Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-7

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-7

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 7

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.7.3: Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
Krishna and the Serpent 29-33
The Children of Lir 34-38
Hex and the Captive City of Hur 64-68
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.7.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
The Children of Lir 34-38
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
Goody Two Shoes 49-53
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
Mirror Image 94-98
My Bass Guitar and My Computer 104-108

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.7.1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
Between Outer-Earth and Inner-Earth 14-18
Krishna and the Serpent 29-33
The Children of Lir 34-38
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
The Rescue 44-48
Goody Two Shoes 49-53
Hex and the Captive City of Hur 64-68
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
Mirror Image 94-98
My Bass Guitar and My Computer 104-108

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.7.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
Krishna and the Serpent 29-33
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
The Rescue 44-48
Hex and the Captive City of Hur 64-68
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
My Bass Guitar and My Computer 104-108

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.7.6: Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

Passage Pages
The Children of Lir 34-38
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
The Secret Book 69-73

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.7.5: Analyze how a drama's or poem's form or structure (e.g., soliloquy, sonnet) contributes to its meaning.

Passage Pages
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
Goody Two Shoes 49-53
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.7.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
Between Outer-Earth and Inner-Earth 14-18
Krishna and the Serpent 29-33
The Children of Lir 34-38
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
The Rescue 44-48
Goody Two Shoes 49-53
Hex and the Captive City of Hur 64-68
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
Mirror Image 94-98
My Bass Guitar and My Computer 104-108

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 7

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.7.1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Pages
Lucky Jim 19-23
Amazing Amy! 24-28
School Timetable 54-58
Two Letters 59-63
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Bare Trees Baffle Local Farmer 89-93
Life of a Convict 99-103

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.7.3: Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).

Passage Pages
Lucky Jim 19-23
Amazing Amy! 24-28
Two Letters 59-63
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Bare Trees Baffle Local Farmer 89-93
Life of a Convict 99-103

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.7.2: Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.

Passage Pages
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.7.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Passage Pages
Lucky Jim 19-23
Amazing Amy! 24-28
Two Letters 59-63
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Bare Trees Baffle Local Farmer 89-93

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.7.5: Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.

Passage Pages
School Timetable 54-58
Two Letters 59-63

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.7.6: Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.

Passage Pages
Life of a Convict 99-103

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.7.9: Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or advancing different interpretations of facts.

Passage Pages
Two Letters 59-63

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.7.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
Lucky Jim 19-23
Amazing Amy! 24-28
School Timetable 54-58
Two Letters 59-63
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Bare Trees Baffle Local Farmer 89-93
Life of a Convict 99-103

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 8

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.8.2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
The Children of Lir 34-38
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
Goody Two Shoes 49-53
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Mirror Image 94-98
My Bass Guitar and My Computer 104-108

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.8.1: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
Between Outer-Earth and Inner-Earth 14-18
Lucky Jim 19-23
Amazing Amy! 24-28
Krishna and the Serpent 29-33
The Children of Lir 34-38
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
The Rescue 44-48
Goody Two Shoes 49-53
School Timetable 54-58
Two Letters 59-63
Hex and the Captive City of Hur 64-68
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Bare Trees Baffle Local Farmer 89-93
Mirror Image 94-98
Life of a Convict 99-103
My Bass Guitar and My Computer 104-108

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.8.3: Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
Amazing Amy! 24-28
Krishna and the Serpent 29-33
The Children of Lir 34-38
School Timetable 54-58
Two Letters 59-63
Hex and the Captive City of Hur 64-68
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Life of a Convict 99-103

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.8.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
Lucky Jim 19-23
Amazing Amy! 24-28
Krishna and the Serpent 29-33
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
The Rescue 44-48
Two Letters 59-63
Hex and the Captive City of Hur 64-68
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Bare Trees Baffle Local Farmer 89-93
My Bass Guitar and My Computer 104-108

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.8.5: Analyze in detail the structure of a specific paragraph in a text, including the role of particular sentences in developing and refining a key concept.

Passage Pages
School Timetable 54-58
Two Letters 59-63

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.8.6: Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.

Passage Pages
Life of a Convict 99-103

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.8.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Passage Pages
Elf Boy Meets Superman® 9-13
Between Outer-Earth and Inner-Earth 14-18
Lucky Jim 19-23
Amazing Amy! 24-28
Krishna and the Serpent 29-33
The Children of Lir 34-38
The Mystery of the Locked Door 39-43
The Rescue 44-48
Goody Two Shoes 49-53
School Timetable 54-58
Two Letters 59-63
Hex and the Captive City of Hur 64-68
The Secret Book 69-73
Don't Count Your Chickens! 74-78
Irish Legends 79-83
A Surfing Champion 84-88
Bare Trees Baffle Local Farmer 89-93
Mirror Image 94-98
Life of a Convict 99-103
My Bass Guitar and My Computer 104-108

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