ELA Literary Text 6-8 Element Cards

Resource ID#: 166692 Type: Element Cards

General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: Literary Text, English Language Arts, Access Points, Element Cards
Instructional Component Type(s): Element Cards Lesson Plan
Instructional Design Framework(s): Direct Instruction
Resource Collection: Student Support Resources

Aligned Standards

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these benchmarks.

Aligned Access Points

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these access points.

LAFS.5.RL.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies to derive meaning from a variety of texts.

LAFS.6.RL.1.AP.1a
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.

LAFS.6.RL.1.AP.1b
Use specific details from the text (words, interactions, thoughts, motivations) to support inferences or conclusions about characters, including how they change during the course of the story.

LAFS.6.RL.1.AP.1c
Use the specific details from the text to support inferences and explanations about plot development.

LAFS.6.RL.1.AP.2a
Select key details about a character and relate those details to a theme within the text.

LAFS.6.RL.1.AP.2b
Determine the theme(s) of a story, drama or poem, including how it is conveyed through particular details.

LAFS.6.RL.1.AP.2c
Summarize a text from beginning to end in a few sentences without including personal opinions.

LAFS.6.RL.1.AP.3a
Describe how the plot unfolds in a story.

LAFS.6.RL.1.AP.3b
Analyze a character’s interactions throughout a story as they relate to conflict and resolution.

LAFS.6.RL.2.AP.5b
Identify the events that contributed the most to the theme, setting or plot.

LAFS.6.RL.2.AP.6a
Determine the narrative point of view.

LAFS.6.RL.2.AP.6b
Identify and describe how the narrative point of view influences the reader’s interpretation.

LAFS.6.RL.2.AP.6c
Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.

LAFS.6.RL.3.AP.7a
Compare the similarities of reading a story or drama to listening to or viewing an audio, video or live version of the text.

LAFS.6.RL.3.AP.9a
Compare texts from different genres that have a similar theme or address the same topic.

LAFS.6.RL.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies to derive meaning from a variety of texts.

LAFS.7.RL.1.AP.1a
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.

LAFS.7.RL.1.AP.1b
Use two or more pieces of textual evidence to support conclusions or summaries of text.

LAFS.7.RL.1.AP.2a
Determine the theme or central idea of a text.

LAFS.7.RL.1.AP.2b
Analyze the development of the theme or central idea over the course of the text and provide a summary.

LAFS.7.RL.1.AP.3a
Analyze the impact of story elements on the text (e.g., impact of setting on a character’s choices, cause/effects within the text).

LAFS.7.RL.1.AP.3b
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

LAFS.7.RL.2.AP.5a
Examine how the structure of a poem or drama adds to its meaning.

LAFS.7.RL.2.AP.6a
Compare and contrast the points of view of different characters in the same text.

LAFS.7.RL.3.AP.7a
Compare and contrast a story, drama or poem when presented in two different mediums.

LAFS.7.RL.3.AP.7b
Compare and contrast different mediums that may be used to present literary materials to explore the techniques used in the various mediums.

LAFS.7.RL.3.AP.9a
Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of time/place with a historical account of the same time.

LAFS.7.RL.3.AP.9b
Compare and contrast a fictional character with a historical character of the same time.

LAFS.7.RL.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies to derive meaning from a variety of literary texts.

LAFS.8.RL.1.AP.1a
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly.

LAFS.8.RL.1.AP.1b
Use two or more pieces of evidence to support inferences, conclusions or summaries of text.

LAFS.8.RL.1.AP.1c

Determine which piece(s) of evidence provides the strongest support for inferences, conclusions, or summaries of text.


LAFS.8.RL.1.AP.2a
Determine the theme or central idea of a text.

LAFS.8.RL.1.AP.2b
Analyze the development of the theme or central idea over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting and plot.

LAFS.8.RL.1.AP.2c
Provide/create an objective summary of a text.

LAFS.8.RL.2.AP.5a
Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts.

LAFS.8.RL.2.AP.5b
Explain how language use contributes to the meaning of a poem or drama.

LAFS.8.RL.2.AP.6a
Analyze how differences in points of view create such effects as suspense or humor.

LAFS.8.RL.3.AP.7a
Compare and contrast content presented in text, media and live performance.

LAFS.8.RL.3.AP.9a
Compare modern works of literature to the texts from which they draw ideas.

LAFS.8.RL.4.AP.10b
Use a variety of strategies to derive meaning from a variety of texts.

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