OK.7.R. Reading/Literature: The student will apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, appreciate, and respond to a wide variety of texts.
7.R.3: Comprehension - The student will interact with the words and concepts in a text to construct an appropriate meaning. Read and understand grade-level-appropriate material. Describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and perspectives of the text by using a knowledge of text structure, organization, and purpose. At Grade 7, in addition to regular classroom reading, read a variety of grade-level-appropriate narrative (story) and expository (informational and technical) texts, including classic and contemporary literature, poetry, magazines, newspapers, reference materials, and online information as well as expository (informational and technical) texts.
7.R.3:2. Inference and Interpretation
7.R.3:2.b. Make inferences supported by a character's thoughts, words, and actions or the narrator's description.
7.R.3:4. Analysis and Evaluation
7.R.3:4.c. Analyze character traits, conflicts, motivations, points of view, and changes that occur within the story and discuss the importance to the plot or theme.
7.R.4: Literature - The student will read, construct meaning, and respond to a wide variety of literary forms. Read and respond to grade-level-appropriate historically or culturally significant works of literature that reflect and enhance a study of history and social science. Clarify the ideas and connect them to other literary works. Participate productively in self-directed work teams to create observable products.
7.R.4:2. Literary Elements - Demonstrate knowledge of literary elements and techniques and how they affect the development of a literary work.
7.R.4:2.a. Analyze and explain elements of fiction, including plot, conflict, resolution, character, setting, theme, and point of view.
7.R.4:2.b. Identify and explain techniques of direct and indirect characterization in fiction.