North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.RL. READING: LITERATURE
RL.2. Determine central ideas (RI) or themes (RL) of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
RL.2.2. Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
NC.RI. READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT
RI.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
RI.2.3. Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.