ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS - QUARTER 1
UNIT 1: LIVING OF THE LAND (5 WEEKS)
Reading Priority Standard:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.3.A Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context.
Writing Priority Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2a Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2b Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2c Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Speaking and Listening Priority Standard:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1 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.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Language Priority Standard:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.1a Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.B Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.B Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.C Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.D Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.*
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.E Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.A Use punctuation to separate items in a series.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.D Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5.C Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
FLUENCY & GRAMMAR
FLUENCY: Expression, Syllable/Phonics, Intonation, Phrasing, & Pausing
GRAMMAR: Sentence Types, Punctuation/Capitalization, Subject/Predicate, Commas, Sentence Combining, Punctuate Compound Sentences, Combining Complex Sentences, Letter Writing, Run-on Sentences, Fragments, Writing Process
SKILLS & CONCEPTS
RI 5.2 DETERMINE two or more main ideas of a text
EXPLAIN how ideas are supported by key details
SUMMARIZE the text
W.5.2 WRITE informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic
CONVEY ideas and information clearly.
W5.2a INTRODUCE a topic clearly
PROVIDE a general observation and focus
GROUP related information logically
multimedia (when useful to aiding comprehension)
SL 5.1 ENGAGE (effectively) in a range of collaborative discussions with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts,
BUILDING on others’ ideas
EXPRESSING their own ideas clearly.
SL 5.1a COME prepared to discussions, having read or studied required material;
EXPLICITLY DRAW on that preparation and other information
known about the topic
EXPLORE ideas under discussion
SL5.1b FOLLOW agreed-upon rules for discussions
CARRY out assigned roles
L 5.1 DEMONSTRATE command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking
L 5.1a EXPLAIN the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their functions in particle sentences
L.5.2 DEMONSTRATE command of the conventions of standard capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L.5.2b USE a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence
RI 5.2 How can I prove I understand a nonfiction story?
W 5.2a How do I both inform and engage the reader through my writing?
L 5.1a Why do I need to know the parts of speech?
SL 5.1a How do I make my voice heard effectively in a group discussion?