WY.1. Reading: Students use the reading process to demonstrate understanding of literary and informational texts.
LA8.1A Students use the reading process to apply a variety of comprehension strategies before, during and after reading.
LA8.1A.3 Students use strategies such as setting a purpose, predicting, cause/effect, comparing/contrasting, drawing conclusions, visualizing, and inferring to interpret and analyze text.
LA8.1B Students read and interpret a variety of literary texts.
LA8.1B.1 Students make inferences about events, setting, style, tone, mood, and meaning.
LA8.1C Students read and demonstrate understanding of informational texts.
LA8.1C.2 Students analyze data or make generalizations based on explicitly stated information.
WY.2. Writing: Students use the writing process and use appropriate strategies to write a variety of expressive and expository pieces.
LA8.2B Students use appropriate strategies to write a variety of expressive and expository pieces.
LA8.2B.4 Students use strategies to write research reports such as evaluating and synthesizing information for use in writing; incorporating visual aids; including facts, details, explanations, and examples; and using more than two sources.