Common Core Alignment:.


Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.


Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.


Reading Literature

Craft and Structure

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.



Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.