Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 5

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 5

  • 5th Grade
  • 112 pages
  • Product ID: TCR2915

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 5

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.5.2: 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.

Passage Pages
A Dinosaur to Eat 9 to 11
Captain's Log 13 to 15
The Footprints 17 to 19
The Day Marita Was Equal 21 to 23
The Counterfeit Masterpiece 25 to 27
A Tale from Kenya 29 to 31
The Right Attitude 33 to 35
The First X-Ray 37 to 39
Leaving on Friday 41 to 43
What the Cat Was Thinking 45 to 47
The Opal Surprise 49 to 51
The Woman Who Jumped In 53 to 55
The Mighty Thumb 57 to 59
Why a Plastic Bag? 61 to 63
A Pet for Alexandria 65 to 67
Kidnapping Emergency 69 to 71
Some Code 73 to 75
A Dreadful Fear 77 to 79
Letters from the Gold Fields 81 to 83
The Escape Artist 85 to 87
Ancient Race, Modern Twist 89 to 91
A Nessie Bone 93 to 95
Who Said What 97 to 99
The Fox and the Crow 101 to 103
What Hasn't Been Seen 105 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.5.1: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Passage Pages
A Dinosaur to Eat 9 to 11
Captain's Log 13 to 15
The Footprints 17 to 19
The Day Marita Was Equal 21 to 23
The Counterfeit Masterpiece 25 to 27
A Tale from Kenya 29 to 31
The Right Attitude 33 to 35
The First X-Ray 37 to 39
Leaving on Friday 41 to 43
What the Cat Was Thinking 45 to 47
The Opal Surprise 49 to 51
The Woman Who Jumped In 53 to 55
The Mighty Thumb 57 to 59
Why a Plastic Bag? 61 to 63
A Pet for Alexandria 65 to 67
Kidnapping Emergency 69 to 71
Some Code 73 to 75
A Dreadful Fear 77 to 79
Letters from the Gold Fields 81 to 83
The Escape Artist 85 to 87
Ancient Race, Modern Twist 89 to 91
A Nessie Bone 93 to 95
Who Said What 97 to 99
The Fox and the Crow 101 to 103

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.5.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Passage Pages
A Dinosaur to Eat 9 to 11
Captain's Log 13 to 15
The Footprints 17 to 19
The Day Marita Was Equal 21 to 23
The Counterfeit Masterpiece 25 to 27
A Tale from Kenya 29 to 31
The Right Attitude 33 to 35
The First X-Ray 37 to 39
Leaving on Friday 41 to 43
What the Cat Was Thinking 45 to 47
The Opal Surprise 49 to 51
The Woman Who Jumped In 53 to 55
The Mighty Thumb 57 to 59
Why a Plastic Bag? 61 to 63
A Pet for Alexandria 65 to 67
Kidnapping Emergency 69 to 71
Some Code 73 to 75
A Dreadful Fear 77 to 79
Letters from the Gold Fields 81 to 83
The Escape Artist 85 to 87
Ancient Race, Modern Twist 89 to 91
A Nessie Bone 93 to 95
Who Said What 97 to 99
The Fox and the Crow 101 to 103
What Hasn't Been Seen 105 to 107

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.5.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Passage Pages
A Dinosaur to Eat 9 to 11
Captain's Log 13 to 15
The Footprints 17 to 19
The Day Marita Was Equal 21 to 23
The Counterfeit Masterpiece 25 to 27
A Tale from Kenya 29 to 31
The Right Attitude 33 to 35
The First X-Ray 37 to 39
Leaving on Friday 41 to 43
What the Cat Was Thinking 45 to 47
The Opal Surprise 49 to 51
The Woman Who Jumped In 53 to 55
The Mighty Thumb 57 to 59
Why a Plastic Bag? 61 to 63
A Pet for Alexandria 65 to 67
Kidnapping Emergency 69 to 71
Some Code 73 to 75
A Dreadful Fear 77 to 79
Letters from the Gold Fields 81 to 83
The Escape Artist 85 to 87
Ancient Race, Modern Twist 89 to 91
A Nessie Bone 93 to 95
Who Said What 97 to 99
The Fox and the Crow 101 to 103
What Hasn't Been Seen 105 to 107

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 5

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.5.1: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Passage Pages
Rattlesnake for Dinner 8 to 11
Adrift at Sea 12 to 15
The See-Through Frog 16 to 19
Can't Vote, but Running! 20 to 23
Counterfeit Money 24 to 27
The Fastest Animal on Land 28 to 31
An Impossible Catch 32 to 35
Warm as Pizza! 36 to 39
What the Overalls Told 40 to 43
The Stowaway Cat 44 to 47
The Town Under the Ground 48 to 51
Slave on the Expedition 52 to 55
A Hole in Your Hand 56 to 59
Behind Enemy Lines 60 to 63
A Bull-Sized Rodent 64 to 67
A Book About a Mouse-Child 68 to 71
The Day a Language Died 72 to 75
A Shadow to Fear 76 to 79
Dead from Gold Fever 80 to 83
The Snake that Escaped 84 to 87
The Ironman Race 88 to 91
Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster 92 to 95
Something for Everyone 96 to 99
Why the Hounds Were Weary 100 to 103
The Slow-Mail Puzzle 104 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.5.3: Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

Passage Pages
Rattlesnake for Dinner 8 to 11
The See-Through Frog 16 to 19
Counterfeit Money 24 to 27
Warm as Pizza! 36 to 39
What the Overalls Told 40 to 43
The Town Under the Ground 48 to 51
Slave on the Expedition 52 to 55
A Hole in Your Hand 56 to 59
Behind Enemy Lines 60 to 63
A Bull-Sized Rodent 64 to 67
A Book About a Mouse-Child 68 to 71
The Day a Language Died 72 to 75
A Shadow to Fear 76 to 79
Dead from Gold Fever 80 to 83
The Snake that Escaped 84 to 87
Why the Hounds Were Weary 100 to 103
The Slow-Mail Puzzle 104 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.5.2: Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Passage Pages
Rattlesnake for Dinner 8 to 11
Adrift at Sea 12 to 15
The See-Through Frog 16 to 19
Can't Vote, but Running! 20 to 23
Counterfeit Money 24 to 27
The Fastest Animal on Land 28 to 31
An Impossible Catch 32 to 35
Warm as Pizza! 36 to 39
What the Overalls Told 40 to 43
The Stowaway Cat 44 to 47
The Town Under the Ground 48 to 51
Slave on the Expedition 52 to 55
A Hole in Your Hand 56 to 59
Behind Enemy Lines 60 to 63
A Bull-Sized Rodent 64 to 67
A Book About a Mouse-Child 68 to 71
The Day a Language Died 72 to 75
A Shadow to Fear 76 to 79
Dead from Gold Fever 80 to 83
The Snake that Escaped 84 to 87
The Ironman Race 88 to 91
Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster 92 to 95
Something for Everyone 96 to 99
Why the Hounds Were Weary 100 to 103
The Slow-Mail Puzzle 104 to 107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.5.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

Passage Pages
Rattlesnake for Dinner 8 to 11
Adrift at Sea 12 to 15
The See-Through Frog 16 to 19
Can't Vote, but Running! 20 to 23
Counterfeit Money 24 to 27
The Fastest Animal on Land 28 to 31
An Impossible Catch 32 to 35
Warm as Pizza! 36 to 39
What the Overalls Told 40 to 43
The Stowaway Cat 44 to 47
The Town Under the Ground 48 to 51
Slave on the Expedition 52 to 55
A Hole in Your Hand 56 to 59
Behind Enemy Lines 60 to 63
A Bull-Sized Rodent 64 to 67
A Book About a Mouse-Child 68 to 71
The Day a Language Died 72 to 75
A Shadow to Fear 76 to 79
Dead from Gold Fever 80 to 83
The Snake that Escaped 84 to 87
The Ironman Race 88 to 91
Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster 92 to 95
Something for Everyone 96 to 99
Why the Hounds Were Weary 100 to 103
The Slow-Mail Puzzle 104 to 107

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.5.8: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).

Passage Pages
The See-Through Frog 16 to 19
Can't Vote, but Running! 20 to 23
Counterfeit Money 24 to 27
Warm as Pizza! 36 to 39
What the Overalls Told 40 to 43
The Town Under the Ground 48 to 51
Slave on the Expedition 52 to 55
A Hole in Your Hand 56 to 59
The Day a Language Died 72 to 75
A Shadow to Fear 76 to 79
Dead from Gold Fever 80 to 83
Why the Hounds Were Weary 100 to 103
The Slow-Mail Puzzle 104 to 107

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.5.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Passage Pages
Rattlesnake for Dinner 8 to 11
Adrift at Sea 12 to 15
The See-Through Frog 16 to 19
Can't Vote, but Running! 20 to 23
Counterfeit Money 24 to 27
The Fastest Animal on Land 28 to 31
An Impossible Catch 32 to 35
Warm as Pizza! 36 to 39
What the Overalls Told 40 to 43
The Stowaway Cat 44 to 47
The Town Under the Ground 48 to 51
Slave on the Expedition 52 to 55
A Hole in Your Hand 56 to 59
Behind Enemy Lines 60 to 63
A Bull-Sized Rodent 64 to 67
A Book About a Mouse-Child 68 to 71
The Day a Language Died 72 to 75
A Shadow to Fear 76 to 79
Dead from Gold Fever 80 to 83
The Snake that Escaped 84 to 87
The Ironman Race 88 to 91
Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster 92 to 95
Something for Everyone 96 to 99
Why the Hounds Were Weary 100 to 103
The Slow-Mail Puzzle 104 to 107

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