Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Topic: Reading Standards for Literature, Grade 7.

.cite several sources of textual evidence within the text
.how two or more central themes or ideas relate to one another
.how dialogue and incidents propel the action
.specific word choice and its effect on meaning and tone
.how any given sentence, chapter, scene or stanza fits into overall structure
.points of view of different characters
.compare text to filmed or stage version
.relate modern work of fiction to traditional literature

Source: “CCSSI (Common Core State Standards Initiative) for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science.” March 10, 2010, p. 12, 13. You will find the standards at http://www.corestandards.org/.

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