P.S ELA-2 Reading Analysis: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
A. Evaluate the relevant themes and synthesize how they are present in the novel in oral and written responses.
P.S ELA-3 Reading Craft and Structure: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness or beauty of a text.
A. Understand SOAPSTone: Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, Tone
The Les Miserables Test covering the books: Fantine, Cosette and Marius, emphasizes characters and plot. You will not be able to use your notes or study guide on the test. The test features questions selected from the study guides, consequently, those study guides are helpful as you prepare for the test.
PARTS 1 and 2 of the Les Miserables test requires you to know who the following characters are and what their significance is to the novel. 35 POINTS
PART 3 of the Les Miserables test requires you to know important plot developments. This section of the test is a true/false challenge. 15 POINTS
PART4 of the Les Miserables test requires you to recognize three instrumental passages from the novel identifying the event as well as the significance that each event represents to the plot. 9 POINTS
PARTS 5 of the Les Miserables test requires you to recognize important locations from the story. You will be required to recall significant events that occur at these locations. This section of the test is written response. 21 POINTS
PARTS 6 of the Les Miserables test requires you to know items that are unique and specific to the story. This section of the test is written response. 20 POINTS