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Topic: Key ideas and details 

Common Core English Language Arts

 Strand  Reading for Literature
  Kindergarten
   RL.K.1.With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
   RL.K.2.With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
   RL.K.3.With prompting and support, identify characters,settings, and major events in a story.
  Grade 1
   RL.1.1.Ask and answer qustions about key details in a text.
   RL.1.2.Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
   RL.1.3.Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details
  Grade 2
   RL.2.1.Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
   RL.2.2.Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
   RL.2.3.Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
 Strand  Reading for Informational Text
  Kindergarten
   RI.K.1.With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
   RI.K.2.With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
   RI.K.3.With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
  Grade 1
   RI.1.1.Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
   RI.1.2.Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
   RI.1.3.Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
  Grade 2
   RI.2.1.Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
   RI.2.2.Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
   RI.2.3.Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
 Strand  Reading for Literature
  Grade 3
   RL.3.1.Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
   RL.3.2.Recount stories, including fables,folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
   RL.3.3.Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits,motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
  Grade 4
   RL.4.1.Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
   RL.4.2.Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text;summarize the text.
   RL.4.3.Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
  Grade 5
   RL.5.1.Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
   RL.5.2.Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
   RL.5.3.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).
 Strand  Reading for Informational Text
  Grade 3
   RI.3.1.Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
   RI.3.2.Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
   RI.3.3.Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
  Grade 4
   RI.4.1.Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
   RI.4.2.Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
   RI.4.3.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.
  Grade 5
   RI.5.1.Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
   RI.5.2.Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
   RI.5.3.Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
 Strand  Reading for Literature
  Grade 6
   RL.6.1.Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
   RL.6.2.Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
   RL.6.3.Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
  Grade 7
   RL.7.1.Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
   RL.7.2.Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
   RL.7.3.Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
  Grade 8
   RL.8.1.Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
   RL.8.2.Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
   RL.8.3.Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
 Strand  Reading for Informational Text
  Grade 6
   RI.6.1.Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
   RI.6.2.Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
   RI.6.3.Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
  Grade 7
   RI.7.1.Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
   RI.7.2.Determine two or more central ideas in a text and analyze their development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
   RI.7.3.Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).
  Grade 8
   RI.8.1.Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
   RI.8.2.Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
   RI.8.3.Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events (e.g., through comparisons, analogies, or categories).
 Strand  Reading for Literature
  Grades 9-10
   RL.9-10.1.Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
   RL.9-10.2.Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
   RL.9-10.3.Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
  Grades 11-12
   RL.11-12.1.Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
   RL.11-12.2.Determine two or more themes or central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.
   RL.11-12.3.Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).
 Strand  Reading for Informational Text
  Grades 9-10
   RI.9-10.1.Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
   RI.9-10.2.Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
   RI.9-10.3.Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them.
  Grades 11-12
   RI.11-12.1.Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
   RI.11-12.2.Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.
   RI.11-12.3.Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.
 Strand  Reading
  College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards
   RL/RI.1.Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
   RL/RI.2.Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
   RL/RI.3.Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.