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Common Core Standards

Characters

Grade: 8th Grade
Standard:

Literacy.RL.8.2

Description:

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

Standard:

Literacy.RL.8.3

Description:

Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Standard:

Literacy.RL.8.6

Description:

Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

Standard:

8.3.C

Description:

explain how the values and beliefs of particular characters are affected by the historical and cultural setting of the literary work.

Standard:

8.6.B

Description:

analyze how the central characters' qualities influence the theme of a fictional work and resolution of the central conflict;

8th Grade Reading - Characters Lesson
 
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