Books and Passages

Water from the Air: Cloud Forests

Passage

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/1060_water_from_the_air_cloud_forests_0.pdf

Grade: 6
Lexile Level: 1060L
Domain: Earth & Space Science, Geography & Societies
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/answer_key/water_from_the_air_cloud_forests_answers.pdf

Grade: 6
Lexile Level: 1060L
Domain: Earth & Space Science, Geography & Societies
Text Type: Informational
Skill/Strategy: Multi Skill/Strategy

Vocabulary

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_12571.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/bundles/node_12572.pdf
http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/pages/vocabulary_worksheet_2-8.pdf

StepReads™

http://www.readworks.org/sites/default/files/passages/stepped/water_from_the_air_cloud_forests_final.pdf

Standards

This Passage & Question Set and related Vocabulary materials align to the following Common Core Anchor Standards:

Passage & Question Set
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10

Vocabulary Material
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6

Full Standards Descriptions


CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L.6
Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.

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