ELA: World Literature Version: CPS05-06


 
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Language Arts

Strand: Reading and Literature


 
ELAWLRL1 Demonstrates Comprehension/Fiction
The student demonstrates comprehension by identifying evidence (e.g., diction, imagery, point of view, figuarative language, symbolism, plot events), main ideas, and cultural characteristics in a variety of texts representative of different genres (e.g., poetry, prose, [short story, novel, essay, editorial, biography], and drama) and using this evidence as the basis for interpretation. The texts are of the quality and complexity illustrated by the World Literature reading list.The student identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the structures and elements of fiction from around the world and provides evidence from the text to support understanding; the student:
Element: ELAWLRL1.a
Locates and analyzes such elements as language and style, character development, point of view, irony, and structures (e.g., chronological, in medias res, flashback, epistolary narrative, frame narrative) in works of world fiction from different time periods.
58 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.b
Identifies and analyzes patterns of imagery of symbolism.
16 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.c
Relates identified elements in fiction to theme or underlying meaning.
30 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.d
Analyzes the influence of mythic, traditional, or classical literature on works of world literature.
36 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.e
Analyzes and compares style and language across significant cross-cultural literary works.
241 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.f
Compares and contrasts various translations of a work and evaluates the effect of translation on meaning.
229 Resources
 

 
Demonstrates Comprehension/NonFiction/Informational Text
The student demonstrates comprehension by identifying evidence (e.g., diction, imagery, point of view, figuarative language, symbolism, plot events), main ideas, and cultural characteristics in a variety of texts representative of different genres (e.g., poetry, prose, [short story, novel, essay, editorial, biography], and drama) and using this evidence as the basis for interpretation. The texts are of the quality and complexity illustrated by the World Literature reading list.The student identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the purpose, structure, and elements of nonfiction and/or informational materials and provides evidence from the text to support understanding; the student:
Element: ELAWLRL1.a
Analyzes and explains the structures and elements of nonfiction works of world literature such as philosophical essays and letters.
58 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.b
Analyzes and evaluates the logic and use of evidence in an author's argument.
16 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.c
Analyzes, evaluates, and applies knowledge of the ways authors from different cultures use language, style, syntax, and rhetorical strategies for specific purposes in nonfiction works.
30 Resources
 

 
Demonstrates Comprehension/Poetry
The student demonstrates comprehension by identifying evidence (e.g., diction, imagery, point of view, figuarative language, symbolism, plot events), main ideas, and cultural characteristics in a variety of texts representative of different genres (e.g., poetry, prose, [short story, novel, essay, editorial, biography], and drama) and using this evidence as the basis for interpretation. The texts are of the quality and complexity illustrated by the World Literature reading list. The student identifies and analyzes elements of poetry from various periods of world literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding; the student:
Element: ELAWLRL1.a
Identifies, responds to, and analyzes the effects of diction, syntax, sound, form, figurative language, and structure of poems as these elements relate to meaning. i. sound: alliteration, end rhyme, internal rhyme, terza rima, consonance, assonance ii. form: haiku, lyric, epic, narrative poem iii. figurative language: personification, imagery, metaphor, epic simile, synecdoche, hyperbole, symbolism
58 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.b
Analyzes and evaluates the effects of diction and imagery (e.g., controlling images, figuarative language, understatement, irony, paradox, and tone) as they relate to underlying meaning.
16 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.c
Identifies and responds to poetic forms specific to particular cultures.
30 Resources
 

 
Demonstrates Comprehension/Drama
The student demonstrates comprehension by identifying evidence (e.g., diction, imagery, point of view, figuarative language, symbolism, plot events), main ideas, and cultural characteristics in a variety of texts representative of different genres (e.g., poetry, prose, [short story, novel, essay, editorial, biography], and drama) and using this evidence as the basis for interpretation. The texts are of the quality and complexity illustrated by the World Literature reading list. The student identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, and elements of dramatic literature from around the world and provides evidence from the text to support understanding; the student
Element: ELAWLRL1.a
Identifies and analyzes types of dramatic literature (e.g., classical tragedy and culturally specific forms such as commedia dell'arte).
58 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.b
Analyzes the characters, structures, and themes of dramatic literature.
16 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.c
Identifies and analyzes dramatic elements, (e.g., unity of time, place, and action; tragic hero; deus ex machina; recognition; reversal; chorus; aside; dramatic irony).
30 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL1.d
Identifies and analyzes how dramatic elements support and enhance the interpretation of dramatic literature.
36 Resources
 

 
ELAWLRL2 Knowledge of Theme
The student identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of theme in a work of world literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding. The student
Element: ELAWLRL2.a
Applies knowledge of the concept that the theme or meaning of a selection represents a universal view or comment on life or society and provides support from the text for the identified theme.
46 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL2.b
Evaluates the way an author's choice of words advances the theme or purpose of the work.
10 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL2.c
Applies knowledge of the concept that a text can contain more than one theme.
30 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL2.d
Analyzes and compares universal themes characteristic of literature from different cultures across time and genre (e.g., cultural values, cultural tradition, archetypes, and philosophical roots).
474 Resources
 

 
ELAWLRL3 Contemporary Context or Historical Background
The student deepens understanding of literary works from around the world by relating them to their contemporary context or historical background, as well as to works from other time periods. The student
Element: ELAWLRL3.a
Relates a literary work to primary source documents of its liteary period or historical setting.
387 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL3.b
Relates a literary work to the siminal ideas of the time and place in which it is set or the time and place of its composition. i. Greek ii. Roman iii. Classical Multicultural iv. Western European v. Contemporary Multicultural
74 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL3.c
Compares and contrasts specific characteristics of different genres as these genres develop and change over time and across cultures (e.g., classical multicultural with contemporary multicultural, Western with Eastern European).
442 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL3.d
Analyzes a variety of cross-cultural works representing different genres within the same specific time period in order to identify types of discourse (e.g., satire, parody, allegory, pastoral) that cross the lines of genre classifications.
529 Resources
 

 
ELAWLRL4 Writing Genres
The student employs a variety of writing genres to demonstrate a comprehensive grasp of significant ideas in selected literary works. The student composes essays, narratives, poems, or technical documents. The student
Element: ELAWLRL4.a
Demonstrates awareness of an author's use of stylistic devices for specific effects.
19 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL4.b
Draws comparisons between specific incidents in a text and broader themes that illustrate the writer's important beliefs of generalizations about life or culturally specific beliefs or generalizations about life.
575 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL4.c
Includes a formal works cited or bibliography when applicable.
1 Resources
 

 
ELAWLRL5 Vocabulary
The student understands and acquires new vocabulary and uses it correctly in reading and writing. The student
Element: ELAWLRL5.a
Identifies and correctly uses idioms, cognates, words with literal and figurative meanings, and patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or functions.
11 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL5.b
Uses knowledge of world mythologies to understand the meanings of new words.
222 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL5.c
Identifies and understands foreign terms that appear in works originally written in a language other than English.
11 Resources
Element: ELAWLRL5.d
Uses general dictionaries, specialized dictionaries, thesauruses, or related references as needed to increase learning.
1 Resources
 

Strand: Reading Across the Curriculum


 
ELAWLRC1 25 Books
The student reads a minimum of 25 grade-level appropriate books or book equivalents (approximately 1,000,000 words) per year from a variety of subject disciplines. The student reads both informational and fictional texts in a variety of genres and modes of discourse, including technical texts related to various subject areas.
 

 
ELAWLRC2 Curricular Learning
The student particpates in discussions related to curricular learning in all subject areas. The student
Element: ELAWLRC2.a
Identifies messages and themes from books in all subject areas.
30 Resources
Element: ELAWLRC2.b
Responds to a variety of texts in multiple modes of discourse.
1 Resources
Element: ELAWLRC2.c
Relates messages and themes from one subject area to those in another area.
30 Resources
Element: ELAWLRC2.d
Evaluates the merits of texts in every subject discipline.
5 Resources
Element: ELAWLRC2.e
Examines the author's purpose in writing.
540 Resources
Element: ELAWLRC2.f
Recognizes the features of disciplinary texts.
 

 
ELAWLRC3 Vocabulary
The student acquires new vocabulary in each content area and uses it correctly. The student
Element: ELAWLRC3.a
Demonstrates an understanding of contextual vocabulary in various subjects.
Element: ELAWLRC3.b
Uses content vocabulary in writing and speaking.
Element: ELAWLRC3.c
Explores understanding of new words found in subject area texts.
 

 
ELAWLRC4 Context for Information
The student establishes a context for information acquired by reading across subject areas. The student
Element: ELAWLRC4.a
Explores life experiences related to subject area content.
9026 Resources
Element: ELAWLRC4.b
Discusses in both writing and speaking how certain words and concepts relate to multiple subjects.
Element: ELAWLRC4.c
Determines strategies for finding content and contextual meaning for unfamiliar words or concepts.
2 Resources
 

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