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Topic: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 

Common Core English Language Arts

 Strand  Reading for Literature
  Kindergarten
   RL.K.7.With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
   RL.K.9.With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
  Grade 1
   RL.1.7.Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
   RL.1.9.Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
  Grade 2
   RL.2.7.Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
   RL.2.9.Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
 Strand  Reading for Informational Text
  Kindergarten
   RI.K.7.With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or idea in the text an illustration depicts).
   RI.K.9.With prompting and support, identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
  Grade 1
   RI.1.7.Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
   RI.1.9.Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
  Grade 2
   RI.2.7.Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
   RI.2.8.Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.
   RI.2.9.Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.
 Strand  Reading for Literature
  Grade 3
   RL.3.7.Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
   RL.3.9.Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).
  Grade 4
   RL.4.7.Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
   RL.4.9.Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
  Grade 5
   RL.5.7.Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).
   RL.5.9.Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.
 Strand  Reading for Informational Text
  Grade 3
   RI.3.7.Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
   RI.3.8.Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
   RI.3.9.Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
  Grade 4
   RI.4.7.Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
   RI.4.8.Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
   RI.4.9.Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
  Grade 5
   RI.5.7.Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
   RI.5.8.Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
   RI.5.9.Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
 Strand  Reading for Literature
  Grade 6
   RL.6.7.Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live version of the text, including contrasting what they "see" and "hear" when reading the text to what they perceive when they listen or watch.
   RL.6.9.Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
  Grade 7
   RL.7.7.Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version, analyzing the effects of techniques unique to each medium (e.g., lighting, sound, color, or camera focus and angles in a film).
   RL.7.9.Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.
  Grade 8
   RL.8.7.Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.
   RL.8.9.Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.
 Strand  Reading for Informational Text
  Grade 6
   RI.6.7.Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
   RI.6.8.Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
   RI.6.9.Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).
  Grade 7
   RI.7.7.Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).
   RI.7.8.Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
   RI.7.9.Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.
  Grade 8
   RI.8.7.Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.
   RI.8.8.Delineate 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.8.9.Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.
 Strand  Reading for Literature
  Grades 9-10
   RL.9-10.7.Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden’s "Musee des Beaux Arts" and Breughel’s Landscape with the Fall of Icarus).
   RL.9-10.9.Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare).
  Grades 11-12
   RL.11-12.7.Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (Include at least one play by Shakespeare and one play by an American dramatist.)
   RL.11-12.9.Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.
 Strand  Reading for Informational Text
  Grades 9-10
   RI.9-10.7.Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in both print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account.
   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.9-10.9.Analyze seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (e.g., Washington’s Farewell Address, the Gettysburg Address, Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms speech, King’s "Letter from Birmingham Jail"), including how they address related themes and concepts.
  Grades 11-12
   RI.11-12.7.Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.
   RI.11-12.8.Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning (e.g., in U.S. Supreme Court majority opinions and dissents) and the premises, purposes and arguments in works of public advocacy (e.g., The Federalist, presidential addresses).
   RI.11-12.9.Analyze seventeenth-, eighteenth-, and nineteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance (including The Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address) for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.
 Strand  Reading
  College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards
   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.