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3.2 Reading Standard 1: Evidence, Inferences, and Conclusions

Examine CCR Anchor Standard 1 below. Then note how it aligns with Reading Standard 1 for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects as shown in the chart that follows. Notice in particular how the standards scaffold student reading expectations within the technical subject content areas to prepare them for college and career.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1 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.
 

CA CCSS Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 6–12 CCR Anchor Standards for Reading
Grades 68
 
Grades 912
 
Grades 1112
 
Key Ideas and Details
1. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts. 1. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions. 1. Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account. 1. 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.
Time to Reflect

In the Journal below, reflect on the following questions:

 


  • How does Reading Standard 1 for Literacy expand and build across the grade bands?
  • How do the grade-level standards relate to CCR Anchor Standard 1 for Reading?

 

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