English Language Arts Grade 5 (2023)
Core Standards of the Course
Speaking and Listening (5.SL)
Students will learn to collaborate, express and listen to ideas, integrate and evaluate information from various sources, use media and visual displays as well as language and grammar strategically to help achieve communicative purposes, and adapt to context and task.
Students will learn to proficiently read and comprehend grade level literature and informational text, including seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance, at the high end of the grade level text complexity band, with scaffolding as needed. *Standard R.4 includes an asterisk to refer educators back to the Text Complexity Grade Bands and Associated Lexile Ranges in the introduction of the standards.
Mastered in preschool.
Mastered in grade 3.
Compare two characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text. (RL) 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. (RI)
Analyze how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a literary text. (RL) Compare the overall structure in two or more texts using terms such as sequence, comparison, cause/effect, and problem/solution. (RI)
Explain how a narratorís or speakerís point of view influences how events are described. (RL) Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent. (RI)
Analyze how the visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text. (RL) Draw on information from multiple sources including media to locate an answer to a question or to solve a problem. (RI)
Compare stories in the same genre on their approaches to similar themes and topics. (RL) Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably. (RI)
Write argumentative pieces on topics and/or texts, supporting a point of view with evidence and information, using linking words, phrases, and clauses to connect the claim to the evidence, and provide a concluding section related to the claim presented.
Write informative/explanatory pieces to examine a topic that links and conveys ideas and information clearly, using words, phrases, and clauses to show the relationship between ideas, paragraphs, and/or sections, and provide a concluding section related to the information or explanation presented.
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