ELA-02.RL.02

ELA Reading Literature Strand Logo 2nd Grade (ELA) Targeted Standard
(RL) Strand: Reading Literature/Fiction
Cluster: Key Ideas and Details

ELA-02.RL.02 Recount stories from a variety of genres and diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. Central message = can be theme, a moral, or a specific kind of lesson to be learned..

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can define what a central message or lesson is (what the character learned).

Reasoning Targets

  • I an determine the central message, or lesson of a story I have read.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can recount/retell (put into my own words) stories I have read.

Proficiency Scale

The student can ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
...give a general retell of the story when prompted and provides some details about the story in the retell.
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
...correctly recount parts of the story and explain something the character said or did in a text.
  • recognize or recall specific terminology, such as:
    • beginning/middle/end, characters, setting, problem/solution, lesson, moral, theme
  • perform basic processes, such as:
    • identify the beginning, middle, and ending of a story
    • retell stories with key/supporting details
    • identify the problem/solution in a story
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
...correctly recount the beginning, middle and end of a story giving specific details and naming events within the retelling of a text at the middle transitional reading stage.
  • recount stories from a variety of genres and diverse cultures
  • determine their central message, lesson, or moral
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
...recount a story with specific details and in the retelling identifies a theme supported with evidence from a text at the end of the transitional reading stage.
  • summarize a story they have read and determine the central message, lesson, or moral and use text evidence to support
Teacher Proficiency Scale

Resources

Vocabulary

  • Beginning/Middle/End
  • Characters
  • Problem/Solution
  • Lesson
  • Retell/Recount
  • Central Message

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