Virginia Standards of Learning
6.5. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts, literary nonfiction, and poetry.
6.5.a. Identify the elements of narrative structure, including setting, character, plot, conflict, and theme.
6.5.c. Explain how an author uses character development to drive conflict and resolution.
6.6. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
6.6.c. Summarize supporting details.
6.6.j. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
6.9. The student will find, evaluate, and select appropriate resources to create a research product.
6.9.c. Evaluate and analyze the validity and credibility of sources.