Common Core Objectives
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).
Evaluate an author's premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information.
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