Alaska Content and Performance Standards
AK.RI.5. Reading Standards for Informational Text
Key Ideas and Details
RI.5.2. Determine the main idea and subtopics of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; paraphrase or summarize key ideas, events, or procedures including correct sequence when appropriate.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
RI.5.8. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence supports which point(s).
AK.W.5. Writing Standards
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
W.5.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
W.5.9.a. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact, how conflicts are resolved].”).
W.5.9.b. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., “Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence supports which point[s].”).