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Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Cards Level 5

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Cards Level 5

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Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 5

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 Page
A Changing Matter: Water 1
Democratic Animals 2
Fire in Australia 3
Galapagos Islands Animals 4
Ladybugs to the Rescue 5
The Man Who Peacefully Changed America 6
The Paralympics 7
The American Bald Eagle 8
Behind the Scenes at the Zoo 9
For the Record 10
Greetings 11
The History of Figure Skating 12
Horses with Pull 13
Smoking on the Big Screen 20
Tony Hawk, Professional Skater 21
A Century in the Sky 23
Geothermal Power 24
We All Scream for Ice Cream 27
Where Are the Monkeys? 28
The Eiffel Tower 35
Elizabeth Blackwell, Physician 36
Leonardo da Vinci, Artist and Inventor 38
Waterspouts 39
An Wang, Inventor 40
Aquifers 42
The Bermuda Triangle 43
The Black Plague 44
Rain, Rain, Don't Go Away! 49
Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Activist 51
Child Labor 55
Dandelions 57
Sidewalk Surfing 58
The Everglades in Trouble 59
The History of Earth Day 63
Library Books 64
Making Chocolate Bars Isn't a Piece of Cake 65
Shirley Temple, Child Star 68
The Unbreakable Code 70
Baseball 73
The Columbia is Lost 74
The Dead Sea Scrolls 75
Is Pluto a Planet? 78
Stalactites & Stalagmites 81
The Sucuriju: Fact or Fiction? 82
Taipei 101 83
Tigers Make a Comeback 85
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Musician and Composer 86
Changing Change 87
Columbus Didn't Discover America 88
The Lost Continent 94
Stephen Hawking, Scientist 99
Valentine's Candy 100
Vegetarians 101
Gymnastics 103
Humidity 105
Mudflow Buries Town 107
The Pyramids 110
Unity in the Classroom 112

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 Page
A Changing Matter: Water 1
Democratic Animals 2
Fire in Australia 3
Galapagos Islands Animals 4
Ladybugs to the Rescue 5
The Man Who Peacefully Changed America 6
The Paralympics 7
The American Bald Eagle 8
Behind the Scenes at the Zoo 9
For the Record 10
Greetings 11
The History of Figure Skating 12
Horses with Pull 13
Oil Spill Near the Galapagos Islands 14
Raincoats 15
The Rosetta Stone 16
Surprise in the Sewer 17
Blue Jeans 18
Reining in Wild Horses 19
Smoking on the Big Screen 20
Tony Hawk, Professional Skater 21
A Century in the Sky 23
Geothermal Power 24
Hippopotamuses 25
Our 43rd President: George W. Bush 26
We All Scream for Ice Cream 27
Where Are the Monkeys? 28
Young Sailor Makes History 29
America's Big Fat Problem 30
Arctic Ground Squirrels 31
Building a Medieval Castle 32
Comic Books: An American Art Form 33
The Country of Brazil 34
The Eiffel Tower 35
Elizabeth Blackwell, Physician 36
A Famous Feline 37
Leonardo da Vinci, Artist and Inventor 38
Waterspouts 39
An Wang, Inventor 40
Apples 41
Aquifers 42
The Bermuda Triangle 43
The Black Plague 44
Earth's Frozen Past 45
Helping Refugees 46
Peanut Butter 47
Photographs from Space 48
Rain, Rain, Don't Go Away! 49
Sir Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic Explorer 50
Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Activist 51
Twisters 52
Walt Disney, Imagineer 53
Zoological Gardens 54
Child Labor 55
Colin Powell, U.S Secretary of State 56
Dandelions 57
Sidewalk Surfing 58
The Everglades in Trouble 59
The Panama Canal 60
Ice Age Fossils 61
Ice Ball in Space 62
The History of Earth Day 63
Library Books 64
Making Chocolate Bars Isn't a Piece of Cake 65
Mia Hamm, Soccer Star 66
Scrabble 67
Shirley Temple, Child Star 68
Should We Go Metric? 69
The Unbreakable Code 70
An Unusual Inmate 71
Taste Is Based on Where You Live 72
Baseball 73
The Columbia is Lost 74
The Dead Sea Scrolls 75
Egypt Today 76
Finding Underwater Gold 77
Is Pluto a Planet? 78
Mermaids 79
Remembering Fallen Heroes 80
Stalactites & Stalagmites 81
The Sucuriju: Fact or Fiction? 82
Taipei 101 83
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Teacher 84
Tigers Make a Comeback 85
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Musician and Composer 86
Changing Change 87
Columbus Didn't Discover America 88
Electricity 89
Football 90
The Chinese Calendar 91
Iroquois Native Americans 92
The Library of Congress 93
The Lost Continent 94
State Fairs 95
The Modern Olympics 96
Pumpkin Is Not Just for Pie 97
The State of the Union Address 98
Stephen Hawking, Scientist 99
Valentine's Candy 100
Vegetarians 101
The Biggest Bang 102
Gymnastics 103
Hanami: A Celebration of Flowers 104
Humidity 105
Moth or Butterfly? 106
Mudflow Buries Town 107
Parking Ramps 108
Picture Book Art 109
The Pyramids 110
Taxes 111
Unity in the Classroom 112

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 Page
The Man Who Peacefully Changed America 6
Raincoats 15
The Rosetta Stone 16
Reining in Wild Horses 19
Vietnam's Story 22
A Century in the Sky 23
America's Big Fat Problem 30
Comic Books: An American Art Form 33
The Black Plague 44
Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Activist 51
Should We Go Metric? 69
The Dead Sea Scrolls 75
Columbus Didn't Discover America 88
The State of the Union Address 98

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 Page
A Changing Matter: Water 1
Democratic Animals 2
Fire in Australia 3
Ladybugs to the Rescue 5
The American Bald Eagle 8
Behind the Scenes at the Zoo 9
For the Record 10
Greetings 11
The History of Figure Skating 12
Horses with Pull 13
The Rosetta Stone 16
Surprise in the Sewer 17
Blue Jeans 18
Smoking on the Big Screen 20
Vietnam's Story 22
Geothermal Power 24
Hippopotamuses 25
America's Big Fat Problem 30
Building a Medieval Castle 32
The Country of Brazil 34
The Eiffel Tower 35
Elizabeth Blackwell, Physician 36
A Famous Feline 37
Leonardo da Vinci, Artist and Inventor 38
Apples 41
Aquifers 42
The Bermuda Triangle 43
The Black Plague 44
Helping Refugees 46
Peanut Butter 47
Photographs from Space 48
Rain, Rain, Don't Go Away! 49
Sir Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic Explorer 50
Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Activist 51
Twisters 52
Walt Disney, Imagineer 53
Zoological Gardens 54
Child Labor 55
Colin Powell, U.S Secretary of State 56
The Everglades in Trouble 59
Ice Age Fossils 61
The History of Earth Day 63
Library Books 64
Scrabble 67
Shirley Temple, Child Star 68
The Unbreakable Code 70
An Unusual Inmate 71
Taste Is Based on Where You Live 72
Baseball 73
The Dead Sea Scrolls 75
Egypt Today 76
Finding Underwater Gold 77
Is Pluto a Planet? 78
Mermaids 79
Remembering Fallen Heroes 80
Stalactites & Stalagmites 81
The Sucuriju: Fact or Fiction? 82
Taipei 101 83
Tigers Make a Comeback 85
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Musician and Composer 86
Changing Change 87
Columbus Didn't Discover America 88
Electricity 89
Football 90
The Chinese Calendar 91
Iroquois Native Americans 92
The Library of Congress 93
The Lost Continent 94
State Fairs 95
The Modern Olympics 96
Pumpkin Is Not Just for Pie 97
The State of the Union Address 98
Stephen Hawking, Scientist 99
The Biggest Bang 102
Gymnastics 103
Moth or Butterfly? 106
Mudflow Buries Town 107
Parking Ramps 108
Picture Book Art 109
The Pyramids 110
Taxes 111
Unity in the Classroom 112

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 Page
Fire in Australia 3
Oil Spill Near the Galapagos Islands 14
Raincoats 15
The Rosetta Stone 16
Reining in Wild Horses 19
Smoking on the Big Screen 20
Where Are the Monkeys? 28
Arctic Ground Squirrels 31
Photographs from Space 48
Zoological Gardens 54
Child Labor 55
Sidewalk Surfing 58
Ice Age Fossils 61
An Unusual Inmate 71
The Columbia is Lost 74
Finding Underwater Gold 77
Is Pluto a Planet? 78
The Sucuriju: Fact or Fiction? 82
Electricity 89
Vegetarians 101

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 Page
A Changing Matter: Water 1
Democratic Animals 2
Fire in Australia 3
Galapagos Islands Animals 4
Ladybugs to the Rescue 5
The Man Who Peacefully Changed America 6
The Paralympics 7
The American Bald Eagle 8
Behind the Scenes at the Zoo 9
For the Record 10
Greetings 11
The History of Figure Skating 12
Horses with Pull 13
Oil Spill Near the Galapagos Islands 14
Raincoats 15
The Rosetta Stone 16
Surprise in the Sewer 17
Blue Jeans 18
Reining in Wild Horses 19
Smoking on the Big Screen 20
Tony Hawk, Professional Skater 21
Vietnam's Story 22
A Century in the Sky 23
Geothermal Power 24
Hippopotamuses 25
Our 43rd President: George W. Bush 26
We All Scream for Ice Cream 27
Where Are the Monkeys? 28
Young Sailor Makes History 29
America's Big Fat Problem 30
Arctic Ground Squirrels 31
Building a Medieval Castle 32
Comic Books: An American Art Form 33
The Country of Brazil 34
The Eiffel Tower 35
Elizabeth Blackwell, Physician 36
A Famous Feline 37
Leonardo da Vinci, Artist and Inventor 38
Waterspouts 39
An Wang, Inventor 40
Apples 41
Aquifers 42
The Bermuda Triangle 43
The Black Plague 44
Earth's Frozen Past 45
Helping Refugees 46
Peanut Butter 47
Photographs from Space 48
Rain, Rain, Don't Go Away! 49
Sir Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic Explorer 50
Susan B. Anthony, Civil Rights Activist 51
Twisters 52
Walt Disney, Imagineer 53
Zoological Gardens 54
Child Labor 55
Colin Powell, U.S Secretary of State 56
Dandelions 57
Sidewalk Surfing 58
The Everglades in Trouble 59
The Panama Canal 60
Ice Age Fossils 61
Ice Ball in Space 62
The History of Earth Day 63
Library Books 64
Making Chocolate Bars Isn't a Piece of Cake 65
Mia Hamm, Soccer Star 66
Scrabble 67
Shirley Temple, Child Star 68
Should We Go Metric? 69
The Unbreakable Code 70
An Unusual Inmate 71
Taste Is Based on Where You Live 72
Baseball 73
The Columbia is Lost 74
The Dead Sea Scrolls 75
Egypt Today 76
Finding Underwater Gold 77
Is Pluto a Planet? 78
Mermaids 79
Remembering Fallen Heroes 80
Stalactites & Stalagmites 81
The Sucuriju: Fact or Fiction? 82
Taipei 101 83
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Teacher 84
Tigers Make a Comeback 85
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Musician and Composer 86
Changing Change 87
Columbus Didn't Discover America 88
Electricity 89
Football 90
The Chinese Calendar 91
Iroquois Native Americans 92
The Library of Congress 93
The Lost Continent 94
State Fairs 95
The Modern Olympics 96
Pumpkin Is Not Just for Pie 97
The State of the Union Address 98
Stephen Hawking, Scientist 99
Valentine's Candy 100
Vegetarians 101
The Biggest Bang 102
Gymnastics 103
Hanami: A Celebration of Flowers 104
Humidity 105
Moth or Butterfly? 106
Mudflow Buries Town 107
Parking Ramps 108
Picture Book Art 109
The Pyramids 110
Taxes 111
Unity in the Classroom 112

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