New York Common Core Standards:
I can determine the meaning of content words or phrases in an informational text. (RI.4.4)
I can use details and examples to explain explicit information and inferences in informational text. (RI.4.1)
I can compare and contrast a first-hand and second-hand account of the same event or topic. (RI.4.6)
• I can identify and make meaning of new words.
• I can give examples of how the English language of colonial times was different than today.
• I can make inferences about colonial life supported by details from text.
• I can identify what I know and what I don’t know when reading the Inventory of John Allen.