Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-2

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-2

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 2

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.2.3: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Passage Pages
Adam’s New Friend 9-13
Lost 14-18
The Tin Trunk 19-23
The Stork and the Fox 24-28
The Little Creatures 29-33
Johnny Appleseed 49-53
A Visit from Planet Zog 54-58
Monkey Business at the Zoo 64-68
The Honeybee’s Sting 84-88
The Princess and the Pea 94-98
Stranded! 99-103

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.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
Adam’s New Friend 9-13
Lost 14-18
The Tin Trunk 19-23
The Stork and the Fox 24-28
The Little Creatures 29-33
Johnny Appleseed 49-53
A Visit from Planet Zog 54-58
Monkey Business at the Zoo 64-68
A Girl Named Bree 74-78
The Honeybee’s Sting 84-88
The Magic Trick 89-93
The Princess and the Pea 94-98
Stranded! 99-103

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.2.2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

Passage Pages
The Stork and the Fox 24-28
The Little Creatures 29-33
Johnny Appleseed 49-53
Monkey Business at the Zoo 64-68
The Honeybee’s Sting 84-88
The Princess and the Pea 94-98
Stranded! 99-103

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.2.4: Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

Passage Pages
Lost 14-18
A Visit from Planet Zog 54-58
A Girl Named Bree 74-78

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.2.6: Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

Passage Pages
The Tin Trunk 19-23
Johnny Appleseed 49-53
Monkey Business at the Zoo 64-68
The Honeybee’s Sting 84-88

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.2.5: Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

Passage Pages
The Honeybee’s Sting 84-88
The Princess and the Pea 94-98
Stranded! 99-103

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.2.7: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

Passage Pages
Adam’s New Friend 9-13
The Tin Trunk 19-23
The Stork and the Fox 24-28
The Little Creatures 29-33
A Visit from Planet Zog 54-58
The Honeybee’s Sting 84-88
The Princess and the Pea 94-98

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.2.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
Adam’s New Friend 9-13
Lost 14-18
The Tin Trunk 19-23
The Stork and the Fox 24-28
The Little Creatures 29-33
Johnny Appleseed 49-53
A Visit from Planet Zog 54-58
Monkey Business at the Zoo 64-68
A Girl Named Bree 74-78
The Honeybee’s Sting 84-88
The Magic Trick 89-93
The Princess and the Pea 94-98
Stranded! 99-103

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 2

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
Fruity Snacks 34-38
Sarah’s Timetable 39-43
The Camping Trip 44-48
Holiday Island 59-63
O’Leary’s Leprechaun Show 69-73
Captain Fishhook and the Buried Treasure 79-83
The Polar Bear 104-108

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
Fruity Snacks 34-38
Sarah’s Timetable 39-43

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 Camping Trip 44-48
The Polar Bear 104-108

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.5: Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

Passage Pages
Fruity Snacks 34-38
Sarah’s Timetable 39-43
Holiday Island 59-63
O’Leary’s Leprechaun Show 69-73
Captain Fishhook and the Buried Treasure 79-83

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
Fruity Snacks 34-38
The Camping Trip 44-48
Holiday Island 59-63
O’Leary’s Leprechaun Show 69-73
Captain Fishhook and the Buried Treasure 79-83
The Polar Bear 104-108

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 Camping Trip 44-48
Holiday Island 59-63
O’Leary’s Leprechaun Show 69-73
Captain Fishhook and the Buried Treasure 79-83
The Polar Bear 104-108

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.2.7: Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

Passage Pages
Fruity Snacks 34-38
Sarah’s Timetable 39-43
Holiday Island 59-63
O’Leary’s Leprechaun Show 69-73

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.2.8: Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Passage Pages
The Polar Bear 104-108

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
Fruity Snacks 34-38
Sarah’s Timetable 39-43
The Camping Trip 44-48
Holiday Island 59-63
O’Leary’s Leprechaun Show 69-73
Captain Fishhook and the Buried Treasure 79-83
The Polar Bear 104-108

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