Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.
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) discuss topics and determine theme using text evidence with adult assistance;
(B) describe the main character's (characters') internal and external traits;
(C) describe and understand plot elements, including the main events, the conflict, and the resolution, for texts read aloud and independently; and
(D) describe the importance of the setting.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.