WA.1. Communication: The student uses listening and observation skills and strategies to gain understanding.
1.2. Understands, analyzes, synthesizes, or evaluates information from a variety of sources.
1.2.1. Applies strategies to comprehend auditory and visual information.
1.2.1.a. Makes inferences (e.g., Math: ''I think more people preferred pizza because the sample group had mostly teenagers in it.'').
WA.2. Reading: The student understands the meaning of what is read.
2.1. Demonstrate evidence of reading comprehension.
2.1.5. Apply comprehension monitoring strategies before, during, and after reading: predict and infer from grade-level informational/expository text and/or literary/narrative text.
2.1.5.a. Predict text content using prior knowledge and text features.
2.1.5.b. Use text and prior knowledge to make, confirm, or revise inferences and predictions.
2.1.5.c. Select, from multiple choices, a prediction, or inference from literary/narrative text (e.g., how a poet or author feels, how a character feels, what a character will do, what is likely to happen next or at the end of the story or poem).
2.1.5.d. Select, from multiple choices, a prediction or inference from informational/expository text (e.g., what is likely to happen, or what will happen next).
2.2. Understand and apply knowledge of text components to comprehend text.
2.2.2. Apply features of printed and electronic text to locate and comprehend text.
2.2.2.b. Explain how certain text features help you understand the selection. Interpret information from graphic features.
2.4. Think critically and analyze author's use of language, style, purpose, and perspective in literary and informational text.
2.4.1. Apply the skills of drawing conclusions, providing a response, and expressing insights to informational/expository text and literary/narrative text.
2.4.1.b. Draw conclusions from text, citing text-based information to support the conclusion (e.g., how the story or information might be useful; to whom a story or information might be useful).