Common Core Alignment:.

RI.5.1:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

W.5.2:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

RI.6.1:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

W.6.2:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

L.6.4:

Language

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.