North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NC.RI. READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT
RI.1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
RI.7.1. Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI.2. Determine central ideas (RI) or themes (RL) of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
RI.7.2. Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
RI.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
RI.7.3. Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text.