Access Point #: LAFS.7.RL.1.AP.2bArchived Access Point

Analyze the development of the theme or central idea over the course of the text and provide a summary.
Clarifications:

Essential Understandings

  • Identify the theme or central idea of the text.
  • Identify supporting details of the theme or central idea at the beginning of the story.
  • Write a summary of the beginning.
  • Identify supporting details of the theme or central idea at the middle of the story.
  • Write a summary of the middle.
  • Identify supporting details of the theme or central idea at the ending of the story.
  • Write a summary of the ending.
  • Identify the best summary from a list.
General Information
Number: LAFS.7.RL.1.AP.2b
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14

Related Standards

This access point is an alternate version of the following benchmark(s).

Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
1000000: M/J Intensive Language Arts (MC)
1000010: M/J Intensive Reading 1
1000020: M/J Intensive Reading and Career Planning
1001040: M/J Language Arts 2
1001050: M/J Language Arts 2 Advanced
1002010: M/J Language Arts 2 Through ESOL
1002180: M/J English Language Development (MC)
1006010: M/J Journalism 2
1007010: M/J Speech and Debate 2
1008040: M/J Reading 2
1008050: M/J Reading 2, Advanced
1009040: M/J Writing 2
1700010: M/J Research 2
7810012: Access M/J Language Arts 2 
1002181: M/J Developmental Language Arts Through ESOL (Reading)

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Element Cards

ELA Literary Text 6-8 Element Cards:

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Professional Development

Main Idea and Theme 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.

Type: Professional Development

Teaching Idea

Curriculum Resource Guide Reading Literary Texts:

complete unit

Type: Teaching Idea

Unit/Lesson Sequence

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Universal Design for Learning Units are based on general education lessons that are designed for all students and walk the educator through the process of adapting materials and providing accommodations that assist emerging readers and communicators in the classroom. Each unit is made up of several lessons and a culminating activity, all of which provide examples of for meeting the unique needs of students with significant cognitive disabilities.

Type: Unit/Lesson Sequence

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