Oklahoma Academic Standards
OK.3.3. Critical Reading and Writing - Students will apply critical thinking skills to reading and writing.
3.3.R. Reading - Students will comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and respond to a variety of complex texts of all literary and informational genres from a variety of historical, cultural, ethnic, and global perspectives.
3.3.R.1. Students determine the author’s stated and implied purpose (i.e., entertain, inform, persuade).