RI.MC.5 Determine meaning and develop logical interpretations by making predictions, inferring, drawing conclusions, analyzing, synthesizing, providing evidence, and investigating multiple interpretations.
RI.MC.5.1 Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions to demonstrate understanding of a text; use key details to make inferences and draw conclusions in texts heard or read.
RI.LCS.8.2 Use front cover, title page, illustrations/ photographs, fonts, glossary, and table of contents to locate and describe key facts or information; describe the relationship between these features and the text.
RI.LCS.9 Apply a range of strategies to determine and deepen the meaning of known, unknown, and multiple-meaning words, phrases, and jargon; acquire and use general academic and domain-specific vocabulary.
RI.LCS.9.1 Ask and answer questions about known and unknown words in a text.
RI.LCS.11.2 Identify the reasons an author gives to support a position.
RI.RC Range and Complexity
RI.RC.12 Read independently and comprehend a variety of texts for the purposes of reading for enjoyment, acquiring new learning, and building stamina; reflect and respond to increasingly complex text over time.
RI.RC.12.1 Engage in whole and small group reading with purpose and understanding.
RI.RC.12.2 Read independently for sustained periods of time.
RI.RC.12.3 Read and respond according to task and purpose to become self-directed, critical readers and thinkers.