Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.RI. READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT
3.RI.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.1. Read closely to determine what a text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
3.RI.KID.1. Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.
R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
3.RI.KID.2. Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
3.RI.IKI. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
R.IKI.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.
3.RI.IKI.8. Explain how reasons support specific points an author makes in a text.