California Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy
Reading Standards for Informational Text Grade 4
Key Ideas and Details
1. Refer to details and examples in a text when
explaining what the text says explicitly and when
drawing inferences from the text
2. Determine the main idea of a text and explain
how it is supported by key details; summarize the
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.
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Read the passage and in your Writing Journal answer the following questions:
What is the main idea?
What are three supporting details?
What inference(s) can you make from the passage?