Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 5

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 5

English Language Arts

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 Pages
The Inventions of Ancient China 8-9
Unseen Volcanoes Build New Land 10-11
Changing with the Environment 12-13
Niagara Falls: A Changing Natural Wonder 14-15
The Amazing World Beneath Our Feet 16-17
Your Remarkable Body 18-19
Wild Weather 20-21
A Man Concerned with Safety 22-23
Nature's Recycling 24-25
El Nino Brings Weird Weather 26-27
Staying in Balance 28-29
Changing the Chinchilla 30-31
The Mighty Redwood 32-33
We Need Wetlands 34-35
Communicating Then and Now 36-37
Visiting the Moon 38-39
World War II Submarines 40-41
The Sky's the Limit! 42-43
Working for the Right to Work 44-45
Sacagawea Helped Explore America 46-47

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 Pages
The Inventions of Ancient China 8-9
Unseen Volcanoes Build New Land 10-11
Changing with the Environment 12-13
Niagara Falls: A Changing Natural Wonder 14-15
The Amazing World Beneath Our Feet 16-17
Your Remarkable Body 18-19
Wild Weather 20-21
A Man Concerned with Safety 22-23
Nature's Recycling 24-25
El Nino Brings Weird Weather 26-27
Staying in Balance 28-29
Changing the Chinchilla 30-31
The Mighty Redwood 32-33
We Need Wetlands 34-35
Communicating Then and Now 36-37
Visiting the Moon 38-39
World War II Submarines 40-41
The Sky's the Limit! 42-43
Working for the Right to Work 44-45
Sacagawea Helped Explore America 46-47

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 Pages
The Inventions of Ancient China 8-9
Unseen Volcanoes Build New Land 10-11
Changing with the Environment 12-13
Niagara Falls: A Changing Natural Wonder 14-15
The Amazing World Beneath Our Feet 16-17
Your Remarkable Body 18-19
Wild Weather 20-21
A Man Concerned with Safety 22-23
Nature's Recycling 24-25
El Nino Brings Weird Weather 26-27
Staying in Balance 28-29
Changing the Chinchilla 30-31
The Mighty Redwood 32-33
We Need Wetlands 34-35
Communicating Then and Now 36-37
Visiting the Moon 38-39
World War II Submarines 40-41
The Sky's the Limit! 42-43
Working for the Right to Work 44-45
Sacagawea Helped Explore America 46-47

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.5.5: Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

Passage Pages
The Inventions of Ancient China 8-9
Unseen Volcanoes Build New Land 10-11
Changing with the Environment 12-13
Niagara Falls: A Changing Natural Wonder 14-15
The Amazing World Beneath Our Feet 16-17
Wild Weather 20-21
A Man Concerned with Safety 22-23
El Nino Brings Weird Weather 26-27
Staying in Balance 28-29
Changing the Chinchilla 30-31
Communicating Then and Now 36-37
Visiting the Moon 38-39
World War II Submarines 40-41
The Sky's the Limit! 42-43
Working for the Right to Work 44-45
Sacagawea Helped Explore America 46-47

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 Pages
The Inventions of Ancient China 8-9
Unseen Volcanoes Build New Land 10-11
Changing with the Environment 12-13
Niagara Falls: A Changing Natural Wonder 14-15
The Amazing World Beneath Our Feet 16-17
Your Remarkable Body 18-19
Wild Weather 20-21
A Man Concerned with Safety 22-23
Nature's Recycling 24-25
El Nino Brings Weird Weather 26-27
Staying in Balance 28-29
Changing the Chinchilla 30-31
The Mighty Redwood 32-33
We Need Wetlands 34-35
Communicating Then and Now 36-37
Visiting the Moon 38-39
World War II Submarines 40-41
The Sky's the Limit! 42-43
Working for the Right to Work 44-45
Sacagawea Helped Explore America 46-47

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 Pages
The Inventions of Ancient China 8-9
Changing with the Environment 12-13
Wild Weather 20-21
A Man Concerned with Safety 22-23
El Nino Brings Weird Weather 26-27
Staying in Balance 28-29
Changing the Chinchilla 30-31
The Mighty Redwood 32-33
Communicating Then and Now 36-37
World War II Submarines 40-41
Working for the Right to Work 44-45
Sacagawea Helped Explore America 46-47

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 Pages
The Inventions of Ancient China 8-9
Unseen Volcanoes Build New Land 10-11
Changing with the Environment 12-13
Niagara Falls: A Changing Natural Wonder 14-15
The Amazing World Beneath Our Feet 16-17
Your Remarkable Body 18-19
Wild Weather 20-21
A Man Concerned with Safety 22-23
Nature's Recycling 24-25
El Nino Brings Weird Weather 26-27
Staying in Balance 28-29
Changing the Chinchilla 30-31
The Mighty Redwood 32-33
We Need Wetlands 34-35
Communicating Then and Now 36-37
Visiting the Moon 38-39
World War II Submarines 40-41
The Sky's the Limit! 42-43
Working for the Right to Work 44-45
Sacagawea Helped Explore America 46-47

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