Pennsylvania Common Core Standards
PA.CC.RI.5. Reading Standards for Informational Text
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RI.5.8. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
Key Ideas and Details
RI.5.2. Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.