Missouri Learning Standards
R.2. Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze and evaluate fiction, poetry and drama from a variety of cultures and times.
Read, infer, analyze, and draw conclusions to:
3.R.2.A.g. Explain cause and effect relationships
R.3. Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze and evaluate nonfiction (e.g., narrative, information/explanatory, opinion, persuasive, argumentative) from a variety of cultures and times.
R.3.C. Text Structures
Read, infer and draw conclusions to:
3.R.3.C.a. Describe relationships among events, ideas, concepts, and cause and effect in texts