Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
PA.CC.1.2.3. Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text—with an emphasis on comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and making connections among ideas and between texts with a focus on textual evidence.
Key Ideas and Details: Main Idea
CC.1.2.3.A. Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
PA.CC.1.3.3. Reading Literature: Students read and respond to works of literature—with emphasis on comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.
Key Ideas and Details: Theme
CC.1.3.3.A. Determine the central message, lesson, or moral in literary text; explain how it is conveyed in text.
PA.CC.1.4.3. Writing: Students write for different purposes and audiences. Students write clear and focused text to convey a well-defined perspective and appropriate content.
Response to Literature
CC.1.4.3.S. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research, applying grade-level reading standards for literature and informational texts.