Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-4

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-4

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 4

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.3: Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).

Passage Pages
The Clever Judge 9-13
Three Fables 19-23
Back to Sivrax? 29-33
Little John 44-48
Lost! 49-53
Mystery in the Night 54-58
The New Girl 59-63
The Princess and the Mouse 94-98

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.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
The Clever Judge 9-13
Three Fables 19-23
Back to Sivrax? 29-33
Little John 44-48
Lost! 49-53
Mystery in the Night 54-58
The New Girl 59-63
The Story of Gelert 64-68
Fairies in the Garden 84-88
The Princess and the Mouse 94-98
Ghost Train Adventure 99-103
Hina, Maui, and the Captured Sun 104-108

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.4.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Passage Pages
Three Fables 19-23
Little John 44-48
Lost! 49-53
Mystery in the Night 54-58
The New Girl 59-63
The Story of Gelert 64-68
Fairies in the Garden 84-88
The Princess and the Mouse 94-98
Ghost Train Adventure 99-103
Hina, Maui, and the Captured Sun 104-108

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.4.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

Passage Pages
The Clever Judge 9-13
Little John 44-48
Mystery in the Night 54-58
The Story of Gelert 64-68
Fairies in the Garden 84-88
Ghost Train Adventure 99-103
Hina, Maui, and the Captured Sun 104-108

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.4.5: Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

Passage Pages
Little John 44-48
Hina, Maui, and the Captured Sun 104-108

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.4.6: Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

Passage Pages
Ghost Train Adventure 99-103

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.4.7: Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.

Passage Pages
Little John 44-48

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.4.9: Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

Passage Pages
The Princess and the Mouse 94-98

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.4.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
The Clever Judge 9-13
Three Fables 19-23
Back to Sivrax? 29-33
Little John 44-48
Lost! 49-53
Mystery in the Night 54-58
The New Girl 59-63
The Story of Gelert 64-68
Fairies in the Garden 84-88
The Princess and the Mouse 94-98
Ghost Train Adventure 99-103
Hina, Maui, and the Captured Sun 104-108

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
What’s On? 14-18
Scones 24-28
A Threat to Polar Bears 39-43
The Journal of Kublai Khan 69-73

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
What’s On? 14-18
A Threat to Polar Bears 39-43
The Journal of Kublai Khan 69-73
Letters for a Purpose 74-78
Concert “All-Round Disappointment” 79-83
Teachers on TV 89-93

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
What’s On? 14-18
Scones 24-28
Enid Blyton 34-38
A Threat to Polar Bears 39-43
The Journal of Kublai Khan 69-73
Letters for a Purpose 74-78
Concert “All-Round Disappointment” 79-83
Teachers on TV 89-93

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
What’s On? 14-18
Enid Blyton 34-38
A Threat to Polar Bears 39-43
The Journal of Kublai Khan 69-73
Letters for a Purpose 74-78
Concert “All-Round Disappointment” 79-83

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
What’s On? 14-18
Scones 24-28
A Threat to Polar Bears 39-43
The Journal of Kublai Khan 69-73

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.4.7: Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

Passage Pages
What’s On? 14-18
Scones 24-28
Enid Blyton 34-38
A Threat to Polar Bears 39-43

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.4.8: Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.

Passage Pages
A Threat to Polar Bears 39-43
The Journal of Kublai Khan 69-73
Concert “All-Round Disappointment” 79-83
Teachers on TV 89-93

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
What’s On? 14-18
Scones 24-28
Enid Blyton 34-38
A Threat to Polar Bears 39-43
The Journal of Kublai Khan 69-73
Letters for a Purpose 74-78
Concert “All-Round Disappointment” 79-83
Teachers on TV 89-93

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