Grade 8 English Language Arts Item Map 2003

Item No.

Objective

Subskill

1

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Interpret characters

2

S3 Critical Analysis and Evaluation

Use critical analysis to recognize point of view

3

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Determine use of a literary device

4

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Determine use of a literary device

5

S1 Information and Understanding

Use text to understand vocabulary

6

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Interpret theme

7

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Determine use of a literary device

8

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Interpret theme

9

S3 Critical Analysis and Evaluation

Distinguish between fact and opinion

10

S1 Information and Understanding

Understand stated information

11

S1 Information and Understanding

Make basic inferences

12

S1 Information and Understanding

Draw conclusions and make inferences

13

S1 Information and Understanding

Draw conclusions and make inferences

14

S1 Information and Understanding

Use text to understand vocabulary

15

S1 Information and Understanding

Use text to understand vocabulary

16

S1 Information and Understanding

Draw conclusions and make inferences

17

S3 Critical Analysis and Evaluation

Use critical analysis to evaluate information

18

S1 Information and Understanding

Draw conclusions and make inferences

19

S1 Information and Understanding

Make basic inferences

20

S1 Information and Understanding

Understand stated information

21

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Identify point of view

22

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Determine use of a literary device

23

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Interpret theme

24

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Interpret characters

25

S2 Literary Response and Expression

Determine use of a literary device