Common Core Alignment:.

RI.2.1:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

RI.3.1:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

W.3.2:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

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

W.4.2:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

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