This activity pack contains 3 Informational Texts with text-dependent questions on 3 popular winter events:
2. The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting
3. The Attack on Pearl Harbor
Written for 5th grade, but suitable for grades 4-6, these texts address the following common core standards:
5RI1: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
5RI2: Determine two or more main ideas of a text.
5RI4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area
5L4a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
5L5b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
ANSWER KEYS INCLUDED.