Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards
NE.LA 6.1. Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 6.1.6. Comprehension: Students will construct meaning by using prior knowledge and text information while reading grade-level literary and informational text.
LA 6.1.6.b. Analyze and explain the relationships between elements of literary text (e.g., character development, setting, plot, conflict, point of view, theme).
LA 6.1.6.c. Identify and explain why authors use literary devices (e.g., simile, metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia, imagery, rhythm, personification, hyperbole, idioms, analogy, tone, mood).