For this novel study, the comprehension questions are designed for you to work on as you read the novel. Please answer the task questions after each chapter, and, if not completed in class, for homework.
- Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. (7.RL.1)
- Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text. (7.RL.2)
- Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot). (7.RL.3)
- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama. (7.RL.4)
- Analyze how a drama or poem’s form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning. (7.RL.5)
- Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text. (7.RL.6)
…by reading Delirium by Lauren Oliver and completing the Critical Reading Analysis Unit.