Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 5

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 5

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 5

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

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

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

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

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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