By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Multiple genres: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--literary elements. The student recognizes and analyzes literary elements within and across increasingly complex traditional, contemporary, classical, and diverse literary texts. The student is expected to:
(A) infer the theme of a work, distinguishing theme from topic;
(B) explain the relationships among the major and minor characters;
(C) analyze plot elements, including the sequence of events, the conflict, and the resolution; and
(D) explain the influence of the setting on the plot