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 Cite the evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI.LCS.9 Apply a range of strategies to determine and deepen the meaning of known, unknown, and multiple meaning words, phrase and jargon; acquire and use general academic and domain-specific vocabulary.
RI.LCS.11.2 Analyze 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.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.