Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.RI. READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT
5.RI.KID. Key Ideas and Details
R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
5.RI.KID.2. Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
5.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.
5.RI.IKI.8. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which points.