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Reading Standard 7 - Multiple Modes of Representation:
Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.


Students who meet this standard are probably effectively applying the following strategy type from the competency model:

Reading Standard 7 treats literary and informational text separately.

Literary Text


Standards Table R7L. Mapping Reading Standard 7 to the Competency Model for Literary Text

Grade level
Skills
Kindergarten
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
1st Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
2nd Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
3rd Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
4th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
5th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
6th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they “see” and “hear” when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
7th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following element from the competency model:
Characteristic genre type: Comparison/Contrast.
8th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following element from the competency model:
Characteristic genre type: Comparison/Contrast.
9th-10th Grades
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden’s “Musée des Beaux Arts” and Breughel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus).
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following element from the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Comparison/Contrast, Literary Analysis.
11th-12th Grades
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (Include at least one play by Shakespeare and one play by an American dramatist.)
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following element from the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Comparison/Contrast, Literary Analysis.

Informational Text


Standards Table R7I. Mapping Reading Standard 7 to the Competency Model for Informational Text

Grade level
Skills
Kindergarten
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or idea in the text an illustration depicts).
This skill corresponds to the following element from the competency model:
1st Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas
This skill corresponds to the following element from the competency model:
2nd Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
This skill corresponds to the following element from the competency model:
3rd Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
This skill corresponds to the following element from the competency model:
4th Grade
The specific grade-level skills applicable to this standard include the following:
  • Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
These skills correspond to the following element from the competency model:
5th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
This skill corresponds to the following element from the competency model:
6th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
This skill corresponds to the following element from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following element from the competency model:
7th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).
This skill corresponds to the following element from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following elements from the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Comparison/Contrast.
8th Grade
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.
This skill corresponds to the following element from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following element from the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Comparison/Contrast.
9th-10th Grades
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in both print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account.
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following element from the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Comparison/Contrast, Survey.
11th-12th Grades
The following specific grade-level skill is applicable to this standard:
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.
This skill corresponds to the following elements from the competency model:
This skill also depends on the following element from the competency model:
Characteristic genre types: Comparison/Contrast, Survey.





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