Access Point #: LAFS.7.RL.2.AP.5a

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Examine how the structure of a poem or drama adds to its meaning.


Essential Understandings

  • Identify various poetry structures (e.g., free-verse, Tanka, cinquain, concrete and two-voice).
  • Identify the meaning of a poem.
  • Identify the structure of a story.

Number: LAFS.7.RL.2.AP.5a Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14 Cluster: Craft and Structure

Related Standards

Name Description
LAFS.7.RL.2.5: Analyze how a drama’s or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.

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Related Resources

Element Cards

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ELA Literary Text 6-8 Element Cards:

Element Cards are available to assist in planning for instruction. They are designed to promote understanding of how students move toward the academic standards. Element Cards contain one or more access points, essential understandings, suggested instructional strategies and suggested supports.

Professional Development

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Text Structure Content Module:

Content Modules provide explanations and examples of the concepts contained in the academic standards that may be difficult to teach or unfamiliar to special education teachers. They promote an understanding of the concepts so that a teacher can begin to plan how to teach the concepts to students. Content Modules contain potential adaptations, modifications and ideas for Universal Design for Learning.

Teaching Idea

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Curriculum Resource Guide Reading Literary Texts:

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