Connection to Standards:
- Analyze interactions between main and subordinate characters
in a literary text (e.g. internal and external conflicts,
motivations, relationships, influences) and explain the
way those interactions affect the plot.
- Determine characters traits by what the characters
say about themselves in narration, dialogue, thematic
monologue, and soliloquy.
- Recognize and understand the significance of various
literary devices, including
..symbolism, and explain
- Analyze the way in which a work of literature is related
to the themes and issues of its historical period.
Research and Technology
- Use clear research questions and suitable research methods
(e.g., library, electronic media, personal interview)
to elicit and present evidence from primary and secondary
Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)
2.1 Write biographical or autobiographical narratives or
a. Relate a sequence of events and communicate the
significance of the events to the audience
b. Locate scenes and incidents in specific places.
c. Describe with concrete sensory details the sights,
sounds and smells of a scene and the specific actions,
movements, gestures and feelings of the characters,
use interior monologue to depict the characters
2.2 Write responses to literature:
a. Demonstrate a comprehensive grasp of the significant
ideas of literary works.
b. Support important ideas and viewpoints through
accurate and detailed references to the text or to