RI.2 Determine central ideas (RI) or themes (RL) of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
RI.9-10.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
RI.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
RI.9-10.3 Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them.
RI.7 Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
RI.9-10.7 Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums, determining which details are emphasized in each account.
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.9-10.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning.
RI.10 Read and understand complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently, connecting prior knowledge and experiences to text.
RI.9-10.10a By the end of grade 9, read and understand informational texts within the 9-10 text complexity band proficiently and independently for sustained periods of time. Connect prior knowledge and experiences to text.
RI.9-10.10b By the end of grade 10, read and understand informational texts at the high end of the 9-10 text complexity band proficiently and independently for sustained periods of time. Connect prior knowledge and experiences to text.