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.

RI.2.10:

Reading Informational

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.