RL 8.1 I can cite pieces of text evidence to support analysis of the text
I can make inferences drawn from the text.
RL 8.2 I can determine the theme/central idea of a text.
I can determine how the theme effects the characters, setting, plot, etc
I can summarize text.
RL 8.3 I can determine how dialogue moves the action forward, aids character development and leads to a decision.
RL 8.4 I can figure out what words mean when used in a text.
I can analyze word choice and it’s impact on meaning and tone.
RL 8.5 I can compare and contrast 2 different texts and how the different structure of each text determines its style and meaning
RL 8.6 I can determine how an author develops different character’s points of view in a story.
I can determine how those points of view create different emotions of suspense or humor in the reader.
RL 8.7 ?I can analyze how a book and movie differ, and if the movie stays faithful to the original text.
RL 8.8 n/a to literature
RL 8.9 I can analyze how modern fiction draws from various themes, patterns, myths, etc and describe how it is updated for modern use.
RL 8.10 I can, by the end of the year, read and understand literature (stories, plays and poems) at my grade level.