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COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Informational Text 6-12

Reading Standards for Literature

Grade 6 Students:

Common Core State Standards

For English Language Arts

Weaver Instructional Lessons

For Reading Intervention

Key Ideas and Details

1

 

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly
as well as inferences drawn from the text. 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

Instructional Lesson #3

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

2

 

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details;

provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

Instructional Lesson #1

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

3

 

Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the

characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

Instructional Lesson #4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Craft and Structure

 

 

4

 

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text,

including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the

impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

20 Vocabulary Lessons

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

 

5

 

Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the

development of the theme, setting, or plot.

 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

Instructional Lessons #1-4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Vocabulary 1-20

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

6

 

Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

Critical Reading Lessons

#1-10

Pre & Post Tests

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

 

7

 

Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio,

video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they “see” and

“hear” when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.

 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

Instructional Lessons #1-4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

8

 

(Not applicable to

literature)

 

N/A

 

9

 

Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and

fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

 

10

 

By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature,

including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently,

with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 

Level FA

Lexile 665-1000

45 Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Grade 6 – 8

*** 231 Total lessons and 40 hours of Instruction***

Grade 7 Students:

Common Core State Standards

For English

Language Arts

Weaver Instructional Lessons

For Reading

Intervention

Key Ideas and Details

1

 

Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from

the text.

 

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

Instructional Lesson #3

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

2

 

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the

text; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

Instructional Lesson #1

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

3

 

Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the

characters or plot).

 

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

Instructional Lesson #4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Craft and Structure

 

 

4

 

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text,

including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the

impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a

specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

 

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

20 Vocabulary Lessons

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

 

5

Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

Instructional Lessons #1-4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Vocabulary 1-20

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

6

 

Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

 

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

Critical Reading Lessons

#1-10

Pre & Post Tests

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

 

7

 

Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version,

analyzing the effects of

techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera

focus and angles in a film).

 

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

Instructional Lessons #1-4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

8

 

(Not applicable to

literature)

 

N/A

 

9

 

Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account

of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or

alter history.

 

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

 

10

 

By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature,

including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6–8 text complexity band

proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 

Level GA

Lexile 735 – 1065

45 Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Grade 6 – 8

*** 222 Total lessons and 37 hours of Instruction***

Grade 8 Students:

Common Core State Standards

For English

Language Arts

Weaver Instructional Lessons

For Reading

Intervention

Key Ideas and Details

1

 

Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as

well as inferences drawn from the text.

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

Instructional Lessons #1 -

4

20 Practice Lessons

25 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

2

 

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.

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

Instructional Lesson #1

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

3

 

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.

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

Instructional Lesson #4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Craft and Structure

 

 

4

 

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative

and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on

meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

20 Vocabulary Lessons

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

 

5

 

Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of

each text contributes to its meaning and style.

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

Instructional Lessons #1-4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Vocabulary 1-20

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

6

 

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.

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

Critical Reading Lessons

#1-10

Pre & Post Tests

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

 

7

 

Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs

from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or

actors.

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

Instructional Lessons #1-4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

8

 

(Not applicable to

literature)

 

N/A

 

9

 

Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from

myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including

describing how the material is rendered new.

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

 

10

 

By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the

high end of grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

 

 

Level HA

Lexile 805-1100

45 Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Grade 6 – 8

*** 255 Total lessons and 43 hours of Instruction***

Grade 9 & 10 Students:

Common Core State Standards

For English

Language Arts

Weaver Instructional Lessons

For Reading

Intervention

Key Ideas and Details

1

 

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well

as inferences drawn from the text.

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

Instructional Lesson #3

Critical Reading Lessons

1-10

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

2

 

Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how

it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an

objective summary of the text.

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

Instructional Lesson #1

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

3

 

Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop

over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the

plot or develop the theme.

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

Instructional Lesson #4

Critical Reading Lessons

1-10

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Craft and Structure

 

 

4

 

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and

connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices

on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place;

how it sets a formal or informal tone).

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

20 Vocabulary Lessons

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

 

5

 

Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g.,

parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such

effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

Instructional Lessons #1-4

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Vocabulary 1-20

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

6

 

Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside

the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

Critical Reading Lessons

#1-10

Pre & Post Tests

Integration of Knowledge of Ideas

 

7

 

Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or

absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden’s “Musée des Beaux Arts” and Breughel’s Landscape

with the Fall of Icarus).

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

Instructional Lessons #1-4

Critical Reading Lessons

1-10

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

8

 

(Not applicable to

literature)

 

N/A

N/A

9

 

Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare

treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on

a play by Shakespeare).

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

5 Practice Lessons

10 extra Practice Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Range of Reading and Level of Text Comlexity

 

10

 

By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the

grades 9–10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at

the high end of the range.

By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the

high end of the grades 9–10 text complexity band independently and

proficiently.

 

Level IA

Lexile 855-1165

45 Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

 

*** 251 Total lessons and 42 hours of Instruction***

Grade 11 & 12 Students:

Common Core State Standards

For English

Language Arts

Weaver Instructional Lessons

For Reading

Intervention

Key Ideas and Details

1

 

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well

as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text

leaves matters uncertain.

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

Instructional Lessons #1 –

4

Critical Reading Lessons

1-10

Pre & Post Tests

2

 

Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the

course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to

produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

Instructional Lessons #1 -

4

Practice Lessons 1-10

Critical Reading Lessons 1-10

Pre & Post Tests

3

 

Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or

drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the

characters are introduced and developed).

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

Critical Reading Lessons

1-10

Pre & Post Tests

Craft and Structure

 

 

4

 

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and

connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning

and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is

particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as

other authors.)

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

20 Vocabulary Lessons

4 Quizzes

Pre & Post Tests

 

5

 

Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the

choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or

tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as

its aesthetic impact.

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

Critical Reading Lessons

1-10

Pre & Post Tests

6

 

Analyze a case in which grasping point of view requires distinguishing what is directly stated in a

text from what is really meant (e.g., satire, sarcasm, irony, or understatement).

 

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

Critical Reading Lessons

#1-10

Pre & Post Tests

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

 

7

 

Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production

of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating

how each version interprets the source text. (Include at least one play by

Shakespeare and one play by an American dramatist.)

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

Critical Reading Lessons

1-10

Pre & Post Tests

8

 

(Not applicable to

literature)

 

N/A

N/A

9

 

Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of

American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period

treat similar themes or topics.

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

N/A

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

 

10

 

By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the

grades 11–CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed

at the high end of the range.

By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the

high end of the grades 11–CCR text complexity band independently and

proficiently.

 

Level JK

Lexile 940-1195

45 Lessons

Pre & Post Tests

Writing Skills

***161 Total lessons and 28 hours of Instruction***

***Total Lessons 889 and Total hours of Instruction 150***