Analyze and interpret elements of literary texts, citing evidence where appropriate by
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Making logical predictions
Describing characters’ physical characteristics, personality traits, or interactions; or providing examples of thoughts, words, or actions that reveal characters’ personality traits or their changes over time
Making inferences about problem, conflict, solution, or the relationship among elements (plot, character, setting) within text (e.g., how the setting affects a character or plot development)
Identifying the narrator
Identifying author’s message or theme (implied or stated, as in a fable)