Interpretive Communication - Reading

 

Standard:  Interpretive Communication

Measurement Category:  Reading Comprehension

Levels of the NSE

Learner Outcome:  Given an authentic written text in Spanish, the learner CAN _____:

01

1

2

3

4

5

6

Identify the main idea

x

x

x

x

x

x

Identify supporting details

x

x

x

x

x

x

Make an inference

 

 

x

x

x

x

Identify the intended audience of the text

 

 

 

x

x

x

Identify the purpose of the text

 

 

 

x

x

x

Identify the tone of the text

 

 

 

 

x

x

Identify the point of view of the author

 

 

 

 

x

x

Understand the content of interdisciplinary topics

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

Examples of authentic texts used on the National Spanish Examination:

  • A sign

  • Lists of words and phrases

  • A schedule

  • A personal note, letter, postcard

  • Instructions / directions

  • Menus

  • Labels

  • An advertisement or notice

  • A narrative

  • A brochure

  • An excerpt or passage

    an article

    a letter

    an essay

    a magazine

    a book or novel

    a newspaper

    an editorial

    a short story

    a poem

    a legend

    a fable

    a fairy tale

    a website