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2021 Item by Item Results for GRADE 08 ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Number of Students Included: 360     Participation Rate = 95%

Fitchburg - GRADE 08 ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
 
 
1R.PK-12.5Determine how a text feature is important to a passage.
2R.PK-12.3Use information from a passage to determine why an event happened.
3L.PK-12.4Determine the meaning of a word in context.
4R.PK-12.4Explain what an individual's use of a metaphor reveals about her point of view.
5R.PK-12.5Determine how particular paragraphs help develop the central idea of a passage.
6R.PK-12.9Identify a difference in how two passages present information on a similar topic.
7R.PK-12.3Explain what specific sentences reveal about an individual.
8L.PK-12.4Determine the meaning of a word in context.
9R.PK-12.8Identify a shared claim in two passages.
10R.PK-12.1Make an inference about an individual in a passage; select evidence from provided details to support analysis.
11R.PK-12.4Identify different tones in two passages on a similar topic.
12-Write an argument in the form of a letter in support of an idea presented in two passages; support the argument with details from the passages.
13R.PK-12.4Interpret what quotations from a passage suggest about a character.
14R.PK-12.5Identify the reason behind a character's questions.
15L.PK-12.4Determine the meaning of a word in context.
16R.PK-12.3Identify what a specific paragraph in a passage reveals about a character.
17R.PK-12.5Determine the connection between two paragraphs in a passage.
18R.PK-12.3Make an inference about a character based on his actions.
19R.PK-12.6Determine how a character's point of view is revealed.
20L.PK-12.2Determine the purpose of italics in context.
21R.PK-12.9Identify a similar topic across two passages.
22R.PK-12.3Compare the reactions of characters to similar situations across two passages; select evidence from provided details to support analysis.
23R.PK-12.2Determine whether main ideas are present in one or two passages.
24-Write an essay that compares the challenges that characters in two passages face; support analysis with details from the passages.
25R.PK-12.4Determine the technique used to describe the setting in a folktale.
26L.PK-12.4Identify a word that would best replace a word in context.
27R.PK-12.1Make an inference about a character based on a paragraph.
28R.PK-12.3Analyze the similarity between the actions of two characters.
29L.PK-12.4Determine the meaning of a word in context.
30R.PK-12.3Determine what a specific paragraph reveals about a character.
31R.PK-12.5Determine the theme of a folktale.
32R.PK-12.2Determine the theme of a folktale.
LA12.CONV1L.PK-12.1 L.PK-12.2 L.PK-12.3Essay 12 Language ( conventions )
LA24.CONV2L.PK-12.1 L.PK-12.2 L.PK-12.3Essay 24 Language ( conventions )
WR12.IDEA1W.PK-12.1 W.PK-12.4Essay 12 Writing ( idea development )
WR24.IDEA2W.PK-12.2 W.PK-12.4Essay 24 Writing ( idea development )

Notes: Students in grades 3-8 took a shorter version of the tests in spring 2021. Item results are not reported if fewer than 10 students in the school or district answered the item.


Participation rates varied across schools, districts, and student groups in 2021 more than in prior years. If the participation rate in 2021 was lower than in prior years, results may have been different if more students had taken the test.



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