All Mitchell Lane titles support Common Core Curriculum standards with its emphasis on reading nonfiction across the curriculum. We have a large selection of nonfiction for preschool through grade 10. The following is a listing of correlations to Common Core standards and Mitchell Lane titles.

American Jazz

RL.6.1
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Art Profiles for Kids

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Biography From Ancient Civilizations

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

A Blue Banner Biography

RL.5.2
Determine a theme of a story from details in the text, including how characters in the story respond to challenges.
RL.5.6
Describe how a narrator’s point of view influences how events are described.

Building America

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Celebrate With Me/Celebra conmigo

K.RI.7
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.

Charity and Philanthropy Unleashed

RI.6.6
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
RI.6.10
By the end of grade 6, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiency.

Class Pet

K.RF.4
Fluency: Read emergent reader texts with purpose and understanding.
RL.K.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

Class Trip

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Dance and Fitness Trends

RI.6.6
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
RI.6.10
By the end of grade 6, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiency.

Day By Day With...

K.RF.4
Fluency: Read emergent reader texts with purpose and understanding.  
RL.K.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

A Day in the Life/Un día en la vida

K.RI.7
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.

Earth Science Projects for Kids

RST.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of the grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

The Evolution of Government and Politics

RI.6.1
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI.6.6
Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
RI.6.8
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.

Explore Ancient Worlds

RI.5.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: 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 grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently

Extreme Sports

RI.4-5.5
Describe the overall structure (e.g. chronology, comparisons, cause/effect, problem/solutions) of events, ideas, or information in a text or part of a text.

Fact or Fiction?

RI.4.1
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI.4.3
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical or scientific text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

RI.4.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies and science, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently.

Gardening for Kids

RI.4-5.3
Key Ideas and Details: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

How'd They Do That?

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

How to Convince Your Parents You Can...

RI.3-5.3
Key Ideas and Details: Describe the relationship between a series of historical ideas, scientific ideas, or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

How to Help: A Guide to Giving Back

RI.4-5.3
Key Ideas and Details: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

I Spy Up in the Sky

K.RF.4
Fluency: Read emergent reader texts with purpose and understanding.
RL.K.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

A Kid's Guide to Keystone Species in Nature

RI.4.1
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI.4.3
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical or scientific text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

RI.4.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies and science, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently.

A Kid's Guide to Mythology

RI.4.1
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI.4.3
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical or scientific text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

RI.4.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies and science, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently.

A Kid's Guide to the Middle East

RI.4.1
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RI.4.3
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical or scientific text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
RI.4.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies and science, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiency.

Kids Can Cook

RI.4-5.3
Key Ideas and Details: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

A Kid's Guide to Genealogy

WHST.6-8.9
Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Latinos in American History

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Life Science Projects for Kids

RST.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of the grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Meet Our New Student

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Money Matters

RI.5.4
Craft and Structure: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

Monsters in Myth

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Monumental Milestones

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

My Guide to the Constitution

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Natural Disasters

RI.4.5
Describe the overall structure (e.g. chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of the text.

No Hands Allowed

RF.3-4.4
Fluency: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension, read-on-level text with purpose and understanding.

On the Verge of Extinction

RI.4.5
Describe the overall structure (e.g. chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of the text.

Physical Science Projects for Kids

RST.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of the grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Pirates Around the World: Terror on the High Seas

RI.4.1
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI.4.3
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical or scientific text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

RI.4.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies and science, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently.

Places In Time

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Profiles in American History

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Profiles in Greek and Roman Mythology

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

The Railroad in American History

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Rivers of the World

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

A Robbie Reader Contemporary Biography

RF.3-4.4
Fluency: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension, read on-level text with purpose and understanding.

Technologies and Strategies in Battle

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Tell Your Parents

RST.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of the grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Uncharted, Unexplored, and Unexplained

RST.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of the grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Unlocking the Secrets of Science

RST.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of the grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Vote America

RI.5.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: 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 grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

What It's Like to Be.../Qué se siente al ser...

K.RI.7
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.

What's So Great About...?

RI.3-4.3
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: 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 grade 2-3 text complexity independently and proficiently.

World Crafts and Recipes

RI.4-5.3
Key Ideas and Details: Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.

World Cultures in Perspective

RI.5.1
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RI.5.4
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
RI.5.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies and science texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Your Land and My Land: Africa

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Your Land and My Land: Asia

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Your Land and My Land: Latin America

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Your Land and My Land: The Middle East

RH.6-8.10
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity: By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.