IL.1. Reading: Read with understanding and fluency.
1.C. Comprehend a broad range of reading materials.
1.C.3b. Interpret and analyze entire narrative text using story elements, point of view and theme.
IL.2. Literature: Read and understand literature representative of various societies, eras and ideas.
2.A. Understand how literary elements and techniques are used to convey meaning.
2.A.3a. Identify and analyze a variety of literary techniques (e.g., figurative language, allusion, dialogue, description, word choice, dialect) within classical and contemporary works representing a variety of genres.
2.A.3b. Describe how the development of theme, character, plot and setting contribute to the overall impact of a piece of literature.
2.B. Read and interpret a variety of literary works.
2.B.3c. Analyze how characters in literature deal with conflict, solve problems and relate to real-life situations.