Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 4

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 4

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Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 4

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.4.3: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

Passage Pages
Trouble in the Coral Reefs 8 to 9
Mount Rushmore 10 to 11
Beaver Dams 12 to 13
Light 14 to 15
Water Is an Amazing Matter 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Dandelions: Flowers or Food? 20 to 21
May the Force Be With You 22 to 23
The Orphan Trains 24 to 25
A Most Unusual Fish 26 to 27
A Highway in the Atlantic Ocean 28 to 29
The Wonderful Walrus 30 to 31
Blizzard! 32 to 33
Looking for New Ways to Make Electricity 34 to 35
Mummies in Ancient Egypt 36 to 37
To Oregon or Bust! 38 to 39
The Quaker Who Shook Things Up 40 to 41
The Viking Ships 42 to 43
The Generous Doctor 44 to 45
The Pipes that Changed America 46 to 47

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.4.1: Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Passage Pages
Trouble in the Coral Reefs 8 to 9
Mount Rushmore 10 to 11
Beaver Dams 12 to 13
Light 14 to 15
Water Is an Amazing Matter 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Dandelions: Flowers or Food? 20 to 21
May the Force Be With You 22 to 23
The Orphan Trains 24 to 25
A Most Unusual Fish 26 to 27
A Highway in the Atlantic Ocean 28 to 29
The Wonderful Walrus 30 to 31
Blizzard! 32 to 33
Looking for New Ways to Make Electricity 34 to 35
Mummies in Ancient Egypt 36 to 37
To Oregon or Bust! 38 to 39
The Quaker Who Shook Things Up 40 to 41
The Viking Ships 42 to 43
The Generous Doctor 44 to 45
The Pipes that Changed America 46 to 47

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.4.2: Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Passage Pages
Trouble in the Coral Reefs 8 to 9
Mount Rushmore 10 to 11
Beaver Dams 12 to 13
Light 14 to 15
Water Is an Amazing Matter 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Dandelions: Flowers or Food? 20 to 21
May the Force Be With You 22 to 23
The Orphan Trains 24 to 25
A Most Unusual Fish 26 to 27
A Highway in the Atlantic Ocean 28 to 29
The Wonderful Walrus 30 to 31
Blizzard! 32 to 33
Looking for New Ways to Make Electricity 34 to 35
Mummies in Ancient Egypt 36 to 37
To Oregon or Bust! 38 to 39
The Quaker Who Shook Things Up 40 to 41
The Viking Ships 42 to 43
The Generous Doctor 44 to 45
The Pipes that Changed America 46 to 47

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.4.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

Passage Pages
Trouble in the Coral Reefs 8 to 9
Mount Rushmore 10 to 11
Beaver Dams 12 to 13
Light 14 to 15
Water Is an Amazing Matter 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Dandelions: Flowers or Food? 20 to 21
May the Force Be With You 22 to 23
The Orphan Trains 24 to 25
A Most Unusual Fish 26 to 27
A Highway in the Atlantic Ocean 28 to 29
The Wonderful Walrus 30 to 31
Blizzard! 32 to 33
Looking for New Ways to Make Electricity 34 to 35
Mummies in Ancient Egypt 36 to 37
To Oregon or Bust! 38 to 39
The Quaker Who Shook Things Up 40 to 41
The Viking Ships 42 to 43
The Generous Doctor 44 to 45
The Pipes that Changed America 46 to 47

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.4.5: Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.

Passage Pages
Trouble in the Coral Reefs 8 to 9
Beaver Dams 12 to 13
Light 14 to 15
Water Is an Amazing Matter 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Dandelions: Flowers or Food? 20 to 21
May the Force Be With You 22 to 23
The Orphan Trains 24 to 25
A Most Unusual Fish 26 to 27
A Highway in the Atlantic Ocean 28 to 29
Looking for New Ways to Make Electricity 34 to 35
Mummies in Ancient Egypt 36 to 37
To Oregon or Bust! 38 to 39
The Quaker Who Shook Things Up 40 to 41
The Viking Ships 42 to 43
The Generous Doctor 44 to 45

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.4.10: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
Trouble in the Coral Reefs 8 to 9
Mount Rushmore 10 to 11
Beaver Dams 12 to 13
Light 14 to 15
Water Is an Amazing Matter 16 to 17
Your Remarkable Body 18 to 19
Dandelions: Flowers or Food? 20 to 21
May the Force Be With You 22 to 23
The Orphan Trains 24 to 25
A Most Unusual Fish 26 to 27
A Highway in the Atlantic Ocean 28 to 29
The Wonderful Walrus 30 to 31
Blizzard! 32 to 33
Looking for New Ways to Make Electricity 34 to 35
Mummies in Ancient Egypt 36 to 37
To Oregon or Bust! 38 to 39
The Quaker Who Shook Things Up 40 to 41
The Viking Ships 42 to 43
The Generous Doctor 44 to 45
The Pipes that Changed America 46 to 47

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