Common Core Alignment:.

RL.1.2:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

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.3.2:

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.

RL.5.2:

Reading Literature

Key Ideas and Details

Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.