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Skills available for Indiana eighth-grade language arts standards

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RL Reading: Literature

  • Learning Outcome

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

  • Key Ideas and Textual Support

  • Structural Elements and Organization

    • 8.RL.3.1 Compare and contrast the structure of two or more related works of literature (e.g., similar topic or theme), and analyze and evaluate how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.

    • 8.RL.3.2 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience in a work of world literature considering how it reflects heritage, traditions, attitudes, and beliefs.

  • Synthesis and Connection of Ideas

    • 8.RL.4.1 Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or play stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.

    • 8.RL.4.2 Analyze how works of literature draw on and transform earlier texts.