WA.1. Communication: The student uses listening and observation skills and strategies to gain understanding.
1.1. Uses listening and observation skills and strategies to focus attention and interpret information.
1.1.2. Applies a variety of listening and observation skills/strategies to interpret information.
1.1.2.a. Monitors and adjusts strategies to interpret information (e.g., attends and listens carefully; asks clarifying questions; paraphrases information; elaborates; processes information and ideas by drawing pictures, using graphic organizers, and taking notes).
WA.2. Reading: The student understands the meaning of what is read.
2.1. Demonstrate evidence of reading comprehension.
2.1.5. Apply comprehension monitoring strategies before, during, and after reading: predict and infer.
2.1.5.b. Cite passages from text to confirm or defend predictions and inferences.
2.1.5.c. Select, from multiple choices, a prediction or inference that could be made from the text (e.g., what the character will do next, what will happen to a character because of an event, what will happen because of an action).
2.4. Think critically and analyze author's use of language, style, purpose, and perspective in literary and informational text.
2.4.1. Apply the skills of drawing conclusions, providing a response, and expressing insights about informational/expository text and literary/narrative text.
2.4.1.a. Draw a conclusion from grade-level text (e.g., what is the most important idea the author is trying to make in the story/poem/selection, how the selection might be useful to someone who wanted to do something related) and provide details to support the answer.
2.4.1.b. Select, from multiple choices, a statement that best represents the most important conclusion that may be drawn from the selection.