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8.5 Students read, understand, and respond to informational text – with emphasis on comprehension, making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
- Key Ideas and Details
- CC.8.5.6-8.A Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
- CC.8.5.6-8.B Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
- CC.8.5.6-8.C Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
- Craft and Structure
- CC.8.5.6-8.D Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
- CC.8.5.6-8.E Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
- CC.8.5.6-8.F Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author’s point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
- Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- CC.8.5.6-8.G Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
- CC.8.5.6-8.H Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.
- CC.8.5.6-8.I Analyze the relationship between a primary and secondary source on the same topic.
- Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
- CC.8.5.6-8.J By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.