Maryland Common Core Standards
MD.RI.CC. Standards for Reading Informational Text (RI)
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RI8.CCR. Anchor Standard: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
5.RI8. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
Key Ideas and Details
RI2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
5.RI2. Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
MD.W.CC. Standards for Writing
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
W9.CCR. Anchor Standard: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
5.W9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
5.W9.a. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text ”).