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Foreign Language 
 Standard 2.Understands and interprets written and spoken language on diverse topics from diverse media
  
TopicCritical reading
   Level III (Grade 5-8)
  Benchmark 7.Understands the main ideas, themes, principal characters, and significant details of ability-appropriate authentic literature (e.g., narratives, shorts stories, poems, plays)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  main idea of literature (in target language)
B.  theme of literature (in target language)
C.  principal characters in literature (in target language)
D.  significant details of literature (in target language)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the main ideas of ability-appropriate authentic literature    
  2. Understands the themes of ability-appropriate authentic literature    
  3. Understands the principal characters of ability-appropriate authentic literature    
  4. Understands the significant details of ability-appropriate authentic literature    
  5. Understands the main ideas, themes, principal characters, and significant details of narratives   
  6. Understands the main ideas, themes, principal characters, and significant details of short stories   
  7. Understands the main ideas, themes, principal characters, and significant details of poems   
  8. Understands the main ideas, themes, principal characters, and significant details of plays   


Citation Log: BD(NDE,40;​AE,25;​EE,75;​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