Reading: Key Ideas and Details
- Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly
- Make logical inferences from text.
- Cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
- Determine central ideas or themes of a text.
- Analyze central ideas or themes development.
- Summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
- Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Writing: Text Type and Purposes
- Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topic or texts using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Writing: Production and Distribution of Writing
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
- Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.