This power point can be used as an opener/bell ringer, a station for literacy centers, a differentiation tool, or a lesson. You choose how you wish to use it based on your students' needs. Using Munch's The Scream as a platform, students are asked to infer, analyze, write, and areas such as figurative language (including allusion) are reinforced.
Because they are so many activities ( including research extensions), it would be difficult to list all the Common Core standards covered. This is engaging and a high interest lesson for students. Enjoy!