Massachusetts Common Core Standards
MA.CC.RL.7. Reading Standards for Literature 6-12
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
MA.RL.7.8.A. Interpret a literary work by analyzing how the author uses literary elements (e.g., mood, tone, point of view, personification, symbols).
Key Ideas and Details
RL.7.2. 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.
RL.7.3. Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).