Use Craft and Structure to:
Reading for All Purposes
Apply strategies to fluently read and comprehend various literary texts.
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Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Use signal words (such as before, after, next) and text structure (narrative, chronology) to determine the sequence of major events.
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.
Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.
Craft and Structure