WA.2. Reading: The student understands the meaning of what is read.
2.3. Expand comprehension by analyzing, interpreting, and synthesizing information and ideas in literary and informational text.
2.3.1. Analyze informational/expository text and literary/narrative text for similarities and differences and cause and effect relationships.
2.3.1.d. Select, from multiple choices, a sentence that explains or describes cause and effect relationships (e.g., what caused something to happen, what was the result of an action).
2.4. Think critically and analyze author's use of language, style, purpose, and perspective in literary and informational text.
2.4.3. Understand how to verify content validity.
2.4.3.a. Identify and explain when an author uses opinion to make a point.