Virginia Standards of Learning
6.4. The student will read and determine the meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases within authentic texts.
6.4.f. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
6.5. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts, literary nonfiction, and poetry.
6.5.f. Draw conclusions and make inferences using the text for support.
6.5.k. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
6.6. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
6.6.e. Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.
6.9. The student will find, evaluate, and select appropriate resources to create a research product.
6.9.b. Collect and organize information from multiple sources.