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Common Core English Language Arts

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  College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards
   RL/RI.1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
   RL/RI.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
   RL/RI.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
   RL/RI.4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
   RL/RI.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
   RL/RI.6. Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
   RL/RI.7. Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
   RL/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.
   RL/RI.9. Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
   RL/RI.10. Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.