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Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
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Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text’s explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.
Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.