WA.2. Reading: The student understands the meaning of what is read.
2.4. Think critically and analyze author's use of language, style, purpose, and perspective in literary and informational text.
2.4.2. Analyze how an author's style of writing, including language choice, achieves the author's purpose and influences an audience.
2.4.2.a. Identify and explain the author's purpose.
2.4.7. Analyze the reasoning and ideas underlying an author's perspective, beliefs, and assumptions.
2.4.7.b. Select, from multiple choices, a sentence that describes the author's or character's reasoning or problem with the reasoning.