Common Core Standards


Common Core Standards

While this book is primarily written as a read-aloud for elementary age children, the language of the story lends itself easily to all grade levels when teaching figurative language, including puns and alliteration, especially.  These are the primary standards addressed in I Mustache You to Read with Me.  However, you will find that there are several other standards for each grade level that will apply.

1st grade

Any of the ELA Standards in Reading: Literature, Grade 1 would be appropriate for I Mustache You to Read with Me depending on how you plan on using the text in your classroom.

2nd grade

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.2
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.4
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.5
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

3rd grade

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.5

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

4th Grade

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.4.5

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

5th Grade

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.5

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.5a

Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.