Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
PA.CC.1.2.5. Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text—with an emphasis on comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and making connections among ideas and between texts with a focus on textual evidence.
Key Ideas and Details: Main Idea
CC.1.2.5.A. Determine two or more main ideas in a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: Evaluating Arguments
CC.1.2.5.H. Determine how an author supports particular points in a text through reasons and evidence.
PA.CC.1.4.5. Writing: Students write for different purposes and audiences. Students write clear and focused text to convey a well-defined perspective and appropriate content.
Response to Literature
CC.1.4.5.S. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research, applying grade-level reading standards for literature and informational texts.