PA.1. Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
1.1. Reading Independently: Students apply a wide range of strategies.
1.1.3.D. Demonstrate comprehension / understanding before reading, during reading, and after reading on grade level texts through strategies such as retelling, summarizing, note taking, connecting to prior knowledge, supporting assertions about text with evidence from text, and nonlinguistic representations.
1.2. Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text.
1.2.3.C. Distinguish between essential and nonessential information within and across a variety of texts, identifying exaggeration (bias) where present.
1.2.3.D. Make inferences from text when studying a topic (e.g., science, social studies) and draw conclusions, citing evidence from the text to support answers.