5th Grade ELA

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3.  Phonics and Word Recognition 

3.1  Syllabication- (Breaking words into syllables)

3.2  Morphology(Root words and affixes)

3.3  Letter - sound correspondence

4  Fluency 

4.1  Reading accuracy

4.2  Reading rate

4.3  Expressive reading

Unit: Reading for Information

1.  Reading for meaning; literal and inferential clues

2.1  Identification of main idea and details and their interrelationships

2.2  Summary of text information

3  Comparison of relationships or interactions in text

3.1  individuals

3.2  events

3.3  ideas

3.4  concepts


4  Content-specific vocabulary


5  Identification of informational text structure

   5.1 chronology

   5.2 cause/effect

   5.3 problem/ solution

   5.4 comparison


6  Multiple viewpoints

    6.1 Analysis

    6.2 Comparison

7  Multiple sources of information

7.1  Problem solving

7.2 Text scanning

7.3  Efficient identification of pertinent information

Unit: Reading Literature

4.1  Figurative Language

       4.1a  Metaphors

       4.1b  Similes

       4.1c  Aliteration

       4.1d  Personification

       4.1e  Onomatopoeia 

Unit: Language

1  Conventions of English

1.1  Conjunctions, prepositions, interjections

1.2  Perfect verb tense ( e.g. I had walked, ; I have walked; I will have walked)

1.3  Use of verb tense to convey meaning

1.4  Recognition and use of consistent verb tense

1.5  Use of correlative conjunctions (either/or, neither/not)

2  Capitalization, punctutation, and spelling

2.1  Commas

2.1a  Punctuation of items in a series

2.1b  Separation of  introductory elements

2.1c  Separation of the words "yes," and "no" answers to questions

2.1d  Punctuation of book titles 

2.1d  Punctuation of magazine titles

2.1d  Bibliography citation

2.1e  Grade level spelling

3.1a  Variety of sentence structures to convey meaning

3.1b  Dialects and voice

4  Vocabulary

4.1  Context clues

4.2  Affixes and roots

4.3  Reference materials

5  Figurative Language

5.1  Interpretaion of similes and metaphors

5.2  Idioms, adages, proverbs

5.3  Synonyms, antonyms, homophones and homographs

6.  Content specific vocabulary and transition (signal) vocabulary