Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.
With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.