Oklahoma Academic Standards
OK.8.3. Critical Reading and Writing - Students will apply critical thinking skills to reading and writing.
8.3.R. Reading - Students will comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and respond to a variety of complex texts of all literary and informational genres from a variety of historical, cultural, ethnic, and global perspectives.
8.3.R.6. Students will analyze the structures of texts (e.g., compare/contrast, problem/solution, cause/effect, claims/evidence) and content by making complex inferences about texts to draw logical conclusions from textual evidence.
8.3.R.7. Students will make connections (e.g., thematic links, literary analysis) between and across multiple texts and provide textual evidence to support their inferences.
OK.8.6. Research - Students will engage in inquiry to acquire, refine, and share knowledge.
8.6.R. Reading - Students will comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize resources to acquire and refine knowledge.
8.6.R.3. Students will determine the relevance, reliability, and validity of the information gathered.