+ Relate inferences and conclusions about a text to other texts and prior knowledge.
+ Evaluate arguments and judgments.
+ Specify how one author’s point of view and purpose relates to those in other texts.
+ Analyze recurring themes and central ideas in grade level literature.
+ Identify and determine the significance of distortion and stereotypes literary works
+ Evaluate character development and how it influences the story.
+ Identify literary terms and interpret figurative language and their importance in understanding a piece of literary work.
+ Compose a narrative account that establishes a context, creates a point of view, and develops a focused, powerful impression.
+ Effectively utilize library resources to find and distinguish relevant and irrelevant sources of topics for research.
+ Apply grammatical and language conventions to communicate.