ELA.10.R.3.1

Analyze how figurative language creates mood in text(s).

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Figurative language use that students will analyze are metaphor, simile, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole, meiosis (understatement), allusion, and idiom. Other examples can be used in instruction.

Clarification 2: See Secondary Figurative Language.

General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Grade: 10
Strand: Reading
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
1001350: English Honors 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1001810: Florida's Preinternational Baccalaureate English 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1002310: English 2 Through ESOL (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1005310: American Literature (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
1005350: Literature and the Arts 1 Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1020810: American Literature Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
1020850: World Literature Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
1006310: Journalism 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2021, 2021 and beyond)
1006320: Journalism 3 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1006330: Journalism 4 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1009310: Writing 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1009320: Creative Writing 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond)
1009330: Creative Writing 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2021, 2021 and beyond)
1001340: English 2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1001345: English 2 for Credit Recovery (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1002381: Developmental Language Arts Through ESOL (Reading) (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
1005320: British Literature (Specifically in versions: 2018 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
1000414: Intensive Reading 2 (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond)
1005347: Humane Letters 2 Literature (Specifically in versions: 2020 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
1005348: Humane Letters 2 Literature Honors (Specifically in versions: 2020 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.10.R.3.AP.1: Explain how figurative language creates mood in text(s).

Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorials

Family Feud: Analyzing Symbolism & Mood in "The Interlopers" (Part Two):

Examine how the symbolism in Saki's short story "The Interlopers" contributes to the overall mood of the text.
This interactive tutorial is Part Two in a two-part series. Be sure to complete Part One first. Click HERE to view Part One.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part Two):

In Part Two of this two-part series, read more excerpts from Bram Stoker’s famous novel Dracula. You'll continue to examine how the author creates suspense using the narrative techniques of exposition, foreshadowing, and imagery. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part One):

 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Figurative Language & Mood in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow":

Learn how figurative language—including personification, hyperbole, and imagery—creates mood using excerpts from the short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Original Student Tutorials for Language Arts - Grades 6-12

Analyzing Figurative Language & Mood in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow":

Learn how figurative language—including personification, hyperbole, and imagery—creates mood using excerpts from the short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in this interactive tutorial.

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part One):

 

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part Two):

In Part Two of this two-part series, read more excerpts from Bram Stoker’s famous novel Dracula. You'll continue to examine how the author creates suspense using the narrative techniques of exposition, foreshadowing, and imagery. 

Family Feud: Analyzing Symbolism & Mood in "The Interlopers" (Part Two):

Examine how the symbolism in Saki's short story "The Interlopers" contributes to the overall mood of the text.
This interactive tutorial is Part Two in a two-part series. Be sure to complete Part One first. Click HERE to view Part One.

Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorials

Family Feud: Analyzing Symbolism & Mood in "The Interlopers" (Part Two):

Examine how the symbolism in Saki's short story "The Interlopers" contributes to the overall mood of the text.
This interactive tutorial is Part Two in a two-part series. Be sure to complete Part One first. Click HERE to view Part One.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part Two):

In Part Two of this two-part series, read more excerpts from Bram Stoker’s famous novel Dracula. You'll continue to examine how the author creates suspense using the narrative techniques of exposition, foreshadowing, and imagery. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Narrative Techniques: Creating Suspense in Dracula (Part One):

 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Analyzing Figurative Language & Mood in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow":

Learn how figurative language—including personification, hyperbole, and imagery—creates mood using excerpts from the short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

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