Common Core Alignment:.

RL.1.1:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

RL.1.3:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

W.1.1:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.