Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.RL. Standards for Reading Literature (RL)
Key Ideas and Details
RL2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
4.RL2. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
4.RL2.2. Analyze details about characters, setting, and plot in a literary text to infer a theme: Differentiate between a topic and a theme; Differentiate between a literary theme and a message, lesson, or moral; Connect key details in a literary text to explain how the author, poet, or playwright conveys a theme.