Comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity.
- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11–CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 11–CCR text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Demonstrate understanding of a wide range of sufficiently complex literary texts representing diverse cultures, perspectives, ethnicities, and time periods.