PA.1. Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
1.1. Reading Independently: Students apply a wide range of strategies.
1.1.8.D. Demonstrate comprehension / understanding before reading, during reading, and after reading on grade level texts through strategies such as comparing and contrasting texts, describing context, analyzing positions and arguments, and citing evidence in text.
1.2. Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text.
1.2.8.C. Distinguish between essential and nonessential information across a texts to a variety of media; identify bias and propaganda where present.