West Virginia College and Career Readiness Standards
Key Ideas and Details
ELA.8.1. Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the literary text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
ELA.8.4. Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the informational text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
ELA.8.17. Analyze a case in which two or more informational texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.
Range of Reading and Text Complexity
ELA.8.18. By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of grades 6–8 text complexity range independently and proficiently.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
ELA.8.26. Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.