Colorado Academic Standards (CAS)
CO.7.2. Reading for All Purposes
7.2.1. Literary elements, characteristics, and ideas are interrelated and guide the comprehension of literary and fictional texts. Students can:
7.2.1.a. Use Key Ideas and Details to:
7.2.1.a.ii. Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text. (CCSS: RL.7.2)
7.2.1.a.iii. Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot). (CCSS: RL.7.3)
7.2.1.a.iv. Recognize the influence of setting on other narrative elements.
7.2.3. Purpose, tone, and meaning in word choices influence literary, persuasive, and informational texts. Students can:
7.2.3.a. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. (CCSS: L.7.4)
7.2.3.a.ii. Use the tone of a passage to determine an approximate meaning of a word.