By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the appropriate grade’s text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Titles: Why Does Earth Spin? How Many Planets Circle the Sun? How Does a Seed Sprout? How Does a Caterpillar Become a Butterfly? How Does the Ear Hear? How Is My Brain Like a Supercomputer? How Strong Is an Ant? Why Did T-Rex Have Short Arms? What Makes a Tornado Twist? Why Is the Sea Salty?