· LAFS.5.L.3.5a Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. (a) Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context
· LAFS.5.L.3.4 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
· LAFS.5.SL.1.1 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 clearly.
· LAFS.5.SL.2.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
· LAFS.5.RL.1.2 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.
· SS.5.A.4.1 Identify the economic, political and socio-cultural motivation for colonial settlement.
· SS.5.A.4.2 Compare characteristics of New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies.