Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 2

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 2

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 2

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.2: Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Passage Pages
The White House 8-9
Electricity on the Move 10-11
Day and Night 12-13
The American Toad Hops Again 14-15
Animal Instincts 16-17
Busy as a Bee 18-19
The Platypus 20-21
The Rock Cycle 22-23
Getting Around 24-25
Leafy Forests 26-27
Sharing Ideas 28-29
Grasslands 30-31
Saving the Calvaria Trees 32-33
City or Suburb? 34-35
Early American Colonies 36-37
She Made the First American Flag 38-39
The American Bald Eagle 40-41
The Statue That Stands for Freedom 42-43
Presidents' Day 44-45
Memorial Day 46-47

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.3: Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Passage Pages
The White House 8-9
Day and Night 12-13
The American Toad Hops Again 14-15
Busy as a Bee 18-19
The Rock Cycle 22-23
Saving the Calvaria Trees 32-33
Early American Colonies 36-37
The American Bald Eagle 40-41
The Statue That Stands for Freedom 42-43
Memorial Day 46-47

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Passage Pages
The White House 8-9
Electricity on the Move 10-11
Day and Night 12-13
The American Toad Hops Again 14-15
Animal Instincts 16-17
Busy as a Bee 18-19
The Platypus 20-21
The Rock Cycle 22-23
Getting Around 24-25
Leafy Forests 26-27
Sharing Ideas 28-29
Grasslands 30-31
Saving the Calvaria Trees 32-33
City or Suburb? 34-35
Early American Colonies 36-37
She Made the First American Flag 38-39
The American Bald Eagle 40-41
The Statue That Stands for Freedom 42-43
Presidents' Day 44-45
Memorial Day 46-47

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.6: Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

Passage Pages
The White House 8-9
Electricity on the Move 10-11
Day and Night 12-13
The American Toad Hops Again 14-15
Animal Instincts 16-17
Busy as a Bee 18-19
The Platypus 20-21
The Rock Cycle 22-23
Getting Around 24-25
Leafy Forests 26-27
Sharing Ideas 28-29
Grasslands 30-31
Saving the Calvaria Trees 32-33
City or Suburb? 34-35
Early American Colonies 36-37
She Made the First American Flag 38-39
The American Bald Eagle 40-41
The Statue That Stands for Freedom 42-43
Presidents' Day 44-45
Memorial Day 46-47

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

Passage Pages
The White House 8-9
Electricity on the Move 10-11
Day and Night 12-13
The American Toad Hops Again 14-15
Animal Instincts 16-17
Busy as a Bee 18-19
The Platypus 20-21
The Rock Cycle 22-23
Getting Around 24-25
Leafy Forests 26-27
Sharing Ideas 28-29
Grasslands 30-31
Saving the Calvaria Trees 32-33
City or Suburb? 34-35
Early American Colonies 36-37
She Made the First American Flag 38-39
The American Bald Eagle 40-41
The Statue That Stands for Freedom 42-43
Presidents' Day 44-45
Memorial Day 46-47

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.2.10: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
The White House 8-9
Electricity on the Move 10-11
Day and Night 12-13
The American Toad Hops Again 14-15
Animal Instincts 16-17
Busy as a Bee 18-19
The Platypus 20-21
The Rock Cycle 22-23
Getting Around 24-25
Leafy Forests 26-27
Sharing Ideas 28-29
Grasslands 30-31
Saving the Calvaria Trees 32-33
City or Suburb? 34-35
Early American Colonies 36-37
She Made the First American Flag 38-39
The American Bald Eagle 40-41
The Statue That Stands for Freedom 42-43
Presidents' Day 44-45
Memorial Day 46-47

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