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Reading Standard 1 - Inference and Evidence from Text:
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

Readers who meet this standard are probably applying the strategy type from the competency model: Clarification. This means they may also be applying the following strategy types:

Standards Table R1. Mapping Reading Standard 1 to the Competency Model
Grade level
Skills
Kindergarten
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
1st Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
2nd Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
This skill corresponds to the following aspect of the competency model:
3rd Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
4th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
5th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
6th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
Characteristic genre type: Annotation.
7th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
Characteristic genre type: Annotation.
8th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Annotation, Explication.
9th-10th Grades
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Annotation, Explication.
11th-12th Grades
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
This skill corresponds to the following element of the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Annotation, Explication.





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