New Mexico Standards
NM.I: Reading and Listening for Comprehension. Students will apply strategies and skills to comprehend information that is read, heard, and viewed.
I-B: Gather and use information for research and other purposes
I-B:2. Research multiple sources to deepen understanding and integrate information and ideas across varied sources and content areas by:
I-B:2.a. conducting research (with assistance) from a variety of sources for assigned or self-selected projects (e.g., print and non-print texts, artifacts, people, libraries, databases, Internet, computer networks); and
I-D: Demonstrate competence in the skills and strategies of the reading process
I-D:2. Interact with the text by:
I-D:2.e. seeking additional information.
NM.II: Writing and Speaking for Expression. Students will communicate effectively through speaking and writing.
II-C: Demonstrate competence in the skills and strategies of the writing process
II-C:1. Produce a variety of written products that demonstrate competence in:
II-C:1.a. persuasive writing (e.g., states a clear position, elaborates on the position with reasons, examples, information and other evidence);
II-C:3. Create journals, notes, stories, reports, and letters using appropriate formats and multimedia technologies to communicate to an audience for a specific purpose.