RL.K.7

With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g. what moment in a story an illustration depicts)

 


VOCABULARY
  • Illustrations
  • Story details
  • Characters
  • Settings
  • Events

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
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  • Matching illustrations to the moment in a story that an illustration depicts requires that students have the rudimentary analysis skills necessary to interpret illustrations.
  • Describing the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear, requires that students are able to determine key story details and match those to illustrations.
  • Students who can describe the relationship between the illustrations and the story in which they appear are able to discern similarities and differences between the illustrations and the written descriptions of text elements such as the characters, the setting, and the events.
  • In successfully mastering this standard, students understand and use academic vocabulary including: illustrations, illustrators, events (as in the story), connection (relationship), and written words.
  • In order to describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear, students should have developed an understanding of illustrations as tools for comprehending texts.
  • The ability to analyze the relationship between visual information and written information is crucial to recognizing key details as well as broader meanings of a text.

QUESTIONS TO FOCUS INSTRUCTION  what's this  

  • What new academic vocabulary words must be taught to students in support of this standard?
  • How does each illustration give clues about the characters, setting, or events in the story?
  • How does the information provided by the illustrations compare to the information provided by the words in the text?
  • What details do we know about the characters?
  • What details do we know about the setting?
  • What details do we know about the text?


LEARNING PROGRESSION

Go to RL.1.7 to see the progression of related skills.