PA.1. Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
1.2. Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text.
1.2.8.D. Draw inferences and conclusions based on a variety of information sources, citing evidence from multiple texts to support answers.
1.2.8.E. Read, understand, and respond to essential content of text and documents in all academic areas.
1.5. Quality of Writing: Students write clear and focused text to convey a well-defined perspective and appropriate content.
1.5.8.B. Develop content appropriate for the topic.
1.5.8.B.1. Gather, organize, and determine validity and reliability of information.
1.8. Research: Students gather information from a variety of sources, analyzing and evaluating the quality of information they obtain to answer research questions.
1.8.8.C. Produce an organized product that presents and reflects on findings, draws sound conclusions, and gives proper credit to sources.