ELA (Reading and Writing)
Students will quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. (LAFS.5.RL.1.1)
Students will compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact). (LAFS.5.RL.1.3)
Students will analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel; multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem). (LAFS.5.RL.3.7)
Students will 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 (LAFS.5.RL.1.2)
(New)Students will produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience (LAFS.5.W.2.4)
(New) Students will draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research (LAFS.5.W.3.9).
Students will demonstrate the command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. (LAFS.5.L.1.1)
Students will engage in a range of collaborative discussions on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. (LAFS.5.SL.1.1)
(New) Students will use geographic knowledge and skills when discussing current events.
Students will recognize patterns, identify events on maps, and use graphs to determine how geography has impacted significant events (SS.5.G.4.1).
Student will construct maps, charts, and graphs to display geographic information. (SS.5.G.1.4)
Students will interpret current and historical information using a variety of geographic tools. (SS.5.G.1.1)