Common Core Alignment:.

RI.5.10:

Reading Informational

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

L.5.4a:

Language

Vocabulary acquisition and Use

Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.