Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 4

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 4

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 4

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Passage Pages
Who the Fire Investigator Called 9-11
The Vertical Race 13-15
The Jewelry Store Robbery 17-19
The Sinking City 21-23
Grandpa and the Tiger 25-27
The Real Treasure 29-31
Thump, Thump, Thump 33-35
Making Strong from Weak 37-39
Not Wanting It to End 41-43
What Bananas Have to Do with Bats 45-47
What Goes Up the Chimney Down? 49-51
Letter from a Miner 53-55
Saved in the Air 57-59
The Seven Sisters - a Kiowa Story 61-63
The Trojan Horse 65-67
Where Things Survive 69-71
The Egg Challenge 73-75
How Sally Spotted the Swindle 77-79
The Fastest Run 81-83
A Folk Tale from Zaire 85-87
Flag Fact Fun Day 89-91
How Citizens Should Be Judged 93-95
Aesop's Fable of the Miser 97-99
Ian and the King Who Cheated 101-103
Small Deer and the Crocodiles 105-107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Passage Pages
Who the Fire Investigator Called 9-11
The Vertical Race 13-15
The Jewelry Store Robbery 17-19
The Sinking City 21-23
Grandpa and the Tiger 25-27
The Real Treasure 29-31
Thump, Thump, Thump 33-35
Making Strong from Weak 37-39
Not Wanting It to End 41-43
What Bananas Have to Do with Bats 45-47
What Goes Up the Chimney Down? 49-51
Letter from a Miner 53-55
Saved in the Air 57-59
The Seven Sisters - a Kiowa Story 61-63
The Trojan Horse 65-67
Where Things Survive 69-71
The Egg Challenge 73-75
How Sally Spotted the Swindle 77-79
The Fastest Run 81-83
A Folk Tale from Zaire 85-87
Flag Fact Fun Day 89-91
How Citizens Should Be Judged 93-95
Aesop's Fable of the Miser 97-99
Ian and the King Who Cheated 101-103
Small Deer and the Crocodiles 105-107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.4.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

Passage Pages
Who the Fire Investigator Called 9-11
The Vertical Race 13-15
The Jewelry Store Robbery 17-19
The Sinking City 21-23
Grandpa and the Tiger 25-27
The Real Treasure 29-31
Thump, Thump, Thump 33-35
Making Strong from Weak 37-39
Not Wanting It to End 41-43
What Bananas Have to Do with Bats 45-47
What Goes Up the Chimney Down? 49-51
Letter from a Miner 53-55
Saved in the Air 57-59
The Seven Sisters - a Kiowa Story 61-63
The Trojan Horse 65-67
Where Things Survive 69-71
The Egg Challenge 73-75
How Sally Spotted the Swindle 77-79
The Fastest Run 81-83
A Folk Tale from Zaire 85-87
Flag Fact Fun Day 89-91
How Citizens Should Be Judged 93-95
Aesop's Fable of the Miser 97-99
Ian and the King Who Cheated 101-103
Small Deer and the Crocodiles 105-107

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.4.9: Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

Passage Pages
The Seven Sisters - a Kiowa Story 61-63
The Trojan Horse 65-67
A Folk Tale from Zaire 85-87
Aesop's Fable of the Miser 97-99
Ian and the King Who Cheated 101-103
Small Deer and the Crocodiles 105-107

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.4.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
Who the Fire Investigator Called 9-11
The Vertical Race 13-15
The Jewelry Store Robbery 17-19
The Sinking City 21-23
Grandpa and the Tiger 25-27
The Real Treasure 29-31
Thump, Thump, Thump 33-35
Making Strong from Weak 37-39
Not Wanting It to End 41-43
What Bananas Have to Do with Bats 45-47
What Goes Up the Chimney Down? 49-51
Letter from a Miner 53-55
Saved in the Air 57-59
The Seven Sisters - a Kiowa Story 61-63
The Trojan Horse 65-67
Where Things Survive 69-71
The Egg Challenge 73-75
How Sally Spotted the Swindle 77-79
The Fastest Run 81-83
A Folk Tale from Zaire 85-87
Flag Fact Fun Day 89-91
How Citizens Should Be Judged 93-95
Aesop's Fable of the Miser 97-99
Ian and the King Who Cheated 101-103
Small Deer and the Crocodiles 105-107

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 4

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.4.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Passage Pages
Jet's Job 8-11
A Baseball Great 12-15
What the Cheese Told 16-19
A Famous Mistake 20-23
A Code for a Cheetah 24-27
Last One Picked 28-31
Sounds of a Wookie 32-35
The Walking City 36-39
What the Scream Did 40-43
The Bats that Walk 44-47
A Famous Riddle 48-51
Waist-High Overalls 52-55
A Mist Like Needles 56-59
Wyoming Facts 60-63
The Truth About the Ink 64-67
Only Dead Men 68-71
Eggs, Eggs, Eggs 72-75
How We Know It Is Right 76-79
Walking to Stay Alive 80-83
A Special Kind of Ladder 84-87
A Kind of Signaling 88-91
Trapped! 92-95
The Start of Piggy Banks 96-99
Why the Forger Turned Himself In 100-103
The Lipless Animal 104-107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.4.2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Passage Pages
Jet's Job 8-11
A Baseball Great 12-15
What the Cheese Told 16-19
A Famous Mistake 20-23
A Code for a Cheetah 24-27
Last One Picked 28-31
Sounds of a Wookie 32-35
The Walking City 36-39
What the Scream Did 40-43
The Bats that Walk 44-47
A Famous Riddle 48-51
Waist-High Overalls 52-55
A Mist Like Needles 56-59
Wyoming Facts 60-63
The Truth About the Ink 64-67
Only Dead Men 68-71
Eggs, Eggs, Eggs 72-75
How We Know It Is Right 76-79
Walking to Stay Alive 80-83
A Special Kind of Ladder 84-87
A Kind of Signaling 88-91
Trapped! 92-95
The Start of Piggy Banks 96-99
Why the Forger Turned Himself In 100-103
The Lipless Animal 104-107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.4.3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Passage Pages
A Baseball Great 12-15
What the Cheese Told 16-19
A Famous Mistake 20-23
The Walking City 36-39
The Bats that Walk 44-47
Waist-High Overalls 52-55
The Truth About the Ink 64-67
How We Know It Is Right 76-79
A Special Kind of Ladder 84-87
A Kind of Signaling 88-91
Trapped! 92-95
The Start of Piggy Banks 96-99
Why the Forger Turned Himself In 100-103
The Lipless Animal 104-107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.4.5: Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

Passage Pages
Jet's Job 8-11
What the Cheese Told 16-19
A Famous Mistake 20-23
A Code for a Cheetah 24-27
The Walking City 36-39
Waist-High Overalls 52-55
A Mist Like Needles 56-59
The Truth About the Ink 64-67
How We Know It Is Right 76-79
Walking to Stay Alive 80-83
A Special Kind of Ladder 84-87
A Kind of Signaling 88-91
Trapped! 92-95
The Start of Piggy Banks 96-99
The Lipless Animal 104-107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.4.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

Passage Pages
Jet's Job 8-11
A Baseball Great 12-15
What the Cheese Told 16-19
A Famous Mistake 20-23
A Code for a Cheetah 24-27
Last One Picked 28-31
Sounds of a Wookie 32-35
The Walking City 36-39
What the Scream Did 40-43
The Bats that Walk 44-47
A Famous Riddle 48-51
Waist-High Overalls 52-55
A Mist Like Needles 56-59
Wyoming Facts 60-63
The Truth About the Ink 64-67
Only Dead Men 68-71
Eggs, Eggs, Eggs 72-75
How We Know It Is Right 76-79
Walking to Stay Alive 80-83
A Special Kind of Ladder 84-87
A Kind of Signaling 88-91
Trapped! 92-95
The Start of Piggy Banks 96-99
Why the Forger Turned Himself In 100-103
The Lipless Animal 104-107

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.4.8: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Passage Pages
Jet's Job 8-11
A Baseball Great 12-15
What the Cheese Told 16-19
A Famous Mistake 20-23
A Code for a Cheetah 24-27
Last One Picked 28-31
Sounds of a Wookie 32-35
The Walking City 36-39
What the Scream Did 40-43
The Bats that Walk 44-47
A Famous Riddle 48-51
Waist-High Overalls 52-55
A Mist Like Needles 56-59
Wyoming Facts 60-63
The Truth About the Ink 64-67
Only Dead Men 68-71
Eggs, Eggs, Eggs 72-75
How We Know It Is Right 76-79
Walking to Stay Alive 80-83
A Special Kind of Ladder 84-87
A Kind of Signaling 88-91
Trapped! 92-95
The Start of Piggy Banks 96-99
Why the Forger Turned Himself In 100-103
The Lipless Animal 104-107

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.4.10: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
Jet's Job 8-11
A Baseball Great 12-15
What the Cheese Told 16-19
A Famous Mistake 20-23
A Code for a Cheetah 24-27
Last One Picked 28-31
Sounds of a Wookie 32-35
The Walking City 36-39
What the Scream Did 40-43
The Bats that Walk 44-47
A Famous Riddle 48-51
Waist-High Overalls 52-55
A Mist Like Needles 56-59
Wyoming Facts 60-63
The Truth About the Ink 64-67
Only Dead Men 68-71
Eggs, Eggs, Eggs 72-75
How We Know It Is Right 76-79
Walking to Stay Alive 80-83
A Special Kind of Ladder 84-87
A Kind of Signaling 88-91
Trapped! 92-95
The Start of Piggy Banks 96-99
Why the Forger Turned Himself In 100-103
The Lipless Animal 104-107

Common Core State Standards and Expectations© Copyright 2010. National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

© 2021 Teacher Created Resources. All Rights Reserved.