By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 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 multiple themes within a text using text evidence;
(B) analyze the relationships of and conflicts among the characters;
(C) analyze plot elements, including rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution; and
(D) analyze the influence of the setting, including historical and cultural settings, on the plot.