New Jersey Common Core Standards
NJ.CC.4.RL. Reading Standards for Literature
Craft and Structure
4.RL.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.
Key Ideas and Details
4.RL.2. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
4.RL.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.