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V. A. 1: Reading widely and deeply in multiple formats and write and create for a variety of purposes.
1.1.2 Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning. 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning 3.1.3 Use writing and speaking skills to communicate new understandings effectively. 4.1.3 Respond to literature and creative expressions of ideas in various formats and genres. 4.1.5 Connect ideas to own interests and previous knowledge and experience.
C.3.SL.1.d: Comprehension and Collaboration - Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
CC.5.R.L.2: Key Ideas and Details - Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
Cross-Curricular Graduation Proficiencies for Rhode Island
Communication 1: Identify relevant information, ask clarifying or probing questions, and respond to ideas or information expressed by the speaker.
Communication 2: Select and analyze relevant information
Communication 4: Present information and ideas coherently, with logical sequence