West Virginia Standards
WV.RLA.S.3.1. Reading: Students will apply reading skills and strategies to inform, to perform a task and to read for literacy experience by identifying and using grade appropriate essential reading components (phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, written application) and selecting a wide variety of literature and diverse media to develop independence as readers.
RLA.O.3.1.04. Students will describe a purpose for reading:
RLA.O.3.1.04.c. To understand a specific viewpoint
RLA.O.3.1.09. Students will infer the author’s purpose:
RLA.O.3.1.09.b. To entertain
RLA.O.3.1.09.c. To inform in literary and informational text