Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.4.1. Reading Benchmarks: Literature K-5
Craft and Structure
188.8.131.52. 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
184.108.40.206. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature and other texts including stories, drama, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently and independently with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
220.127.116.11.a. Self-select texts for personal enjoyment, interest, and academic tasks.
MN.4.3. Reading Benchmarks: Foundational Skills K-5
18.104.22.168. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
22.214.171.124.b. Read on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.