Common Core Alignment:.

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.3.3:

Reading Literature

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Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

RL.4.1:

Reading Literature

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Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RL.4.3:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).