RI.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
RI.8.7 Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums to present a particular topic or idea.
RI.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.
RI.8.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.
RI.10 Read and understand complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently, connecting prior knowledge and experiences to text.
RI.8.10 By the end of grade 8, read and understand informational texts 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.