WA.2. Reading: The student understands the meaning of what is read.
2.1. Demonstrate evidence of reading comprehension.
2.1.7. Apply comprehension monitoring strategies during and after reading: summarize grade-level informational/expository text and literary/narrative text. W
2.1.7.c. Select, from multiple choices, a sentence that best summarizes the story or selection.
2.3. Expand comprehension by analyzing, interpreting, and synthesizing information and ideas in literary and informational text.
2.3.3. Understand a function (which makes the story more interesting) of literary devices. W
2.3.3.b. Identify literary/narrative devices such as imagery, exaggeration, and dialogue and explain how they make the story more interesting.
WA.3. Writing: The student writes clearly and effectively.
3.2. Uses appropriate style. (W)
3.2.2. Uses language appropriate for a specific audience and purpose.
3.2.2.c. Uses literary and sound devices (e.g., similes, personification, rhythm).