ELA Informational Text 6-8 Element Cards

Resource ID#: 166675 Type: Element Cards

General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 5, 6, 7, 8
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: Informational Text, English Language Arts, Element Card, access points
Instructional Component Type(s): Element Cards Lesson Plan
Instructional Design Framework(s): Direct Instruction
Resource Collection: Student Support Resources

Aligned Standards

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these benchmarks.

Aligned Access Points

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these access points.

LAFS.5.RI.1.AP.2c
Summarize the text read, read aloud or presented in diverse media.

LAFS.5.RI.2.AP.5b
Use signal word to identify common types of text structure.

LAFS.5.RI.2.AP.5c
Identify the structure of both texts (chronological order, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution).

LAFS.5.RI.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies (e.g., use context, affixes and roots) to derive meaning from a variety of print/non-print texts.

LAFS.5.SL.1.AP.2b
Summarize the text or a portion of the text read, read aloud or presented in diverse media.

LAFS.6.RI.1.AP.1a
Use textual evidence to support inferences.

LAFS.6.RI.1.AP.2a
Provide a summary of the text based on details from the text.

LAFS.6.RI.1.AP.3a
Identify key individuals, events or ideas in a text.

LAFS.6.RI.1.AP.3b
Determine how key individuals, events or ideas are introduced in a text.

LAFS.6.RI.1.AP.3c
Determine how key individuals, events or ideas are illustrated in a text.

LAFS.6.RI.1.AP.3d
Determine how key individuals, events or ideas are elaborated or expanded on in a text.

LAFS.6.RI.2.AP.6a
Identify the author's point of view.

LAFS.6.RI.3.AP.7a
Identify what is learned from different media or formats compared to what is learned via written words or spoken words.

LAFS.6.RI.3.AP.7b
Summarize information gained from a variety of sources, including media or texts.

LAFS.6.RI.3.AP.7c
Identify relevant details from several texts on the same topic (e.g., what are the important things that you learned?).

LAFS.6.RI.3.AP.8a
Identify an argument or claim that the author makes.

LAFS.6.RI.3.AP.8b
Evaluate the claim or argument; determine if it is supported by evidence.

LAFS.6.RI.3.AP.8c
Distinguish claims or arguments from those that are supported by evidence from those that are not.

LAFS.6.RI.3.AP.9a
Compare two texts on the same topic or event.

LAFS.6.RI.3.AP.9b
Contrast two texts on the same topic or event.

LAFS.6.RI.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies to derive meaning from a variety of print and non-print texts.

LAFS.6.SL.1.AP.2a
Explain information learned from various mediums.

LAFS.6.SL.1.AP.2b
Explain how information gained via media and formats contributes to the understanding of a topic, text or issue under study.

LAFS.7.RI.1.AP.1a
Use two or more pieces of evidence to support inferences, conclusions or summaries of text.

LAFS.7.RI.1.AP.2a
Determine the central idea of a text

LAFS.7.RI.1.AP.2b
Analyze the development of the central idea over the course of the text.

LAFS.7.RI.1.AP.2c
Provide/create an objective summary of a text.

LAFS.7.RI.1.AP.3a
Analyze how the interactions of individuals influence ideas or events.

LAFS.7.RI.1.AP.3b
Analyze how ideas or events influence individuals.

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.5a
Use signal words as a means of locating information.

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.5b
Outline a given text to show how ideas build upon one another.

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.5c
Determine the structure of a text (e.g., chronological order, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution).

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.5d
Determine how the information in each section contributes to the whole or to the development of ideas.

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.6a
Determine an author’s point of view in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

LAFS.7.RI.2.AP.6b
Determine an author’s purpose for writing the text.

LAFS.7.RI.3.AP.7a
Compare/contrast how two or more authors write or present about the same topic.

LAFS.7.RI.3.AP.8a
Identify an argument or claim that the author makes.

LAFS.7.RI.3.AP.8b
Evaluate the claim or argument to determine if they are supported by evidence.

LAFS.7.RI.3.AP.8c
Distinguish claims or arguments that are supported by evidence from those that are not.

LAFS.7.RI.3.AP.9a
Use supporting evidence to summarize central ideas, draw inferences or analyze connections within or across texts.

LAFS.7.RI.3.AP.9c
Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.

LAFS.7.RI.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies to derive meaning from a variety of print/non-print texts.

LAFS.8.RI.1.AP.1a
Use two or more pieces of evidence to support inferences, conclusions or summaries of text.

LAFS.8.RI.1.AP.1b
Determine which piece(s) of evidence provide the strongest support for inferences, conclusions or summaries of text.

LAFS.8.RI.1.AP.2a
Determine two or more central ideas in a text.

LAFS.8.RI.1.AP.2b
Analyze the development of the central ideas over the course of the text.

LAFS.8.RI.1.AP.2c
Provide/create an objective summary of a text.

LAFS.8.RI.1.AP.3a
Use comparisons provided by the text to identify relationships between people or events.

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.5a
Use signal words as a means of locating information.

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.5b
Outline the structure (i.e., sentence that identifies key concept(s), supporting details) within a paragraph.

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.5c
Determine the structure of a text (e.g., chronological order, compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution).

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.5d
Determine how the information in each section contributes to the whole or to the development of ideas.

LAFS.8.RI.2.AP.6a
Determine an author’s purpose for writing the text.

LAFS.8.RI.3.AP.8a
Identify an argument or claim that the author makes.

LAFS.8.RI.3.AP.8b
Evaluate the claim or argument to determine if it is supported by evidence.

LAFS.8.RI.3.AP.9a
Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic.

LAFS.8.RI.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies (e.g., use context, affixes and roots, use reference materials to derive meaning from a variety of print/non-print texts).

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