Illinois Common Core Standards
IL.CC.6-8.R.ST. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
CC.6-8.R.ST.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.
IL.CC.6-8.W.HST. Writing Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Production and Distribution of Writing
CC.6-8.W.HST.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.