Literary Text: Develop an Interpretation: Develop an interpretation of grade-level literary text.
EL.08.LI.07. Infer the main idea when it is not explicitly stated, and support with evidence from the text.
EL.08.LI.08. Infer unstated reasons for actions based on evidence in the text.
Informational Text: Develop an Interpretation: Develop an interpretation of grade-level informational text across the subject areas.
EL.08.RE.21. Infer the main idea when it is not explicitly stated, and support with evidence from the text.
Informational Text: Examine Content and Structure: Examine content and structure of grade-level informational text across the subject areas.
EL.08.RE.23. Note and analyze instances of unsupported inferences, deceptive reasoning, persuasion, and propaganda in text.
EL.08.RE.26. Find similarities and differences between texts in the treatment, amount and depth of coverage, or organization of ideas on a particular subject.
EL.08.RE.27. Synthesize and use information from a variety of consumer and public documents to explain a situation or decision and to solve a problem.
Listen to and Read Informational and Narrative Text: Listen to, read, and understand a wide variety of informational and narrative text across the subject areas at school and on own, applying comprehension strategies as needed. Suggested grade-level target for reading ON OWN: Eighth Grade: 1,000,000 words annually.
EL.08.RE.06. Understand and draw upon a variety of comprehension strategies as needed--rereading, self-correcting, summarizing, class and group discussions, generating and responding to essential questions, making predictions, and comparing information from several sources.
Writing Applications: Expository Writing: Response to Literary Text (4-HS): Write narrative, expository, and persuasive texts, using a variety of written forms--including journals, essays, short stories, poems, research reports, research papers, business and technical writing--to express ideas appropriate to audience and purpose across the subject areas. Suggested word length: Eighth Grade, 500- 1,000 words.
EL.08.WR.25. Write responses to literature:
EL.08.WR.25.c. Draw supported inferences about the effects of a literary work on its audience.