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This packet includes two informational texts on Dogs and DNA and how scientists have studied the DNA of dogs to discover what makes them have the personality traits they do. High interest topic and rigorous content to give your kids experience with annotating and reading closely. Covers using text evidence, main ideas, comparing main ideas, viewpoints of authors, comparing viewpoints, same topic w/multiple texts and viewpoints and answering open-ended and multiple choice questions on two informational articles. Also includes ideas for differentiation, further ideas for videos and more articles on topic, and an answer key. Would work great for practice, guided reading, or an assessment. If used as an assessment, it would allow you to use the data to build strategy groups on comparing main ideas, viewpoints, or reading closely for information etc. This would fit the 4-5 grade levels and give kids a challenge with a high interest topic. 15 questions! RI5.1, RI5.2, RI5.3, RI5.4, RI5.6 standards. Same for grade 4.