South Carolina Standards & Learning
SC.2.RI. Reading – Informational Text (RI)
2.RI.LCS. Language, Craft, and Structure (LCS)
2.RI.LCS.8. Interpret and analyze the author’s use of words, phrases, text features, conventions, and structures, and how their relationships shape meaning and tone in print and multimedia texts.
2.RI.LCS.8.1. Identify how the author uses words, phrases, illustrations, and photographs to inform, explain, or describe.