New Mexico Standards
NM.I: Reading and Listening for Comprehension. Students will apply strategies and skills to comprehend information that is read, heard, and viewed.
I-B: Gather and use information for research and other purposes
I-B:1. Use information for specific tasks by:
I-B:1.b. analyzing and evaluating themes and central ideas in relation to personal and societal issues; and
I-D: Demonstrate competence in the skills and strategies of the reading process
I-D:2. Analyze and evaluate themes and central ideas in literary and other texts in relation to personal and societal issues.
NM.III: Literature and Media. Students will use literature and media to develop an understanding of people, societies, and the self.
III-B: Identify ideas and make connections among literary works
III-B:1. Identify conflict, rising action, and resolution of conflict in a literary work.