The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry. a) Describe the elements of narrative structure including setting, character development, plot structure, theme, and conflict. b) Compare and contrast various forms and genres of fictional text. c) Identify conventional elements and characteristics of a variety of genres. d) Describe the impact of word choice, imagery, and literary devices including figurative language. e) Make, confirm, and revise predictions. f) Use prior and background knowledge as a context for new learning. g) Make inferences and draw conclusions based on the text. h) Identify the main idea. i) Summarize text relating supporting details. j) Identify the author’s organizational pattern. k) Identify cause and effect relationships. l) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
recognize the elements of narrative structure including:
plot – development of the central conflict, including