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 With guidance and support, ask and answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions about a text; refer to key details to make inferences and draw conclusions in texts heard or read.
RI.MC.6 Summarize key details and ideas to support analysis of central ideas.
RI.MC.6.1 With guidance and support, retell the central idea and identify key details to summarize a text heard, read, or viewed.
RI.MC.7 Research events, topics, ideas, or concepts through multiple media, formats, and in visual, auditory, and kinesthetic modalities.
RI.MC.7.1 With guidance and support, compare topics or ideas within a thematic or author study heard, read, or viewed.
RI.LCS Language, Craft, and Structure
RI.LCS.8 Interpret and analyze the author’s use of words, phrases, text features, conventions, and structures, and how their relationships shape meaning and tone in print and multimedia texts.
RI.LCS.8.1 With guidance and support, identify words, phrases, illustrations, and photographs used to provide information.
RI.LCS.8.2 With guidance and support, 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 With guidance and support, ask and answer questions about known and unknown words.
RI.LCS.9.2 With guidance and support, identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately.
RI.LCS.9.5 With guidance and support, use words and phrases acquired through talk and text; explore nuances of words and phrases.
RI.LCS.10 Analyze and provide evidence of how the author’s choice of purpose and perspective shapes content, meaning, and style.
RI.LCS.10.1 Identify the author and illustrator and define the role of each.
RI.LCS.11 Analyze and critique how the author uses structures in print and multimedia texts to craft informational and argument writing.
RI.LCS.11.1 With guidance and support, explore informational text structures within texts heard or read.
RI.LCS.11.2 With guidance and support, 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.