Missouri Learning Standards
MO.RL. Reading Literary Text
RL.2. Analyze Craft and Structure (Approaching Texts as a Writer)
RL.2.C. Craft and Meaning
6.RL.2.C. Analyze how word choice, including the use of figurative language and/or the repetition of words or word sounds contributes to meaning.
RL.2.D. Interaction and Meaning
6.RL.2.D. Describe how a particular text’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.