ELA: British Literature Version: CPS05-06


 
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Language Arts

Strand: Reading and Literature


 
ELABLRL1 Comprehension/Fiction
The student demonstrates comprehension by identifying evidence (e.g., diction, imagery, point of view, figurative language, symbolism, plot events), main ideas, and 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 British and Commonwealth literature reading list. The student identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the structures and elements of British and Commonwealth fiction and provides evidence from the text to support understanding; the student :
Element: ELABLRL.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 British and Commonwealth fiction from different time periods.
Element: ELABLRL1.b
Identifies and analyzes patterns of imagery of symbolism.
16 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.c
Relates identified elements in fiction to theme or underlying meaning.
30 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.d
Analyzes, evaluates, and applies knowledge of the ways authors use techniques and elements in fiction for rhetorical and aesthetic purposes.
20 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.e
Analyzes the influence of mythic, traditional, or classical literature on British and Commonwealth literature.
Element: ELABLRL1.f
Traces the development of British fiction through various literary periods (e.g., Anglo-Saxon, Medieval, Renaissance, Romantic, etc.)
Element: ELABLRL1.g
Traces the history of the development of the novel.
247 Resources
 

 
Comprehension/Nonfiction/Informational Text
The student demonstrates comprehension by identifying evidence (e.g., diction, imagery, point of view, figurative language, symbolism, plot events), main ideas, and 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 British and Commonwealth 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: ELABLRL1.a
Analyzes and explains the structures and elements of nonfiction works of British literature such as letters, journals and diaries, speeches, and essays.
58 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.b
Analyzes and evaluates the logic and use of evidence in an author's argument.
16 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.c
Analyzes, evaluates, and applies knowledge of the ways authors use language, style, syntax, and rhetorical strategies for specific purposes in nonfiction works.
30 Resources
 

 
Comprehension/Poetry
The student demonstrates comprehension by identifying evidence (e.g., diction, imagery, point of view, figurative language, symbolism, plot events), main ideas, and 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 British and Commonwealth literature reading list.The student identifies and analyzes elements of poetry from various periods of British literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding; the student:
Element: ELABLRL1.a
Identifies, responds to, and analyzes the effect of diction, tone, mood, syntax, sound, form, figurative language, and structure of poems as these elements relate to meaning. i. sound: alliteration, end rhyme, slant rhyme, internal rhyme, consonance, assonance ii. form: fixed and free, lyric, ballad, sonnet, heroic couplets, elegy, narrative poem, dramatic monologue iii. figurative language: personification, imagery, metaphor, conceit, simile, metonymy, synecdoche, hyperbole, symbolism, allusion
58 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.b
Analyzes and evaluates the effect of diction and imagery (e.g., controlling images, figurative language, extended metaphor, understatement, hyperbole, irony, paradox, and tone) as they relate to underlying meaning.
16 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.c
Traces the historical development of poetic styles and forms in British literature.
30 Resources
 

 
Comprehension/Drama
The student demonstrates comprehension by identifying evidence (e.g., diction, imagery, point of view, figurative language, symbolism, plot events), main ideas, and 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 British and Commonwealth literature reading list.The student identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, and elements of dramatic British and Commonwealth literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding; the student:
Element: ELABLRL1.a
Identifies and analyzes types of dramatic literature (e.g., tragedy, comedy, verse play).
58 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.b
Analyzes the characters, structures, and themes of dramatic literature.
16 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.c
Identifies and analyzes dramatic elements, (e.g., monologue, soliloquy, aside, foil, satire, stock characters, dramatic irony).
30 Resources
Element: ELABLRL1.d
Identifies and analyzes how dramatic elements support and enhance the interpretation of dramatic literature.
20 Resources
 

 
ELABLRL2 Theme
The student identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of theme in a work of British and/or Commonwealth literature and provides evidence from the work to support understanding. The student
Element: ELABLRL2.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: ELABLRL2.b
Evaluates the way an author's choice of words advances the theme or purpose of the work.
10 Resources
Element: ELABLRL2.c
Applies knowledge of the concept that a text can contain more than one theme.
30 Resources
Element: ELABLRL2.d
Analyzes and compares texts that express universal themes characteristics of British and/or Commonwealth literature across time and genre (e.g., classism, imperialism) and provides support from the texts for the identified themes.
46 Resources
 

 
ELABLRL3 Contemporary Context or Historical Background/Primary Source Documents
The student deepens understanding of literary works by relating them to their contemporary context or historical background, as well as to works from other time periods. The student relates a literary work to primary source documents of its literary period or historical setting; the student:
Element: ELABLRL3.a
Relates a literary work to the seminal ideas of the time in which it is set or the time of its composition. i. Empire ii. Postcolonialism
74 Resources
Element: ELABLRL3.b
Relates a literary work to the characteristics of the literary time period that it represents. i. Anglo-Saxon Period ii. Medieval Period iii. Renaissance iv. 18th Century/Restoration/Neo-Classical Period v. Romantic Period vi. Victorian Period vii. Modern Period viii. Postmodern Period
74 Resources
 

 
Contemporary Context or Historical Background/Comparative Genres/Purpose
The student deepens understanding of literary works by relating them to their contemporary context or historical background, as well as to works from other time periods.The student compares and contrasts specific characteristics of different genres as they develop and change over time for different purposes (e.g., heroic elegy, satirical essay, serial novel, etc.)
 

 
Contemporary Context or Historical Background/Types of Discourse
The student deepens understanding of literary works by relating them to their contemporary context or historical background, as well as to works from other time periods.The student analyzes a variety of works representative of different genres within specific time periods in order to identify types of discourse (e.g., satire, parody, allegory, romance, pastoral) that cross the lines of genre classifications.
 

 
ELABLRL4 Variety of Writing Genres
The student employs a variety of writing genres to demonstrate a compehensive grasp of significant ideas in selected literary works. The student composes essays, narratives, poems, or technical documents. The student
Element: ELABLRL4.a
Demonstrates awareness of an author's use of stylistic devices and an appreciation of the effects created.
19 Resources
Element: ELABLRL4.b
Analyze the use of imagery, language, and other particular aspects of a text that contribute to theme or underlying meaning.
10 Resources
Element: ELABLRL4.c
Support important ideas and viewpoints through accurate and detailed references to the text and/or to other relevant works.
6 Resources
Element: ELABLRL4.d
Analyze multiple, relevant historical records of a single event, examine their critical relationships to a literary work, and explain the perceived reason or reasons for the similarities and differences in factual historical records and a literary text from or about the same period.
327 Resources
Element: ELABLRL4.e
Include information from relevant critical perspectives and evaluate the validity and reliability of sources.
621 Resources
Element: ELABLRL4.f
Imitate a variety of literary forms to demonstrate understanding (e.g., sonnet, ballad, satire).
4 Resources
Element: ELABLRL4.g
Include a formal works cited or bibliography when applicable.
1 Resources
 

 
ELABLRL5 Vocabulary
The student understands and acquires new vocabulary and uses it correctly in reading and writing. The student
Element: ELABLRL5.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: ELABLRL5.b
Uses knowledge of mythology, the Bible, and other works ofter alluded to in British and Commonwealth literature to understand the meanings of new words.
2 Resources
Element: ELABLRL5.c
Uses general dictionaries, specialized dictionaries, thesauruses, or related references as need to increase learning.
1 Resources
 

Strand: Reading Across the Curriculum


 
ELABLRC1 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.
 

 
ELABLRC2 Curricular Learning
The student participates in discussion related to curricular learning in all subject areas. The student
Element: ELABLRC2.a
Identifies messages and themes from books in all subject areas.
30 Resources
Element: ELABLRC2.b
Responds to a variety of texts in multiple modes of discourse.
1 Resources
Element: ELABLRC2.c
Relates messages and themes from one subject area to those in another area.
30 Resources
Element: ELABLRC2.d
Evaluates the merits of texts in every subject discipline.
5 Resources
Element: ELABLRC2.e
Examines the author's purpose in writing.
540 Resources
Element: ELABLRC2.f
Recognizes the features of disciplinary texts.
 

 
ELABLRC3 Vocabulary
The student acquires new vocabulary in each content area and uses it correctly. The student
Element: ELABLRC3.a
Demonstrates an understanding of contextual vocabulary in various subjects.
Element: ELABLRC3.b
Uses content vocabulary in writing and speaking.
Element: ELABLRC3.c
Explores understanding of new words found in subject area texts.
 

 
ELABLRC4 Context for Information
The student establishes a context for information acquired by reading across subject areas. The student
Element: ELABLRC4.a
Explores life experiences related to subject area content.
9026 Resources
Element: ELABLRC4.b
Discusses in both writing and speaking how certain words and concepts relate to multiple subjects.
Element: ELABLRC4.c
Determines strategies for finding content and contextual meaning for unfamiliar words or concepts.
2 Resources
 

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