Common Core Alignment:.

RI.2.1:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

RI.2.6:

Reading Informational

Craft and Structure

Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

L.2.4a:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

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