Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 2

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 2

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Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 2

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

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

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