Reading Grade 7 Student Monitoring Plan

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Comprehension of Literary Text: Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary text.
Comprehension of Literary Text
  Analyze text features to facilitate understanding of literary texts
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Analyze text features that contribute to meaning
           

 
  Analyze elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding and interpretation
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Distinguish among types of grade-appropriate narrative such as short stories, folklore, realistic fiction, science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, essays, biographies, autobiographies, personal narratives, plays, and lyric and narrative poetry
           
Analyze the events of the plot
           
Analyze details that provide information about the setting, the mood created by the setting, and ways in which the setting affects characters
           
Analyze characterization
           
Analyze relationships between and among characters, setting and events
           
Analyze the actions of characters that serve to advance the plot
           
Analyze internal and/or external conflicts that motivate characters and those that advance the plot
           
Analyze the author's approach to issues of time in a narrative
           
Analyze the point of view
           
Analyze the interactions among narrative elements and their contribution to meaning
           

 
  Analyze elements of poetry to facilitate understanding and interpretation
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Analyze language and structural features to determine meaning
           
Analyze sound elements of poetry that contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain other poetic elements such as setting, mood, tone, etc., that contribute to meaning
           

 
  Analyze elements of drama to facilitate understanding and interpretation
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Analyze the action of individual scenes and acts and their relationship to the plot
           
Analyze how stage directions affect dialogue, characters, and plot
           

 
  Analyze important ideas and messages in literary texts
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Analyze main ideas and universal themes
           
Analyze similar themes across multiple texts
           
Summarize or paraphrase
           
Reflect on and explain personal connections to the text
           
Explain the implications of the text for the reader and/or society
           

 
  Analyze the author's purposeful use of language
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Analyze how specific language choices contribute to meaning
           
Analyze language choices that create tone
           
Analyze figurative language that contributes to meaning and/or creates style
           
Analyze imagery that contributes to meaning and/or creates style
           
Analyze elements of style and their contribution to meaning
           

 
  Read critically to evaluate literary texts
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Analyze the plausibility of the plot and the credibility of the characters
           
Analyze the extent to which the text contains ambiguities, subtleties, or contradictions
           
Analyze the relationship between a literary text and its historical and/or social context
           

 

11/15/07