Common Core Alignment:.

RL.5.2:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

RL.5.4:

Reading Literature

Craft and Structure

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.