Common Core Alignment:.

L.1.5b:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).

L.3.1a:

Language

Conventions of Standard English

Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.