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.1.2:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

L.1.4a:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.