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RL.8.2

 Determine a theme or central idea of a text, including those by and about American Indians, and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

Grade 8

Score 4.0

In addition to score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications that go beyond what was taught. 

For example: Makes connections between themes or central ideas of this text and others.

For example: Use MOST relevant details to support development of theme.

Score 3.0

The student will: 

Determine a theme or central idea of a text, including those by and about American Indians, and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. 

Learning Target(s): *

  • I can determine a central idea of a text
  • I can determine how an author develops theme, including events and details throughout the text 
  • I can provide an objective summary of the text

Score 2.0

The student will recognize or recall specific vocabulary, such as

  •  theme, objective, summary, analyze

The student will perform basic processes, such as:

  • Determine an idea of a text
  • Determine one detail or event to support theme from beginning, middle OR end of text
  • Summarize some aspects of a text

Score 1.0

With help, partial success at score 2.0 content and score 3.0 content.