases with
                                                                  commas

                                                                  Use commas                P: 191-200
                                                                  around appositives
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in             P: 191-200
                                                                  dependant clauses
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  introductory
                                                                  dependent clauses

                                                                  Use commas after a CW: 201-210
                                                                  direct address in an
                                                                  imperative sentence

                                                                  Use commas in             CW: 201-210
                                                                  letter closure

                                                                  Use commas                P: 201-210
                                                                  around interrupting
                                                                  phrases contained
                                                                  within the sentence

                                                                  Use apostrophes in        P: 191-200
                                                                  pronoun
                                                                  contractions [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes in        P: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  possessive plurals

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 201-210
                                                                  with helping verb
                                                                  and “not”

                                                                  Use quotation             P: 191-200
                                                                  marks for direct
                                                                  conversation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotation mark        P: 191-200
                                                                  on both sides of
                                                                  split direct
                                                                  conversation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotations in         P: 201-210
                                                                  titles

                                                                  Use parentheses           P: 201-210
                                                                  around non-
                                                                  essential phrases

                                                                  Capitalization

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 191-200
                                                                  capitalization
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 201-210
                                                                  when to capitalize
                                                                  the first word:
                                                                  sentences, poems,
                                                                  letter greetings

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word in the               C: 201-210
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  word in the               C: 201-210
                                                                  greeting and
                                                                  closing of a letter
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize only the       C: 201-210
                                                                  first word in a
                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  greeting or closing

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word of a quotation       C: 201-210
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Verbalize the rule        C: 191-200
                                                                  telling which word
                                                                  in a quotation is
                                                                  always capitalized
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 201-200
                                                                  sentences using
                                                                  quotations that are
                                                                  not capitalized
                                                                  correctly

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word in a sentence
                                                                  without proper
                                                                  nouns

                                                                  Capitalize the            C: 191-200
                                                                  beginning of each
                                                                  sentence in a short
                                                                  group of sentences
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the            C: 201-210
                                                                  beginning of each
                                                                  sentence in a group
                                                                  of sentences,


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  including
                                                                  quotations within
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Capitalize first          C: 191-200
                                                                  word and proper
                                                                  nouns [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word in the               C: 201-210
                                                                  sentence and the
                                                                  first word of a
                                                                  quotation [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 201-210
                                                                  word in the
                                                                  sentence, the first
                                                                  word of a
                                                                  quotation, and
                                                                  proper nouns

                                                                  Capitalize royal          CW: 191-200
                                                                  titles, professional
                                                                  titles, and personal
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                CW: 191-200
                                                                  government bodies
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 191-200
                                                                  organizations and         C: 201-210
                                                                  government bodies
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize places:        C: 191-200
                                                                  rivers, mountains,
                                                                  countries, states,
                                                                  cities, monuments,
                                                                  buildings, points of
                                                                  interest [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210
                                                                  particular places,
                                                                  points of interest,
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  monuments

                                                                  Capitalize countries C: 201-210
                                                                  and continents

                                                                  Know which words          C: 191-200
                                                                  to capitalize and
                                                                  which to not
                                                                  capitalize in book,
                                                                  movie, TV show,
                                                                  and magazine titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize radio          C: 201-210
                                                                  and TV station
                                                                  initials

                                                                  Identify a proper         C: 191-200
                                                                  noun [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 191-200
                                                                  between common            C: 201-210
                                                                  and proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Differentiate             C: 201-210
                                                                  between similar
                                                                  common and
                                                                  proper nouns

                                                                  Capitalize people’s       C: 191-200
                                                                  full names,               C: 201-210
                                                                  including initials
                                                                  and titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize company C: 191-200


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  and product names
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210
                                                                  companies, stores,
                                                                  products

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 191-200
                                                                  nationalities and
                                                                  languages [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize team           C: 191-200
                                                                  names [dupl.]             C: 201-210

                                                                  Capitalize pronoun        C: 191-200
                                                                  “I” ; identify the
                                                                  sentence not
                                                                  capitalized
                                                                  correctly (“I” the
                                                                  error); identify “I”
                                                                  errors twice in the
                                                                  same sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210
                                                                  historical events
                                                                  and eras

                                                                  Capitalize classes,       C: 201-210
                                                                  schools

                                                                  Identify when             C: 201-210
                                                                  compass directions
                                                                  are correctly and
                                                                  incorrectly
                                                                  capitalized

                                                                  Capitalize names of C: 201-210
                                                                  ships

                                                                  Use capitals in           CW: 201-210


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  magazine,
                                                                  newspaper, and
                                                                  essay titles

                                                                  Capitalize inside         CW: 201-210
                                                                  addresses

                                                                  Spelling

                                                                  Proof for spelling        CW: 191-200
                                                                  errors [dupl.]

                                                                  Spelling                  IRI: 3

                              b.    Develop a paragraph           Choose a strong           CS: 191-200
                                   that incorporates a clear      topic sentence
                                   and focused main idea          [dupl.]
                                   that is supported by
                                   details and examples           Use strong topic          CS: 191-200
                                   that are appropriate to        sentences [dupl.]
                                   topic, audience, and
                                   purpose.                       Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                   - Use topic sentences,         with specific
                                     appropriate word             details [dupl.]
                                     choices and sentence
                                     structure, transitions,      Look for patterns         CS: 201-210
                                     paragraphing,                of organization in a
                                     indentation, and             paragraph
                                     organization;
                                   - Write for personal and       Combine sentences         CS: 201-210
                                     practical needs.             into paragraph
                                                                  structure

                                                                  Order sentences           CS: 201-210
                                                                  into a concise
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Use correct letter        CS: 191-200
                                                                  format [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct               CS: 201-210


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  business letter
                                                                  structure

                                                                  Give directions in a      CS: 201-210
                                                                  systematic order

 03.    Write a narrative     a.    Create a multiple-            Use strong topic          CS: 191-200
       essay which aligns          paragraph narrative            sentences [dupl.]
       with the fourth-            composition that
       grade Direct                provides an introductory       Choose a strong           CS: 191-200
       Writing                     paragraph that                 topic sentence
       Assessment.                 establishes and supports       [dupl.]
                                   a central idea. Include
                                   supporting paragraphs          Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                   with thoughtful                with specific
                                   transitions, simple facts,     details [dupl.]
                                   details, and
                                   explanations. Conclude         Order sentences           CS: 201-210
                                   with a paragraph that          into a concise
                                   summarizes key points.         paragraph [dupl.]
                                   Properly indent.
                                                                  Plan for strong           CS: 191-200
                                                                  conclusion [dupl.]

                              b.    Write and publish             Use imagery in            CS: 191-200
                                   original creative works        poetry [dupl.]
                                   that incorporate
                                   figurative and                 Use strong                CW: 191-200
                                   descriptive language.          descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use vivid                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use figurative            CW: 191-200
                                                                  language to
                                                                  describe [dupl.]

                                                                  Use similes for           CW: 191-200
                                                                  comparison [dupl.]

                                                                  Use creative              CW: 191-200


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use slang words           CW: 191-200
                                                                  for a direct purpose
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of figurative         CW: 201-210
                                                                  speech in context
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use symbolic              CW: 191-200
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Use phrases and           CW: 191-200
                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  modifiers to
                                                                  enhance details
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Focus on                  CS: 201-210
                                                                  exclamatory
                                                                  sentence structure




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

706. LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS – GRADE 4

707. READING (AVERAGE SCORE: 198 – 211)

 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
           will:                          Skills:
 01. Read a variety of        a.   Use decoding strategies
     traditional and              to fluently read fourth-
     electronic                   grade materials.
     materials for
     information and
     understanding.
                                         Phonics
                              b.    Use spelling pattern
                                   syllabication and other
                                   strategies to identify
                                   words.

                              c.    Use phonics cues to
                                   automatically and
                                   accurately identify and
                                   pronounce words.

                                      Word Analysis
                              d.    Apply knowledge of            Identify which of         W: 191-200
                                   derivations, synonyms,         four words is the
                                   antonyms, homonyms,            defined synonym
                                   multiple meanings, and         for underlined
                                   idioms to determine            word in sentence
                                   meanings of words and
                                   phrases.                       Find pairs of words       W:191-200
                                                                  that are synonyms
                                                                  (defined in
                                                                  questions)

                                                                  Find groups of            W: 191-200
                                                                  words with
                                                                  meaning that is
                                                                  similar to a given
                                                                  word



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Given a complex           W: 201-210
                                                                  sentence, determine
                                                                  which of four
                                                                  words is synonym
                                                                  (not defined) for
                                                                  underlined word

                                                                  Given a sentence          W: 191-200
                                                                  with a missing
                                                                  word, identify
                                                                  correct missing
                                                                  word from a list of
                                                                  homonyms [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose word               W: 201-210
                                                                  missing in the
                                                                  sentence when all
                                                                  choices are
                                                                  homonyms

                                                                  Find words with           W: 211-220
                                                                  opposite meanings
                                                                  within the context
                                                                  of a story or
                                                                  passage

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  story, find the word
                                                                  in the story which
                                                                  means about the
                                                                  same as the
                                                                  underlined word

                              e.   Use knowledge of root          Identify and/or           W: 191-200
                                   words to determine             form compound
                                   meanings of unknown            words [dupl.]
                                   words within a passage.
                                                                  Given a root word         W: 191-200
                                                                  definition, find
                                                                  word that means
                                                                  ______ [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Given a prefix       W: 191-200
                                                                  definition, identify
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  ____, with a variety
                                                                  of prefixes from
                                                                  which to choose
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Given the root            W: 191-200
                                                                  meaning, identify
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  _____, with a
                                                                  variety of suffixes
                                                                  from which to
                                                                  choose [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify base or          W: 201-210
                                                                  root word in multi-
                                                                  syllable words
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify word that,       W: 201-210
                                                                  with correct prefix,
                                                                  becomes its own
                                                                  antonym [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify suffix           W: 201-210
                                                                  which will give
                                                                  new meaning to
                                                                  specified word
                                                                  [dupl.]


                                      Context Clues
                              f.    Use context clues to          Use context to            W: 191-200
                                   choose correct meanings        determine meaning
                                   of identified words            of specific word in
                                   within a reading               paragraph of 30 –
                                   passage.                       60 words [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  After reading a           W: 201-210
                                                                  paragraph of 50 –
                                                                  75 words, use
                                                                  context to
                                                                  determine meaning
                                                                  of a specific word
                                                                  in paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Use context of an         W: 201-210
                                                                  advertising passage
                                                                  to figure out a word
                                                                  that has multiple
                                                                  meanings [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  sentence within a
                                                                  paragraph of 75-
                                                                  100 words, use the
                                                                  context of the
                                                                  sentence to find the
                                                                  meaning of specific
                                                                  word

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  story, find the word
                                                                  in the story which
                                                                  means about the
                                                                  same as underlined
                                                                  word
                              g.    Recognize the
                                   relationship between a
                                   pronoun and its referent.

                             h.     Recognize words that          Uses reasoning and        LC: 191-200
                                   signal transitions to          word clues to
                                   determine sequences as         determine sequence
                                   well as contribution to        [dupl.]
                                   text's meaning.
                                                                  Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  what comes before


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use key words to          LC: 201-210
                                                                  paraphrase order of
                                                                  events [dupl.]

                                   Sentence Structure
                              i.    Use knowledge of
                                   written language to
                                   anticipate words when
                                   reading.

                              j.    Use knowledge of
                                   written language to
                                   comprehend text.

                              k.    Before, during, and           Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                   after reading, locate          contents: locate
                                   information to clarify         information on
                                   text structure and             multiple pages; use
                                   content.                       clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                              l.    Identify and begin to         Use a glossary:           LC: 191-200
                                   use analytic processes         understand
                                   for understanding and          relationship
                                   remembering words,             between dictionary
                                   phrases, and information       and glossary [dupl.]
                                   from reading material.
                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 191-200
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (dictionary,
                                                                  encyclopedia,
                                                                  television program
                                                                  guide, almanac,
                                                                  field guide, atlas)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              m.    Locate and gather             Use a list of facts:      LC: 191-200
                                   information for a variety      use to find
                                   of purposes.                   information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210
                                                                  of information
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a schedule:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  format, how days,
                                                                  events, times are
                                                                  listed; read to
                                                                  understand how
                                                                  long particular
                                                                  events last;
                                                                  understand when
                                                                  events start [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 191-200
                                                                  meaning of “see”
                                                                  and “see also;”
                                                                  organized in main
                                                                  topics and
                                                                  subtopics; how
                                                                  drawings, photos,
                                                                  and maps are listed;
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  pages separated by
                                                                  commas or by
                                                                  hyphens [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                                                  organization of
                                                                  topics, using
                                                                  increased


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information,
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62)

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 191-200
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (dictionary,
                                                                  encyclopedia,
                                                                  television program
                                                                  guide, almanac,
                                                                  field guide, atlas)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand
                                                                  relationship
                                                                  between dictionary
                                                                  and glossary [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                                                  contents: locate
                                                                  information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use
                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information

                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters

                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use a field guide:        LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information
                              n.    Paraphrase and                Paraphrase order of       LC: 191-200
                                   summarize text.                events in passage
                                                                  containing more
                                                                  complex
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  phrasing, or
                                                                  figurative language
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use key words to          LC: 201-210
                                                                  paraphrase order of
                                                                  events [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              o.    Draw inferences and           Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                   conclusions from text.         from a variety of
                                                                  genres [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                                                  from textbook page
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer main idea of        IC: 191-200
                                                                  article from
                                                                  newspaper or
                                                                  magazine [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                                                  in magazine
                                                                  articles or stories
                                                                  from other sources
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  in newspaper and
                                                                  other articles

                                                                  Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  complex point of
                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer the story           LR: 201-210
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from catalog
                                                                  selections

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from handbooks

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from a science
                                                                  fiction passage

                                                                  Identify why author IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title

                                                                  Draw a conclusion IC: 211-220
                                                                  from the passage
                                                                  by inferring the
                                                                  interpretation of the
                                                                  information read



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                                            N4

                              p.    Identify language and         Use figurative            LR: 211-220
                                   literary devices:              language, sequence
                                   - Mood;                        of events, word
                                   - Tone ;                       choice, suspense,
                                   - Style;                       imagery that
                                   - Figurative language;         creates complex
                                   - Format;                      interest
                                   - Structure.
                                                                  Use descriptive           LR: 211-220
                                                                  dialogue to develop
                                                                  tone

                                                                  Use the story             LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 211-220
                                                                  foreshadowing as a
                                                                  literary device in
                                                                  writing

                                                                  Find a figure of          LR: 211-220
                                                                  speech and explain

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  author’s purpose in
                                                                  use of similes

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  meaning of
                                                                  symbolism in
                                                                  stories

                                                                  Identify                  LR: 211-220
                                                                  exaggeration and


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  understand its
                                                                  impact on story line

                                                                  Recognize dialogue LR: 211-220
                                                                  that provides a
                                                                  variety of purposes
                                                                  and information

                              q.    Determine main idea or        Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                   essential message within       from a variety of
                                   a text and identify            genres [dupl.]
                                   relevant details and
                                   facts.                         Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                                                  from textbook page
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer main idea of        IC: 191-200
                                                                  article from
                                                                  newspaper or
                                                                  magazine [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                                                  in newspaper and          IC: 211-220
                                                                  other articles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 191-200
                                                                  details in a passage
                                                                  to discriminate
                                                                  between similar
                                                                  answer choices
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LC: 191-200
                                                                  significant details
                                                                  when paraphrased
                                                                  [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Recognize and             LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand detail
                                                                  referenced by “this,
                                                                  that, these, or
                                                                  those” [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand and            LC: 191-200
                                                                  interpret significant
                                                                  details [dupl.]

                                                                  Isolate small but         LC: 201-210
                                                                  significant detail
                                                                  necessary to
                                                                  answer a question
                                                                  in long detail-filled
                                                                  passages [dupl.]

                                                                                            N4

 02.    Read and respond      a.    Identify defining             Distinguish               LR: 191-200
       to a variety of             characteristics of the         between fiction and
       literature to               following literary forms       nonfiction writing
       compare and                 and genres: fiction,           [dupl.]
       contrast the many           nonfiction, fairy tales,
       dimensions of               fables, myths, poems,          Distinguish               LR: 201-210
       human experience.           and plays.                     between fiction and
                                                                  nonfiction writing
                                                                  in lengthy passages
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Analyze and gain          LR: 191-200
                                                                  understanding of
                                                                  legends [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify realistic        LR: 201-210
                                                                  fiction [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 201-210
                                                                  elements of a fable
                                                                  [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Determine purpose         LR: 201-210
                                                                  of lengthy folk
                                                                  tales [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand form           LR: 211-220
                                                                  and general
                                                                  characteristics of
                                                                  folk tales

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 211-220
                                                                  autobiographical
                                                                  writing

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure of poetry
                                                                  by its rhyme and
                                                                  length of lines

                                                                  Recognize science         LR: 211-220
                                                                  fiction

                                                                  Recognize a book          LR: 211-220
                                                                  review

                              b.    Evaluate new                                            N4
                                   information and
                                   hypotheses by testing
                                   against known
                                   information and ideas.

                              c.    Compare and contrast          Contrast                  LC: 201-210
                                   information about same         information (how
                                   topic after reading two        are they different?)
                                   or more passages or            when given a
                                   articles.                      factual paragraph

                                                                  Locate appropriate        LC: 201-210
                                                                  information to


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  compare or contrast
                                                                  in longer passages
                                                                  with unfamiliar
                                                                  content

                                                                  Locate multiple           LC: 211-220
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  compare or contrast

                                                                  Determine what            LC: 211-220
                                                                  information is
                                                                  being compared
                              d.    Demonstrate
                                   understanding of the
                                   role of reading to enrich,
                                   inform, and serve as a
                                   tool for lifelong
                                   learning.

                              e.    Distinguish between           Determine cause           IC: 191-200
                                   cause and effect and fact      and effect of a
                                   and opinion within             variety of events
                                   expository text.               [dupl.]

                                                                  Read passages with        LC: 191-200
                                                                  complexity of
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary, that
                                                                  include some clue
                                                                  words like “since”
                                                                  and “so” and
                                                                  “because” [dupl.]

                                                                  Read slightly             LC: 201-210
                                                                  longer passages,
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary which
                                                                  use clue words
                                                                  “since” and


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  “because of “
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify “cause”          LC: 191-200
                                                                  presented at
                                                                  beginning of
                                                                  passage relating to
                                                                  “effect” presented
                                                                  at end of passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC: 201-210
                                                                  the “cause” and
                                                                  which is the
                                                                  “effect” when
                                                                  given a situation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Demonstrate               LC: 201-210
                                                                  combining several
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  cause and effect
                                                                  relationship [dupl.]

                              f.    Determine main idea of        Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                   text and identify              from a variety of
                                   relevant and supporting        genres [dupl.]
                                   details and facts; arrange
                                   in chronological order.        Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                                                  from textbook page
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer main idea of        IC: 191-200
                                                                  article from
                                                                  newspaper or
                                                                  magazine [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                                                  in newspaper and          IC: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  other articles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 191-200
                                                                  details in a passage
                                                                  to discriminate
                                                                  between similar
                                                                  answer choices
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LC: 191-200
                                                                  significant details
                                                                  when paraphrased
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize and             LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand detail
                                                                  referenced by “this,
                                                                  that, these, or
                                                                  those” [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand and            LC: 191-200
                                                                  interpret significant     LC: 211-220
                                                                  details [dupl.]

                                                                  Isolate small but         LC: 201-210
                                                                  significant detail
                                                                  necessary to
                                                                  answer a question
                                                                  in long detail-filled
                                                                  passages [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate small but          LC: 211-220
                                                                  significant detail in
                                                                  a detail-filled
                                                                  passage

                                                                  Understand and            LC: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  paraphrase
                                                                  significant detail

                                                                  Discriminate              LC: 211-220
                                                                  between details
                                                                  which are and are
                                                                  not stated in a
                                                                  passage

                                                                  Locate more than          LC: 211-220
                                                                  one detail in a
                                                                  detail-filled passage

                                                                  Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  what comes before

                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order

                                                                  Paraphrase sentence LC: 211-220
                                                                  order from passage
                                                                  with phrases like
                                                                  “just before this
                                                                  happened, that
                                                                  happened” and
                                                                  “after this happens
                                                                  but before that
                                                                  happens”

                                                                  Determine last,           LC: 211-220
                                                                  first, and next,
                                                                  paraphrasing events
                                                                  from passage

                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 211-220
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  the order of


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  scrambled
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Determine what            LC: 211-220
                                                                  comes after another
                                                                  event

                                                                  Determine the        LC: 211-220
                                                                  sequence of events
                                                                  in a subset of
                                                                  events in the middle
                                                                  of a passage

                                                                  Paraphrase the            LC: 211-220
                                                                  sequence of events
                                                                  in a complex
                                                                  passage


                                                                                            N4

                              b.     Identify the following       Make inferences           LR: 191-200
                                   story elements within a        about characters
                                   literary text;                 from a variety of
                                   - Characters and their         literature [dupl.]
                                      traits and motivations
                                      to determine causes         Make inferences           LR: 201-210
                                      for actions;                about a character
                                   - Setting;                     type within a
                                   - Main events of plot;         variety of literature
                                   - Point of view;               [dupl.]
                                   - Problems and
                                      solutions.                  Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  complex point of
                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                                                  character
                                                                  descriptions

                                                                  Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  character traits
                                                                  through inference

                                                                  Identify setting –        LR: 191-200
                                                                  where, when, from
                                                                  the descriptors
                                                                  within the passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify the              LR: 191-200
                                                                  problem and the
                                                                  resolution within a
                                                                  long passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LR: 211-220
                                                                  complex problems
                                                                  and develop one or
                                                                  more solutions

                                                                                            N4

                              c.    Compare and contrast          Locate multiple           LC: 211-220
                                   information from               pieces of
                                   multiple sources.              information to
                                                                  compare or contrast

                                                                  Determine what            LC: 211-220
                                                                  information is
                                                                  being compared



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                              d.    Use personal or               Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                   objective criteria to do       from a variety of
                                   the following:                 genres [dupl.]
                                   - Draw conclusions;
                                   - Make inferences;             Infer main idea           IC: 191-200
                                   - Decide meanings;             from textbook page
                                   - Form opinions;               [dupl.]
                                   - Make judgments.
                                                                  Infer main idea of        IC: 191-200
                                                                  article from
                                                                  newspaper or
                                                                  magazine [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                                                  in newspaper and          IC: 211-220
                                                                  other articles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 191-200
                                                                  about characters
                                                                  from a variety of
                                                                  literature [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           LR: 201-210
                                                                  about a character
                                                                  type within a
                                                                  variety of literature
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  complex point of
                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  character traits
                                                                  through inference

                                                                  Create prediction         IC: 211-220
                                                                  for recipe

                                                                  Predict outcome           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from advertisement

                                                                  Identify conclusion       IC: 211-220
                                                                  to story

                                                                                            N4

                              e.    Distinguish between           Determine cause           IC: 191-200
                                   statements of fact and         and effect of a
                                   opinion and identify           variety of events
                                   cause and effect               [dupl.]
                                   relationships within
                                   narrative and expository       Read passages with        LC: 191-200
                                   text.                          complexity of
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary, that
                                                                  include some clue
                                                                  words like “since”
                                                                  and “so” and
                                                                  “because” [dupl.]

                                                                  Read slightly             LC: 201-210
                                                                  longer passages,
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary which
                                                                  use clue words
                                                                  “since” and


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  “because of “
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify “cause”          LC: 191-200
                                                                  presented at
                                                                  beginning of
                                                                  passage relating to
                                                                  “effect” presented
                                                                  at end of passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC: 201-210
                                                                  the “cause” and
                                                                  which is the
                                                                  “effect” when
                                                                  given a situation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Demonstrate               LC: 201-210
                                                                  combining several
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  cause and effect
                                                                  relationship [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine cause           LC: 211-220
                                                                  and effect in longer
                                                                  passages with more
                                                                  difficult content
                                                                  and vocabulary

                                                                  Identify which is         LC: 211-220
                                                                  not the effect of a
                                                                  stated cause

 04.    Read to locate        a.    Use appropriate               Use a list of facts:      LC: 191-200
       information from a          strategies when reading        use to find
       variety of                  for the following              information [dupl.]
       traditional,                purposes:
       technical, and              - Full comprehension;          Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210


                                                101
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

      electronic sources.          - Locating information;        of information
                                   - Personal enjoyment.          [dupl.]
                                                                                            LC: 191-200
                                                                  Use a schedule:
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  format, how days,
                                                                  events, times are
                                                                  listed; read to
                                                                  understand how
                                                                  long particular
                                                                  events last;
                                                                  understand when
                                                                  events start [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 191-200
                                                                  meaning of “see”
                                                                  and “see also;”
                                                                  organized in main
                                                                  topics and
                                                                  subtopics; how
                                                                  drawings, photos,
                                                                  and maps are listed;
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  pages separated by
                                                                  commas or by
                                                                  hyphens [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                                                  organization of
                                                                  topics; using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information;
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62)



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 191-200
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (dictionary,
                                                                  encyclopedia,
                                                                  television program
                                                                  guide, almanac,
                                                                  field guide, atlas)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand
                                                                  relationship
                                                                  between dictionary
                                                                  and glossary [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                                                  contents: locate
                                                                  information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use
                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a field guide:        LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                              b.    Generate questions
                                   about important and
                                   interesting issues; use
                                   discussion to narrow


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   research.

                              c.    Organize and interpret        Analyze detail in         LC: 191-200
                                   information to draw            directions:
                                   logical conclusions            determine
                                   based on investigation.        important
                                                                  information in
                                                                  directions;
                                                                  determine missing
                                                                  steps in a set of
                                                                  directions; given
                                                                  directions and
                                                                  actions taken,
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  part of directions
                                                                  not followed
                                                                  correctly [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LC: 191-200
                                                                  directions on a
                                                                  label containing
                                                                  adult vocabulary
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine purpose         LC: 191-200
                                                                  of directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand specific       LC: 191-200
                                                                  directions in a
                                                                  typical recipe
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LC: 191-200
                                                                  directions in a
                                                                  recipe written in
                                                                  paragraph rather
                                                                  than list format
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understands               LC: 191-200
                                                                  directions on a test


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  or worksheet
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  involving multiple
                                                                  variables (if you
                                                                  want this, do that,
                                                                  if you want
                                                                  something else, do
                                                                  something else)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Find detail in            LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex, multi-
                                                                  step directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  – must find one
                                                                  detail, then re-read
                                                                  to incorporate
                                                                  previous
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use skills that           LC: 201-210
                                                                  progress in
                                                                  difficulty: skim,
                                                                  scan to locate
                                                                  details; re-read
                                                                  specific parts;
                                                                  combine two or
                                                                  more sets of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  complete


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  understanding;
                                                                  paraphrase [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize and            LC: 211-220
                                                                  paraphrase
                                                                  directions

                                                                  Follow multi-step         LC: 211-220
                                                                  directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  vocabulary where
                                                                  the outcome is not
                                                                  obvious

                                                                  Follow detail in          LC: 211-220
                                                                  typical medicine or
                                                                  product label

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 211-220
                                                                  intention of
                                                                  directions

                                                                  Understand small          LC: 211-220
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  detail in directions

                              d.    Present acquired              Recognize a book          LR: 211-220
                                   information in the form        review
                                   of a letter, report, story,
                                   and poster.

 05.    Read for technical a.       Identify and use such         Use a list of facts:      LC: 191-200
       information.                traditional sources as         use to find
                                   reference books, library       information [dupl.]
                                   materials, experts, and
                                   electronically-stored          Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210
                                   sources to locate and          of information
                                   acquire information.           [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a schedule:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand the


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  format, how days,
                                                                  events, times are
                                                                  listed; read to
                                                                  understand how
                                                                  long particular
                                                                  events last;
                                                                  understand when
                                                                  events start [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 191-200
                                                                  meaning of “see”
                                                                  and “see also;”
                                                                  organized in main
                                                                  topics and
                                                                  subtopics; how
                                                                  drawings, photos,
                                                                  and maps are listed;
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  pages separated by
                                                                  commas or by
                                                                  hyphens [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                                                  organization of
                                                                  topics; using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information;
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 191-200
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  (dictionary,
                                                                  encyclopedia,
                                                                  television program
                                                                  guide, almanac,
                                                                  field guide, atlas)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 191-200
                                                                  understand
                                                                  relationship
                                                                  between dictionary
                                                                  and glossary [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 191-200
                                                                  contents: locate
                                                                  information on
                                                                  multiple pages; use


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  clue words from
                                                                  chapter title to
                                                                  determine contents
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a field guide:  LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                              b.    Identify use of
                                   graphics, graphs, tables,
                                   diagrams, parentheses,
                                   italics, and bold print.
                              c.    Identify format of
                                   various technical and
                                   reference texts.



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                              d.    Locate and understand         Read passages             LC: 201-210
                                   sequence words.                where word clues
                                                                  are less direct:
                                                                  from “first, later,
                                                                  and finally” to
                                                                  “after the frost”,”
                                                                  in the spring”,
                                                                  “when they had
                                                                  eaten lunch” [dupl.]

                                                                  Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  what comes before
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine        LC: 211-220
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 211-220
                                                                  sentence order
                                                                  from passage with
                                                                  phrases like “just
                                                                  before this
                                                                  happened, that
                                                                  happened” and
                                                                  “after this happens
                                                                  but before that
                                                                  happens”




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

708.    WRITING (AVERAGE SCORE: 200 – 212)                         GRADE 4


 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
          will:                           Skills:
 01. Understand and           a.   Demonstrate                    Choose subject and        CW 191-200
     use the writing              understanding and               brainstorm (.i.e.,
     process.                     application of writing          word lists,
                                  process:                        webbing, free
                                  - Brainstorm;                   writing) [dupl.]
                                  - Draft;
                                  - Revise;                       Choose a mode of          CW: 191-200
                                  - Edit;                         writing [dupl.]
                                  - Publish.
                                                                  Choose formal or          CW: 201-210
                                                                  informal language
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select point of           CW: 191-200
                                                                  view (i.e., I, He,
                                                                  You) [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose syntax that        CW: 201-210
                                                                  illustrates point of
                                                                  view [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine tone and        CW: 191-200
                                                                  mood [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose tone by            CW: 191-200
                                                                  determined
                                                                  audience [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a list of          CW: 191-200
                                                                  possible word
                                                                  choices [dupl.]

                                                                  Use precise               CW: 201-210
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose a strong           CS: 191-200


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  topic sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use strong topic          CS: 191-200
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Begin topic with          CS: 191-200
                                                                  strong sentence
                                                                  starters [dupl.]

                                                                  Use strong topic          CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences with
                                                                  strong verbs

                                                                  Outline main topic        CW: 191-200
                                                                  with descriptors
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  List details in           CW: 191-200
                                                                  outline form [dupl.]

                                                                  Select main               CW: 191-200
                                                                  headings for
                                                                  outline [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline expository        CW: 201-210
                                                                  mode [dupl.]

                                                                  Create                    CW: 211-220
                                                                  comprehensive
                                                                  outlines

                                                                  Outline verbiage          CW: 211-220
                                                                  for imaginative
                                                                  stories

                                                                  Categorize using          CW: 211-220
                                                                  main topic as
                                                                  guideline

                                                                  Determine the             CS: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  pattern of
                                                                  organization in a
                                                                  lengthy passage

                                                                  Review several            CS: 211-220
                                                                  paragraphs and
                                                                  choose the best
                                                                  organization

                                                                  Determine method          CS: 211-220
                                                                  of organization
                                                                  (i.e., order of
                                                                  events, from
                                                                  examples to main
                                                                  idea, from main
                                                                  idea to examples)

                                                                  Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                                                  with specific
                                                                  details [dupl.]

                                                                  Select clear details      CS: 211-220
                                                                  for paragraphs

                                                                  Organize sentences        CS: 191-200
                                                                  for paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select purpose of         CW: 201-210
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Look for patterns         CS: 201-210
                                                                  of organization in a
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine sentences         CS: 201-210
                                                                  into paragraph
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Order sentences           CS: 201-210
                                                                  into a concise


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentences into       CS: 211-220
                                                                  multi-paragraphs

                                                                  Choose best               CS: 211-220
                                                                  opening paragraph
                                                                  in a narrative piece
                                                                  of writing

                                                                  Use sentence              CW: 191-200
                                                                  variety [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 191-200
                                                                  sentences, simple,        CW: 211-220
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine sentences         CW: 211-220
                                                                  to make compound
                                                                  and complex

                                                                  Use compound              CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentence structure

                                                                  Use strong                CW: 191-200
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use vivid                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use figurative            CW: 191-200
                                                                  language to
                                                                  describe [dupl.]

                                                                  Use creative              CW: 191-200
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of figurative         CW: 201-210
                                                                  speech in context


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use symbolic              CW: 191-200
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Use phrases and           CW: 191-200
                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  modifiers to
                                                                  enhance details
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use subordinating         CW: 211-220
                                                                  clauses

                                                                  Use infinitive            CW: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis

                                                                  Plan for strong           CS: 191-200
                                                                  conclusions [dupl.]

                                                                  Write strong              CW: 211-200
                                                                  conclusions

                                                                  Write to stay on          CW: 191-200
                                                                  purpose [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit paragraph            CS: 191-200
                                                                  format for fragment
                                                                  and run-on
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Avoid run-on              CW: 201-210
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentence             CW: 191-200
                                                                  fragments [dupl.]

                                                                  When given a 5-8          CS: 191-200
                                                                  sentence paragraph,
                                                                  edit for off-topic


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit for misplaced        CW: 211-220
                                                                  modifiers

                                                                  Revise syntax for         CW: 211-220
                                                                  correct order

                                                                  Select the best title     CW: 201-210
                                                                  for a piece of work
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                                            N4

                              b.    Write in a variety of         Use correct letter        CS: 191-200
                                   formats to record,             format [dupl.]
                                   generate, and reflect
                                   upon ideas.                    Use correct               CS: 201-210
                                                                  business letter
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Define purposes of        CS: 201-210
                                                                  poetry (i.e.,
                                                                  feelings, moods,
                                                                  expressions) [dupl.]

                                                                  Define parts of a         CS: 201-210
                                                                  research paper
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Write limericks           CS: 211-220


                                                                                            N4

                              c.    Identify and use              Choose tone by            CW: 191-200
                                   appropriate style and          determined
                                   vocabulary for audience        audience [dupl.]
                                   and purpose.
                                                                  Use a variety of          CW: 191-200
                                                                  genres [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use correct letter        CS: 191-200
                                                                  format [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct return        CW: 191-200
                                                                  address format
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct               CS: 201-210
                                                                  business letter
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Use imagery in            CS: 191-200
                                                                  poetry [dupl.]

                                                                  Define purposes of        CS: 201-210
                                                                  poetry (i.e.,
                                                                  feelings, moods,
                                                                  expressions) [dupl.]

                                                                  Answer standard           CS: 191-200
                                                                  questions when
                                                                  writing a news
                                                                  story [dupl.]

                                                                  Define parts of a         CS: 201-210
                                                                  research paper
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use parts of a news       CW: 211-220
                                                                  story for complete
                                                                  description of an
                                                                  event

                                                                  Define composition        CS: 211-220
                                                                  forms in lengthy
                                                                  passages

                                                                                            N4

 02.    Write and edit for    a.    Apply rules and               Grammar


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

      correctness and              conventions of the
      clarity.                     following:                     Revise and replace        CW: 191-200
                                   - Grammar;                     misplaced
                                   - Punctuation;                 modifiers [dupl.]
                                   - Capitalization;
                                   - Spelling;                    Use parallelism           CW: 191-200
                                   - Legibility.                  between subject
                                                                  and direct object
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use appositives           CW: 191-200
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use adjective and         CW: 191-200
                                                                  infinitive phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use participial           CW: 201-210
                                                                  phrases in correct
                                                                  word order [dupl.]

                                                                  Correct use of            CW: 201-210
                                                                  transitional
                                                                  expressions [dupl.]

                                                                  Use adverbial             CW: 201-210
                                                                  clauses in complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct word          CW: 201-210
                                                                  order when using
                                                                  adjective phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use subject-verb          CW: 211-220
                                                                  agreement

                                                                                            N4

                                                                  Punctuation



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use correct end           P: 191-200
                                                                  punctuation in
                                                                  eight to ten word
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Mark each end             P: 191-200
                                                                  punctuation
                                                                  correctly when
                                                                  writing a multi-
                                                                  paragraph friendly
                                                                  letter [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify different        P: 201-210
                                                                  meanings of the
                                                                  same sentence
                                                                  when end
                                                                  punctuation is
                                                                  changed [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify incorrect        P: 201-210
                                                                  end punctuation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify periods          P: 201-210
                                                                  when given a
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct               P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation when
                                                                  sentence ends with
                                                                  an abbreviation

                                                                  Use commas                CW: 191-200
                                                                  between city and
                                                                  state [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 191-200
                                                                  participial phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 201-210


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  participial phrases
                                                                  in a lengthy
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in a           CW: 211-220
                                                                  series of participial
                                                                  phrases

                                                                  Use commas                P: 191-200
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 201-210
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 211-220
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  compound complex
                                                                  sentence

                                                                  Use commas in a           P: 191-200
                                                                  compound sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 191-200
                                                                  an introductory
                                                                  adjective phrase
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 191-200
                                                                  around
                                                                  parenthetical
                                                                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate non-            CW: 201-210
                                                                  essential                 P: 201-210
                                                                  parenthetical             P: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  phrases with
                                                                  commas [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 191-200
                                                                  around appositives
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in             P: 191-200
                                                                  dependant clauses
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  introductory
                                                                  dependent clauses
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after a CW: 201-210
                                                                  direct address in an
                                                                  imperative sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in             CW: 201-210
                                                                  letter closure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 201-210
                                                                  around interrupting
                                                                  phrases contained
                                                                  within the sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in a           P: 211-220
                                                                  direct quotation

                                                                  Use apostrophes in        P: 191-200
                                                                  pronoun
                                                                  contractions [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes in        P: 201-210
                                                                  possessive plurals
                                                                  [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 201-210
                                                                  with helping verb
                                                                  and “not” [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 211-220
                                                                  for subject and
                                                                  helping verb
                                                                  contractions

                                                                  Use quotation             P: 191-200
                                                                  marks for direct
                                                                  conversation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotation mark        P: 191-200
                                                                  on both sides of
                                                                  split direct
                                                                  conversation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotations in         P: 201-210
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotations in         P: 211-220
                                                                  quoted material

                                                                  Use single                P: 211-220
                                                                  quotation inside
                                                                  quotation marks

                                                                  Use parentheses           P: 201-210
                                                                  around non-
                                                                  essential phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct          P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a
                                                                  16-20 word
                                                                  compound sentence



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Identify correct          P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a 5-
                                                                  7 sentence
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Underline movie           P: 211-220
                                                                  titles

                                                                  Underline                 P: 211-220
                                                                  magazine titles

                                                                  Use standard forms        CS: 211-220
                                                                  of indentation

                                                                                            N4

                                                                  Capitalization

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 191-200
                                                                  capitalization            C: 211-220
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 201-210
                                                                  when to capitalize
                                                                  the first word:
                                                                  sentences, poems,
                                                                  letter greetings
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200 C:
                                                                  word in the               201-210
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200 C:
                                                                  word in the               201-210
                                                                  greeting and
                                                                  closing of a letter
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize only the       C: 201-210
                                                                  first word in a


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  greeting or closing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use capitals in a         CW: 211-220
                                                                  letter closure

                                                                  Capitalize only the       C: 211-220
                                                                  first word in the
                                                                  greeting and
                                                                  closing of a letter
                                                                  with no proper
                                                                  nouns

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word of a quotation       C: 201-210
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Verbalize the rule        C: 191-200
                                                                  telling which word
                                                                  in a quotation is
                                                                  always capitalized
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 201-210
                                                                  sentences using
                                                                  quotations that are
                                                                  not capitalized
                                                                  correctly [dupl.]

                                                                  In a quotation,           C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize only the
                                                                  first word if the
                                                                  sentence continues
                                                                  past the part
                                                                  identifying the
                                                                  speaker

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word in a sentence
                                                                  without proper


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  nouns [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the            C: 191-200
                                                                  beginning of each
                                                                  sentence in a short
                                                                  group of sentences
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the            C: 201-210
                                                                  beginning of each
                                                                  sentence in a group
                                                                  of sentences,
                                                                  including
                                                                  quotations within
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize first          C: 191-200
                                                                  word and proper
                                                                  nouns [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 191-200
                                                                  word in the               C: 201-210
                                                                  sentence and the
                                                                  first word of a
                                                                  quotation [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 201-210
                                                                  word in the
                                                                  sentence, the first
                                                                  word of a
                                                                  quotation, and
                                                                  proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]


                                                                  Identify a proper         C: 191-200
                                                                  noun [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 191-200
                                                                  between common            C: 201-210
                                                                  and proper nouns          C: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Differentiate             C: 201-210
                                                                  between similar
                                                                  common and
                                                                  proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize royal          CW: 191-200
                                                                  titles, professional
                                                                  titles, and personal
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                  All titles: what to       C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize and what
                                                                  not to capitalize

                                                                  Capitalize                CW: 191-200
                                                                  government bodies
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 191-200
                                                                  organizations and         C: 201-210
                                                                  government bodies
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize places:        C: 191-200
                                                                  rivers, mountains,
                                                                  countries, states,
                                                                  cities, monuments,
                                                                  buildings, points of
                                                                  interest [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210
                                                                  particular places,
                                                                  points of interest,
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  monuments [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize places,        C: 211-220
                                                                  rivers, parks,


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  bridges,
                                                                  monuments . . .

                                                                  Capitalize countries C: 201-210
                                                                  and continents       C: 211-220
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Know which words          C: 191-200
                                                                  to capitalize and
                                                                  which to not
                                                                  capitalize in book,
                                                                  movie, TV show,
                                                                  and magazine titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize radio          C: 201-210
                                                                  and TV station
                                                                  initials [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize people’s       C: 191-200
                                                                  full names,               C: 201-210
                                                                  including initials        C: 211-220
                                                                  and titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize company C: 191-200
                                                                  and product names
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210
                                                                  companies, stores,
                                                                  products [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 211-220
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  businesses, and
                                                                  stores

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 191-200
                                                                  nationalities and         C: 211-220
                                                                  languages [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Capitalize team           C: 191-200 C:
                                                                  names [dupl.]             201-210

                                                                  Capitalize pronoun        C: 191-200
                                                                  “I” ; identify the
                                                                  sentence not
                                                                  capitalized
                                                                  correctly (“I” the
                                                                  error); identify “I”
                                                                  errors twice in the
                                                                  same sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210
                                                                  historical events
                                                                  and eras [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize classes,       C: 201-210
                                                                  schools [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify when             C: 201-210
                                                                  compass directions        C: 211-220
                                                                  are correctly and
                                                                  incorrectly
                                                                  capitalized [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize names of C: 201-210
                                                                  ships [dupl.]

                                                                  Use capitals in           CW: 201-210
                                                                  magazine,
                                                                  newspaper, and
                                                                  essay titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize inside         CW: 201-210
                                                                  addresses [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize holidays, C: 211-220
                                                                  special events

                                                                  Capitalize artistic       C: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  groups

                                                                                            N4

                                                                  Spelling

                                                                  Proof for spelling        CW: 191-200
                                                                  errors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use abbreviations         CW: 211-220
                                                                     in appropriate
                                                                     places
                                                                                            N4

                              b.    Develop a paragraph           Choose a strong           CS: 191-200
                                   that incorporates a clear      topic sentence
                                   and focused main idea          [dupl.]
                                   and is supported by
                                   details and examples           Use strong topic          CS: 191-200
                                   that are appropriate to        sentences [dupl.]
                                   topic, audience, and
                                   purpose.                       Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                   - Incorporate topic            with specific
                                     sentences, appropriate       details [dupl.]
                                     word choices and
                                     sentence structure,          Look for patterns         CS: 201-210
                                     transitions,                 of organization in a
                                     paragraphing,                paragraph [dupl.]
                                     indentation, and
                                     organization.                Combine sentences         CS: 201-210
                                   - Write for personal           into paragraph
                                     and practical needs;         structure [dupl.]
                                     messages, diaries,
                                     journals, thank-you          Order sentences           CS: 201-210
                                     notes, friendly letters,     into a concise
                                     and step-by-step             paragraph [dupl.]
                                     directions.
                                                                  Use correct letter        CS: 191-200
                                                                  format [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct               CS: 201-210


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  business letter
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Give directions in a      CS: 201-210
                                                                  systematic order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                                            N4

 03. Write a narrative        a.    Create a multiple-            Use strong topic          CS: 191-200
     essay which align             paragraph narrative            sentences [dupl.]
     with the fourth-              composition that
     grade Direct                  provides an introductory       Choose a strong           CS: 191-200
     Writing                       paragraph and                  topic sentence
     Assessment.                   establishes and supports       [dupl.]
                                   a central idea. Include
                                   supporting paragraphs          Develop paragraph         CS: 191-200
                                   with thoughtful                with specific
                                   transitions, simple facts,     details [dupl.]
                                   details, and
                                   explanations. Conclude         Order sentences           CS: 201-210
                                   with a paragraph that          into a concise
                                   summarizes key points.         paragraph [dupl.]
                                   Properly indent.
                                                                  Plan for strong           CS: 191-200
                                                                  conclusion [dupl.]

                                                                                            N4

                              b.    Write and publish             Use imagery in            CS: 191-200
                                   original creative words        poetry [dupl.]
                                   that incorporate
                                   figurative and                 Use strong                CW: 191-200
                                   descriptive language.          descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use vivid                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use figurative            CW: 191-200
                                                                  language to
                                                                  describe [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use similes for           CW: 191-200
                                                                  comparison [dupl.]

                                                                  Use creative              CW: 191-200
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use slang words           CW: 191-200
                                                                  for a direct purpose
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of figurative         CW: 201-210
                                                                  speech in context
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use symbolic              CW: 191-200
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Use phrases and           CW: 191-200
                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  modifiers to
                                                                  enhance details
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Focus on                  CS: 201-210
                                                                  exclamatory
                                                                  sentence structure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive            CS: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of vocabulary         CS: 211-220
                                                                  of declarative,
                                                                  imperative,
                                                                  interrogative, and
                                                                  exclamatory terms




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                                            N4




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

715. LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS - GRADE 5

716. READING (AVERAGE SCORE: 205-218)


 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
           will:                          Skills:
 01. Read a variety of        a.   Use decoding strategies
     traditional and              to fluently read fifth-
     electronic                   grade materials.
     materials for
     information and
     understanding.
                                          Phonics
                              b.    Use spelling patterns,
                                   syllabication, and other
                                   strategies to identify
                                   words.

                              c.    Use phonics cues to
                                   automatically and
                                   accurately identify and
                                   pronounce words and
                                   increase fluency.

                                      Word Analysis
                              d.    Apply knowledge of            Identify base or          W: 201-210
                                   root words, derivations,       root word in multi-
                                   affixes, synonyms,             syllable words
                                   antonyms, homonyms,            [dupl.]
                                   multiple meanings, and
                                   idioms to determine            Identify word that,       W: 201-210
                                   meanings of words and          with correct prefix,
                                   phrases.                       becomes its own
                                                                  antonym [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify suffix           W: 201-210
                                                                  which will give
                                                                  new meaning to
                                                                  specified word
                                                                  [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization




                                                                  Given a complex           W: 201-210
                                                                  sentence, determine
                                                                  which of four
                                                                  words is synonym
                                                                  (not defined) for
                                                                  underlined word
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose word               W: 201-210
                                                                  missing in the
                                                                  sentence when all
                                                                  choices are
                                                                  homonyms [dupl.]

                                                                  Find words with           W: 211-220
                                                                  opposite meanings
                                                                  within the context
                                                                  of a story or
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  story, find the word
                                                                  in the story which
                                                                  means about the
                                                                  same as the
                                                                  underlined word
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                      Context Clues
                              e.    Use context clues to          After reading a           W: 201-210
                                   choose correct meanings        paragraph of 50 –
                                   of identified words            75 words, use
                                   within a reading               context to
                                   passage.                       determine meaning
                                                                  of a specific word
                                                                  in paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Use context of an         W: 201-210
                                                                  advertising passage


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  to figure out a word
                                                                  that has multiple
                                                                  meanings [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  sentence within a
                                                                  paragraph of 75-
                                                                  100 words, use the
                                                                  context of the
                                                                  sentence to find the
                                                                  meaning of specific
                                                                  word [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  story, find the word
                                                                  in the story which
                                                                  means about the
                                                                  same as underlined
                                                                  word [dupl.]

                              f.     Recognize words that         Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                   signal transitions to          clues to determine
                                   determine sequence as          what comes before
                                   well as contribute to          [dupl.]
                                   text's meaning.
                                                                  Use indirect word         LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use key words to          LC: 201-210
                                                                  paraphrase order of
                                                                  events [dupl.]

                                   Sentence Structure
                              g.    Use knowledge of
                                   written language to
                                   anticipate words when
                                   reading.


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              h.    Use knowledge of
                                   written language to
                                   comprehend text.

                              i.     Before, during, and          Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                   after reading, locate          contents: use
                                   information to clarify         chapter summaries
                                   text structure and             to determine
                                   content. Use the               contents; use clue
                                   following text elements        words from chapter
                                   to predict and categorize      title to determine
                                   information: table of          contents; determine
                                   contents, index,               the LAST page of a
                                   headings, captions,            chapter (if chapter 2
                                   illustrations, and             begins on page 20,
                                   graphics.                      chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                              j.    Use analytic processes        Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                   for understanding and          how to use [dupl.]
                                   remembering
                                   vocabulary, phrases, and       Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                   information from               how to use to find
                                   reading material.              word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                              k.    Locate, gather, and           Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210
                                   synthesize information         of information
                                   for a variety of purposes.     [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                                                  organization of
                                                                  topics, using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information,
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a field guide:        LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                              l.    Paraphrase and                Use key words to          LC: 201-210
                                   summarize text.                paraphrase order of
                                                                  events [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              m.    Draw inferences and           Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                   conclusions from text.         in magazine


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  articles or stories
                                                                  from other sources
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 211-220
                                                                  in newspaper and
                                                                  other articles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  complex point of
                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer the story           LR: 201-210
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from catalog
                                                                  selections [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from handbooks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from a science
                                                                  fiction passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify why author


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  chose title [dupl.]       IC: 211-220

                                                                  Draw a conclusion
                                                                  from the passage      IC: 211-220
                                                                  by inferring the
                                                                  interpretation of the
                                                                  information read
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              n.    Identify language and         Use figurative            LR: 211-220
                                   literary devices:              language, sequence
                                   - Mood;                        of events, word
                                   - Tone;                        choice, suspense,
                                   - Style;                       imagery that
                                   - Figurative language;         creates complex
                                   - Format;                      interest [dupl.]
                                   - Structure.
                                                                  Use descriptive           LR: 211-220
                                                                  dialogue to develop
                                                                  tone [dupl.]

                                                                  Use the story             LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 211-220
                                                                  foreshadowing as a
                                                                  literary device in
                                                                  writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Find a figure of          LR: 211-220
                                                                  speech and explain
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  author’s purpose in


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  use of similes
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  meaning of
                                                                  symbolism in
                                                                  stories [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify                  LR: 211-220
                                                                  exaggeration and
                                                                  understand its
                                                                  impact on story line
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize dialogue        LR: 211-220
                                                                  that provides a
                                                                  variety of purposes
                                                                  and information
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              o.    Determine main idea or        Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                   essential message within       in newspaper and          IC: 211-220
                                   a text and identify            other articles
                                   relevant details and           [dupl.]
                                   facts.
                                                                  Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Isolate small but         LC: 201-210
                                                                  significant detail
                                                                  necessary to
                                                                  answer a question
                                                                  in long detail-filled
                                                                  passages [dupl.]


 02.     Read and respond     a.    Identify defining             Distinguish               LR: 201-210
        to a variety of            characteristics of the         between fiction and
        literature to              following literary forms       nonfiction writing
        compare and                and genres: fiction,           in lengthy passages
        contrast the many          nonfiction, fantasy,           [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

        dimensions of              legend, and historical
        human experience.          fiction.                       Identify realistic        LR: 201-210
                                                                  fiction [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 201-210
                                                                  elements of a fable
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine purpose         LR: 201-210
                                                                  of lengthy folk
                                                                  tales [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand form           LR: 211-220
                                                                  and general
                                                                  characteristics of
                                                                  folk tales [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 211-220
                                                                  autobiographical
                                                                  writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure of poetry
                                                                  by its rhyme and
                                                                  length of lines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize science         LR: 211-220
                                                                  fiction [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize a book          LR: 211-220
                                                                  review [dupl.]

                              b.    Activate and draw upon
                                   prior experiences to
                                   connect to reading
                                   selections.


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              c.    Compare and contrast          Contrast                  LC: 201-210
                                   information about same         information (how
                                   topic after reading two        are they different?)
                                   or more passages or            when given a
                                   articles.                      factual paragraph
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate appropriate        LC: 201-210
                                                                  information to
                                                                  compare or contrast
                                                                  in longer passages
                                                                  with unfamiliar
                                                                  content [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate multiple           LC: 211-220
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  compare or contrast
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine what            LC: 211-220
                                                                  information is
                                                                  being compared
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              d.    Demonstrate
                                   understanding of
                                   reading's role to enrich,
                                   inform, and serve as a
                                   tool for lifelong
                                   learning.

 03.     Read a variety of    a.    Identify author's             Determine the             LR: 201-210
        traditional,               purpose and describe           complex point of
        technical, and             how language, setting,         view of the author
        electronic                 and information support        or characters
        materials, for             purpose within literary        through character
        critical analysis          text.                          descriptions [dupl.]
        and evaluation.
                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              b.    Explain literary text         Make inferences           LR: 201-210
                                   according to the               about a character
                                   following elements:            type within a
                                   - Characters and their         variety of literature
                                     traits and motivations       [dupl.]
                                     to determine causes
                                     for actions;                 Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                   - Setting;                     complex point of
                                   - Main events of plot          view of the author
                                     and relevant causes          or characters
                                     and effects;                 through character
                                   - Point of view;               descriptions [dupl.]
                                   - Plot structure;
                                   - Theme;                       Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                   - Conflict and                 author develops
                                     resolution.                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                                                  character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  character traits
                                                                  through inference
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LR: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  complex problems
                                                                  and develop one or
                                                                  more solutions

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              c.    Compare and contrast
                                   information from
                                   multiple sources.

                              d.    Use personal or
                                   objective criteria to do
                                   the following:
                                   - Draw conclusions;
                                   - Make inferences;
                                   - Decide meanings;
                                   - Form opinions;
                                   - Make judgments.

                              e.    Distinguish between           Read slightly             LC: 201-210
                                   statements of fact and         longer passages,
                                   opinion and identify           with more difficult
                                   cause and effect               content and
                                   relationships within           vocabulary which
                                   narrative and expository       use clue words
                                   text.                          “since” and
                                                                  “because of “
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC: 201-210
                                                                  the “cause” and
                                                                  which is the
                                                                  “effect” when
                                                                  given a situation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Demonstrate               LC: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  combining several
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  cause and effect
                                                                  relationship [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine cause           LC 211-220
                                                                  and effect in longer
                                                                  passages with more
                                                                  difficult content
                                                                  and vocabulary
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC 211-220
                                                                  not the effect of a
                                                                  stated cause [dupl.]

 04.     Read to locate       a.    Use appropriate               Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210
       information from a          strategies when reading        of information
       variety of                  for the following              [dupl.]
       traditional,                purposes:
       technical, and              - Full comprehension;          Use an index:             LC: 211-220
       electronic sources.         - Locating information;        organization of
                                   - Personal enjoyment.          topics, using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information,
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development           CW =    Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                      CS =    Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                 G=      Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                   P=      Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                     C=      Capitalization


                                                                  Use a field guide:        LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                              b.    Generate questions
                                   about important and
                                   interesting issues to
                                   narrow topic(s) for
                                   research.

                              c.    Organize and interpret        Understand                LC: 201-210
                                   information to draw            complex directions
                                   logical conclusions            involving multiple
                                   based on investigation.        variables (if you
                                                                  want this, do that,
                                                                  if you want
                                                                  something else, do
                                                                  something else)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Find detail in            LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex, multi-
                                                                  step directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  – must find one
                                                                  detail, then re-read
                                                                  to incorporate
                                                                  previous
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use skills that           LC: 201-210


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  progress in
                                                                  difficulty: skim,
                                                                  scan to locate
                                                                  details; re-read
                                                                  specific parts;
                                                                  combine two or
                                                                  more sets of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  complete
                                                                  understanding;
                                                                  paraphrase [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize and            LC: 211-220
                                                                  paraphrase
                                                                  directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow multi-step         LC: 211-220
                                                                  directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  vocabulary where
                                                                  the outcome is not
                                                                  obvious [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow detail in          LC: 211-220
                                                                  typical medicine or
                                                                  product label
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 211-220
                                                                  intention of
                                                                  directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand small          LC: 211-220
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  detail in directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              d.    Combine acquired
                                   information for
                                   presentation.



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

 05.    Read for technical a.       Identify and use such         Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210
       information.                traditional sources as         of information
                                   reference books, library       [dupl.]
                                   materials, experts, and
                                   electronically-stored          Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                   sources to locate and          organization of
                                   acquire information.           topics, using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information,
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a field guide:  LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                              b.    Identify uses of
                                   graphics, graphs, tables
                                   and diagrams,
                                   parentheses, italics, and
                                   bold print.

                              c.    Describe format of            Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                   various technical and          organization of
                                   reference texts.               topics, using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  information,
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]


                              d.    Read, understand, and
                                   apply technical
                                   information.




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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

717.    WRITING (AVERAGE SCORE: 207 – 217)                         GRADE 5

 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and                   Item               Item Source:
          will:                             Skills:                 Description:
 01. Understand and           a.   Understand and apply           Choose formal         CW: 201-210
     use the writing              steps of the writing            or informal
     process.                     process:                        language [dupl.]
                                  - Brainstorm;
                                  - Draft;                        Choose syntax         CW: 201-210
                                  - Revise;                       that illustrates
                                  - Edit/proofread;               point of view
                                  - Publish.                      [dupl.]

                                                                  Use precise           CW: 201-210
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Use strong topic      CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences with
                                                                  strong verbs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline               CW: 201-210
                                                                  expository mode
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Create                CW: 211-220
                                                                  comprehensive
                                                                  outlines [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline verbiage      CW: 211-220
                                                                  for imaginative
                                                                  stories [dupl.]

                                                                  Categorize            CW: 211-220
                                                                  using main topic
                                                                  as guideline
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the         CS: 211-220
                                                                  pattern of
                                                                  organization in a


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  lengthy passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Review several        CS: 211-220
                                                                  paragraphs and
                                                                  choose the best
                                                                  organization
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine             CS: 211-220
                                                                  method of
                                                                  organization
                                                                  (i.e., order of
                                                                  events, from
                                                                  examples to
                                                                  main idea, from
                                                                  main idea to
                                                                  examples)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select clear          CS: 211-220
                                                                  details for
                                                                  paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select purpose        CW: 201-210
                                                                  of paragraph
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Look for              CS: 201-210
                                                                  patterns of
                                                                  organization in a
                                                                  paragraph
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine               CS: 201-210
                                                                  sentences into
                                                                  paragraph
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Order sentences       CS: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  into a concise
                                                                  paragraph
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentences        CS: 211-220
                                                                  into multi-
                                                                  paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose best           CS: 211-220
                                                                  opening
                                                                  paragraph in a
                                                                  narrative piece
                                                                  of writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a variety      CW: 211-220
                                                                  of sentences,
                                                                  simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine               CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences to
                                                                  make compound
                                                                  and complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use compound          CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentence
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Use vivid             CW: 201-210
                                                                  descriptors
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of                CW: 201-210
                                                                  figurative
                                                                  speech in
                                                                  context [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use                   CW: 211-220
                                                                  subordinating
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive        CW: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to
                                                                  denote emphasis
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Write strong          CW: 211-200
                                                                  conclusions

                                                                  Avoid run-on          CW: 201-210
                                                                  sentences
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit for              CW: 211-220
                                                                  misplaced
                                                                  modifiers
                                                                  [dupl.]
                                                                                        CW: 211-220
                                                                  Revise syntax
                                                                  for correct order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select the best       CW: 201-210
                                                                  title for a piece
                                                                  of work [dupl.]


                              b.    Write in a variety of         Use correct           CS: 201-210
                                   formats to record,             business letter
                                   generate, and reflect          structure [dupl.]
                                   upon ideas.
                                                                  Define purposes       CS: 201-210
                                                                  of poetry (i.e.,
                                                                  feelings, moods,
                                                                  expressions)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Define parts of a     CS: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  research paper
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Write limericks       CS: 211-220
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              c.    Identify and use              Use correct           CS: 201-210
                                   appropriate style and          business letter
                                   vocabulary for audience        structure [dupl.]
                                   and purpose.
                                                                  Use imagery in        CS: 191-200
                                                                  poetry [dupl.]

                                                                  Define purposes       CS: 201-210
                                                                  of poetry (i.e.,
                                                                  feelings, moods,
                                                                  expressions)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Define parts of a     CS: 201-210
                                                                  research paper
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use parts of a        CW: 211-220
                                                                  news story for
                                                                  complete
                                                                  description of an
                                                                  event [dupl.]

                                                                  Define                CS: 211-220
                                                                  composition
                                                                  forms in lengthy
                                                                  passages [dupl.]

                                                                                        DWA 5

 02.     Write and edit for   a.    Apply rules and               Grammar
        correctness and            conventions of the
        clarity.                   following:                     Use participial       CW: 201-210
                                   - Grammar;                     phrases in
                                   - Punctuation;                 correct word


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   - Capitalization;              order [dupl.]
                                   - Spelling;
                                   - Legibility.                  Correct use of        CW: 201-210
                                                                  transitional
                                                                  expressions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use adverbial         CW: 201-210
                                                                  clauses in
                                                                  complex
                                                                  sentences
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct          CW: 201-210
                                                                  word order
                                                                  when using
                                                                  adjective
                                                                  phrases [dupl.]
                                                                                        CW: 211-220
                                                                  Use subject-
                                                                  verb agreement
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                                       DWA 5

                                                                  Punctuation

                                                                  Identify             P: 201-210
                                                                  different
                                                                  meanings of the
                                                                  same sentence
                                                                  when end
                                                                  punctuation is
                                                                  changed [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify             P: 201-210
                                                                  incorrect end
                                                                  punctuation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify periods     P: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  when given a
                                                                  paragraph
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct          P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation
                                                                  when sentence
                                                                  ends with an
                                                                  abbreviation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas           P: 201-210
                                                                  after participial
                                                                  phrases in a
                                                                  lengthy
                                                                  paragraph
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in        CW: 211-220
                                                                  a series of
                                                                  participial
                                                                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas           P: 201-210
                                                                  between two
                                                                  main clauses in
                                                                  a complex
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas           P: 211-220
                                                                  between two
                                                                  main clauses in
                                                                  a compound
                                                                  complex
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate non-       CW: 201-210
                                                                  essential            P: 201-210
                                                                  parenthetical        P: 211-220
                                                                  phrases with
                                                                  commas [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Punctuate            CW: 201-210
                                                                  introductory
                                                                  dependent
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas           CW: 201-210
                                                                  after a direct
                                                                  address in an
                                                                  imperative
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in        CW: 201-210
                                                                  letter closure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas       P: 201-210
                                                                  around
                                                                  interrupting
                                                                  phrases
                                                                  contained within
                                                                  the sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in P: 211-220
                                                                  a direct
                                                                  quotation [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes      P: 201-210
                                                                  in possessive
                                                                  plurals [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes      P: 201-210
                                                                  with helping
                                                                  verb and “not”
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes      P: 211-220
                                                                  for subject and
                                                                  helping verb
                                                                  contractions


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl]

                                                                  Use quotations       P: 201-210
                                                                  in titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotations       P: 211-220
                                                                  in quoted
                                                                  material [dupl.]
                                                                                       P: 211-220
                                                                  Use single
                                                                  quotation inside
                                                                  quotation marks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use parentheses P: 201-210
                                                                  around non-
                                                                  essential phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct      P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a
                                                                  16-20 word
                                                                  compound
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct      P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a
                                                                  5-7 sentence
                                                                  paragraph
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline            P: 211-220
                                                                  movie titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline            P: 211-220
                                                                  magazine titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use standard         CS: 211-220
                                                                  forms of


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  indentation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                                       DWA 5

                                                                  Capitalization

                                                                  Generalize rules     C: 211-220
                                                                  of capitalization
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Generalize rules     C: 201-210
                                                                  of when to
                                                                  capitalize the
                                                                  first word:
                                                                  sentences,
                                                                  poems, letter
                                                                  greetings [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the       C: 201-210
                                                                  first word in the
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the       C: 201-210
                                                                  first word in the
                                                                  greeting and
                                                                  closing of a
                                                                  letter [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize only      C: 201-210
                                                                  the first word in
                                                                  a multi-word
                                                                  greeting or
                                                                  closing [dupl.]

                                                                  Use capitals in a    CW: 211-220
                                                                  letter closure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize only      C: 211-220
                                                                  the first word in


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  the greeting and
                                                                  closing of a
                                                                  letter with no
                                                                  proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the    C: 201-210
                                                                  first word of a
                                                                  quotation [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish          C: 201-210
                                                                  sentences using
                                                                  quotations that
                                                                  are not
                                                                  capitalized
                                                                  correctly [dupl.]

                                                                  In a quotation,      C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize only
                                                                  the first word if
                                                                  the sentence
                                                                  continues past
                                                                  the part
                                                                  identifying the
                                                                  speaker [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the       C: 201-210
                                                                  beginning of
                                                                  each sentence in
                                                                  a group of
                                                                  sentences,
                                                                  including
                                                                  quotations
                                                                  within sentences
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the    C: 201-210
                                                                  first word in the
                                                                  sentence and the
                                                                  first word of a
                                                                  quotation [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Capitalize the       C: 201-210
                                                                  first word in the
                                                                  sentence, the
                                                                  first word of a
                                                                  quotation, and
                                                                  proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish          C: 201-210
                                                                  between              C: 211-220
                                                                  common and
                                                                  proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Differentiate        C: 201-210
                                                                  between similar
                                                                  common and
                                                                  proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  All titles: what   C: 211-220
                                                                  to capitalize and
                                                                  what not to
                                                                  capitalize [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize           C: 201-210
                                                                  organizations
                                                                  and government
                                                                  bodies [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize           C: 201-210
                                                                  particular
                                                                  places, points of
                                                                  interest,
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  monuments
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize           C: 211-220
                                                                  places, rivers,


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  parks, bridges,
                                                                  monuments . . .
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize            C: 201-210
                                                                  countries and         C: 211-220
                                                                  continents
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize radio      C: 201-210
                                                                  and TV station
                                                                  initials [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize            C: 201-210
                                                                  people’s full         C: 211-220
                                                                  names,
                                                                  including
                                                                  initials and titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize            C: 201-210
                                                                  companies,
                                                                  stores, products
                                                                  [dupl.]
                                                                                        C: 211-220
                                                                  Capitalize
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  businesses, and
                                                                  stores [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize            C: 211-220
                                                                  nationalities and
                                                                  languages
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize team       C: 201-210
                                                                  names [dupl.]


                                                                  Capitalize            C: 201-210
                                                                  historical events


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  and eras [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize           C: 201-210
                                                                  classes, schools
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify when        C: 201-210
                                                                  compass              C: 211-220
                                                                  directions are
                                                                  correctly and
                                                                  incorrectly
                                                                  capitalized
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize           C: 201-210
                                                                  names of ships
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use capitals in      CW: 201-210
                                                                  magazine,
                                                                  newspaper, and
                                                                  essay titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize inside CW: 201-210
                                                                  addresses
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize        C: 211-220
                                                                  holidays, special
                                                                  events [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize           C: 211-220
                                                                  artistic groups
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                                       DWA 5

                                                                  Spelling

                                                                  Use                  CW: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  abbreviations in
                                                                  appropriate
                                                                  places

                                                                                       DWA 5

                              b.    With support,                 Use vivid             CW: 201-210
                                   incorporate a variety of       descriptors
                                   elements of writing:           [dupl.]
                                   - Alliteration;
                                   - Figurative language;         Focus on              CS: 201-210
                                   - Personification;             exclamatory
                                   - Vocabulary.                  sentence
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive        CS: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to
                                                                  denote emphasis
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of                CS: 211-220
                                                                  vocabulary of
                                                                  declarative,
                                                                  imperative,
                                                                  interrogative,
                                                                  and exclamatory
                                                                  terms [dupl.]

                                                                                        DWA 5

                              c.    Develop a paragraph:          Look for              CS: 201-210
                                   - Incorporate a clear          patterns of
                                     and focused main             organization in a
                                     idea;                        paragraph
                                   - Support main ideas           [dupl.]
                                     with details and
                                     examples that are            Combine               CS: 201-210
                                     appropriate to topic,        sentences into
                                     audience, and                paragraph
                                     purpose;                     structure [dupl.]
                                   - Use topic sentences,


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                      appropriate word            Order sentences       CS: 201-210
                                      choices, sentence           into a concise
                                      structure, transitions,     paragraph
                                      indentation, and            [dupl.]
                                      organization.
                                                                  Use correct           CS: 191-200
                                                                  letter format
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct           CS: 201-210
                                                                  business letter
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Give directions       CS: 201-210
                                                                  in a systematic
                                                                  order [dupl.]

                                                                                        DWA 5

 03.    Write a narrative     a.    Create a multiple-            Develop               CS: 191-200
       essay that aligns           paragraph narrative            paragraph with
       with the fourth-            composition that               specific details
       grade Direct                includes the following:        [dupl.]
       Writing                     - An introductory
       Assessment.                   paragraph to establish       Order sentences       CS: 201-210
                                     and support a central        into a concise
                                     idea;                        paragraph
                                   - Supporting                   [dupl.]
                                     paragraphs with
                                     thoughtful                   Plan for strong       CS: 191-200
                                     transitions, simple          conclusion
                                     facts, details, and          [dupl.]
                                     explanations;
                                   - A concluding                                      DWA 5
                                     paragraph that
                                     summarizes key
                                     points;
                                   - Proper indentation.

                              b.    Write and publish             Use vivid             CW: 201-210
                                   original creative words        descriptors


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   that incorporate               [dupl.]
                                   figurative and
                                   descriptive language.          Focus on              CS: 201-210
                                                                  exclamatory
                                                                  sentence
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive        CS: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to
                                                                  denote emphasis
                                                                  [dupl.]


                                                                  Use of                CS: 211-220
                                                                  vocabulary of
                                                                  declarative,
                                                                  imperative,
                                                                  interrogative,
                                                                  and exclamatory
                                                                  terms [dupl.]

                                                                                        DWA 5




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

724. LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS - GRADE 6

725. READING (AVERAGE SCORE: 210 – 223)


 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
          will:                           Skills:
 01. Read a variety of        a.   Use decoding strategies        Identify base or          W: 201-210
     traditional and              and other visual                root word in multi-
     electronic                   information to construct        syllable words
     materials for                sense of grade-level            [dupl.]
     information and              text:
     understanding.               - Graphophonic                  Identify word that,       W: 201-210
                                    sources (letter/sound);       with correct prefix,
                                  - Semantic sources              becomes its own
                                    (meaning/associations         antonym [dupl.]
                                    );
                                  - Lexical sources               Identify suffix
                                    (word analyses);              which will give           W: 201-210
                                  - Syntactic sources             new meaning to
                                    (structure of written         specified word
                                    language);                    [dupl.]
                                  - Text elements
                                    (graphic elements,
                                    illustrations, and            Given a complex           W: 201-210
                                    titles/subtitles).            sentence, determine
                                                                  which of four
                                                                  words is synonym
                                                                  (not defined) for
                                                                  underlined word
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose word               W: 201-210
                                                                  missing in the
                                                                  sentence when all
                                                                  choices are
                                                                  homonyms [dupl.]

                                                                  Find words with           W: 211-220
                                                                  opposite meanings
                                                                  within the context


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  of a story or
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  story, find the word
                                                                  in the story which
                                                                  means about the
                                                                  same as the
                                                                  underlined word
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 201-210
                                                                  paragraph of 50 –
                                                                  75 words, use
                                                                  context to
                                                                  determine meaning
                                                                  of a specific word
                                                                  in paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Use context of an         W: 201-210
                                                                  advertising passage
                                                                  to figure out a word
                                                                  that has multiple
                                                                  meanings [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  sentence within a
                                                                  paragraph of 75-
                                                                  100 words, use the
                                                                  context of the
                                                                  sentence to find the
                                                                  meaning of specific
                                                                  word [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  story, find the word
                                                                  in the story which
                                                                  means about the
                                                                  same as underlined
                                                                  word [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Same skills and           W: 220+
                                                                  content as above,
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              b.    Search purposefully for       Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                   particular information:        in magazine
                                   - Identify literal and         articles or stories
                                     inferential meanings;        from other sources
                                   - Search own                   [dupl.]
                                     background
                                     information to make          Identify main idea        IC: 211-220
                                     meaning of text              in newspaper and
                                     passages;                    other articles
                                   - Based on purpose for         [dupl.]
                                     reading, search for
                                     most important               Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                     information;                 complex point of
                                   - In order to                  view of the author
                                     understand plot              or characters
                                     development in               through character
                                     narratives, search for       descriptions [dupl.]
                                     information about
                                     characters and setting;      Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                   - In order to                  author develops
                                     understand text,             characters through
                                     search for such              story sequence
                                     expository text              [dupl.]
                                     structures as
                                     cause/effect,                Make inferences           LR: 201-210
                                     chronological,               about a character
                                     problem/solution,            type within a
                                     classification.              variety of literature
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                                                  character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine how             LR: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  author develops
                                                                  character traits
                                                                  through inference
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LR: 211-220
                                                                  complex problems
                                                                  and develop one or
                                                                  more solutions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer the story           LR: 201-210
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from catalog
                                                                  selections [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from handbooks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from a science
                                                                  fiction passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify why author IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Draw a conclusion IC: 211-220
                                                                  from the passage
                                                                  by inferring the
                                                                  interpretation of the
                                                                  information read
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use direct word           LC: 201-210
                                                                  clues to determine


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  what comes before
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use indirect word
                                                                  clues to determine        LC: 201-210
                                                                  sequence of
                                                                  sentences from
                                                                  scrambled order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use key words to
                                                                  paraphrase order of       LC: 201-210
                                                                  events [dupl.]

                                                                  Read slightly
                                                                  longer passages,          LC: 201-210
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  content and
                                                                  vocabulary which
                                                                  use clue words
                                                                  “since” and
                                                                  “because of “
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is
                                                                  the “cause” and
                                                                  which is the              LC: 201-210
                                                                  “effect” when
                                                                  given a situation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Demonstrate
                                                                  combining several
                                                                  pieces of                 LC: 201-210
                                                                  information to
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  cause and effect
                                                                  relationship [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine cause
                                                                  and effect in longer


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  passages with more        LC 211-220
                                                                  difficult content
                                                                  and vocabulary
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is
                                                                  not the effect of a
                                                                  stated cause [dupl.]      LC 211-220

                                                                  Cause and effect:
                                                                  read passages with
                                                                  more difficult, less      LC: 221-230
                                                                  familiar content and
                                                                  vocabulary

                              c.    On basis of prior
                                   knowledge and
                                   information in text,
                                   predict alternatives or
                                   probabilities in text:
                                   - Synthesize
                                     information from text
                                     to anticipate
                                     outcomes.
                                   - Use connections
                                     between text-to-text,
                                     text-to-self, and text-
                                     to-world to anticipate
                                     new text.
                              d.    Reconsider a response
                                   against more than one
                                   source of information
                                   from grade-level text.

                              e.    Confirm or self-correct
                                   predictions in response
                                   to grade level text.

                              f.   Draw inferences and            Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                   conclusions from text.         in magazine
                                                                  articles or stories


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  from other sources
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify main idea        IC: 211-220
                                                                  in newspaper and
                                                                  other articles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  complex point of
                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer the story           LR: 201-210
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences
                                                                  from catalog              IC: 211-220
                                                                  selections [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences
                                                                  from handbooks            IC: 211-220
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences
                                                                  from a science            IC: 211-220
                                                                  fiction passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify why author
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                                        IC: 211-220
                                                                  Draw a conclusion
                                                                  from the passage
                                                                  by inferring the      IC: 211-220
                                                                  interpretation of the
                                                                  information read
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              g.    Identify literary             Use figurative            LR: 211-220
                                   devices:                       language, sequence
                                   - Mood;                        of events, word
                                   - Tone;                        choice, suspense,
                                   - Style;                       imagery that
                                   - Figurative language.         creates complex
                                                                  interest [dupl.]

                                                                  Use descriptive           LR: 211-220
                                                                  dialogue to develop
                                                                  tone [dupl.]

                                                                  Use the story             LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 211-220
                                                                  foreshadowing as a
                                                                  literary device in
                                                                  writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Find a figure of          LR: 211-220
                                                                  speech and explain
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  author’s purpose in
                                                                  use of similes


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  meaning of
                                                                  symbolism in
                                                                  stories [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify                  LR: 211-220
                                                                  exaggeration and
                                                                  understand its
                                                                  impact on story line
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize dialogue        LR: 211-220
                                                                  that provides a
                                                                  variety of purposes
                                                                  and information
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 221+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              h.    Determine main idea or        Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                   essential message within       in newspaper and          IC: 211-220
                                   a text and identify            other articles
                                   relevant details and           [dupl.]
                                   facts.
                                                                  Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Isolate small but         LC: 201-210
                                                                  significant detail
                                                                  necessary to
                                                                  answer a question
                                                                  in long detail-filled
                                                                  passages [dupl.]

                                                                  Read passages             LC: 221-230


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  where details being
                                                                  located are more
                                                                  specific and less
                                                                  obvious, requiring
                                                                  careful reading or
                                                                  re-reading

                                                                  Read passages that        LC: 221-230
                                                                  contain rich and
                                                                  varied detail,
                                                                  generally
                                                                  unfamiliar content,
                                                                  extensive
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  phrasing

                                                                  Paraphrase and            LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret significant
                                                                  detail

                                                                  Isolate information       LC: 221-230
                                                                  not stated in a
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage

                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 221-230
                                                                  detail in a long,
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage

                                                                  Locate and                LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret several
                                                                  details in a detail-
                                                                  filled passage


                                                                  Same skills and           IC: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  extended thinking

 02.     Read and respond     a.    Describe characteristics      Distinguish               LR: 201-210
        to a variety of            of the following genres:       between fiction and
        literature to              fiction, nonfiction,           nonfiction writing
        compare and                poetry,                        in lengthy passages
        contrast the many          biography/autobiograph         [dupl.]
        dimensions of              y, legend, fable, and
        human experience.          myth.                          Identify realistic        LR: 201-210
                                                                  fiction [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 201-210
                                                                  elements of a fable
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine purpose         LR: 201-210
                                                                  of lengthy folk
                                                                  tales [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand form           LR: 211-220
                                                                  and general
                                                                  characteristics of
                                                                  folk tales [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 211-220
                                                                  autobiographical
                                                                  writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure of poetry
                                                                  by its rhyme and
                                                                  length of lines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize science         LR: 211-220
                                                                  fiction [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Recognize a book          LR: 211-220
                                                                  review [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 221+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              b.    Activate and draw upon
                                   own experiences to
                                   connect to reading
                                   selections.

                              c.    Relate social, cultural,
                                   and historical aspects of
                                   literature to reader's
                                   personal experience.

                              d.    Analyze narrative             Make inferences           LR: 201-210
                                   literature according to        about a character
                                   the following text             type within a
                                   elements:                      variety of literature
                                   - Character;                   [dupl.]
                                   - Setting;
                                   - Plot structure;              Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                   - Theme;                       complex point of
                                   - Point of view.               view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                                                  character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  character traits
                                                                  through inference
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              e.    Demonstrate an
                                   understanding of how
                                   reading can provide
                                   enrichment and
                                   information as well as
                                   serve as a tool for
                                   lifelong learning.
 03.     Read a variety of    a.    Identify author's             Determine the             LR: 201-210
        traditional,               purpose and describe           complex point of
        technical, and             how language, setting,         view of the author
        electronic                 and information support        or characters
        materials for              purpose within literary        through character
        critical analysis          text.                          descriptions [dupl.]
        and evaluation.
                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              b.    Analyze literary text         Make inferences           LR: 201-210
                                   for following story            about a character
                                   elements:                      type within a
                                   - Characters;                  variety of literature
                                   - Setting;                     [dupl.]
                                   - Point of view;
                                   - Plot structure;              Determine the             LR: 201-210
                                   - Theme.                       complex point of


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  view of the author
                                                                  or characters
                                                                  through character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  characters through
                                                                  story sequence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                                                  character
                                                                  descriptions [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                                                  author develops
                                                                  character traits
                                                                  through inference
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              c.    Compare and contrast
                                   information from
                                   multiple sources.

                              d.    Use personal or
                                   objective criteria to do
                                   the following:
                                   - Draw conclusions;
                                   - Make inferences;
                                   - Determine meanings;
                                   - Form opinions;
                                   - Make judgments.

                              e.    Distinguish between           Read slightly             LC: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   fact and opinion and           longer passages,
                                   identify cause and effect      with more difficult
                                   relationships within           content and
                                   expository text.               vocabulary which
                                                                  use clue words
                                                                  “since” and
                                                                  “because of “
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC: 201-210
                                                                  the “cause” and
                                                                  which is the
                                                                  “effect” when
                                                                  given a situation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Demonstrate               LC: 201-210
                                                                  combining several
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  understand the
                                                                  cause and effect
                                                                  relationship [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine cause           LC 211-220
                                                                  and effect in longer
                                                                  passages with more
                                                                  difficult content
                                                                  and vocabulary
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC 211-220
                                                                  not the effect of a
                                                                  stated cause [dupl.]

                                                                  Cause and effect:         LC: 221-230
                                                                  read passages with
                                                                  more difficult, less
                                                                  familiar content and
                                                                  vocabulary



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

 04.     Read to locate     a.      Use questions to guide        Use a list: meaning       LC: 201-210
        information from a         reading:                       of information
        variety of                 - Identify type of             [dupl.]
        traditional,                 information required
        technical, and               to answer a specific         Use an index:             LC: 211-220
        electronic sources.          question;                    organization of
                                   - Use reasonable               topics, using
                                     resources for                increased
                                     answering questions;         specificity of terms
                                   - Read for purpose of          to locate
                                     answering specific           information,
                                     questions.                   understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 221-230
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and combine


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  specific pieces of
                                                                  information; find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific, detailed
                                                                  information;
                                                                  compare specific
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information

                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a field guide:        LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use a weather             LC: 221-230
                                                                  report: find and
                                                                  understand small
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  details

                                                                  Use sport scores:         LC: 221-230
                                                                  understand
                                                                  commonly used
                                                                  abbreviations

                                                                  Use a recipe: find        LC: 221-230
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  small but
                                                                  significant details

                              b.    Systematically organize       Summarize events          LC: 221-230
                                   new information from           in correct order
                                   expository text.
                                                                  Use reasoning to          LC: 221-230
                                                                  determine the
                                                                  correct order of
                                                                  scrambled
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Determines what           LC: 221-230
                                                                  comes after in
                                                                  passages with
                                                                  complex phrasing
                                                                  (just before he did
                                                                  this, he did that)

                                                                  Use word clues and        LC: 221-230
                                                                  reasoning to
                                                                  determine what
                                                                  comes first when
                                                                  sentences contain
                                                                  flashbacks or are
                                                                  not written in exact
                                                                  time order



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                              c.    Synthesize what has           Identify main idea        IC: 201-210
                                   been read:                     in newspaper and          IC: 211-220
                                   - Identify main idea           other articles
                                     and supporting               [dupl.]
                                     details;
                                   - Identify important           Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                     information, patterns,       chose title [dupl.]
                                     and themes;
                                   - Connect new                  Isolate small but         LC: 201-210
                                     information with prior       significant detail
                                     knowledge to enhance         necessary to
                                     understanding and            answer a question
                                     memory;                      in long detail-filled
                                   - Ask new questions;           passages [dupl.]
                                   - Use prior knowledge
                                     and text information         Read passages             LC: 221-230
                                     to draw conclusions,         where details being
                                     make critical                located are more
                                     judgments, and form          specific and less
                                     unique interpretations       obvious, requiring
                                     from text.                   careful reading or
                                                                  re-reading

                                                                  Read passages that        LC: 221-230
                                                                  contain rich and
                                                                  varied detail,
                                                                  generally
                                                                  unfamiliar content,
                                                                  extensive
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  phrasing

                                                                  Paraphrase and            LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret significant
                                                                  detail

                                                                  Isolate information       LC: 221-230
                                                                  not stated in a
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage


                                                196
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 221-230
                                                                  detail in a long,
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage

                                                                  Locate and                LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret several
                                                                  details in a detail-
                                                                  filled passage


                                                                  Same skills and           IC: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

 05.     Read for technical a.      Read, understand, and         Understand                LC: 201-210
        information.               apply technical                complex directions
                                   information.                   involving multiple
                                                                  variables (if you
                                                                  want this, do that,
                                                                  if you want
                                                                  something else, do
                                                                  something else)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Find detail in            LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex, multi-
                                                                  step directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  – must find one


                                                197
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  detail, then re-read
                                                                  to incorporate
                                                                  previous
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use skills that           LC: 201-210
                                                                  progress in
                                                                  difficulty: skim,
                                                                  scan to locate
                                                                  details; re-read
                                                                  specific parts;
                                                                  combine two or
                                                                  more sets of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  complete
                                                                  understanding;
                                                                  paraphrase [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize and            LC: 211-220
                                                                  paraphrase
                                                                  directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow multi-step         LC: 211-220
                                                                  directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  vocabulary where
                                                                  the outcome is not
                                                                  obvious [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow detail in          LC: 211-220
                                                                  typical medicine or
                                                                  product label
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 211-220
                                                                  intention of
                                                                  directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand small          LC: 211-220
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  detail in directions


                                                198
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand intent         LC: 221-230
                                                                  of directions

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 221-230
                                                                  complex directions

                              b.    Identify and use
                                   comprehension
                                   strategies to understand
                                   technical text.




                                                199
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              c.    Apply knowledge of
                                   the following elements
                                   to understand text:
                                   - Graphics;
                                   - Highlighting
                                     techniques;
                                   - Organizers.

                              d.    Identify organization of      Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                   technical texts.               organization of
                                                                  topics, using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information,
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use reference             LC: 201-210
                                                                  materials:
                                                                  determine the best
                                                                  source of
                                                                  information
                                                                  (encyclopedia,
                                                                  catalog,
                                                                  advertisement,
                                                                  magazine article,
                                                                  picture book);
                                                                  understand
                                                                  information
                                                                  contained in a
                                                                  dictionary entry
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a table of            LC: 201-210
                                                                  contents: use
                                                                  chapter summaries
                                                                  to determine
                                                                  contents; use clue
                                                                  words from chapter
                                                                  title to determine
                                                                  contents; determine
                                                                  the LAST page of a
                                                                  chapter (if chapter 2
                                                                  begins on page 20,
                                                                  chapter 1 ends on
                                                                  page 19) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 201-210
                                                                  how it is organized;
                                                                  how to read
                                                                  information
                                                                  (author, title,
                                                                  publisher, etc.);
                                                                  recognizing simple
                                                                  list of magazines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              e.    Apply technical               Understand                LC: 201-210
                                   information to complete        complex directions
                                   tasks.                         involving multiple
                                                                  variables (if you


                                                201
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  want this, do that,
                                                                  if you want
                                                                  something else, do
                                                                  something else)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Find detail in            LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex, multi-
                                                                  step directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand                LC: 201-210
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  – must find one
                                                                  detail, then re-read
                                                                  to incorporate
                                                                  previous
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use skills that           LC: 201-210
                                                                  progress in
                                                                  difficulty: skim,
                                                                  scan to locate
                                                                  details; re-read
                                                                  specific parts;
                                                                  combine two or
                                                                  more sets of
                                                                  information to
                                                                  complete
                                                                  understanding;
                                                                  paraphrase [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize and            LC: 211-220
                                                                  paraphrase
                                                                  directions [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Follow multi-step         LC: 211-220
                                                                  directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  vocabulary where
                                                                  the outcome is not
                                                                  obvious [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow detail in          LC: 211-220
                                                                  typical medicine or
                                                                  product label
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 211-220
                                                                  intention of
                                                                  directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand small          LC: 211-220
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  detail in directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand intent         LC: 221-230
                                                                  of directions

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 221-230
                                                                  complex directions




                                                203
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

726.    WRITING (AVERAGE SCORE: 210 – 221)                         GRADE 6


 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
          will:                          Skills:
 01. Understand and           a.   Understand and use             Select method for         CW: 221-230
     use the writing              steps of the writing            brainstorming
     process.                     process:
                                  - Brainstorm;                   Choose formal or          CW: 201-210
                                  - Draft;                        informal language
                                  - Revise;                       [dupl.]
                                  - Edit;
                                  - Publish.                      Choose syntax that        CW: 201-210
                                                                  illustrates point of
                                                                  view [dupl.]

                                                                  Evaluate possible         CW: 221-230
                                                                  points of view (i.e.,
                                                                  personification)

                                                                  Use precise               CW: 201-210
                                                                  language [dupl.]

                                                                  Select words based        CW: 221-230
                                                                  on main topic

                                                                  Choose appropriate        CW: 221-230
                                                                  words for a
                                                                  selection

                                                                  Use strong topic          CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences with
                                                                  strong verbs [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline expository        CW: 201-210
                                                                  mode [dupl.]

                                                                  Create                    CW: 211-220
                                                                  comprehensive
                                                                  outlines [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Outline verbiage          CW: 211-220
                                                                  for imaginative
                                                                  stories [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline a complex         CW: 221-230
                                                                  topic selection

                                                                  Categorize using          CW: 211-220
                                                                  main topic as
                                                                  guideline [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the             CS: 211-220
                                                                  pattern of
                                                                  organization in a
                                                                  lengthy passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Review several            CS: 211-220
                                                                  paragraphs and
                                                                  choose the best
                                                                  organization [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine method          CS: 211-220
                                                                  of organization
                                                                  (i.e., order of
                                                                  events, from
                                                                  examples to main
                                                                  idea, from main
                                                                  idea to examples)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select clear details      CS: 211-220
                                                                  for paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select purpose of         CW: 201-210
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Look for patterns         CS: 201-210
                                                                  of organization in a
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Combine sentences         CS: 201-210
                                                                  into paragraph
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Order sentences           CS: 201-210
                                                                  into a concise
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentences into       CS: 211-220
                                                                  multi-paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use complex               CW: 221-230
                                                                  sentence order in
                                                                  paragraph

                                                                  Choose best               CS: 211-220
                                                                  opening paragraph
                                                                  in a narrative piece
                                                                  of writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences, simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine sentences         CW: 211-220
                                                                  to make compound
                                                                  and complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use compound              CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentence structure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select sentences          CS: 221-230
                                                                  that support topic
                                                                  sentences

                                                                  Select sentences          CS: 221-230


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  that support
                                                                  conclusion

                                                                  Use vivid                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]       CW: 221-230

                                                                  Use of figurative         CW: 201-210
                                                                  speech in context
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use subordinating         CW: 211-220
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive            CW: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                  Write strong              CW: 211-200
                                                                  conclusions

                                                                  Avoid run-on              CW: 201-210
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit for misplaced        CW: 211-220
                                                                  modifiers [dupl.]

                                                                  Revise syntax for         CW: 211-220
                                                                  correct order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select the best title     CW: 201-210
                                                                  for a piece of work
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              b.    Write in a variety of         Use correct               CS: 201-210
                                   formats to record,             business letter
                                   generate, and reflect          structure [dupl.]
                                   upon ideas.
                                                                  Define purposes of        CS: 201-210
                                                                  poetry (i.e.,
                                                                  feelings, moods,


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  expressions) [dupl.]

                                                                  Define parts of a         CS: 201-210
                                                                  research paper
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Write limericks           CS: 211-220
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Write in the              CS: 221-230
                                                                  persuasive mode

                              c.    Identify and use              Use correct               CS: 201-210
                                   appropriate style and          business letter
                                   vocabulary for a               structure [dupl.]
                                   particular audience.
                                                                  Define purposes of        CS: 201-210
                                                                  poetry (i.e.,
                                                                  feelings, moods,
                                                                  expressions) [dupl.]

                                                                  Define parts of a         CS: 201-210
                                                                  research paper
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use parts of a news       CW: 211-220
                                                                  story for complete
                                                                  description of an
                                                                  event [dupl.]

                                                                  Define composition        CS: 211-220
                                                                  forms in lengthy
                                                                  passages [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine mode by         CS: 221-230
                                                                  reading a lengthy
                                                                  passage

 02.     Write and edit for   a.    Determine and apply           Grammar
        correctness and            rules and conventions
        clarity.                   for the following:             Use participial           CW: 201-210


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   -   Grammar;                   phrases in correct
                                   -   Punctuation;               word order [dupl.]
                                   -   Capitalization;
                                   -   Spelling;                  Correct use of            CW: 201-210
                                   -   Legibility.                transitional
                                                                  expressions [dupl.]

                                                                  Use adverbial             CW: 201-210
                                                                  clauses in complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use correct word          CW: 201-210
                                                                  order when using
                                                                  adjective phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use subject-verb          CW: 211-220
                                                                  agreement [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify all four         CS: 221-230
                                                                  sentence forms
                                                                  within a lengthy
                                                                  paragraph


                                                                  Punctuation

                                                                  Identify different        P: 201-210
                                                                  meanings of the
                                                                  same sentence
                                                                  when end
                                                                  punctuation is
                                                                  changed [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify incorrect        P: 201-210
                                                                  end punctuation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify periods          P: 201-210
                                                                  when given a
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use correct               P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation when
                                                                  sentence ends with
                                                                  an abbreviation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after          P: 201-210
                                                                  participial phrases
                                                                  in a lengthy
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in a           CW: 211-220
                                                                  series of participial
                                                                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 201-210
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 211-220
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  compound complex
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate non-            CW: 201-210
                                                                  essential                 P: 201-210
                                                                  parenthetical             P: 211-220
                                                                  phrases with
                                                                  commas [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  introductory
                                                                  dependent clauses
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas after a CW: 201-210
                                                                  direct address in an


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  imperative sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in             CW: 201-210
                                                                  letter closure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 201-210
                                                                  around interrupting
                                                                  phrases contained
                                                                  within the sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in a           P: 211-220
                                                                  direct quotation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas to             P: 221-230
                                                                  separate adverbial
                                                                  introductory
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  complex sentence

                                                                  Use apostrophes in        P: 201-210
                                                                  possessive plurals
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 201-210
                                                                  with helping verb
                                                                  and “not” [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 211-220
                                                                  for subject and
                                                                  helping verb
                                                                  contractions [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 221-230
                                                                  for plural
                                                                  possessives in a
                                                                  complex sentence



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use quotations in         P: 201-210
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotations in         P: 211-220
                                                                  quoted material
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use single                P: 211-220
                                                                  quotation inside
                                                                  quotation marks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use parentheses           P: 201-210
                                                                  around non-
                                                                  essential phrases
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct          P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a
                                                                  16-20 word
                                                                  compound sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct          P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a 5-
                                                                  7 sentence
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline movie           P: 211-220
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline                 P: 211-220
                                                                  magazine titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use standard forms        CS: 211-220
                                                                  of indentation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline play            P: 221-230
                                                                  titles


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Capitalization

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalization
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 201-210
                                                                  when to capitalize
                                                                  the first word:
                                                                  sentences, poems,
                                                                  letter greetings
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Generalization of         C: 221-230
                                                                  capitalization rules
                                                                  – classifying types
                                                                  of nouns that
                                                                  should be
                                                                  capitalized

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 201-210
                                                                  word in the
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 201-210
                                                                  word in the
                                                                  greeting and
                                                                  closing of a letter
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize only the       C: 201-210
                                                                  first word in a
                                                                  multi-word
                                                                  greeting or closing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use capitals in a         CW: 211-220
                                                                  letter closure
                                                                  [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Capitalize only the       C: 211-220
                                                                  first word in the
                                                                  greeting and
                                                                  closing of a letter
                                                                  with no proper
                                                                  nouns [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 201-210
                                                                  word of a quotation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 201-210
                                                                  sentences using
                                                                  quotations that are
                                                                  not capitalized
                                                                  correctly [dupl.]

                                                                  In a quotation,           C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize only the       C: 221-230
                                                                  first word if the
                                                                  sentence continues
                                                                  past the part
                                                                  identifying the
                                                                  speaker [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the            C: 201-210
                                                                  beginning of each
                                                                  sentence in a group
                                                                  of sentences,
                                                                  including
                                                                  quotations within
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 201-210
                                                                  word in the
                                                                  sentence and the
                                                                  first word of a
                                                                  quotation [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize the first      C: 201-210
                                                                  word in the


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  sentence, the first
                                                                  word of a
                                                                  quotation, and
                                                                  proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 201-210
                                                                  between common            C: 211-220
                                                                  and proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Differentiate             C: 201-210
                                                                  between similar
                                                                  common and
                                                                  proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Correct               C: 221-230
                                                                  identification of
                                                                  more than one
                                                                  capitalization error
                                                                  with proper nouns
                                                                  and adjectives,
                                                                  either missing
                                                                  capitals or incorrect
                                                                  capitals

                                                                  Distinctions              C: 221-230
                                                                  between common
                                                                  and proper nouns,
                                                                  depending on how
                                                                  they are used in the
                                                                  sentence (Mother,
                                                                  my mother)

                                                                  All titles: what to       C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize and what       C: 221-230
                                                                  not to capitalize
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  organizations and
                                                                  government bodies
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 221-230
                                                                  organizations,
                                                                  clubs, teams,
                                                                  groups

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210
                                                                  particular places,
                                                                  points of interest,
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  monuments [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize places,        C: 211-220
                                                                  rivers, parks,
                                                                  bridges,
                                                                  monuments . . .
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize towns,         C: 221-230
                                                                  cities, particular
                                                                  geographic
                                                                  locations (_____
                                                                  Valley, Mt. _____)

                                                                  Capitalize countries C: 201-210
                                                                  and continents       C: 211-220
                                                                  [dupl.]              C: 221-230

                                                                  Capitalize radio          C: 201-210
                                                                  and TV station
                                                                  initials [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize people’s       C: 201-210
                                                                  full names,               C: 211-220
                                                                  including initials        C: 221-230
                                                                  and titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  companies, stores,
                                                                  products [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 211-220
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  businesses, and
                                                                  stores [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 211-220
                                                                  nationalities and         C: 221-230
                                                                  languages [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize team           C: 201-210
                                                                  names [dupl.]


                                                                  Capitalize                C: 201-210
                                                                  historical events
                                                                  and eras [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize classes,       C: 201-210
                                                                  schools [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize classes        C: 221-230
                                                                  and courses

                                                                  Identify when             C: 201-210
                                                                  compass directions        C: 211-220
                                                                  are correctly and
                                                                  incorrectly
                                                                  capitalized [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize names of C: 201-210
                                                                  ships [dupl.]

                                                                  Use capitals in           CW: 201-210
                                                                  magazine,
                                                                  newspaper, and
                                                                  essay titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize inside         CW: 201-210


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  addresses [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize holidays, C: 211-220
                                                                  special events       C: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize artistic       C: 211-220
                                                                  groups [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize religions      C: 221-230

                                                                  Know when to              C: 221-230
                                                                  capitalize family
                                                                  relationships

                                                                  Spelling

                                                                  Use abbreviations         CW: 211-220
                                                                  in appropriate
                                                                  places




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              b.    Incorporate a variety of      Use vivid                 CW: 201-210
                                   elements of writing:           descriptors [dupl.]
                                   - Alliteration;
                                   - Figurative language;         Focus on                  CS: 201-210
                                   - Simile;                      exclamatory
                                   - Metaphor;                    sentence structure
                                   - Personification;             [dupl.]
                                   - Vocabulary.
                                                                  Use infinitive            CS: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of vocabulary         CS: 211-220
                                                                  of declarative,
                                                                  imperative,
                                                                  interrogative, and
                                                                  exclamatory terms
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Evaluate possible         CW: 221-230
                                                                  points of view (i.e.,
                                                                  personification}

                                                                  Use exaggeration          CW: 221-230
                                                                  to make statement

                                                                  Use exaggerated           CW: 221-230
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  for emphasis

                                                                  Ask leading               CW: 221-230
                                                                  questions

                              c.    Convey clear and              Choose formal or          CW: 201-210
                                   focused main ideas that        informal language
                                   are appropriately              [dupl.]
                                   supported by details and
                                   examples for selected          Choose syntax that        CW: 201-210
                                   topic, audience, and           illustrates point of
                                   purpose.                       view [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   - Use topic sentences,
                                     appropriate word             Use precise               CW: 201-210
                                     choices, variety of          language [dupl.]
                                     sentence structures,
                                     transitions,                 Choose appropriate        CW: 221-230
                                     paragraphing,                words for a
                                     indentation,                 selection
                                     organization, and
                                     documentation of             Use strong topic          CW: 211-220
                                     sources;                     sentences with
                                   - Choose tone, voice,          strong verbs [dupl.]
                                     style, mood, and
                                     persona that are             Outline expository        CW: 201-210
                                     appropriate for              mode [dupl.]
                                     various purpose,
                                     disciplines, and             Create                    CW: 211-220
                                     audiences.                   comprehensive
                                                                  outlines [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline verbiage          CW: 211-220
                                                                  for imaginative
                                                                  stories [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline a complex         CW: 221-230
                                                                  topic selection

                                                                  Categorize using          CW: 211-220
                                                                  main topic as
                                                                  guideline [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the             CS: 211-220
                                                                  pattern of
                                                                  organization in a
                                                                  lengthy passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Review several            CS: 211-220
                                                                  paragraphs and
                                                                  choose the best
                                                                  organization [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Determine method          CS: 211-220
                                                                  of organization
                                                                  (i.e., order of
                                                                  events, from
                                                                  examples to main
                                                                  idea, from main
                                                                  idea to examples)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select clear details      CS: 211-220
                                                                  for paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select purpose of         CW: 201-210
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Look for patterns         CS: 201-210
                                                                  of organization in a
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine sentences         CS: 201-210
                                                                  into paragraph
                                                                  structure [dupl.]

                                                                  Order sentences           CS: 201-210
                                                                  into a concise
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentences into       CS: 211-220
                                                                  multi-paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose best               CS: 211-220
                                                                  opening paragraph
                                                                  in a narrative piece
                                                                  of writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences, simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Combine sentences         CW: 211-220
                                                                  to make compound
                                                                  and complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use compound              CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentence structure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use vivid                 CW: 201-210
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use of figurative         CW: 201-210
                                                                  speech in context
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggerated           CW: 221-230
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  for emphasis

                                                                  Use subordinating         CW: 211-220
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive            CW: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                  Use adverbial             CW: 221-230
                                                                  phrases

                                                                  Use gerund phrases        CW: 221-230

                                                                  Use verb phrases          CW: 221-230

                                                                  Use exaggeration          CW: 221-230
                                                                  to make statement

                                                                  Write strong              CW: 211-200
                                                                  conclusions [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development           CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                      CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                 G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                   P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                     C=       Capitalization

                                                                   Select the best title     CW: 201-210
                                                                   for a piece of work
                                                                   [dupl.]

 03.     Write to inform       a.    Use facts, data, and
        and explain.                processes from technical
                                    and non-technical
                                    materials to inform
                                    through writing.

                               b.    Produce documents in
                                    appropriate format to
                                    inform and explain.

 04.     Write for literary    a.    Compose a response
        response and                using ideas and
        expression.                 techniques from a
                                    variety of literature and
                                    fine arts that represent
                                    many cultures and
                                    perspectives.
                               b.    Appropriately use a
                                    thesis and supporting
                                    evidence.

                               c.    Write and publish             Use vivid                 CW: 201-210
                                    original creative works        descriptors [dupl.]
                                    that include figurative
                                    and descriptive                Focus on                  CS: 201-210
                                    language.                      exclamatory
                                                                   sentence structure
                                                                   [dupl.]

                                                                   Use infinitive            CS: 211-220
                                                                   phrases to denote
                                                                   emphasis [dupl.]


                                                                   Use of vocabulary         CS: 211-220
                                                                   of declarative,
                                                                   imperative,


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development           CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                      CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                 G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                   P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                     C=       Capitalization

                                                                   interrogative, and
                                                                   exclamatory terms
                                                                   [dupl.]
 05.     Write to critically   a.    Analyze for the
        analyze and                 following elements:
        evaluate.                   - Purpose;
                                    - Ideas;
                                    - Style;
                                    - Structure;
                                    - Effectiveness.

                               b.    Use a thesis/main idea
                                    and appropriate
                                    supporting evidence to
                                    persuade and inform a
                                    specific audience.

                               c.    Use writing to
                                    persuade.

 06.     Write to gather,      a.    With teacher support,
        synthesize, and             incorporate a variety of
        communicate                 technological and
        research findings.          informational resources
                                    to do the following:
                                    - Appropriately
                                      paraphrase, quote, and
                                      cite to avoid
                                      plagiarism;
                                    - Formulate thesis or
                                      focus and relevant
                                      support;
                                    - Formulate and
                                      support main idea
                                      with evidence.

                               b.    Present research
                                    findings.

 07.     Write technical       a.    Produce technical
        information.                document.


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


733. LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS - GRADE 7

734. READING (AVERAGE SCORE: 214 – 227)

 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
           will:                          Skills:
 01. Read a variety of        a.   Use decoding strategies        Find words with           W: 211-220
     traditional and              and other visual                opposite meanings
     electronic                   information to fluently         within the context
     materials for                read grade-level text:          of a story or
     information and              - Graphophonic                  passage [dupl.]
     understanding.                 sources (letter/sound);
                                   - Semantic sources             After reading a           W: 211-220
                                    (meaning/associations         story, find the word
                                    );                            in the story which
                                  - Lexical sources (word         means about the
                                    knowledge);                   same as the
                                  - Syntactic sources             underlined word
                                    (structure of written         [dupl.]
                                    language);
                                  - Text elements                 After reading a           W: 211-220
                                    (graphic elements,            sentence within a
                                    illustrations, and            paragraph of 75-
                                    titles/subtitles).            100 words, use the
                                                                  context of the
                                                                  sentence to find the
                                                                  meaning of specific
                                                                  word [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  story, find the word
                                                                  in the story which
                                                                  means about the
                                                                  same as underlined
                                                                  word [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           W: 220+
                                                                  content as above,
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  extended thinking

                              b.    Search purposefully for        Identify main idea       IC: 211-220




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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   particular information:        in newspaper and
                                   - Identify literal and         other articles
                                      inferential meanings;       [dupl.]
                                   - Search own
                                      background                  Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                      information to make         author develops
                                      meaning of text             characters through
                                      passages;                   story sequence
                                   - Based on purpose for         [dupl.]
                                      reading, search for
                                     most important               Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                     information;                 character
                                   - In order to understand       descriptions [dupl.]
                                      plot development in
                                      narratives, search for      Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                      information about           author develops
                                      characters and setting;     character traits
                                   - In order to understand       through inference
                                      text, search for such       [dupl.]
                                      expository text
                                      structures as               Understand                LR: 211-220
                                      cause/effect,               complex problems
                                      chronological,              and develop one or
                                      problem/solution, and       more solutions
                                      classification.             [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from catalog
                                                                  selections [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from handbooks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from a science
                                                                  fiction passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify why author IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Draw a conclusion IC: 211-220
                                                227               from the passage
                                                                  by inferring the
                                                                  interpretation of the
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                              c.    On basis of prior
                                   knowledge and
                                   information in text,
                                   predict alternatives or
                                   probabilities in text:
                                   - Synthesize
                                     information from the
                                     text to anticipate
                                     outcomes;
                                   - Use connections
                                     between text-to-text,
                                     text-to-self, and text-
                                     to-world to anticipate
                                     new text.

                              d.    Reconsider a response
                                   against more than one
                                   source of information
                                   from grade-level text.

                              e.    Confirm or self-correct
                                   predictions in response
                                   to grade-level text.

                              f.     Draw inferences and          Identify main idea        IC: 211-220
                                   conclusions from grade-        in newspaper and
                                   level text.                    other articles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from catalog
                                                                  selections [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from handbooks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from a science
                                                                  fiction passage
                                                                  [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Identify why author IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Draw a conclusion IC: 211-220
                                                                  from the passage
                                                                  by inferring the
                                                                  interpretation of the
                                                                  information read
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              g.    Identify literary             Use figurative            LR: 211-220
                                   devices:                       language, sequence
                                   - Mood;                        of events, word
                                   - Tone;                        choice, suspense,
                                   - Style;                       imagery that
                                   - Figurative language.         creates complex
                                                                  interest [dupl.]

                                                                  Use descriptive           LR: 211-220
                                                                  dialogue to develop
                                                                  tone [dupl.]

                                                                  Use the story             LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 211-220
                                                                  foreshadowing as a
                                                                  literary device in
                                                                  writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Find a figure of          LR: 211-220
                                                                  speech and explain
                                                                  [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  author’s purpose in
                                                                  use of similes
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  meaning of
                                                                  symbolism in
                                                                  stories [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify                  LR: 211-220
                                                                  exaggeration and
                                                                  understand its
                                                                  impact on story line
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize dialogue        LR: 211-220
                                                                  that provides a
                                                                  variety of purposes
                                                                  and information
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 221+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              h.    Determine main idea or        Identify main idea        IC: 211-220
                                   essential message within       in newspaper and
                                   a text and identify            other articles
                                   relevant details and           [dupl.]
                                   facts.
                                                                  Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Read passages             LC: 221-230
                                                                  where details being
                                                                  located are more
                                                                  specific and less
                                                                  obvious, requiring


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  careful reading or
                                                                  re-reading [dupl.]

                                                                  Read passages that        LC: 221-230
                                                                  contain rich and
                                                                  varied detail,
                                                                  generally
                                                                  unfamiliar content,
                                                                  extensive
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  phrasing [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase and            LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret significant
                                                                  detail [dupl.]

                                                                  Isolate information       LC: 221-230
                                                                  not stated in a
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 221-230
                                                                  detail in a long,
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate and                LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret several
                                                                  details in a detail-
                                                                  filled passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           IC: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

 02.    Read and respond      a.    Describe characteristics      Understand form           LR: 211-220
       to a variety of             of the following genres:       and general


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

      literature to                fiction, nonfiction,           characteristics of
      compare and                  poetry,                        folk tales [dupl.]
      contrast the many            biography/autobiograph
      dimensions of                y, legend, fable, myth,        Recognize                 LR: 211-220
      human experience.            and reference materials.       autobiographical
                                                                  writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure of poetry
                                                                  by its rhyme and
                                                                  length of lines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize science         LR: 211-220
                                                                  fiction [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize a book          LR: 211-220
                                                                  review [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 221+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking
                              b.    Activate and draw upon
                                   own experiences to
                                   connect to reading
                                   selections.

                              c.    Relate social, cultural,
                                   and historical aspects of
                                   literature to reader's
                                   personal experience.

                              d.     Analyze narrative            Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                   literature according to        character
                                   the following text             descriptions [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   elements:
                                   - Character;                   Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                   - Setting;                     author develops
                                   - Conflict;                    character traits
                                   - Plot structure;              through inference
                                   - Theme;                       [dupl.]
                                   - Point of view.

                              e.    Demonstrate
                                   understanding of how
                                   reading can provide
                                   enrichment,
                                   information, and serve
                                   as a tool for lifelong
                                   learning.

 03.     Read a variety of    a.    Identify author's             Same skills and           LR: 220+
        traditional,               purpose and describe           content as in
        technical, and             how language, setting,         earlier grades with
        electronic                 and information support        more difficult
        materials for              purpose within literary        vocabulary and
        critical analysis          text.                          extended thinking
        and evaluation.
                              b.    Analyze literary text         Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                   for story elements:            character
                                   - Characters;                  descriptions [dupl.]
                                   - Setting;
                                   - Plot structure;              Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                   - Theme;                       author develops
                                   - Conflict;                    character traits
                                   - Resolution.                  through inference
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              c.    Compare and contrast
                                   information from


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   multiple sources.

                              d.    Use personal or
                                   objective criteria to do
                                   the following:
                                   - Draw conclusions;
                                   - Make inferences;
                                   - Determine meanings;
                                   - Form opinions;
                                   - Make judgments.




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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              e.    Distinguish between           Determine cause           LC 211-220
                                   fact and opinion and           and effect in longer
                                   identify cause and effect      passages with more
                                   relationships within           difficult content
                                   expository text.               and vocabulary
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC 211-220
                                                                  not the effect of a
                                                                  stated cause [dupl.]

                                                                  Cause and effect:         LC: 221-230
                                                                  read passages with
                                                                  more difficult, less
                                                                  familiar content and
                                                                  vocabulary [dupl.]

 04.     Read to locate     a.      Use questions to guide        Use an index:             LC: 211-220
        information from a         reading:                       organization of
        variety of                 - Identify type of             topics, using
        traditional,                 information required         increased
        technical, and               to answer a specific         specificity of terms
        electronic sources.          question;                    to locate
                                   - Use reasonable               information,
                                     resources for                understand page
                                     answering questions;         list format,
                                   - Read for purpose of          difference between
                                     answering specific           use of commas and
                                     questions.                   hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 221-230
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and combine
                                                                  specific pieces of
                                                                  information; find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific, detailed
                                                                  information;
                                                                  compare specific
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a field guide:        LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a weather             LC: 221-230
                                                                  report: find and
                                                                  understand small
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  details [dupl.]

                                                                  Use sport scores:         LC: 221-230
                                                                  understand
                                                                  commonly used
                                                                  abbreviations
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a recipe: find        LC: 221-230
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  small but
                                                                  significant details
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              b.    Systematically organize
                                   new information from
                                   an expository text.

                              c.    Synthesize what has           Identify main idea        IC: 211-220
                                   been read:                     in newspaper and
                                   - Identify main idea           other articles
                                     and supporting               [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                     details;
                                   - Identify important           Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                     information, patterns,       chose title [dupl.]
                                     and themes;
                                   - Connect new                  Read passages             LC: 221-230
                                     information with prior       where details being
                                     knowledge to enhance         located are more
                                     understanding and            specific and less
                                     memory;                      obvious, requiring
                                   - Ask new questions;           careful reading or
                                   - Use prior knowledge          re-reading [dupl.]
                                     and text information
                                     to draw conclusions,         Read passages that        LC: 221-230
                                     make critical                contain rich and
                                     judgments, and form          varied detail,
                                     unique interpretations       generally
                                     from text.                   unfamiliar content,
                                                                  extensive
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  phrasing [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase and            LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret significant
                                                                  detail [dupl.]

                                                                  Isolate information       LC: 221-230
                                                                  not stated in a
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 221-230
                                                                  detail in a long,
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate and                LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret several
                                                                  details in a detail-
                                                                  filled passage
                                                                  [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Same skills and           IC: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

 05.     Read for technical a.      Read, understand, and         Synthesize and            LC: 211-220
        information.               apply technical                paraphrase
                                   information.                   directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow multi-step         LC: 211-220
                                                                  directions
                                                                  containing adult
                                                                  vocabulary where
                                                                  the outcome is not
                                                                  obvious [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow detail in          LC: 211-220
                                                                  typical medicine or
                                                                  product label
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 211-220
                                                                  intention of
                                                                  directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand small          LC: 211-220
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  detail in directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand intent         LC: 221-230
                                                                  of directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 221-230
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              b.    Identify and use
                                   comprehension


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   strategies to understand
                                   technical text.

                              c.    Apply knowledge of
                                   graphic elements to
                                   understand text:
                                   - Graphics;
                                   - Highlighting
                                     techniques;
                                   - Organizers.

                              d.    Identify organization of      Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                   technical texts.               organization of
                                                                  topics, using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information,
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              e.    Apply technical               Synthesize and            LC: 211-220


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              ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
  Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

  W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
  LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
  IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
  EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
  LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                     information to complete        paraphrase
                                     tasks.                         directions [dupl.]

                                                                    Follow multi-step         LC: 211-220
                                                                    directions
                                                                    containing adult
                                                                    vocabulary where
                                                                    the outcome is not
                                                                    obvious [dupl.]

                                                                    Follow detail in          LC: 211-220
                                                                    typical medicine or
                                                                    product label
                                                                    [dupl.]

                                                                    Synthesize                LC: 211-220
                                                                    intention of
                                                                    directions [dupl.]

                                                                    Understand small          LC: 211-220
                                                                    but significant
                                                                    detail in directions
                                                                    [dupl.]

                                                                    Understand intent         LC: 221-230
                                                                    of directions [dupl.]

                                                                    Synthesize                LC: 221-230
                                                                    complex directions
                                                                    [dupl.]



735.      WRITING (AVERAGE SCORE: 214 – 224)                         GRADE 7


   Standard - The student         Content Knowledge and              Item Description:        Item Source:
            will:                         Skills:
   01. Understand and           a. Understand and use               Select method for         CW: 221-230
       use the writing             steps of writing process:        brainstorming
       process.                    - Brainstorm;                    [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   -   Draft;
                                   -   Revise;                    Evaluate possible         CW: 221-230
                                   -   Edit;                      points of view (i.e.,
                                   -   Publish.                   personification)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select words based        CW: 221-230
                                                                  on main topic
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose appropriate        CW: 221-230
                                                                  words for a
                                                                  selection [dupl.]

                                                                  Use strong topic          CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences with
                                                                  strong verbs [dupl.]

                                                                  Create                    CW: 211-220
                                                                  comprehensive
                                                                  outlines [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline verbiage          CW: 211-220
                                                                  for imaginative
                                                                  stories [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline a complex         CW: 221-230
                                                                  topic selection
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Categorize using          CW: 211-220
                                                                  main topic as
                                                                  guideline [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the             CS: 211-220
                                                                  pattern of
                                                                  organization in a
                                                                  lengthy passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Review several            CS: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  paragraphs and
                                                                  choose the best
                                                                  organization [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine method          CS: 211-220
                                                                  of organization
                                                                  (i.e., order of
                                                                  events, from
                                                                  examples to main
                                                                  idea, from main
                                                                  idea to examples)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select clear details      CS: 211-220
                                                                  for paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentences into       CS: 211-220
                                                                  multi-paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use complex               CW: 221-230
                                                                  sentence order in
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose best               CS: 211-220
                                                                  opening paragraph
                                                                  in a narrative piece
                                                                  of writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences, simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine sentences         CW: 211-220
                                                                  to make compound
                                                                  and complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use compound              CW: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  sentence structure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select sentences          CS: 221-230
                                                                  that support topic
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Select sentences          CS: 221-230
                                                                  that support
                                                                  conclusion [dupl.]

                                                                  Use vivid                 CW: 221-230
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use subordinating         CW: 211-220
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive            CW: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                  Write strong              CW: 211-200
                                                                  conclusions [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit for misplaced        CW: 211-220
                                                                  modifiers [dupl.]

                                                                  Revise syntax for         CW: 211-220
                                                                  correct order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              b.    Write in a variety of         Write limericks           CS: 211-220
                                   formats to record,             [dupl.]
                                   generate, and reflect
                                   upon ideas.                    Write in the              CS: 221-230
                                                                  persuasive mode
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              c.    Identify and use              Use parts of a news       CW: 211-220
                                   appropriate style and          story for complete
                                   vocabulary for particular      description of an


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   audience.                      event [dupl.]

                                                                  Define composition        CS: 211-220
                                                                  forms in lengthy
                                                                  passages [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine mode by         CS: 221-230
                                                                  reading a lengthy
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

 02.    Write and edit for    a.    Determine and apply           Grammar
       correctness and             rules and conventions
       clarity.                    for the following:             Use subject-verb          CW: 211-220
                                   - Eight parts of speech,       agreement [dupl.]
                                      dependent and
                                      independent clauses,        Identify all four         CS: 221-230
                                      and common phrases          sentence forms
                                      to include                  within a lengthy
                                      prepositional               paragraph [dupl.]
                                      participle and
                                      appositives;                Punctuation
                                   - Punctuation;
                                   - Capitalization;              Use correct               P: 211-220
                                   - Spelling;                    punctuation when
                                   - Legibility.                  sentence ends with
                                                                  an abbreviation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in a           CW: 211-220
                                                                  series of participial
                                                                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 211-220
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  compound complex
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate non-            P: 211-220
                                                                  essential
                                                                  parenthetical


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  phrases with
                                                                  commas [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in a           P: 211-220
                                                                  direct quotation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas to             P: 221-230
                                                                  separate adverbial
                                                                  introductory
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 211-220
                                                                  for subject and
                                                                  helping verb
                                                                  contractions [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 221-230
                                                                  for plural
                                                                  possessives in a
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotations in         P: 211-220
                                                                  quoted material
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use single                P: 211-220
                                                                  quotation inside
                                                                  quotation marks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct          P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a
                                                                  16-20 word
                                                                  compound sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct          P: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  punctuation in a 5-
                                                                  7 sentence
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline movie           P: 211-220
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline                 P: 211-220
                                                                  magazine titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use standard forms        CS: 211-220
                                                                  of indentation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline play            P: 221-230
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalization

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalization
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Generalization of         C: 221-230
                                                                  capitalization rules
                                                                  – classifying types
                                                                  of nouns that
                                                                  should be
                                                                  capitalized [dupl.]

                                                                  Use capitals in a         CW: 211-220
                                                                  letter closure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize only the       C: 211-220
                                                                  first word in the
                                                                  greeting and
                                                                  closing of a letter
                                                                  with no proper
                                                                  nouns [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  In a quotation,           C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize only the       C: 221-230
                                                                  first word if the
                                                                  sentence continues
                                                                  past the part
                                                                  identifying the
                                                                  speaker [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 211-220
                                                                  between common
                                                                  and proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Correct               C: 221-230
                                                                  identification of
                                                                  more than one
                                                                  capitalization error
                                                                  with proper nouns
                                                                  and adjectives,
                                                                  either missing
                                                                  capitals or incorrect
                                                                  capitals [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinctions              C: 221-230
                                                                  between common
                                                                  and proper nouns,
                                                                  depending on how
                                                                  they are used in the
                                                                  sentence (Mother,
                                                                  my mother) [dupl.]

                                                                  All titles: what to       C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize and what       C: 221-230
                                                                  not to capitalize
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 221-230
                                                                  organizations,
                                                                  clubs, teams,
                                                                  groups [dupl.]


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Capitalize places,        C: 211-220
                                                                  rivers, parks,
                                                                  bridges,
                                                                  monuments . . .
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize towns,         C: 221-230
                                                                  cities, particular
                                                                  geographic
                                                                  locations (_____
                                                                  Valley, Mt. _____)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize countries C: 211-220
                                                                  and continents       C: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize people’s       C: 211-220
                                                                  full names,               C: 221-230
                                                                  including initials
                                                                  and titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 211-220
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  businesses, and
                                                                  stores [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 211-220
                                                                  nationalities and         C: 221-230
                                                                  languages [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize classes        C: 221-230
                                                                  and courses [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify when             C: 211-220
                                                                  compass directions
                                                                  are correctly and
                                                                  incorrectly
                                                                  capitalized [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Capitalize holidays, C: 211-220
                                                                  special events       C: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize artistic       C: 211-220
                                                                  groups [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize religions      C: 221-230
                                                                     [dupl.]

                                                                  Know when to              C: 221-230
                                                                  capitalize family
                                                                  relationships
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Spelling

                                                                  Use abbreviations         CW: 211-220
                                                                  in appropriate
                                                                  places [dupl.]

                              b.    Incorporate a variety of      Use infinitive            CS: 211-220
                                   elements of writing:           phrases to denote
                                   - Alliteration;                emphasis [dupl.]
                                   - Figurative language;
                                   - Hyperbole;                   Use of vocabulary         CS: 211-220
                                   - Metaphor;                    of declarative,
                                   - Personification;             imperative,
                                   - Vocabulary.                  interrogative, and
                                                                  exclamatory terms
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Evaluate possible         CW: 221-230
                                                                  points of view (i.e.,
                                                                  personification}
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggeration          CW: 221-230
                                                                  to make statement
                                                                  [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Use exaggerated           CW: 221-230
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  for emphasis
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Ask leading               CW: 221-230
                                                                  questions [dupl.]

                              c.    Convey clear and              Choose appropriate        CW: 221-230
                                   focused main ideas that        words for a
                                   are appropriately              selection [dupl.]
                                   supported by details and
                                   examples for selected          Use strong topic          CW: 211-220
                                   topic, audience, and           sentences with
                                   purpose.                       strong verbs [dupl.]
                                   - Use topic sentences,
                                      appropriate word            Create                    CW: 211-220
                                      choices, variety of         comprehensive
                                      sentence structures,        outlines [dupl.]
                                      parallelism,
                                      transitions,                Outline verbiage          CW: 211-220
                                      paragraphing,               for imaginative
                                      indentation,                stories [dupl.]
                                      organization, and
                                      documentation of            Outline a complex         CW: 221-230
                                      sources;                    topic selection
                                   - Choose tone, voice,          [dupl.]
                                      style, mood, and
                                      persona appropriate         Categorize using          CW: 211-220
                                      for various purposes,       main topic as
                                      disciplines, and            guideline [dupl.]
                                      audiences.
                                                                  Determine the             CS: 211-220
                                                                  pattern of
                                                                  organization in a
                                                                  lengthy passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Review several            CS: 211-220
                                                                  paragraphs and
                                                                  choose the best


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  organization [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine method          CS: 211-220
                                                                  of organization
                                                                  (i.e., order of
                                                                  events, from
                                                                  examples to main
                                                                  idea, from main
                                                                  idea to examples)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select clear details      CS: 211-220
                                                                  for paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentences into       CS: 211-220
                                                                  multi-paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose best               CS: 211-220
                                                                  opening paragraph
                                                                  in a narrative piece
                                                                  of writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences, simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine sentences         CW: 211-220
                                                                  to make compound
                                                                  and complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use compound              CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentence structure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggerated           CW: 221-230
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  for emphasis


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use subordinating         CW: 211-220
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive            CW: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                  Use adverbial             CW: 221-230
                                                                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Use gerund phrases        CW: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use verb phrases          CW: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggeration          CW: 221-230
                                                                  to make statement
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Write strong              CW: 211-220
                                                                  conclusions [dupl.]

 03.    Write to inform       a.    Use facts, data, and
       and explain.                processes from technical
                                   and non-technical
                                   materials to inform
                                   through writing.

                              b.    Produce documents in
                                   appropriate format to
                                   inform and explain.

 04.    Write for literary    a.    Compose a response
       response and                using ideas and
       expression.                 techniques from a
                                   variety of literature and
                                   fine arts that represent
                                   many cultures and


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   perspectives.

                              b.    Appropriately use a
                                   thesis statement and
                                   supporting evidence.

                              c.    Write and publish
                                   original creative works
                                   that include figurative
                                   and descriptive
                                   language.

 05.    Write to critically   a.    Analyze for the
       analyze and                 following elements:
       evaluate.                   - Purpose;
                                   - Ideas;
                                   - Style;
                                   - Structure;
                                   - Effectiveness.

                              b.    Use a thesis and
                                   appropriate supporting
                                   evidence to persuade
                                   and inform a specific
                                   audience.

                              c.    Use writing to
                                   persuade.

 06.    Write to gather,      a.    With teacher support,
       synthesize, and             incorporate a variety of
       communicate                 informational and
       research findings.          technological resources
                                   to perform the
                                   following:
                                   - Appropriately
                                      paraphrase, quote, and
                                      cite to avoid
                                      plagiarism;
                                   - Consider motives,
                                      credibility, and


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                     perspectives of
                                     authors when
                                     selecting resource
                                     materials;
                                   - Formulate thesis or
                                     focus and provide
                                     relevant support.

                              b.    Present research
                                   findings.

 07.    Write technical       a.    Locate specifically-
       information.                named sources.

                              b.    Produce technical
                                   document.




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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

742. LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS - GRADE 8

743. READING (AVERAGE SCORE: 219 – 230)

 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
          will:                            Skills:
 01. Read a variety of        a.   Use decoding strategies        Find words with           W: 211-220
     traditional and              and other visual                opposite meanings
     electronic                   information to fluently         within the context
     materials for                read grade-level text.          of a story or
     information and              - Graphophonic                  passage [dupl.]
     understanding.                  sources (letter/sound);
                                  - Semantic sources              After reading a           W: 211-220
                                     (meaning/association)        story, find the word
                                     ;                            in the story which
                                  - Lexical sources               means about the
                                     (word knowledge);            same as the
                                  - Syntactic sources             underlined word
                                     (structure of written        [dupl.]
                                     language);
                                  - Text elements                 After reading a           W: 211-220
                                     (graphic elements,           sentence within a
                                     illustrations,               paragraph of 75-
                                     titles/subtitles).           100 words, use the
                                                                  context of the
                                                                  sentence to find the
                                                                  meaning of specific
                                                                  word [dupl.]

                                                                  After reading a           W: 211-220
                                                                  story, find the word
                                                                  in the story which
                                                                  means about the
                                                                  same as underlined
                                                                  word [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           W: 220+
                                                                  content as above,
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              b.    Search purposefully for       Identify main idea        IC: 211-220
                                   particular information:        in newspaper and
                                   - Identify literal and         other articles
                                     inferential meanings;        [dupl.]
                                   - Search own
                                     background                   Infer how the             LR: 201-210
                                     information to make          author develops
                                     meaning of text              characters through
                                     passages;                    story sequence
                                   - Search for most              [dupl.]
                                     important information
                                     based on purpose for         Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                     reading;                     character
                                   - Search for                   descriptions [dupl.]
                                     information about
                                     characters and setting       Determine how             LR: 211-220
                                     to understand plot;          author develops
                                   - Development in               character traits
                                     narratives;                  through inference
                                   - Search for expository        [dupl.]
                                     text structures such as
                                     cause/effect,                Understand                LR: 211-220
                                     chronological,               complex problems
                                     problem/solution, and        and develop one or
                                     classification to            more solutions
                                     understand text.             [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from catalog
                                                                  selections [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from handbooks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Make inferences           IC: 211-220
                                                                  from a science
                                                                  fiction passage
                                                                  [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Identify why author IC: 211-220
                                                                  chose title [dupl.]

                                                                  Draw a conclusion IC: 211-220
                                                                  from the passage
                                                                  by inferring the
                                                                  interpretation of the
                                                                  information read
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine cause           LC 211-220
                                                                  and effect in longer
                                                                  passages with more
                                                                  difficult content
                                                                  and vocabulary
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC 211-220
                                                                  not the effect of a
                                                                  stated cause [dupl.]

                                                                  Cause and effect:         LC: 221-230
                                                                  read passages with
                                                                  more difficult, less
                                                                  familiar content and
                                                                  vocabulary [dupl.]

                                                                                            N8

                              c.    Predict alternatives or
                                   probabilities in text on
                                   basis of prior knowledge
                                   and information within
                                   text.
                                   - Synthesize
                                      information from text
                                      to anticipate
                                      outcomes;
                                   - Use connections
                                      between text-to-text,
                                      text-to-self, and text-


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                      to-world to anticipate
                                      new text.

                              d.    Reconsider a response
                                   against more than one
                                   source of information of
                                   grade-level text.

                              e.    Confirm or self-correct
                                   predictions in response
                                   to grade-level text.




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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                              f.    Identify literary             Use figurative            LR: 211-220
                                   devices:                       language, sequence
                                   - Mood;                        of events, word
                                   - Tone;                        choice, suspense,
                                   - Style;                       imagery that
                                   - Figurative language.         creates complex
                                                                  interest [dupl.]

                                                                  Use descriptive           LR: 211-220
                                                                  dialogue to develop
                                                                  tone [dupl.]

                                                                  Use the story             LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure as a
                                                                  literary device
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize                 LR: 211-220
                                                                  foreshadowing as a
                                                                  literary device in
                                                                  writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Find a figure of          LR: 211-220
                                                                  speech and explain
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  author’s purpose in
                                                                  use of similes
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  meaning of
                                                                  symbolism in
                                                                  stories [dupl.]



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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Identify                  LR: 211-220
                                                                  exaggeration and
                                                                  understand its
                                                                  impact on story line
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize dialogue        LR: 211-220
                                                                  that provides a
                                                                  variety of purposes
                                                                  and information
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                                                                                            N8


 02.     Read and respond     a.    Define characteristics        Understand form           LR: 211-220
        to a variety of            of the following literary      and general
        literature to              forms and genres:              characteristics of
        compare and                fiction and nonfiction,        folk tales [dupl.]
        contrast the many          including novel, short
        dimensions of              story, poetry, biography,      Recognize                 LR: 211-220
        human experience.          plays, essays, and             autobiographical
                                   reference material.            writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify vivid and        LR: 211-220
                                                                  descriptive writing
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand the            LR: 211-220
                                                                  structure of poetry
                                                                  by its rhyme and
                                                                  length of lines
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize science         LR: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  fiction [dupl.]

                                                                  Recognize a book          LR: 211-220
                                                                  review [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           LR: 221+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                              b.    Activate and draw upon
                                   own experiences to
                                   connect to reading
                                   selections.

                              c.    Identify social, cultural,
                                   and historical
                                   significance of various
                                   types of text.

                              d.     Identify how an author                                 N8
                                   uses language and
                                   literary devices to evoke
                                   a response in a reader:
                                   - Style;
                                   - Format;
                                   - Structure;
                                   - Point of view.

                              e.    Explain how reading
                                   can provide enrichment
                                   and information as well
                                   as serve as a tool for
                                   lifelong learning.

 03.     Read a variety of    a.    Identify author's             Same skills and           LR: 220+
        traditional,               purpose and describe           content as in
        technical, and             how language, setting,         earlier grades with
        electronic                 and information support        more difficult
        materials for              that purpose in literary       vocabulary and


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             ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development           CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                      CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                 G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                   P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                     C=       Capitalization

        critical analysis           text.                          extended thinking
        and evaluation.
                                                                                             N8

                               b.    Analyze literary text         Describe complex          LR: 211-220
                                    for the following              character
                                    elements.                      descriptions [dupl.]
                                    - Characters;
                                    - Setting;                     Determine how
                                    - Plot structure;              author develops
                                    - Theme;                       character traits          LR: 211-220
                                    - Conflict;                    through inference
                                    - Resolution;                  [dupl.]
                                    - Symbolism.
                                                                                             N8
                               c.    Compare and contrast
                                    information from                                         N8
                                    multiple sources.

                               d.    Use personal or                                         N8
                                    objective criteria to do
                                    the following:
                                    - Draw conclusions;
                                    - Make inferences;
                                    - Determine meanings;
                                    - Form opinions;
                                    - Make judgments.

                               e.    Distinguish between           Determine cause           LC 211-220
                                    fact and opinion and           and effect in longer
                                    identify cause and effect      passages with more
                                    relationships within           difficult content
                                    expository text.               and vocabulary
                                                                   [dupl.]

                                                                   Identify which is
                                                                   not the effect of a
                                                                   stated cause [dupl.]      LC 211-220

                                                                   Cause and effect:
                                                                   read passages with


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  more difficult, less      LC: 221-230
                                                                  familiar content and
                                                                  vocabulary [dupl.]

 04.     Read to locate       a.    Use questions to guide        Use an index:             LC: 211-220
       information from a          reading:                       organization of
       variety of                  - Identify type of             topics, using
       traditional,                  information required         increased
       technical, and                to answer a specific         specificity of terms
       electronic sources.           question;                    to locate
                                   - Independently select         information,
                                     resources for                understand page
                                     answering questions;         list format,
                                   - Read for purpose of          difference between
                                     answering specific           use of commas and
                                     questions.                   hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 211-220
                                                                  announcement: find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use an                    LC: 221-230
                                                                  announcement: find


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  and combine
                                                                  specific pieces of
                                                                  information; find
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  specific, detailed
                                                                  information;
                                                                  compare specific
                                                                  pieces of
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a handbook:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a shipping and        LC: 211-220
                                                                  handling chart:
                                                                  recognize, know it
                                                                  by name [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a phone book:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  yellow pages – how
                                                                  to read, find, and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information; white
                                                                  pages – how to use
                                                                  guide letters [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a catalogue:          LC: 211-220
                                                                  use summary
                                                                  information to
                                                                  determine which
                                                                  product to
                                                                  purchase; find and
                                                                  understand specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a field guide:        LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  specific
                                                                  information [dupl.]


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Use a weather             LC: 221-230
                                                                  report: find and
                                                                  understand small
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  details [dupl.]

                                                                  Use sport scores:         LC: 221-230
                                                                  understand
                                                                  commonly used
                                                                  abbreviations
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a recipe: find        LC: 221-230
                                                                  and understand
                                                                  small but
                                                                  significant details
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              b.    Use knowledge of              Summarize events          LC: 221-230
                                   common patterns of             in correct order
                                   factual texts to enhance
                                   comprehension:                 Use reasoning to          LC: 221-230
                                   - Description;                 determine the
                                   - Main idea/supporting         correct order of
                                      details;                    scrambled
                                   - Comparison/contrast;         sentences
                                   - Chronological order;
                                   - Cause/effect;                Determines what           LC: 221-230
                                   - Process.                     comes after in
                                                                  passages with
                                                                  complex phrasing
                                                                  (just before he did
                                                                  this, he did that)

                                                                  Use word clues and        LC: 221-230
                                                                  reasoning to
                                                                  determine what
                                                                  comes first when
                                                                  sentences contain
                                                                  flashbacks or are


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  not written in exact
                                                                  time order

                                                                  Determine cause           LC 211-220
                                                                  and effect in longer
                                                                  passages with more
                                                                  difficult content
                                                                  and vocabulary
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify which is         LC 211-220
                                                                  not the effect of a
                                                                  stated cause [dupl.]

                                                                  Cause and effect:         LC: 221-230
                                                                  read passages with
                                                                  more difficult, less
                                                                  familiar content and
                                                                  vocabulary [dupl.]

                                                                                            N8

                              c.    Synthesize what has           Identify main idea        IC: 211-220
                                   been read:                     in newspaper and
                                   - Identify main idea           other articles
                                     and supporting               [dupl.]
                                     details;
                                   - Identify important           Identify why author       IC: 211-220
                                     information, patterns,       chose title [dupl.]
                                     and themes;
                                   - Connect new                  Read passages             LC: 221-230
                                     information with prior       where details being
                                     knowledge to enhance         located are more
                                     understanding and            specific and less
                                     memory;                      obvious, requiring
                                   - Ask new questions;           careful reading or
                                   - Use prior knowledge          re-reading [dupl.]
                                     and text information
                                     to draw conclusions,         Read passages that        LC: 221-230
                                     make critical                contain rich and
                                     judgments, and form          varied detail,


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                      unique interpretations      generally
                                      from text.                  unfamiliar content,
                                                                  extensive
                                                                  vocabulary,
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  phrasing [dupl.]

                                                                  Paraphrase and            LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret significant
                                                                  detail [dupl.]

                                                                  Isolate information       LC: 221-230
                                                                  not stated in a
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate specific           LC: 221-230
                                                                  detail in a long,
                                                                  detail-filled
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                  Locate and                LC: 221-230
                                                                  interpret several
                                                                  details in a detail-
                                                                  filled passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Same skills and           IC: 220+
                                                                  content as above
                                                                  with more difficult
                                                                  vocabulary and
                                                                  extended thinking

                                                                                            N8

 05.     Read for technical a.      Identify and use
        information.               comprehension
                                   strategies to understand
                                   technical text.

                              b.    Explain use of


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   graphics, layout, white
                                   space, italics,
                                   parentheses, and other
                                   visual aids.

                              c.    Identify organization of      Use an index:             LC: 211-220
                                   technical texts.               organization of
                                                                  topics, using
                                                                  increased
                                                                  specificity of terms
                                                                  to locate
                                                                  information,
                                                                  understand page
                                                                  list format,
                                                                  difference between
                                                                  use of commas and
                                                                  hyphens (43, 57,
                                                                  60-62) [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a dictionary:         LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use to find
                                                                  word meaning
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a glossary:           LC: 211-220
                                                                  how to use [dupl.]

                                                                  Use a bibliography:       LC: 211-220
                                                                  find and understand
                                                                  information in an
                                                                  annotated
                                                                  bibliography
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              d.    Use technical                 Synthesize and            LC: 211-220
                                   information to complete        paraphrase
                                   tasks.                         directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow multi-step         LC: 211-220
                                                                  directions
                                                                  containing adult


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  vocabulary where
                                                                  the outcome is not
                                                                  obvious [dupl.]

                                                                  Follow detail in          LC: 211-220
                                                                  typical medicine or
                                                                  product label
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 211-220
                                                                  intention of
                                                                  directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand small          LC: 211-220
                                                                  but significant
                                                                  detail in directions
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Understand intent         LC: 221-230
                                                                  of directions [dupl.]

                                                                  Synthesize                LC: 221-230
                                                                  complex directions
                                                                  [dupl.]




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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

744.    WRITING (AVERAGE SCORE: 217 – 227)                         GRADE 8

 Standard - The student          Content Knowledge and             Item Description:        Item Source:
          will:                          Skills:
 01. Understand and           a.   Understand and use             Select method for         CW: 221-230
     use the writing              steps of the writing            brainstorming
     process.                     process:                        [dupl.]
                                  - Brainstorm;
                                  - Draft;                        Evaluate possible         CW: 221-230
                                  - Revise;                       points of view (i.e.,
                                  - Edit;                         personification)
                                  - Publish.                      [dupl.]

                                                                  Select words based        CW: 221-230
                                                                  on main topic
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose appropriate        CW: 221-230
                                                                  words for a
                                                                  selection [dupl.]

                                                                  Outline a complex         CW: 221-230
                                                                  topic selection
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Categorize using          CW: 211-220
                                                                  main topic as
                                                                  guideline [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the             CS: 211-220
                                                                  pattern of
                                                                  organization in a
                                                                  lengthy passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Review several            CS: 211-220
                                                                  paragraphs and
                                                                  choose the best
                                                                  organization [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine method          CS: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  of organization
                                                                  (i.e., order of
                                                                  events, from
                                                                  examples to main
                                                                  idea, from main
                                                                  idea to examples)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select clear details      CS: 211-220
                                                                  for paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentences into       CS: 211-220
                                                                  multi-paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use complex               CW: 221-230
                                                                  sentence order in
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose best               CS: 211-220
                                                                  opening paragraph
                                                                  in a narrative piece
                                                                  of writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences, simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine sentences         CW: 211-220
                                                                  to make compound
                                                                  and complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use compound              CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentence structure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select sentences          CS: 221-230
                                                                  that support topic


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Select sentences          CS: 221-230
                                                                  that support
                                                                  conclusion [dupl.]

                                                                  Use vivid                 CW: 221-230
                                                                  descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                  Use subordinating         CW: 211-220
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive            CW: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                  Write strong              CW: 211-200
                                                                  conclusions [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit for misplaced        CW: 211-220
                                                                  modifiers [dupl.]

                                                                  Revise syntax for         CW: 211-220
                                                                  correct order
                                                                  [dupl.]

                              b.    Write in a variety of         Write limericks           CS: 211-220
                                   formats to specifically        [dupl.]
                                   record, generate, and
                                   reflect upon ideas.            Write in the              CS: 221-230
                                                                  persuasive mode
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                                            N8

                              c.    Identify and use              Use parts of a news       CW: 211-220
                                   appropriate style and          story for complete
                                   vocabulary for a               description of an
                                   particular audience,           event [dupl.]
                                   voice, and purpose.
                                                                  Define composition        CS: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  forms in lengthy
                                                                  passages [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine mode by         CS: 221-230
                                                                  reading a lengthy
                                                                  passage [dupl.]

                                                                                            N8

 02.     Write and edit for   a.    Determine and apply           Grammar
        correctness and            rules and conventions
        clarity.                   for the following:             Use subject-verb          CW: 211-220
                                   - Eight parts of speech,       agreement [dupl.]
                                     dependent and
                                     independent clauses,         Identify all four         CS: 221-230
                                     and common phrases           sentence forms
                                     to include                   within a lengthy
                                     prepositional                paragraph [dupl.]
                                     participle, infinitives,
                                     gerunds, and                 Use infinitive            CW: 211-220
                                     appositives;                 phrases to denote
                                   - Punctuation;                 emphasis [dupl.]
                                   - Capitalization;
                                   - Spelling;                    Use adverbial             CW: 221-230
                                   - Legibility.                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Use gerund phrases        CW: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                                            N8

                                                                  Punctuation

                                                                  Use correct               P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation when
                                                                  sentence ends with
                                                                  an abbreviation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in a           CW: 211-220
                                                                  series of participial


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas                P: 211-220
                                                                  between two main
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  compound complex
                                                                  sentence [dupl.]

                                                                  Punctuate non-            P: 211-220
                                                                  essential
                                                                  parenthetical
                                                                  phrases with
                                                                  commas [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas in a           P: 211-220
                                                                  direct quotation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use commas to             P: 221-230
                                                                  separate adverbial
                                                                  introductory
                                                                  clauses in a
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 211-220
                                                                  for subject and
                                                                  helping verb
                                                                  contractions [dupl.]

                                                                  Use apostrophes           P: 221-230
                                                                  for plural
                                                                  possessives in a
                                                                  complex sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use quotations in         P: 211-220
                                                                  quoted material
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use single                P: 211-220


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Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  quotation inside
                                                                  quotation marks
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct          P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a
                                                                  16-20 word
                                                                  compound sentence
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify correct          P: 211-220
                                                                  punctuation in a 5-
                                                                  7 sentence
                                                                  paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline movie           P: 211-220
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline                 P: 211-220
                                                                  magazine titles
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use standard forms        CS: 211-220
                                                                  of indentation
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Underline play            P: 221-230
                                                                  titles [dupl.]

                                                                                            N8

                                                                  Capitalization

                                                                  Generalize rules of       C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalization
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Generalization of         C: 221-230
                                                                  capitalization rules
                                                                  – classifying types
                                                                  of nouns that


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  should be
                                                                  capitalized [dupl.]

                                                                  Use capitals in a         CW: 211-220
                                                                  letter closure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize only the       C: 211-220
                                                                  first word in the
                                                                  greeting and
                                                                  closing of a letter
                                                                  with no proper
                                                                  nouns [dupl.]

                                                                  In a quotation,           C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize only the       C: 221-230
                                                                  first word if the
                                                                  sentence continues
                                                                  past the part
                                                                  identifying the
                                                                  speaker [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinguish               C: 211-220
                                                                  between common
                                                                  and proper nouns
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Correct               C: 221-230
                                                                  identification of
                                                                  more than one
                                                                  capitalization error
                                                                  with proper nouns
                                                                  and adjectives,
                                                                  either missing
                                                                  capitals or incorrect
                                                                  capitals [dupl.]

                                                                  Distinctions              C: 221-230
                                                                  between common
                                                                  and proper nouns,
                                                                  depending on how


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  they are used in the
                                                                  sentence (Mother,
                                                                  my mother) [dupl.]

                                                                  All titles: what to       C: 211-220
                                                                  capitalize and what       C: 221-230
                                                                  not to capitalize
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 221-230
                                                                  organizations,
                                                                  clubs, teams,
                                                                  groups [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize places,        C: 211-220
                                                                  rivers, parks,
                                                                  bridges,
                                                                  monuments . . .
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize towns,         C: 221-230
                                                                  cities, particular
                                                                  geographic
                                                                  locations (_____
                                                                  Valley, Mt. _____)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize countries C: 211-220
                                                                  and continents       C: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize people’s       C: 211-220
                                                                  full names,               C: 221-230
                                                                  including initials
                                                                  and titles [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 211-220
                                                                  buildings,
                                                                  businesses, and
                                                                  stores [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  Capitalize                C: 211-220
                                                                  nationalities and         C: 221-230
                                                                  languages [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize classes        C: 221-230
                                                                  and courses [dupl.]

                                                                  Identify when             C: 211-220
                                                                  compass directions
                                                                  are correctly and
                                                                  incorrectly
                                                                  capitalized [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize holidays, C: 211-220
                                                                  special events       C: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize artistic       C: 211-220
                                                                  groups [dupl.]

                                                                  Capitalize religions      C: 221-230
                                                                     [dupl.]

                                                                  Know when to              C: 221-230
                                                                  capitalize family
                                                                  relationships
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                                            N8

                                                                  Spelling

                                                                  Use abbreviations         CW: 211-220
                                                                  in appropriate
                                                                  places [dupl.]



                                                                                            N8




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                              b.    Incorporate a variety of      Use infinitive            CS: 211-220
                                   elements of writing:           phrases to denote
                                   - Alliteration;                emphasis [dupl.]
                                   - Figurative language;
                                   - Hyperbole;                   Use of vocabulary         CS: 211-220
                                   - Metaphor;                    of declarative,
                                   - Personification;             imperative,
                                   - Vocabulary;                  interrogative, and
                                   - Idiom.                       exclamatory terms
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Evaluate possible         CW: 221-230
                                                                  points of view (i.e.,
                                                                  personification}
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggeration          CW: 221-230
                                                                  to make statement
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggerated           CW: 221-230
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  for emphasis
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Ask leading               CW: 221-230
                                                                  questions [dupl.]

                              c.    Convey clear and              Choose appropriate        CW: 221-230
                                   focused main ideas,            words for a
                                   supported by details and       selection [dupl.]
                                   examples that are
                                   appropriate to topic,          Use strong topic          CW: 211-220
                                   audience, and purpose.         sentences with
                                   - Use topic sentences,         strong verbs [dupl.]
                                     appropriate word
                                     choice, a variety of         Create                    CW: 211-220
                                     sentence structures,         comprehensive
                                     parallelism,                 outlines [dupl.]
                                     transitions,
                                     paragraphing,                Outline verbiage          CW: 211-220


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                     indentation,                 for imaginative
                                     organization, and            stories [dupl.]
                                     documentation of
                                     sources;                     Outline a complex         CW: 221-230
                                   - Choose tone, voice,          topic selection
                                     style, mood, and             [dupl.]
                                     persona appropriate
                                     for various purposes,        Categorize using          CW: 211-220
                                     disciplines, and             main topic as
                                     audiences.                   guideline [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine the             CS: 211-220
                                                                  pattern of
                                                                  organization in a
                                                                  lengthy passage
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Review several            CS: 211-220
                                                                  paragraphs and
                                                                  choose the best
                                                                  organization [dupl.]

                                                                  Determine method          CS: 211-220
                                                                  of organization
                                                                  (i.e., order of
                                                                  events, from
                                                                  examples to main
                                                                  idea, from main
                                                                  idea to examples)
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Select clear details      CS: 211-220
                                                                  for paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Edit sentences into       CS: 211-220
                                                                  multi-paragraphs
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Choose best               CS: 211-220
                                                                  opening paragraph


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                  in a narrative piece
                                                                  of writing [dupl.]

                                                                  Create a variety of       CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentences, simple,
                                                                  compound, and
                                                                  complex [dupl.]

                                                                  Combine sentences         CW: 211-220
                                                                  to make compound
                                                                  and complex
                                                                  sentences [dupl.]

                                                                  Use compound              CW: 211-220
                                                                  sentence structure
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggerated           CW: 221-230
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  for emphasis
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use subordinating         CW: 211-220
                                                                  clauses [dupl.]

                                                                  Use infinitive            CW: 211-220
                                                                  phrases to denote
                                                                  emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                  Use adverbial             CW: 221-230
                                                                  phrases [dupl.]

                                                                  Use gerund phrases        CW: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use verb phrases          CW: 221-230
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggeration          CW: 221-230
                                                                  to make statement
                                                                  [dupl.]


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             ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development           CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                      CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                 G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                   P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                     C=       Capitalization


                                                                   Write strong              CW: 211-220
                                                                   conclusions [dupl.]

                                                                                             N8

 03.     Write an            a.      Use facts, data, and                                    N8
        expository essay            processes from technical
        that aligns with the        and non-technical
        eighth-grade                materials to inform
        writing assessment          through writing.
        to inform and
        explain.
                             b.      Produce documents in
                                    appropriate format to
                                    inform and explain.

 04.     Write for literary    a.    Compose a response
        response and                using ideas and
        expression.                 techniques from a
                                    variety of literature and
                                    fine arts that represent
                                    many cultures and
                                    perspectives.

                               b.    Appropriately use a           Use strong topic          CW: 211-220
                                    thesis and supporting          sentences with
                                    evidence.                      strong verbs [dupl.]

                                                                   Create                    CW: 211-220
                                                                   comprehensive
                                                                   outlines [dupl.]

                                                                   Outline a complex         CW: 221-230
                                                                   topic selection
                                                                   [dupl.]

                               c.    Write and publish             Use infinitive            CS: 211-220
                                    original creative works        phrases to denote
                                    that include figurative        emphasis [dupl.]
                                    and descriptive


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   language.                      Use of vocabulary         CS: 211-220
                                                                  of declarative,
                                                                  imperative,
                                                                  interrogative, and
                                                                  exclamatory terms
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Evaluate possible         CW: 221-230
                                                                  points of view (i.e.,
                                                                  personification}
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggeration          CW: 221-230
                                                                  to make statement
                                                                  [dupl.]

                                                                  Use exaggerated           CW: 221-230
                                                                  figures of speech
                                                                  for emphasis
                                                                  [dupl.]
 05.     Write to critically a.     Analyze for the
        analyze and                following:
        evaluate within the        - Purpose;
        confines of eighth-        - Ideas;
        grade science and          - Style;
        social studies             - Structure;
        curriculum.                - Effectiveness.

                              b.    Use thesis and
                                   appropriate supporting
                                   evidence to persuade or
                                   inform a specific
                                   audience.

                              c.    Use writing to
                                   persuade.

 06.     Write to gather,     a.    With teacher support,
        synthesize, and            incorporate a variety of
        communicate                informational and
        research findings.         technological resources


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   to perform the
                                   following:
                                   - Avoid plagiarism
                                     through proper use of
                                     paraphrasing, quoting,
                                     and citing;
                                   - When selecting
                                     source materials,
                                     consider motives
                                     credibility, and
                                     perspectives of
                                     authors;
                                   - Formulate thesis or
                                     focus and provide
                                     relevant support.

                              b.    Present research
                                   findings.

 07.     Write technical      a.    Locate sources.
        information.

                              b.    Produce technical
                                   documents.




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

751. LANGUAGE ARTS/COMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS - GRADES 9 - 12

752. READING (AVERAGE SCORES: GRADE 9: 222–232; GRADE 10: 223-235)

 Standard - The student         Content Knowledge and            Item Description:          Item Source:
            will:                       Skills:
01. Read a variety of         a.   Decode unfamiliar              Same skills and     W: 220+
    traditional and               words using a                   content as in
    electronic materials          comprehensive set of            earlier grades,
    for information and           reading strategies:             with more difficult
    understanding.                - Phonics;                      vocabulary and
                                  - Context clues;                extended thinking
                                  - Word analysis skills.

                              b.    Preview materials to
                                   understand structure
                                   and anticipate content.
                              c.    Develop analytic
                                   processes for
                                   understanding and
                                   remembering words,
                                   phrases, and
                                   information from
                                   reading material.

                              d.    Identify, collect,
                                   and/or select, and relate
                                   pertinent information to
                                   given situations.
                              e.    Synthesize and
                                   organize information.

                              f.     Apply and extend
                                   information.
                              g.     Explain how an author       Same skills and     LR: 220+
                                   uses language and             content as in
                                   literary devices:             earlier grades with
                                   - Mood;                       more difficult
                                   - Tone;                       vocabulary and
                                   - Style;                      extended thinking



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =       Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =       Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=         Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=         Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=         Capitalization

                                   - Figurative language;
                                   - Format;
                                   - Structure.


                              h.     Use reading strategies
                                   to determine main ideas
                                   and to collect data,
                                   facts, and ideas.
02.   Read and respond to a.        Know defining                Same skills and     LR: 221+
      a variety of                 characteristics of            content as in
      literature to compare        literary forms and            earlier grades with
      and contrast the             genres (fiction,              more difficult
      many dimensions of           nonfiction, myths,            vocabulary and
      human experience.            poems, biographies,           extended thinking
                                   autobiographies,
                                   science fiction,
                                   parodies, satires, and
                                   plays).

                              b.    Identify and compare
                                   own experiences to
                                   those of others in
                                   situations, events, and
                                   cultures within reading
                                   selections.

                              c.  Interpret the social,          .
                                 cultural, and historical
                                 significance of a text:
                                 - Ancient Literature;
                                 - British Literature;
                                 - American Literature;
                                 - World Literature.
                              d. Evaluate how an                 Same skills and         LR: 220+
                                 author uses language            content as in
                                 and literary devices to         earlier grades
                                 evoke a response in a           with more
                                 reader:                         difficult
                                 - Style;                        vocabulary and
                                 - Format;                       extended thinking


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   - Structure.

                              e.    Demonstrate how
                                   reading can provide
                                   enrichment,
                                   information, and serve
                                   as a tool for lifelong
                                   learning.

03.   Read a variety of       a.    Evaluate the validity
      traditional,                 and accuracy of
      technical, and               information.
      electronic materials
      for critical analysis
      and evaluation.
                              b.     Analyze author’s
                                   purpose within a literary
                                   text:
                                    - Characterization;
                                    - Setting;
                                    - Plot structure;
                                    - Theme;
                                    - Point of view;
                                    - Organization and
                                    form.

                              c.  Compare and contrast
                                 selections within texts.
                              d. Form opinions and
                                 make judgments about
                                 fiction and non-fiction.

                              e.    In response to technical
                                   materials, use personal
                                   or objective criteria to:
                                   - Draw conclusions;
                                   - Make inferences;
                                   - Decide meanings;
                                   - Form opinions;
                                   - Make judgments.



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization



04.   Read to locate          a.   Generate relevant and
      information from a           researchable questions.
      variety of
      traditional,
      technical, and
      electronic sources.
                              b.    Systematically
                                   organize and record
                                   information.

                              c.  Produce research
                                 projects and reports.
05. Read for technical        a. Comprehend technical
   information.                  text.

                              b.    Demonstrate
                                   understanding of
                                   graphics, layout, white
                                   space, italics,
                                   parentheses, and other
                                   visual aids.

                              c.    Identify the
                                   organization and nature
                                   of technical texts;
                                   ascertain that such texts
                                   require precise
                                   understanding rather
                                   than interpretation.

                              d.    Apply technical text
                                   information to daily
                                   situations.

                              e.    Follow written               Understand intent LC: 221-230
                                   directions.                   of directions [dupl.]

                                                                 Synthesize complex     LC: 221-230
                                                                 directions [dupl.]




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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


    753.    WRITING (AVERAGE SCORE: GRADE 9-12: 221 – 229)

  Standard - The student        Content Knowledge and              Item Description:        Item Source:
          will:                         Skills:
01. Understand and use        a. Demonstrate steps of            Select method for      CW: 221-230
    the writing process.          the writing process:           brainstorming
                                  - Brainstorm;                  [dupl.]
                                  - Draft;
                                  - Revise;                      Evaluate possible CW: 221-230
                                  - Edit;                        points of view (i.e.,
                                  - Publish.                     personification)
                                                                 [dupl.]

                                                                 Select words based CW: 221-230
                                                                 on main topic
                                                                 [dupl.]

                                                                 Choose appropriate CW: 221-230
                                                                 words for a
                                                                 selection [dupl.]

                                                                 Outline a complex CW: 221-230
                                                                 topic selection
                                                                 [dupl.]

                                                                 Use complex            CW: 221-230
                                                                 sentence order in
                                                                 paragraph [dupl.]

                                                                 Select sentences       CS: 221-230
                                                                 that support topic
                                                                 sentences [dupl.]

                                                                 Select sentences   CS: 221-230
                                                                 that support
                                                                 conclusion [dupl.]

                                                                 Use vivid           CW: 221-230
                                                                 descriptors [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                              b.    Write in order to
                                   generate, record, and
                                   reflect upon ideas.

                              c.   Evaluate and choose           Choose appropriate CW: 221-230
                                   appropriate style and         words for a
                                   vocabulary for                selection [dupl.]
                                   particular audience.

02.   Write and edit for      a.    Apply rules and              Grammar
      correctness and              conventions of the
      clarity.                     following:                    Identify all four      CS: 221-230
                                   - Grammar;                    sentence forms
                                   - Punctuation;                within a lengthy
                                   - Capitalization;             paragraph [dupl.]
                                   - Spelling.
                                                                 Use adverbial          CW: 221-230
                                                                 phrases [dupl.]

                                                                 Use gerund phrases CW: 221-230
                                                                 [dupl.]

                                                                                        DWA 9

                                                                 Punctuation

                                                                 Use commas to          P: 221-230
                                                                 separate adverbial
                                                                 introductory
                                                                 clauses in a
                                                                 complex sentence
                                                                 [dupl.]

                                                                 Use apostrophes for P: 221-230
                                                                 plural possessives
                                                                 in a complex
                                                                 sentence [dupl.]

                                                                 Underline play         P: 221-230
                                                                 titles [dupl.]



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                                                                        DWA 9

                                                                 Capitalization

                                                                 Generalization of C: 221-230
                                                                 capitalization rules
                                                                 – classifying types
                                                                 of nouns that
                                                                 should be
                                                                 capitalized [dupl.]

                                                                 In a quotation,     C: 221-230
                                                                 capitalize only the
                                                                 first word if the
                                                                 sentence continues
                                                                 past the part
                                                                 identifying the
                                                                 speaker [dupl.]

                                                                 Correct               C: 221-230
                                                                 identification of
                                                                 more than one
                                                                 capitalization error
                                                                 with proper nouns
                                                                 and adjectives,
                                                                 either missing
                                                                 capitals or incorrect
                                                                 capitals [dupl.]

                                                                 Distinctions         C: 221-230
                                                                 between common
                                                                 and proper nouns,
                                                                 depending on how
                                                                 they are used in the
                                                                 sentence (Mother,
                                                                 my mother) [dupl.]

                                                                 All titles: what to C: 221-230
                                                                 capitalize and what
                                                                 not to capitalize
                                                                 [dupl.]


                                                292
            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                 Capitalize             C: 221-230
                                                                 organizations,
                                                                 clubs, teams,
                                                                 groups [dupl.]

                                                                 Capitalize towns, C: 221-230
                                                                 cities, particular
                                                                 geographic
                                                                 locations (_____
                                                                 Valley, Mt. _____)
                                                                 [dupl.]

                                                                 Capitalize countries C: 221-230
                                                                 and continents
                                                                 [dupl.]

                                                                 Capitalize people’s C: 221-230
                                                                 full names,
                                                                 including initials
                                                                 and titles [dupl.]

                                                                 Capitalize             C: 221-230
                                                                 nationalities and
                                                                 languages [dupl.]

                                                                 Capitalize classes C: 221-230
                                                                 and courses [dupl.]

                                                                 Capitalize holidays, C: 221-230
                                                                 special events
                                                                 [dupl.]

                                                                 Capitalize religions C: 221-230
                                                                    [dupl.]

                                                                 Know when to          C: 221-230
                                                                 capitalize family
                                                                 relationships [dupl.]

                                                                                        DWA 9


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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization


                                                                  Spelling

                                                                                        DWA 9

                              b.     Formulate purpose,                                 DWA 9
                                    thesis, relevant support,
                                    and focused
                                    paragraphs:
                                    - Use topic sentences,
                                      appropriate word
                                      choices and sentence
                                      structure,
                                      parallelism, transitions,
                                      paragraphing,
                                      indentation,
                                      organization, and
                                      documentation of
                                      sources;
                                    - Choose tone, voice,
                                      style, mood, and
                                      persona appropriate for
                                      different purposes,
                                      disciplines, and
                                      audiences.

03.   Write to inform and     a.     Incorporate facts, data,
      explain.                      and processes from
                                    technical and non-
                                    technical materials into
                                    writing.

                               b.    Choose appropriate
                                    format to inform and
                                    explain.
04.   Write for literary      a.     Compare, contrast, and
      response and                  synthesize ideas and
      expression.                   techniques from a
                                    variety of literatures
                                    and Fine Arts that



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization

                                   represent many cultures
                                   and perspectives.

                              b.    Formulate a thesis and                              DWA 9
                                   supporting evidence as
                                   appropriate.

                              c.   Write and publish             Evaluate possible CW: 221-230
                                   original creative works       points of view (i.e.,
                                   using figurative and          personification)
                                   descriptive language.         [dupl.]

                                                                 Choose vivid           CW: 221-230
                                                                 descriptors [dupl.]

                                                                 Use exaggerated      CW: 221-230
                                                                 figures of speech
                                                                 for emphasis [dupl.]

                                                                                        DWA 9

05.   Write to critically     a.    Analyze and evaluate                                DWA 9
      analyze and                  for the following:
      evaluate.                    - Purpose;
                                   - Ideas;
                                   - Style;
                                   - Structure;
                                   - Effectiveness.

                              b.    Formulate thesis and                                DWA 9
                                   select appropriate
                                   supporting evidence to
                                   persuade or inform a
                                   specific audience.

                              c.    Present an effective                                DWA 9
                                   argument using the
                                   principles of persuasion
                                   (appeals to authority,
                                   logic, or emotion).



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            ASSESSMENTS MAPPED TO THE IDAHO STATE LANGUAGE ARTS STANDARDS FOR GRADES 2-10
Learning Continuum (RIT Scales):

W=      Word Analysis and Vocabulary Development          CW =     Composing and Writing Process
LC =    Literal Reading Comprehension                     CS =     Composition Structure
IC =    Interpretive Reading Comprehension                G=       Basic Grammar and Usage
EC =    Evaluative Reading Comprehension                  P=       Punctuation
LRA =   Literary Response and Analysis                    C=       Capitalization



06.   Write to gather,        a.    Use and document a
      synthesize, and              variety of technological
      communicate                  and informational
      research findings.           resources:
                                   - Avoid plagiarism
                                     through proper
                                     paraphrasing,
                                     quoting, and citation;
                                   - Consider motives,
                                      credibility, and
                                      perspectives of
                                      authors when
                                      selecting source
                                      materials;
                                   - Formulate thesis or
                                      focus and relevant
                                      support.

                              b.    Present research
                                   findings.

                              c.    Generate clear, concise,
                                   and informative
                                   technical documents.




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