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Reading Standards for Literature
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Key Ideas and Details
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With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text. (RL.K.1)Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. (RL.1.1)Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (RL.2.1)Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers. (RL.3.1)Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (RL.4.1)Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (RL.5.1)Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (RL.6.1)Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (RL.7.1)Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (RL.8.1)Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (RL.9-10.1)Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (RL.9-10.1)
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With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details. (RL.K.2)Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson. (RL.1.2)Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. (RL.2.2)Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text. (RL.3.2)Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text. (RL.4.2)Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. (RL.5.2)Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments. (RL.6.2)Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text. (RL.7.2)Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text. (RL.8.2)Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. (RL.9-10.2)Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. (RL.9-10.2)
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With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story. (RL.K.3)Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details. (RL.1.3)Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges. (RL.2.3)Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events. (RL.3.3)Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions). (RL.4.3)Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact). (RL.5.3)Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution. (RL.6.3)Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot). (RL.7.3)Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision. (RL.8.3)Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme. (RL.9-10. 3)Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme. (RL.9-10. 3)
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Craft and Structure
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Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text. (RL.K.4)Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses. (RL.1.4)Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song. (RL.2.4)Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language. (RL.3.4)Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology. (RL.4.4)Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes. (RL.5.4)Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone. (RL.6.4)Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. (RL.7.4)Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts. (RL.8.4)Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). (RL.9-10.4)Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). (RL.9-10.4)
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Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems). (RL.K.5)Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types. (RL.1.5)Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action. (RL.2.5)Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. (RL.3.5)Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text. (RL.4.5)Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem. (RL.5.5)Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, 5. or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot. (RL.6.5)Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning. (RL.7.5)Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style. (RL.8.5)Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. (RL.9-10.5)Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. (RL.9-10.5)
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With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story. (RL.K.6)Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text. (RL.1.6)Acknowledge differences in the points of view (perspective)* of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud. (RL.2.6) Distinguish their own point of view (perspective) from that of the narrator or those of the characters. (RL.3.6)Compare and contrast the point of view (perspective) from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations. (RL.4.6)Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point (perspective)* of view influences how events are described. (RL.5.6)Explain how an author develops the point of view 6. or perspective of the narrator or speaker in a text. (RL.6.6)Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view (perspectives)* of different characters or narrators in a text. (RL.7.6)Analyze how differences in the points of view (perspectives)* of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor. (RL.8.6)Analyze a particular point of view (perspective)* or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature. (RL.9-10.6)Analyze a particular point of view (perspective)* or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature. (RL.9-10.6)
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Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
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With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts). (RL.K.7)Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events. (RL.1.7)Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot. (RL.2.7)Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting). (RL.3.7)Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text. (RL.4.7)Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem). (RL.5.7)Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch. (RL.6.7)Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film). (RL.7.7)Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors. (RL.8.7)Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment. (RL.9- 10.7)
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(Not applicable to literature) (RL.K.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.1.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.2.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.3.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.4.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.5.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.6.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.7.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.8.8)(Not applicable to literature) (RL.9-10.8)
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With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories. (RL.K.9)Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories. (RL.1.9)Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (fairy tales) by different authors or from different cultures. (RL.2.9)Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). (RL.3.9)Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures. (RL.4.9)Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics. (RL.5.9)Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. (RL.6.9)Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history. (RL.7.9)Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works, including describing how the material is rendered new. (RL.8.9)Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work. (RL.9-10.9)
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Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
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Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding. (RL.K.10)With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1. (RL.1.10)By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. (RL.2.10)By the end of the year,read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently. (RL.3.10)By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. (RL.4.10)By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently. (RL.5.10)By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. Read on-level text, both silently and orally, at an appropriate rate with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. (RL.6.10)By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. Read on-level text, both silently and orally, at an appropriate rate with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. (RL.7.10)By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently. Read on- level text, both silently and orally, at an appropriate rate with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. (RL.8.10)By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9–10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. Read on-level text, both silently and orally, at an appropriate rate with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. (RL.9-10.10)By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 9–10 text complexity band independently and proficiently. Read on-level text, both silently and orally, at an appropriate rate with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. (RL.9-10.10)
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