Common Core State Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5 Reading Standards for Informational Text
Key Ideas and Details
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.8 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point(s).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5 Writing Standards
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.9a 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 [e.g., how characters interact]'').
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.9b 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 support which point[s]'').