NE.LA 7.1 Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 7.1.5 Vocabulary: Students will build literary, general academic, and content specific grade-level vocabulary.
LA 7.1.5.d Analyze semantic relationships (e.g., figurative language, connotations, subtle distinctions)
LA 7.1.6 Comprehension: Students will extract and construct meaning using prior knowledge, applying text information, and monitoring comprehension while reading grade-level text.
LA 7.1.6.c Analyze author's use of literary devices (e.g., foreshadowing, personification, idiom, oxymoron, hyperbole, flashback, suspense, symbolism, irony)