Reading Anchor Standard 3 Level E

Anchor Standard R3: Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text. (Apply this standard to texts of appropriate complexity as outlines by Standard 10.)

Leveled Standard E
Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text. (RI.11-12.3)

Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them. (RH.9-10.3)

Follow precisely a complex multi step procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text. (RST.9-10.3)

GED® Assessment Targets (RLA)
R.3.1 Order sequences of events in texts.
R.3.2 Make inferences about plot/sequence of events, characters/people, settings, or ideas in texts.
R.3.3 Analyze relationships within texts, including how events are important in relation to plot or conflict; how people, ideas, or events are connected, developed, or distinguished; how events contribute to theme or relate to key ideas; or how a setting or context shapes structure and meaning.
R.3.4 Infer relationships between ideas in a text (e.g., an implicit cause and effect, parallel, or contrasting relationship).
R.3.5 Analyze the roles that details play in complex literary or informational texts.

ELA Activities for Level E
Confessions of Nat Turner
Students work in teams to integrate and evaluate information from slavery-era primary documents. Read More Confessions of Nat Turner
Career Exploration and Workplace Safety Presentations
Students read and listen to texts related to workplace safety. Then, students research jobs and create their own multimedia presentations synthesizing job information, workplace safety lessons learned, and personal career goals. Read More Career Exploration and Workplace Safety Presentations
Job Search Vocabulary
Students research specific jobs and markets using opens in a new window Virginia Workforce Connection; they identify and define unknown words and use them in resumé building, cover letter writing, and mock interviewing. Read More Job Search Vocabulary
Listening and Responding Across Subject Areas
Students listen to and discuss informational audio presentations. Read More Listening and Responding Across Subject Areas
Confederate Flag Controversy Discussion
After reading an article on a controversy at a Virginia high school regarding the Confederate flag and viewing primary sources related to the flag’s role in history, learners discuss the flag’s symbolism and how the high school should have responded to the incident. Read More Confederate Flag Controversy Discussion
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