Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 5

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

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