OH.5. Literary Text: Students enhance their understanding of the human story by reading literary texts that represent a variety of authors, cultures and eras. They learn to apply the reading process to the various genres of literature, including fables, folk tales, short stories, novels, poetry and drama. They demonstrate their comprehension by describing and discussing the elements of literature (e.g., setting, character and plot), analyzing the author's use of language (e.g., word choice and figurative language), comparing and contrasting texts, inferring theme and meaning and responding to text in critical and creative ways. Strategic readers learn to explain, analyze and critique literary text to achieve deep understanding.
5.1. Grade Level Indicator: Describe the thoughts, words and interactions of characters.
5.2. Grade Level Indicator: Identify the influence of setting on the selection.
5.A. Describe and analyze the elements of character development.
5.B. Analyze the importance of setting.
5.C. Identify the elements of plot and establish a connection between an element and a future event.