Students read works of fiction to identify and analyze the various ways the authors craft their stories.
- The structure of a story
- Narrative elements
- Figurative language and imagery
Common Core Standards
RL.7.1. Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL.7.2. Determine a theme of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
RL.7.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings.
RL.7.6. Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.