Literature Standards:
Link to many printable CC activities for Literature

1. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Links that practice the skill or concept:

Inferences and Drawing Conclusions

Practice Drawing Conclusions
Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
More Practice Drawing Conclusions
Drawing Conclusions quiz
Read a story and answer questions- Drawing Conclusions
Making Inferences
Quia Rags to Riches Drawing Conclusions
Dig It- Find out what the dog hid.

Cause and Effect

Cause and Effect- Find the errors in the paragraph
Cause and Effect Challenge
Match the cause and effect
More cause/effect matching
Cause/Effect Flippy The Fish
Combine 2 sentences to make a cause/effect

2. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Between the LionsShort stories read aloud- good for discussing theme.

3. Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).

Understanding setting and plot lesson
Problem/Solution Match
Guess the Solution
Story Parts Quiz
Guess the Setting
Setting Practice
More Setting Practice
Setting- Practice Telling When
When did the story take place?
Character changes- lesson
Character Scrapbook- Interactive Whiteboard

4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

Synonym Toast
Antonym Rags to Riches
Choose the right word and help the monkey swing through the jungle

Context Clues

Context of a Story-Lesson for whole class
Cows- Context Clues
Matter Reading and Questions
Adaptations Reading and Questions
Two Sisters and a cat story and questions
Indentify Vocab in context
Identify Vocab in context 2
Multiple Meanings from context
Multiple Meanings from text-2
Context Clues- Lesson and practice
Context Clues- dictionary/thesaurus
Quia- Millionaire

5. Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

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6. Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

Who will tell my story?
Maintaining Point of View

Web site with a list of books to use to teach POV