Selected Common Core State Standards

Ella Inglebret’s Honoring Tribal Legacies in Telling the Lewis and Clark Story” was designed with the following standards in mind:


Reading Literature

  • 4.6 Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated
  • 4.7 Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text
  • 4.9 Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics and patterns of events in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures

Reading–Informational Text

  • 4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining and drawing inferences
  • 4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases
  • 4.6 Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic
  • 4.7 Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears
  • 4.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text
  • 4.9 Integrate information from two texts on the same topic


  • 4.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information
  • 4.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly

Speaking and Listening

  • 4.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners
  • 4.3 Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points


  • 4.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies