RL.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
RL.8.7 Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
RL.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
RL.9 Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works, including describing how the material is rendered new.
RL.10 Read and understand complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently, connecting prior knowledge and experiences to text.
RL.8.10 By the end of grade 8, read and understand literature at the high end of the 6-8 text complexity band proficiently and independently for sustained periods of time. Connect prior knowledge and experiences to text.