North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.RL. READING: LITERATURE
RL.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
RL.2.3. Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
RL.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
RL.2.5. Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story, the events unfold in the middle, and the ending concludes the action.
RL.7. Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
RL.2.7. Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.