North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.RI. READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT
RI.2. Determine central ideas (RI) or themes (RL) of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
RI.3.2. Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
RI.8. Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
RI.3.8. Describe how the author connects ideas between sentences and paragraphs to support specific points in a text.
NC.SL. SPEAKING AND LISTENING
SL.2. Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
SL.3.2. Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.