Understand that language represents and constructs how readers perceive events, people, groups, and ideas; recognize positive and negative implications of language and identify how it can affect readers in different ways
Reading for All Purposes
- Evaluate how an author uses words to create mental imagery, suggest mood, and set tone
Purpose, tone, and meaning in word choices influence literary, persuasive, and informational texts
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.