New York Common Core Standards
NY.CC.7.RI. Reading Standards for Informational Text
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
7.RI.9. Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.
7.RI.9.a. Use their experience and their knowledge of language and logic, as well as culture, to think analytically, address problems creatively, and advocate persuasively.
Key Ideas and Details
7.RI.3. Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).
NY.CC.7.RL. Reading Standards for Literature
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
7.RL.10. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.