West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards
Key Ideas and Details
ELA.4.1. Refer to details and examples in a literary text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
ELA.4.2. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the literary text; summarize the text.
ELA.4.4. Refer to details and examples in an informational text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
ELA.4.5. Determine the main idea of an informational text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
ELA.4.6. Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the informational text.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
ELA.4.16. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in an informational text.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
ELA.4.28. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
ELA.4.28.2. Apply grade 4 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., “explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.”).