9.9.3 The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts. a) Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and cognates to understand complex words. b) Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases. c) Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation. d) Identify the meaning of common idioms. e) Identify literary and classical allusions and figurative language in text. f) Extend general and specialized vocabulary through speaking, reading, and writing. g) Use knowledge of the evolution, diversity, and effects of language to comprehend and elaborate the meaning of texts.
9.9.3.A recognize that figurative language enriches text.
9.9.4 The student will read, comprehend, and analyze a variety of literary texts including narratives, narrative nonfiction, poetry, and drama. a) Identify author's main idea and purpose. b) Summarize text relating the supporting details. c) Identify the characteristics that distinguish literary forms. d) Use literary terms in describing and analyzing selections. e) Explain the relationships between and among elements of literature: characters, plot, setting, tone, point of view, and theme. f) Compare and contrast the use of rhyme, rhythm, sound, imagery, and other literary devices to convey a message and elicit the reader's emotion. g) Analyze the cultural or social function of a literary text. h) Explain the relationship between the author's style and literary effect. i) Explain the influence of historical context on the form, style, and point of view of a written work. j) Compare and contrast author's use of literary elements within a variety of genres. k) Analyze how an author's specific word choices and syntax achieve special effects and support the author's purpose. l) Make predictions, inferences, draw conclusions, and connect prior knowledge to support reading comprehension. m) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
9.9.4.A understand the relationship between an author's style and literary effect.
18.104.22.168 analyze the techniques used by an author to convey information about a character.
22.214.171.124 analyze character types, including:
126.96.36.199.a dynamic/round character;
188.8.131.52.b static/flat character; and
184.108.40.206.c stereotype and caricature.
220.127.116.11 analyze how authors create multilayered characters through the use of literary devices: indirect and direct methods of characterization, character's actions, interactions with other characters, dialogue, physical appearance, and thoughts.
9.9.5 The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts. a) Recognize an author's intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea. b) Summarize text relating supporting details. c) Understand the purpose of text structures and use those features to locate information and gain meaning from texts. d) Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts. e) Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified. f) Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information. g) Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, or complete a task. h) Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence. i) Differentiate between fact and opinion. j) Organize and synthesize information from sources for use in written and oral presentations. k) Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
9.9.5.A understand that specialized vocabulary is vocabulary that is unique to a specific content, topic, or discipline.
18.104.22.168 identify and infer the main idea from a variety of complex informational text.