Common Core Alignment:.

RL.1.1:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

RL.1.2:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

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.