Minnesota Common Core Standards
MN.4.1. Reading Benchmarks: Literature K-5
Key Ideas and Details
126.96.36.199. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
188.8.131.52. Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
MN.4.10. Language Benchmarks K-5
Conventions of Standard English
184.108.40.206. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
220.127.116.11.d. Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
MN.4.2. Reading Benchmarks: Informational Text K-5
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
18.104.22.168. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
Key Ideas and Details
22.214.171.124. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
126.96.36.199. Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
188.8.131.52. 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.
MN.4.6. Writing Benchmarks K-5
Text Types and Purposes
184.108.40.206. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
220.127.116.11.a. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
18.104.22.168.b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
22.214.171.124.c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
126.96.36.199.e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
188.8.131.52. Write narratives and other creative texts to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
184.108.40.206.c. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.