Common Core Alignment:.

RL.5.3:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).

L.5.4:

Language

Vocabulary acquisition and Use

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

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.