Grade 5 Version: 05-06-CPS


 
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Language Arts

Strand: Reading (K-5)


 
ELA5R1 Comprehension - Literary Texts
The student demonstrates comprehension and shows evidence of a warranted and responsible explanation of a variety of literary and informational texts. The texts are of the quality and complexity illustrated by the Grade Five list. For literary texts, the student identifies the characteristics of various genres and produces evidence of reading that:
Element: ELA5R1.a Comprehension - Literary Texts
Identifies and analyzes the elements of setting, characterization, and conflict in plot.
24 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.b Comprehension - Literary Texts
Identifies and analyzes the structural elements particular to dramatic literature (e.g., scenes, acts, casts of characters, stage directions) in the plays read, viewed, written, and performed.
92 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.c Comprehension - Literary Texts
Identifies and analyzes the similarities and differences between a narrative text and its film or play version.
Element: ELA5R1.d Comprehension - Literary Texts
Relates a literary work to information about its setting (historically or culturally).
491 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.e Comprehension - Literary Texts
Identifies imagery, figurative language (e.g., personification, metaphor, simile, hyperbole), rhythm, or flow when responding to literature.
4 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.f Comprehension - Literary Texts
Identifies and analyzes the author's use of dialogue and description.
Element: ELA5R1.g Comprehension - Literary Texts
Applies knowledge of the concept that theme refers to the message about life and the world that the author wants us to understand whether implied or stated.
9 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.h Comprehension - Literary Texts
Responds to and analyzes the effects of sound, figurative language, and graphics in order to uncover meaning in poetry. i. Sound (e.g., alliteration, onomatopoeia, rhyme scheme) ii. Figurative language (e.g., personification, metaphor, simile, hyperbole) iii.Graphics (e.g., capital letters, line length).
286 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.i Comprehension - Literary Texts
Makes judgements and inferences about setting, characters,and events and supports them with elaborating and convincing evidence from the text.
51 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.j Comprehension - Literary Texts
Identifies similarities and differences between the characters and theme in a literary work and the actual experiences in the author's life.
573 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.k Comprehension - Literary Texts
Identifies common structures and stylistic elements (e.g., hyperbole, refrain, simile) in traditional literature.
3 Resources
 

 
Informational Texts
The student demonstrates comprehension and shows evidence of a warranted and responsible explanation of a variety of literary and informational texts. For informational texts, the student reads and comprehends to develop understanding and expertise, and produce evidence of reading that:
Element: ELA5R1.a Comprehension- Informational Texts
Locates facts that answer the reader's questions.
24 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.b Comprehension- Informational Texts
Identifies and uses knowledge of common textual features (e.g., paragraphs, topic sentences, concluding sentences, glossary).
92 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.c Comprehension- Informational Texts
Identifies and uses knowledge of common graphic features (e.g., charts, maps, diagrams, captions, and illustrations).
Element: ELA5R1.d Comprehension- Informational Texts
Identifies and uses knowledge of common organizational structures (e.g., chronological order, logical order, cause and effect, classification schemes).
491 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.e: Comprehension- Informational Texts
Distinguished cause from effect in context.
4 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.f Comprehension- Informational Texts
Identifies and analyzes manin ideas, supporting ideas, and supporting details.
Element: ELA5R1.g Comprehension- Informational Texts
Makes perceptive and well-developed connections.
9 Resources
Element: ELA5R1.h Comprehension- Informational Texts
Relates new information to prior knowledge and experience and makes connections to related topics or information.
286 Resources
 

 
ELA5R2 Reading Habits-Twenty-five Books
The student consistently reads at least twenty-five books or book equivalents (approximately 1,000,000 words) each year. The quality and complexity of the materials to be read are illustrated in the sample reading list. The materials should include traditional and contemporary literature (both fiction and non-fiction) as well as magazines, newspapers, textbooks, and electronic material. Such reading should represent a diverse collection of material from at least three different literary forms and from at least five different writers.
 

 
ELA5R3 Vocabulary
The student understands and acquires new vocabulary and uses it correctly in reading and writing.
Element: ELA5R3.a Vocabulary
Reads a variety of texts and incorporates new words into oral and written language.
5 Resources
Element: ELA5R3.b Vocabulary
Determines the meaning of unfamiliar words using context clues (e.g., definition, example).
10 Resources
Element: ELA5R3.c Vocabulary
Determines the meaning of unfamiliar words using knowledge of common roots, suffixes,and prefixes.
Element: ELA5R3.d Vocabulary
Determines pronunciations, meanings, alternate word choices, and parts of speech of words using dictionaries and thesauruses.
1 Resources
Element: ELA5R3.e Vocabulary
Identifies the meaning of common prefixes (e.g., un-, re-, dis-)
Element: ELA5R3.f Vocabulary
Identifies the meanings of common idioms and figurative phrases.
1 Resources
Element: ELA5R3.g Vocabulary
Identifies playful use of language (e.g., puns, jokes, palindromes).
1 Resources
Element: ELA5R3.h Vocabulary
Recognizes and uses words with multiple meanings (e.g., sentence, school, hard) and determines which meaning is intended from the context of the sentence.
Element: ELA5R3.i Vocabulary
Identifies and applies the meaning of the terms antonym, synonym, and homophone.
1 Resources
 

 
ELA5R4 Oral Reading-Fluency
The student reads aloud, accurately (in the range of 95%), familiar material in a variety of genres of the quality and complexity illustrated in the sample reading list, in a way that makes meaning clear to listeners.
Element: ELA5R4.a Oral Reading-Fluency
Uses letter-sound knowledge to decode written English and uses a range of cueing systems (e.g., phonics and context clues) to determine pronunciation and meaning.
Element: ELA5R4.b Oral Reading-Fluency
Uses self-correction when subsequent reading indicates an earlier miscue (self-monitoring and self-correcting strategies).
31 Resources
Element: ELA5R4.c Oral Reading-Fluency
Reads with a rhythm, flow, and meter that sounds like everyday speech (prosody).
2 Resources
 

Strand: Writing


 
ELA5W1 Writing Structure and Focus
The student produces writing that establishes an appropriate organizational structure, sets a context and engages the reader, maintains a coherent focus throughout, and signals a satisfying closure.
Element: ELA5W1.a Writing Structure and Focus
Selects a focus, an organizational structure, and a point of view based on purpose, genre expectations, audience, length, and format requirements.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5W1.b Writing Structure and Focus
Writes text of length appropriate to address the topic or tell the story.
Element: ELA5W1.c Writing Structure and Focus
Uses traditional structures for conveying information (e.g., chronological order, cause and effect, similarity and difference, and posing and answering a question).
Element: ELA5W1.d Writing Structure and Focus
Uses appropriate structures to ensure coherence (e.g., transition elements).
 

 
ELA5W2 Narrative Writing
The student demonstrates competence in a variety of genres Narrative.
Element: ELA5W2.a Narrative Writing
Engages the reader by establishing a context, creating a point of view, and otherwise developing reader interest.
1 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.b Narrative Writing
Establishes a plot, setting, and conflict, and/or the significance of events.
Element: ELA5W2.c Narrative Writing
Creates an organizing structure.
Element: ELA5W2.d Narrative Writing
Includes sensory details and concrete language to develop plot and character.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.e Narrative Writing
Excludes extraneous details and inconsistencies.
Element: ELA5W2.f Narrative Writing
Develops complex characters through actions describing the motivation of characters and character conversation.
23 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.g Narrative Writing
Uses a range of appropriate narrative strategies such as dialogue, tension, or suspense.
Element: ELA5W2.h Narrative Writing
Provides a sense of closure to the writing.
Element: ELA5W2.i Narrative Writing
Lifts the level of language using appropriate strategies including word choice.
1 Resources
 

 
Informational Writing
The students demonstrates competence in a variety of genres Informational Writing.
Element: ELA5W2.a Informational Writing
Engages the reader by establishing a context, creating a speaker's voice, and otherwise developing reader interest.
1 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.b Informational Writing
Develops a controlling idea that conveys a perspective on a subject.
Element: ELA5W2.c Informational Writing
Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific purpose, audience, and context.
Element: ELA5W2.d Informational Writing
Includes appropriate facts and details.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.e Informational Writing
Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate information.
Element: ELA5W2.f Informational Writing
Uses a range of appropriate strategies, such as providing facts and details, describing or analyzing the subject, and narrating a relevant anecdote.
23 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.g Informational Writing
Draws from more than one source of information such as speakers, books, newspapers, and online materials
Element: ELA5W2.h Informational Writing
Provides a sense of closure to the writing.
Element: ELA5W2.i Informational Writing
Lifts the level of language using appropriate strategies including word choice.
1 Resources
 

 
Response to Literature
The student demonstrates a competence in a variety of genres Response to Literature.
Element: ELA5W2.a Response to Literature
Engages the reader by establishing a context, creating a speaker's voice, and otherwise developing reader interest.
1 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.b Response to Literature
Advances a judgment that is interpretive, evaluative, or reflective.
Element: ELA5W2.c Response to Literature
Supports judgments through references to the text, other works, authors, or non-print media, or references to personal knowledge.
Element: ELA5W2.d Response to Literature
Develops interpretations that exhibit careful reading and demonstrate an understanding of the literary work.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.e Response to Literature
Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate information.
Element: ELA5W2.f Response to Literature
Provides a sense of closure to the writing.
23 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.g Response to Literature
Lifts the level of language using appropriate strategies (word choice).
 

 
Persuasive Writing
The student demonstrates a competence in a variety of genres Persuasive Essay.
Element: ELA5W2.a Persuasive Essay
Engages the reader by establishing a context, creating a speaker's voice, and otherwise developing reader interest.
1 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.b Persuasive Essay
States a clear position in support of a proposal.
Element: ELA5W2.c Persuasive Essay
Supports a position with relevant evidence
Element: ELA5W2.d Persuasive Essay
Creates an organizing structure appropriate to a specific purpose, audience, and context.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.e Persuasive Essay
Addresses reader concerns.
Element: ELA5W2.f Persuasive Essay
Excludes extraneous details and inappropriate information.
23 Resources
Element: ELA5W2.g Persuasive Essay
Provides a sense of closure to the writing.
Element: ELA5W2.h Persuasive Essay
Raises the level of language using appropriate strategies (word choice).
 

 
ELA5W3 Research and Technology
The student uses research and technology to support writing.
Element: ELA5W3.a Research and Technology
Acknowledges information from sources.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5W3.b Research and Technology
Uses organizational features of printed text (e.g., citations, end notes, bibliographic references) to locate relevant information.
Element: ELA5W3.c Research and Technology
Uses various reference materials (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia, electronic information) as aids to writing.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5W3.d Research and Technology
Uses the features of texts (e.g., index, table of contents, guide words, alphabetical/numerical order) to obtain and organize information and thoughts.
Element: ELA5W3.e Research and Technology
Demonstrates basic keyboarding skills and familiarity with computer terminology (e.g., software, memory, disk drive, hard drive).
Element: ELA5W3.g Research and Technology
Uses a thesaurus to identify alternative word choices and meanings.
Element: ELA5W3.f Research and Technology
Creates simple documents by using electronic media and employing organizational features (e.g., passwords, entry and pull-down menus, word searches, thesaurus, spell check).
 

 
ELA5W4 Writing Process
The student consistently uses a writing process to develop, revise, and evaluate writing.
Element: ELA5W4.a Writing Process
Plans and drafts independently and resourcefully.
Element: ELA5W4.b Writing Process
Revises manuscripts to improve the meaning and focus of writing by adding, deleting, consolidating, clarifying, and rearranging words and sentences.
Element: ELA5W4.c Writing Process
Edits to correct errors in spelling, punctuation, etc.
Element: ELA5W4.d Writing Process
Publishes independently.
 

Strand: Conventions


 
ELA5C1 Conventions
The student demonstrates understanding and control of the rules of the English language, realizing that usage involves the appropriate application of conventions and grammar in both written and spoken formats.
Element: ELA5C1.a Conventions
Uses and identifies the eight parts of speech (e.g., noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, conjunction, preposition, interjection).
6 Resources
Element: ELA5C1.b Conventions
Expands or reduces sentences (e.g.,adding or deleting modifiers, combining or revising sentences).
1 Resources
Element: ELA5C1.c Conventions
Uses and identifies verb phrases and verb tenses.
5 Resources
Element: ELA5C1.d Conventions
Recognizes that a word performs different functions according to its position in the sentence.
1 Resources
Element: ELA5C1.e Conventions
Varies the sentence structure by kind (declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences and functional fragments), order, and complexity (simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex).
Element: ELA5C1.f Conventions
Uses and identifies correct mechanics (e.g., apostrophes, quotation marks, comma use in compound sentences, paragraph indentations) and correct sentence structure (e.g., elimination of sentence fragments and run-ons).
4 Resources
Element: ELA5C1.g Conventions
Uses additional knowledge of correct mechanics (e.g., apostrophes, quotation marks, comma use in compound sentences, paragraph indentations), correct sentence structure (e.g., elimination of fragments and run-ons), and correct Standard English spelling (e.g., commonly used homophones) when writing, revising, and editing.
6 Resources
 

Strand: Listening, Speaking and Viewing


 
ELA5LSV1 Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
The student participates in student-to-teacher, student-to-student, and group verbal interactions
Element: ELA5LSV1.a Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Initiates new topics in addition to responding to adult-initiated topics. Initiates new topics in addition to responding to adult-initiated topics.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5LSV1.b Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Asks relevant questions.
Element: ELA5LSV1.c Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Responds to questions with appropriate information.
Element: ELA5LSV1.d Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Uses language cues to indicate different levels of certainty or hypothesizing (e.g., "What if...?"; "Very likely..."; "I'm unsure whether...").
Element: ELA5LSV1.e Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Confirms understanding by paraphrasing the adult's directions or suggestions.
Element: ELA5LSV1.f Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Displays appropriate turn-taking behaviors.
2 Resources
Element: ELA5LSV1.g Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Actively solicits another person's comments or opinions.
Element: ELA5LSV1.h Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Offers own opinion forcefully without domineering.
Element: ELA5LSV1.i Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Responds appropriately to comments and questions.
Element: ELA5LSV1.j Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Volunteers contributions and responds when directly solicited by teacher or discussion leader.
Element: ELA5LSV1.k Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Gives reasons in support of opinions expressed
Element: ELA5LSV1.l Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Clarifies, illustrates, or expands on a response when asked to do so; asks classmates for similar expressions.
 

 
ELA5LSV2 Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
The student listens to and views various forms of text and media in order to gather and share information, persuade others, and express and understand ideas. When responding to visual and oral texts and media (e.g., television, radio, film productions, and electronic media) the student:
Element: ELA5LSV2.a Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Demonstrates an awareness of the presence of the media in the daily lives of most people.
Element: ELA5LSV2.b Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Evaluates the role of the media in focusing attention and in forming an opinion.
Element: ELA5LSV2.c Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Judges the extent to which the media provides a source of entertainment as well as a source of information.
 

 
Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
The student listens to and views various forms of text and media in order to gather and share information, persuade others, and express and understand ideas. When delivering or responding to presentations, the student:
Element: ELA5LSV2.a Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Shapes information to achieve a particular purpose and to appeal to the interests and background knowledge of audience members.
Element: ELA5LSV2.b Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Uses notes, multimedia, or other memory aids to structure the presentation.
Element: ELA5LSV2.c Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Engages the audience with appropriate verbal cues and eye contact.
Element: ELA5LSV2.d Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Projects a sense of individuality and personality in selecting and organizing content and in delivery
1 Resources
Element: ELA5LSV2.e Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Shapes content and organization according to criteria for importance and impact rather than according to availability of information in resource materials.
Element: ELA5LSV2.f Listening, Speaking, and Viewing
Uses technology or other memory aids to structure the presentation.
 

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