Common Core Alignment:.

RL.2.1:

Reading Literature

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.

RL.2.2:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

RL.3.1:

Reading Literature

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.

RL.3.2:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

RL.4.2:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

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.2.2:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the 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.

RI.3.2:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

RI.4.2:

Reading Informational

Key Ideas and Details

Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

W.2.1:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.