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English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 12
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 9
Podcasts: 3
Web Resources: 0
1.) Demonstrate reading vocabulary knowledge, including recognition of multiple-meaning words.

•  Identifying word "chunks" or parts
Example: mark, remark, or able in remarkable

•  Recognizing inflected endings
Examples: ed, ing

•  Identifying possessives and contractions
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 69
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 60
Podcasts: 5
Web Resources: 3
2.) Use a range of strategies, including drawing conclusions such as opinions about characters based on their actions and summarizing passages, to comprehend fifth-grade recreational reading materials in a variety of genres.

•  Determining sequence of events in recreational reading materials
•  Comparing and contrasting to extend meaning
•  Distinguishing fiction and nonfiction
•  Using sentence structure and context to determine meaning
•  Using prior knowledge and experience to interpret meaning
•  Skimming passages to obtain primary message
•  Inferring motive of characters
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 28
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 27
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 0
3.) Recognize the use and effect of literary elements and devices, including setting, character traits, stated purpose, metaphors, and simple symbolism to gain information from various text formats, including tables and charts.

•  Recognizing persuasive techniques
•  Identifying main idea and supporting details
•  Recognizing use of personification
•  Identifying implied purpose
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 63
Learning Assets: 4
Lesson Plans: 55
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 2
4.) Use a wide range of strategies and skills, including using text features to gain meaning, summarizing passages, and drawing conclusions, to comprehend fifth-grade informational and functional reading materials.

•  Determining sequence of events
•  Determining cause and effect
•  Distinguishing fact from opinion
•  Using previewing and predicting skills to determine content
•  Using sentence structure and context to determine word meaning
•  Using prior knowledge and experience to interpret meaning
•  Using self-monitoring for text understanding
Examples: rereading, accessing prior knowledge and experiences

•  Using expanded vocabulary to determine word meaning
•  Recognizing persuasive techniques
•  Skimming passages to get significance of passage
•  Using reference materials
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 4
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Compare the genre characteristics of autobiographies, biographies, and historical fiction, including multicultural literature.

English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
6.) Use text features, including indexes, tables, and appendixes, to guide interpretation of expository texts.

Examples:

- social studies--interpreting a table comparing native American cultures

- science--interpreting a table using everyday indicators that identify common acids and bases

English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 61
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 59
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
7.) Compose expository texts using an introductory paragraph that includes a main idea; supporting paragraphs with a minimum of three reasons, explanations, or steps in a process; and a conclusion.

•  Determining purpose and audience prior to writing
Examples:

- purpose--writer addresses topic in correct mode

- audience--writer uses appropriate tone

•  Demonstrating clarity and organization in a composition
•  Using appropriate transition words in a composition
•  Using appropriate prewriting strategies
Examples: brainstorming, using graphic organizers

•  Composing persuasive texts, including a minimum of three reasons that support a stance or position
•  Composing narrative texts using a definite time frame, a clear sequence of events, and a selected tone
Examples: selected tone--sarcastic, humorous, respectful

•  Composing descriptive texts using an introductory paragraph, sensory details, vivid language, and a conclusion
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 18
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 17
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
8.) Express meaning through writing varied sentence structure, detailed paragraphs, and multi-paragraph compositions in an organized manner.

•  Editing writing for clarity of thought
•  Correcting awkward sentence construction, redundancy, fragments, and run-ons in written presentations
•  Utilizing precise vocabulary in oral and written presentations
Examples: sauntered instead of walked, scurried instead of ran

•  Bulleting major details and ideas to support a topic or subject
•  Responding in writing to open-ended questions
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 64
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 63
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 1
9.) Apply mechanics in writing, including capitalization of first word in a direct quotation and use of punctuation, including quotation marks and comma with direct quotations, colon to introduce a list, and commas after introductory words, with a noun of direct address, and in a compound sentence.

•  Using quotation marks with titles of short stories and poems
•  Capitalizing proper adjectives, titles of books, and works of art
•  Using apostrophes with possessives
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 58
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 55
Podcasts: 1
Web Resources: 1
10.) Demonstrate knowledge of grammar and usage concepts, including subject-verb agreement with a compound subject; present, past, and future verb tenses; forms of adjectives; forms of nouns; and subject, object, and possessive pronouns.

•  Writing sentences without the use of double negatives
•  Identifying homonyms, homophones, and homographs
Examples:

- homonym--as in a bat and a ball, a bat in a cave

- homophone--as in a bear in a forest, a bare spot in the lawn

- homograph--as in a bass in a lake, a bass singing voice

•  Using irregular verbs in writing
•  Using adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, nouns, and verbs in writing
•  Demonstrating correct use of prepositions and interjections
English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 70
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 67
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 0
11.) Use search strategies in the research process to identify reliable current resources and computer technology to locate information.

English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 31
Learning Assets: 1
Lesson Plans: 30
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
12.) Demonstrate eye contact, articulation, and appropriate voice intonation with expository presentations.

•  Using dramatizations with oral persuasive presentations
Examples: role play, Reader's Theater

•  Using figurative language found in literature to enhance oral communication
Examples: personification, idiom, metaphor, simile, hyperbole, onomatopoeia, alliteration, symbolism

English Language Arts (2007)
Grade(s): 5
All Resources: 14
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 14
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
13.) Apply strategies of a skillful listener, including maintaining eye contact, attending to the listening task, and assigning meaning to the message.

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