Missouri Learning Standards
R.3. Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze and evaluate nonfiction (e.g., narrative, information/explanatory, opinion, persuasive, argumentative) from a variety of cultures and times.
R.3.B. Literary Techniques
Read, infer and draw conclusions to:
5.R.3.B.c. Verify facts through established methods
5.R.3.B.g. Use reasoning to determine the logic of an author’s conclusion and provide evidence to support reasoning