Academic standards progression

Cornerstone:

Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
 

Reading - Literature

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With prompting and support, define the role of authors and illustrators in the telling of a story.
 
 
Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
 
Determine when characters have different points of view.
 
Distinguish reader perspective from that of the narrator or the perspectives of the characters and identify the point of view of a text.
 
 
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated.
 
Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.
 
 
Explain how an author establishes and conveys the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
 
 
Analyze how an author establishes, conveys, and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.
 
Analyze how similarities and differences in the points of view of the audience and the characters create effects such as suspense, humor, or dramatic irony.
 
Analyze how point of view and/or author purpose shapes the content and style of diverse texts.
 
 
Analyze how point of view and/or author purpose requires distinguishing what is directly stated in texts and what is implied.
 

Reading - Informational Texts

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With prompting and support, define the role of an author and illustrator in presenting the ideas or information in a text
 
 
Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
 
 
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what an author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
 
 
Distinguish reader point of view from that of an author of a text.
 
 
Compare and contrast two accounts of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.
 
 
Analyze the similarities and differences in points of view of multiple accounts of the same event or topic.
 
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in a text.
 
 
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
 
 
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.
 
Determine an author's point of view or purpose and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.
 
Determine an author's point of view and/or purpose in a text, analyzing how style and content contribute to its effectiveness.