Review: Cite evidence from text; analyze in detail the development of a theme or central idea; analyze complex characters with conflicting motivation; evaluate how author’s use of language shapes meaning; analyze how an author structures text; analyze a case in which the author’s work takes a position on a social issue; compare and contrast representation of a subject in two different mediums; analyze a wide range of nineteenth and early-twentieth century works in American literature, compare and contrast similar ideas and themes; read literature independently.
Source: “CCSSI (
Standards Initiative) for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science.” March 10, 2010. You will find the standards at http://www.corestandards.org/. Common Core State