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3.3 Reading Standard 2: Central Ideas and Summarizing

Examine CCR Anchor Standard 2 below. Then note how it aligns with Reading Standard 2 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.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
 

 

CA CCSS Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 612 CCR Anchor Standards for Reading
Grades 68 Grades 910

Grades 11–12
 

Key Ideas and Details
2. Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions. 2. Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text’s explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text. 2. Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; summarize complex concepts, processes, or information presented in a text by paraphrasing them in simpler but still accurate terms. 2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Time to Reflect

Read and reflect on the following question: How do these standards expand and build on one another across the grade bands?

 

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