Louisiana Academic Standards
Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
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.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
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.
Reading Standards for Foundational Skills
4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
4.b. Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.