Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 2

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 2

  • 2nd Grade
  • 112 pages
  • Product ID: TCR2912

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 2

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.2.3: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Passage Pages
Why I Don't Like Chocolate Cake 9 to 11
Lina and the Sea Snakes 13 to 15
How Ty's Horse Got Water 17 to 19
Up in the Air 21 to 23
A Camping Journal 25 to 27
Joe and the Dolly 29 to 31
When the Lion Was in Trouble 33 to 35
The Cloud on the Ground 37 to 39
Invisible Ink 41 to 43
What Meg Had to Do 45 to 47
The Flower Amy Would Not Get 49 to 51
The Tortoise and the Hare 53 to 55
A Story that Can't Be True 57 to 59
Why the Money Was Not Real 61 to 63
Slow Down, Earl! 65 to 67
Seeing More in the Dark 69 to 71
Where to Find Rocks from Outer Space 73 to 75
The Mystery Plant 77 to 79
The Bridge That Was the Wrong Color 81 to 83
Part of the Family Act 85 to 87
A Visit to Egypt 89 to 91
Riddle Day 93 to 95
How Hungry Was Bea? 97 to 99
The Cat that Hissed and Scratched 101 to 103
The Money Trade 105 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.2.2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

Passage Pages
Why I Don't Like Chocolate Cake 9 to 11
Lina and the Sea Snakes 13 to 15
How Ty's Horse Got Water 17 to 19
Up in the Air 21 to 23
A Camping Journal 25 to 27
Joe and the Dolly 29 to 31
When the Lion Was in Trouble 33 to 35
The Cloud on the Ground 37 to 39
Invisible Ink 41 to 43
What Meg Had to Do 45 to 47
The Flower Amy Would Not Get 49 to 51
The Tortoise and the Hare 53 to 55
A Story that Can't Be True 57 to 59
Why the Money Was Not Real 61 to 63
Slow Down, Earl! 65 to 67
Seeing More in the Dark 69 to 71
Where to Find Rocks from Outer Space 73 to 75
The Mystery Plant 77 to 79
The Bridge That Was the Wrong Color 81 to 83
Part of the Family Act 85 to 87
A Visit to Egypt 89 to 91
Riddle Day 93 to 95
How Hungry Was Bea? 97 to 99
The Cat that Hissed and Scratched 101 to 103
The Money Trade 105 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Passage Pages
Why I Don't Like Chocolate Cake 9 to 11
Lina and the Sea Snakes 13 to 15
How Ty's Horse Got Water 17 to 19
Up in the Air 21 to 23
A Camping Journal 25 to 27
Joe and the Dolly 29 to 31
When the Lion Was in Trouble 33 to 35
The Cloud on the Ground 37 to 39
Invisible Ink 41 to 43
What Meg Had to Do 45 to 47
The Flower Amy Would Not Get 49 to 51
The Tortoise and the Hare 53 to 55
A Story that Can't Be True 57 to 59
Why the Money Was Not Real 61 to 63
Slow Down, Earl! 65 to 67
Seeing More in the Dark 69 to 71
Where to Find Rocks from Outer Space 73 to 75
The Mystery Plant 77 to 79
The Bridge That Was the Wrong Color 81 to 83
Part of the Family Act 85 to 87
A Visit to Egypt 89 to 91
Riddle Day 93 to 95
How Hungry Was Bea? 97 to 99
The Cat that Hissed and Scratched 101 to 103
The Money Trade 105 to 107

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.2.7: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

Passage Pages
Why I Don't Like Chocolate Cake 9 to 11
Lina and the Sea Snakes 13 to 15
How Ty's Horse Got Water 17 to 19
Up in the Air 21 to 23
A Camping Journal 25 to 27
Joe and the Dolly 29 to 31
When the Lion Was in Trouble 33 to 35
The Cloud on the Ground 37 to 39
Invisible Ink 41 to 43
What Meg Had to Do 45 to 47
The Flower Amy Would Not Get 49 to 51
The Tortoise and the Hare 53 to 55
A Story that Can't Be True 57 to 59
Why the Money Was Not Real 61 to 63
Slow Down, Earl! 65 to 67
Seeing More in the Dark 69 to 71
Where to Find Rocks from Outer Space 73 to 75
The Mystery Plant 77 to 79
The Bridge That Was the Wrong Color 81 to 83
Part of the Family Act 85 to 87
A Visit to Egypt 89 to 91
Riddle Day 93 to 95
How Hungry Was Bea? 97 to 99
The Cat that Hissed and Scratched 101 to 103
The Money Trade 105 to 107

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.2.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
Why I Don't Like Chocolate Cake 9 to 11
Lina and the Sea Snakes 13 to 15
How Ty's Horse Got Water 17 to 19
Up in the Air 21 to 23
A Camping Journal 25 to 27
Joe and the Dolly 29 to 31
When the Lion Was in Trouble 33 to 35
The Cloud on the Ground 37 to 39
Invisible Ink 41 to 43
What Meg Had to Do 45 to 47
The Flower Amy Would Not Get 49 to 51
The Tortoise and the Hare 53 to 55
A Story that Can't Be True 57 to 59
Why the Money Was Not Real 61 to 63
Slow Down, Earl! 65 to 67
Seeing More in the Dark 69 to 71
Where to Find Rocks from Outer Space 73 to 75
The Mystery Plant 77 to 79
The Bridge That Was the Wrong Color 81 to 83
Part of the Family Act 85 to 87
A Visit to Egypt 89 to 91
Riddle Day 93 to 95
How Hungry Was Bea? 97 to 99
The Cat that Hissed and Scratched 101 to 103
The Money Trade 105 to 107

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 2

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.2: Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Passage Pages
The Rescue Dogs 8 to 11
A Swimming Founding Father 12 to 15
A Useful Hat 16 to 19
A String of Holes 20 to 23
Why George Slept on the Floor 24 to 27
Not Potato Chips! 28 to 31
A True Story About a Smart Crow 32 to 35
Why a Gull is Utah's Bird 36 to 39
The World's First Ice-Cream Cone 40 to 43
Grizzlies at the White House 44 to 47
A Stinky Flower 48 to 51
Walking First 52 to 55
A Strange but True Story 56 to 59
Paper Money 60 to 63
When A.J. Knew 64 to 67
The Milky Way 68 to 71
The Lost Base 72 to 75
Desert Roots 76 to 79
How Animals Cross the Road 80 to 83
A True Story About Al Ringling 84 to 87
The Pyramids 88 to 91
A Special Kind of Joke 92 to 95
The Smallest Birds in the World 96 to 99
The Crocodile's Babysitter 100 to 103
Honest Abe 104 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Passage Pages
The Rescue Dogs 8 to 11
A Swimming Founding Father 12 to 15
A Useful Hat 16 to 19
A String of Holes 20 to 23
Why George Slept on the Floor 24 to 27
Not Potato Chips! 28 to 31
A True Story About a Smart Crow 32 to 35
Why a Gull is Utah's Bird 36 to 39
The World's First Ice-Cream Cone 40 to 43
Grizzlies at the White House 44 to 47
A Stinky Flower 48 to 51
Walking First 52 to 55
A Strange but True Story 56 to 59
Paper Money 60 to 63
When A.J. Knew 64 to 67
The Milky Way 68 to 71
The Lost Base 72 to 75
Desert Roots 76 to 79
How Animals Cross the Road 80 to 83
A True Story About Al Ringling 84 to 87
The Pyramids 88 to 91
A Special Kind of Joke 92 to 95
The Smallest Birds in the World 96 to 99
The Crocodile's Babysitter 100 to 103
Honest Abe 104 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.3: Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Passage Pages
A String of Holes 20 to 23
Why a Gull is Utah's Bird 36 to 39
The World's First Ice-Cream Cone 40 to 43
Grizzlies at the White House 44 to 47
A Stinky Flower 48 to 51
A Strange but True Story 56 to 59
Paper Money 60 to 63
The Milky Way 68 to 71
The Lost Base 72 to 75
Desert Roots 76 to 79
The Crocodile's Babysitter 100 to 103
Honest Abe 104 to 107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.6: Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

Passage Pages
The Rescue Dogs 8 to 11
A Swimming Founding Father 12 to 15
A Useful Hat 16 to 19
A String of Holes 20 to 23
Why George Slept on the Floor 24 to 27
Not Potato Chips! 28 to 31
A True Story About a Smart Crow 32 to 35
Why a Gull is Utah's Bird 36 to 39
The World's First Ice-Cream Cone 40 to 43
Grizzlies at the White House 44 to 47
A Stinky Flower 48 to 51
Walking First 52 to 55
A Strange but True Story 56 to 59
Paper Money 60 to 63
When A.J. Knew 64 to 67
The Milky Way 68 to 71
The Lost Base 72 to 75
Desert Roots 76 to 79
How Animals Cross the Road 80 to 83
A True Story About Al Ringling 84 to 87
The Pyramids 88 to 91
A Special Kind of Joke 92 to 95
The Smallest Birds in the World 96 to 99
The Crocodile's Babysitter 100 to 103
Honest Abe 104 to 107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

Passage Pages
The Rescue Dogs 8 to 11
A Swimming Founding Father 12 to 15
A Useful Hat 16 to 19
A String of Holes 20 to 23
Why George Slept on the Floor 24 to 27
Not Potato Chips! 28 to 31
A True Story About a Smart Crow 32 to 35
Why a Gull is Utah's Bird 36 to 39
The World's First Ice-Cream Cone 40 to 43
Grizzlies at the White House 44 to 47
A Stinky Flower 48 to 51
Walking First 52 to 55
A Strange but True Story 56 to 59
Paper Money 60 to 63
When A.J. Knew 64 to 67
The Milky Way 68 to 71
The Lost Base 72 to 75
Desert Roots 76 to 79
How Animals Cross the Road 80 to 83
A True Story About Al Ringling 84 to 87
The Pyramids 88 to 91
A Special Kind of Joke 92 to 95
The Smallest Birds in the World 96 to 99
The Crocodile's Babysitter 100 to 103
Honest Abe 104 to 107

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.2.8: Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Passage Pages
The Rescue Dogs 8 to 11
A Swimming Founding Father 12 to 15
A Useful Hat 16 to 19
A String of Holes 20 to 23
Why George Slept on the Floor 24 to 27
Why a Gull is Utah's Bird 36 to 39
The World's First Ice-Cream Cone 40 to 43
Grizzlies at the White House 44 to 47
A Stinky Flower 48 to 51
Walking First 52 to 55
A Strange but True Story 56 to 59
Paper Money 60 to 63
When A.J. Knew 64 to 67
The Milky Way 68 to 71
The Lost Base 72 to 75
Desert Roots 76 to 79
How Animals Cross the Road 80 to 83
A True Story About Al Ringling 84 to 87
The Pyramids 88 to 91
The Smallest Birds in the World 96 to 99
The Crocodile's Babysitter 100 to 103
Honest Abe 104 to 107

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.2.7: Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

Passage Pages
The Rescue Dogs 8 to 11
A Swimming Founding Father 12 to 15
A Useful Hat 16 to 19
A String of Holes 20 to 23
Why George Slept on the Floor 24 to 27
Not Potato Chips! 28 to 31
A True Story About a Smart Crow 32 to 35
Why a Gull is Utah's Bird 36 to 39
The World's First Ice-Cream Cone 40 to 43
Grizzlies at the White House 44 to 47
A Stinky Flower 48 to 51
Walking First 52 to 55
A Strange but True Story 56 to 59
Paper Money 60 to 63
When A.J. Knew 64 to 67
The Milky Way 68 to 71
The Lost Base 72 to 75
Desert Roots 76 to 79
How Animals Cross the Road 80 to 83
A True Story About Al Ringling 84 to 87
The Pyramids 88 to 91
A Special Kind of Joke 92 to 95
The Smallest Birds in the World 96 to 99
The Crocodile's Babysitter 100 to 103
Honest Abe 104 to 107

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.2.10: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
The Rescue Dogs 8 to 11
A Swimming Founding Father 12 to 15
A Useful Hat 16 to 19
A String of Holes 20 to 23
Why George Slept on the Floor 24 to 27
Not Potato Chips! 28 to 31
A True Story About a Smart Crow 32 to 35
Why a Gull is Utah's Bird 36 to 39
The World's First Ice-Cream Cone 40 to 43
Grizzlies at the White House 44 to 47
A Stinky Flower 48 to 51
Walking First 52 to 55
A Strange but True Story 56 to 59
Paper Money 60 to 63
When A.J. Knew 64 to 67
The Milky Way 68 to 71
The Lost Base 72 to 75
Desert Roots 76 to 79
How Animals Cross the Road 80 to 83
A True Story About Al Ringling 84 to 87
The Pyramids 88 to 91
A Special Kind of Joke 92 to 95
The Smallest Birds in the World 96 to 99
The Crocodile's Babysitter 100 to 103
Honest Abe 104 to 107

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