The above link will take you and your students to the article on which these questions are based. A variety of Common Core based questions are included- 7 total and a writing assignment.
There is also a lightly modified version attached for students who require some scaffolding.
Depending on whethere the article is read as a whole group or independently, this activity would be appropriately for a wide range of reading levels.
My students really got into this topic!
5 pages because of the 2 versions included