Fifth Grade Language Arts (Reading)
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Student: READING ELO Lesson Tri 1 Tri 2 Tri 3 S1: 188.8.131.52 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. U1W3 U2W2 U5W2 S2: 184.108.40.206 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. U1W1 U1W3 U5W1 S3: 220.127.116.11 Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact). U1W3 U2W1 U2W3 S4: 18.104.22.168 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes. U1W1 U1W3 U5W1 S5: 22.214.171.124 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or structure of a particular story, drama, or poem. U1W1 U2W4 U2W6 U4W1 U1W3 U3W1 S6: 126.96.36.199 Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influenced how events are described. U3W1 U6W3 U4W1 U1W1 U3W2 U4W2 S7: 188.8.131.52 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem). U3W5 U4W5 U5W2 S8: 184.108.40.206 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories on their approaches to similar themes and topics. U2W1 U2W3 U6W3 S9: 220.127.116.11 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature adn other texts including stories, dramas, ad poetry at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently and independently. a) Self-select texts for personal enjoyment, interest and academic tasks. U1-U6 AR Newsella Tween Tribune Readwks S10: 18.104.22.168 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences form the text. U1W4 U2W1 U2W4 U2W5 U3W2 U3W3 U3W5 U4W3 U4W5 U5W2 U5W3 U5W4 U5W5 S11: 22.214.171.124 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text. U1W1 U2W1 U3W1 U3W2 U3W4 U4W3 U5W4 U5W5 U6W1 U6W2 U6W4 126.96.36.199 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text. U1W5 U3W4 U5W4 U4 U6 188.8.131.52 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area. U1W4 U2W1 U2W4 U2W5 U3W2 U3W3 U3W5 U4W3 U4W5 U5W2 U5W3 U5W4 U5W5 184.108.40.206 Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts. U1W4 U2 U3 U4 U5 U6 220.127.116.11 Analyze multiple accounts by various cultures of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent. U1-U6 18.104.22.168 Draw on information from multiple print or digital
sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an
answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem
U2 U3 U4 U5W2 U6 22.214.171.124 Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence
to support particular points in a text, identifying
which reasons and evidence support which
U3 U4 U5W3 U5W5 U6 126.96.36.199 Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably. U1-U6 188.8.131.52 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, incuding history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text coplexity band independently and proficiently. a. Self-select texts for personal enjoyment, interest, and academic tasks. U1-U6 184.108.40.206 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. a. Use combined knowledge of all leter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic sords in context and out of context. U2W5 U4W1 U5 U6W2 220.127.116.11 Read sufficient accuracy/fluency comprehension a. Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding. b. Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings. c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. U1-U6 18.104.22.168 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information. a. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer's purpose. b. Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details. c. Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically). d. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented. U3W2 U3W3 U5W4 U6W4 22.214.171.124 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a
topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
a. Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general
observation and focus, and group related
information logically; include formatting (e.g.,
headings), illustrations, and multimedia when
useful to aiding comprehension.
b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete
details, quotations, or other information and
examples related to the topic.
c. Link ideas within and across categories of
information using words, phrases, and clauses
(e.g., in contrast, especially).
d. Use precise language and domain-specific
vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
e. Provide a concluding statement or section
related to the information or the explanation presented.
U1W3 U1W4 U1W5 U3W4 U3W5 U4W3 U5W2 U5W3 U5W5 126.96.36.199 Write narratives and other creative texts to
develop real or imagined experiences or events
using effective technique, descriptive details, and
clear event sequences.
a. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and
introducing a narrator and/or characters;
organize an event sequence that unfolds
b. Use literary and narrative techniques, such as
dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop
experiences and events or show the responses
of characters to situations.
c. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases,
and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
d. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory
details to convey experiences and events
e. Provide a conclusion (when appropriate
to the genre) that follows from the narrated
experiences or events.
188.8.131.52 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the
development and organization are appropriate to
task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific
expectations for writing types are defined in
standards 1–3 above.)
184.108.40.206 With guidance and support from peers and adults,
use a writing process to develop and
strengthen writing as needed by planning,
drafting, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a
new approach. (Editing for conventions should
demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3
up to and including grade 5 on page 41-42.)
220.127.116.11 With some guidance and support from adults, use
technology, including the Internet, to produce and
publish writing as well as to interact and
collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient
command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum
of two pages in a single sitting.
Social Project - Genius Hour 18.104.22.168 Conduct short research projects that use several
sources to build knowledge through investigation of
different aspects of a topic.
Social Project - Genius Hour 22.214.171.124 Recall relevant information from experiences or
gather relevant information from print and digital
sources; summarize or paraphrase information in
notes and finished work, and provide a list of
U5W2 126.96.36.199 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts
to support analysis, reflection, and research.
a. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature
(e.g., “Compare and contrast two or more
characters, settings, or events in a story or a
drama, drawing on specific details in the text
[e.g., how characters interact]”).
b. Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational
texts (e.g., “Explain how an author uses reasons
and evidence to support particular points in a
text, identifying which reasons and evidence
support which point[s]”).
188.8.131.52 Write routinely over extended time frames (time
for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter
time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a
range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and
a. Independently select writing topics and
formats for personal enjoyment, interest,
and academic tasks.
Daily Writing Prompt / Journaling 184.108.40.206 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative
discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led)
with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts,
building on others’ ideas and expressing their own
a. Come to discussions prepared, having read or
studied required material; explicitly draw on that
preparation and other information known about
the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and
carry out assigned roles.
c. Pose and respond to specific questions by making
comments that contribute to the discussion and
elaborate on the remarks of others.
d. Review the key ideas expressed and draw
conclusions in light of information and
knowledge gained from the discussions.
e. Cooperate and problem solve to make
decisions as appropriate for productive
220.127.116.11 Summarize a written text read aloud or information
presented in diverse media and formats, including
visually, quantitatively, and orally.
U6W5 18.104.22.168 Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain
how each claim is supported by reasons and
evidence distinguishing between a speaker's
opinions and verifiable facts
U1-U6 22.214.171.124 Report on a topic or text or present an opinion,
sequencing ideas logically and
using appropriate facts
and relevant, descriptive details to support main
ideas or themes; avoid plagiarism by identifying
sources; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
126.96.36.199 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics,
sound) and visual displays in presentations when
appropriate to enhance the development of main
ideas or themes.
188.8.131.52 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks
using formal English when appropriate to task and
(See grade 5 Language standards 1 and 3 on
page 41-42 for specific expectations.)
184.108.40.206 Distinguish among, understand, and use
different types of print, digital, and
a. Make informed judgments about
messages promoted in the mass media
(e.g., film, television, radio, magazines,
b. Locate and use information in print,
non-print, and digital resources using a
variety of strategies.
c. Evaluate the accuracy and credibility of
information found in digital sources.
d. Recognize ethical standards and safe
practices in social and personal media
U1-U6 220.127.116.11 Create an individual or shared multimedia
work or digital text for a specific purpose
(e.g., to create or integrate knowledge, to
share experiences or information, to
persuade, to entertain, or as artistic
a. Evaluate the Fair Use of each visual
element or piece of music used in a
media work and create a list
documenting the source for each found
image or piece of music.
b. Publish the work and share it with an
U1-U6 18.104.22.168 Demonstrate command of the conventions of
standard English grammar and usage when
writing or speaking.
a. Explain the function of conjunctions,
prepositions, and interjections in general
and their function in particular sentences.
b. Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked;
I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses.
c. Use verb tense to convey various times,
sequences, states, and conditions.
d. Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts
in verb tense.*
e. Use correlative conjunctions (e.g.,
22.214.171.124 Demonstrate command of the conventions of
standard English capitalization, punctuation,
and spelling when writing.
a. Use punctuation to separate items in a
b. Use a comma to separate an introductory
element from the rest of the sentence.
c. Use a comma to set off the words yes and
no (e.g., Yes, thank you), to set off a tag
question from the rest of the sentence
(e.g., It’s true, isn’t it?), and to indicate
direct address (e.g., Is that you, Steve?).
d. Use underlining, quotation marks, or
italics to indicate titles of works.
e. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly,
consulting references as needed.
U1-U6 126.96.36.199 Use knowledge of language and its conventions
when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
a. Expand, combine, and reduce sentences for
meaning, reader/listener interest, and
b. Compare and contrast the varieties of
English (e.g., dialects, registers) used in
stories, dramas, or poems.
188.8.131.52 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown
and multiple-meaning words and phrases based
on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly
from a range of strategies.
a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships
and comparisons in text) as a clue to the
meaning of a word or phrase.
b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and
Latin affixes and roots as clues to the
meaning of a word (e.g., photograph,
c. Consult reference materials (e.g.,
dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both
print and digital, to find the pronunciation
and determine or clarify the precise
meaning of key words and phrases.
U1-U6 184.108.40.206 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language,
word relationships, and nuances in word meanings
to develop word consciousness.
a. Interpret figurative language, including similes
and metaphors, in context.
b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common
idioms, adages, and proverbs.
c. Use the relationship between particular words
(e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to
better understand each of the words.
220.127.116.11 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate
general academic and domain-specific words and
phrases, including those that signal contrast,
addition, and other logical relationships (e.g.,
however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in