Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 8

Paired Passages: Linking Fact to Fiction Grade 8

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 8

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.8.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

Passage Pages
When Sandals Are Not Fine 9 to 11
What It Takes to Win 13 to 15
Sale for the Gullible 17 to 19
A Fictitious Blog 21 to 23
Out of the Dark Ages 25 to 27
French Fire Words 29 to 31
A Folktale from Thailand 33 to 35
With Great Power 37 to 39
What Madeline Found Good 41 to 43
Body Math 45 to 47
An End to the Story 49 to 51
Scorpion Charlatan 53 to 55
An Even Trade for Style 57 to 59
Overlooked Heroes 61 to 63
Jungle Friend 65 to 67
State Quarter Trivia Quiz 69 to 71
Jolon's Hero 73 to 75
All Things Vanilla 77 to 79
A Rules Conundrum 81 to 83
Why the Doctor Didn't Vote 85 to 87
How It Went 89 to 91
Letter from an Exchange Student 93 to 95
Marathon Training Journal 97 to 99
Scoop of the Century! 101 to 103
Hamaguchi's Sacrifice 105 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.8.1: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Pages
When Sandals Are Not Fine 9 to 11
What It Takes to Win 13 to 15
Sale for the Gullible 17 to 19
A Fictitious Blog 21 to 23
Out of the Dark Ages 25 to 27
French Fire Words 29 to 31
A Folktale from Thailand 33 to 35
With Great Power 37 to 39
What Madeline Found Good 41 to 43
Body Math 45 to 47
An End to the Story 49 to 51
Scorpion Charlatan 53 to 55
An Even Trade for Style 57 to 59
Overlooked Heroes 61 to 63
Jungle Friend 65 to 67
State Quarter Trivia Quiz 69 to 71
Jolon's Hero 73 to 75
All Things Vanilla 77 to 79
A Rules Conundrum 81 to 83
Why the Doctor Didn't Vote 85 to 87
How It Went 89 to 91
Letter from an Exchange Student 93 to 95
Marathon Training Journal 97 to 99
Scoop of the Century! 101 to 103
Hamaguchi's Sacrifice 105 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.8.3: Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

Passage Pages
What It Takes to Win 13 to 15
French Fire Words 29 to 31
An End to the Story 49 to 51
Scorpion Charlatan 53 to 55
Jungle Friend 65 to 67
Jolon's Hero 73 to 75
All Things Vanilla 77 to 79
Why the Doctor Didn't Vote 85 to 87
How It Went 89 to 91
Letter from an Exchange Student 93 to 95
Marathon Training Journal 97 to 99
Scoop of the Century! 101 to 103
Hamaguchi's Sacrifice 105 to 107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.8.6: Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (e.g., created through the use of dramatic irony) create such effects as suspense or humor.

Passage Pages
When Sandals Are Not Fine 9 to 11
An Even Trade for Style 57 to 59
Scoop of the Century! 101 to 103
Hamaguchi's Sacrifice 105 to 107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.8.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

Passage Pages
When Sandals Are Not Fine 9 to 11
What It Takes to Win 13 to 15
Sale for the Gullible 17 to 19
A Fictitious Blog 21 to 23
Out of the Dark Ages 25 to 27
French Fire Words 29 to 31
A Folktale from Thailand 33 to 35
With Great Power 37 to 39
What Madeline Found Good 41 to 43
Body Math 45 to 47
An End to the Story 49 to 51
Scorpion Charlatan 53 to 55
An Even Trade for Style 57 to 59
Overlooked Heroes 61 to 63
Jungle Friend 65 to 67
State Quarter Trivia Quiz 69 to 71
Jolon's Hero 73 to 75
All Things Vanilla 77 to 79
A Rules Conundrum 81 to 83
Why the Doctor Didn't Vote 85 to 87
How It Went 89 to 91
Letter from an Exchange Student 93 to 95
Marathon Training Journal 97 to 99
Scoop of the Century! 101 to 103
Hamaguchi's Sacrifice 105 to 107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.8.5: Compare and contrast the structure of two or more texts and analyze how the differing structure of each text contributes to its meaning and style.

Passage Pages
What Madeline Found Good 41 to 43
Body Math 45 to 47
Scorpion Charlatan 53 to 55
Jungle Friend 65 to 67
Jolon's Hero 73 to 75
Why the Doctor Didn't Vote 85 to 87
How It Went 89 to 91
Letter from an Exchange Student 93 to 95
Marathon Training Journal 97 to 99
Scoop of the Century! 101 to 103
Hamaguchi's Sacrifice 105 to 107

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.8.9: Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

Passage Pages
A Folktale from Thailand 33 to 35

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.8.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Passage Pages
When Sandals Are Not Fine 9 to 11
What It Takes to Win 13 to 15
Sale for the Gullible 17 to 19
A Fictitious Blog 21 to 23
Out of the Dark Ages 25 to 27
French Fire Words 29 to 31
A Folktale from Thailand 33 to 35
With Great Power 37 to 39
What Madeline Found Good 41 to 43
Body Math 45 to 47
An End to the Story 49 to 51
Scorpion Charlatan 53 to 55
An Even Trade for Style 57 to 59
Overlooked Heroes 61 to 63
Jungle Friend 65 to 67
State Quarter Trivia Quiz 69 to 71
Jolon's Hero 73 to 75
All Things Vanilla 77 to 79
A Rules Conundrum 81 to 83
Why the Doctor Didn't Vote 85 to 87
How It Went 89 to 91
Letter from an Exchange Student 93 to 95
Marathon Training Journal 97 to 99
Scoop of the Century! 101 to 103
Hamaguchi's Sacrifice 105 to 107

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 8

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.8.2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.

Passage Pages
Crab Hazards 8 to 11
The Most Daring Move 12 to 15
A Tribe for the Gullible 16 to 19
Carpet Tacks and a Goat 20 to 23
When a Hair Is Big 24 to 27
A Lifesaving Fire 28 to 31
The Longest Name 32 to 35
Why Spider-Man Isn't Mosquito-Man 36 to 39
On the Most Dangerous Lighthouse 40 to 43
Fascinating Body Facts 44 to 47
Hero in the Storm 48 to 51
Scorpion Scientist 52 to 55
Why the Doctor Shocked 56 to 59
Who Dialed 911? 60 to 63
Missing for 28 Years 64 to 67
State Quarters 68 to 71
Jumping from the Stratosphere 72 to 75
How a Flavor Reached the United States 76 to 79
A Conundrum on the Nazca Plain 80 to 83
A Lifetime of Names 84 to 87
Masters of Understatement 88 to 91
The Misnamed Predator 92 to 95
When No Whistle Blew 96 to 99
Flying Blood 100 to 103
Tsunami Survivor 104 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.8.1: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Pages
Crab Hazards 8 to 11
The Most Daring Move 12 to 15
A Tribe for the Gullible 16 to 19
Carpet Tacks and a Goat 20 to 23
When a Hair Is Big 24 to 27
A Lifesaving Fire 28 to 31
The Longest Name 32 to 35
Why Spider-Man Isn't Mosquito-Man 36 to 39
On the Most Dangerous Lighthouse 40 to 43
Fascinating Body Facts 44 to 47
Hero in the Storm 48 to 51
Scorpion Scientist 52 to 55
Why the Doctor Shocked 56 to 59
Who Dialed 911? 60 to 63
Missing for 28 Years 64 to 67
State Quarters 68 to 71
Jumping from the Stratosphere 72 to 75
How a Flavor Reached the United States 76 to 79
A Conundrum on the Nazca Plain 80 to 83
A Lifetime of Names 84 to 87
Masters of Understatement 88 to 91
The Misnamed Predator 92 to 95
When No Whistle Blew 96 to 99
Flying Blood 100 to 103
Tsunami Survivor 104 to 107

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.8.3: Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

Passage Pages
A Tribe for the Gullible 16 to 19
When a Hair Is Big 24 to 27
A Lifesaving Fire 28 to 31
Scorpion Scientist 52 to 55
State Quarters 68 to 71
Jumping from the Stratosphere 72 to 75
A Conundrum on the Nazca Plain 80 to 83
A Lifetime of Names 84 to 87
Masters of Understatement 88 to 91
Flying Blood 100 to 103
Tsunami Survivor 104 to 107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.8.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

Passage Pages
Crab Hazards 8 to 11
The Most Daring Move 12 to 15
A Tribe for the Gullible 16 to 19
Carpet Tacks and a Goat 20 to 23
When a Hair Is Big 24 to 27
A Lifesaving Fire 28 to 31
The Longest Name 32 to 35
Why Spider-Man Isn't Mosquito-Man 36 to 39
On the Most Dangerous Lighthouse 40 to 43
Fascinating Body Facts 44 to 47
Hero in the Storm 48 to 51
Scorpion Scientist 52 to 55
Why the Doctor Shocked 56 to 59
Who Dialed 911? 60 to 63
Missing for 28 Years 64 to 67
State Quarters 68 to 71
Jumping from the Stratosphere 72 to 75
How a Flavor Reached the United States 76 to 79
A Conundrum on the Nazca Plain 80 to 83
A Lifetime of Names 84 to 87
Masters of Understatement 88 to 91
The Misnamed Predator 92 to 95
When No Whistle Blew 96 to 99
Flying Blood 100 to 103
Tsunami Survivor 104 to 107

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.8.5: Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.

Passage Pages
Why the Doctor Shocked 56 to 59
Missing for 28 Years 64 to 67
State Quarters 68 to 71
Jumping from the Stratosphere 72 to 75
A Lifetime of Names 84 to 87
Masters of Understatement 88 to 91
Flying Blood 100 to 103

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.8.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Passage Pages
Crab Hazards 8 to 11
The Most Daring Move 12 to 15
A Tribe for the Gullible 16 to 19
Carpet Tacks and a Goat 20 to 23
When a Hair Is Big 24 to 27
A Lifesaving Fire 28 to 31
The Longest Name 32 to 35
Why Spider-Man Isn't Mosquito-Man 36 to 39
On the Most Dangerous Lighthouse 40 to 43
Fascinating Body Facts 44 to 47
Hero in the Storm 48 to 51
Scorpion Scientist 52 to 55
Why the Doctor Shocked 56 to 59
Who Dialed 911? 60 to 63
Missing for 28 Years 64 to 67
State Quarters 68 to 71
Jumping from the Stratosphere 72 to 75
How a Flavor Reached the United States 76 to 79
A Conundrum on the Nazca Plain 80 to 83
A Lifetime of Names 84 to 87
Masters of Understatement 88 to 91
The Misnamed Predator 92 to 95
When No Whistle Blew 96 to 99
Flying Blood 100 to 103
Tsunami Survivor 104 to 107

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