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Foreign Language 
 Standard 2.Understands and interprets written and spoken language on diverse topics from diverse media
  
TopicCritical reading
   Level II (Grade K-4)
  Benchmark 4.Understands the main ideas and basic literary elements (e.g., principal characters, sequence of events, simple themes) in written poems, short folk tales, fairy tales, or illustrated stories that are appropriate at this developmental level
   Vocabulary terms
A.  main idea of simple literature (in target language)
B.  basic elements of literature (in target language)
C.  main idea of poems (in target language)
D.  main idea of short folk tales (in target language)
E.  main idea of fairy tales (in target language)
F.  main idea of illustrated stories (in target language)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the main idea in ability-appropriate written poems    
  2. Understands the basic literary elements, such as characters, events, or themes, in ability-appropriate written poems    
  3. Understands the main idea in ability-appropriate folk tales   
  4. Understands the basic literary elements, such as characters, events, or themes, in ability-appropriate folk tales    
  5. Understands the main idea in ability-appropriate fairy tales   
  6. Understands the basic literary elements, such as characters, events, or themes, in ability-appropriate fairy tales   
  7. Understands the main idea in ability-appropriate illustrated stories   
  8. Understands the basic literary elements, such as characters, events, or themes, in ability-appropriate illustrated stories   


Citation Log: BD(AE,24;​EE,35,49;​ME,32;​NE,44)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   College Board: Articulation and Achievement
E   TESOL: ESL Standards for PreK-12 Students
M   Massachusetts Foreign Languages Framework
N   NSFLEP: Standards for Foreign Language Learning (2006)
ND   NSFLEP: Draft Standards for Foreign Language Learning (1995)
NP   NAEP: 2003 Foreign Language Framework

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document