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RL Reading: Literature

  • Learning Outcome

    • 7.RL.1 Read a variety of literature within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 6-8. By the end of grade 7, students interact with texts proficiently and independently at the middle of the range and with scaffolding as needed for texts at the high end of the range.

  • Key Ideas and Textual Support

  • Structural Elements and Organization

    • 7.RL.3.1 Analyze how a work of literature's structural elements such as subplots, parallel episodes, climax, and conflicts contribute to its meaning and plot.

    • 7.RL.3.2 Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a work of literature.

  • Synthesis and Connection of Ideas

    • 7.RL.4.1 Compare and contrast a written story, play or poem with its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).

    • 7.RL.4.2 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.