Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.1.1

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.1.3

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.1.7

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7 Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.2.1

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.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.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.2.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.2 Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.2.3

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.2.7

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.7 Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.3.1

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.3.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.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.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.3.3

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.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.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.3.4

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.3.5

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.5 Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.3.7

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.7 Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting)

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.3.9

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series)

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.4.1

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.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.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.4.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.4.3

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.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).

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.4.4

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.4.5

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.5 Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.4.7

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.7 Make connections between the text of a story or drama and a visual or oral presentation of the text, identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.4.9

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.9 Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.5.1

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.5.1

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.5.2

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.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.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.5.3

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.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).

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.5.4

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.5.6

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.6 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.5.7

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.5.9

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.

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Lesson Plans for Common Core ELA Standard RL.K.1

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

These lessons were designed to help teachers prepare their students for Common Core ELA extended response questions and to help teachers make digital connections to literature.  Because the standards are not taught in isolation from one another each lesson plan below meets more than one Common Core standard.  For a complete product description or to purchase a product, click an image below.