Grades K-12: Reading Standards for Literature – #9

Kindergarten

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.K.9 With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.

Grade 1

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.1.9 Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

Grade 2

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.2.9 Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.

Grade 3

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.3.9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).

Grade 4

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.4.9 Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

Grade 5

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.5.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

Grade 6

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.6.9 Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

Grade 7

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.7.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

Grade 8

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

Grade 9 –¬†Grade 10

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.9-10.9 Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare).

Grade 11 –¬†Grade 12

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas