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 author's purpose and evaluate an author's style of writing to influence different audiences.
2.4.2.d. Select, from multiple choices, a sentence that explains why an author includes a specific technique.
2.4.7. Analyze and evaluate the reasoning and ideas underlying an author's beliefs and assumptions within multiple texts.
2.4.7.c. Make judgments about how effectively an author has supported his/her belief and/or assumptions, citing text-based evidence.
2.4.7.e. Select, from multiple choices, a sentence that describes the faulty reasoning of the author or character.