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5th Grade ELA Curriculum Pacing Guide

5th Grade Reading/English Language Arts Pacing Guide

Week

KCAS Standards

I Cans…

1

Getting to Know You/Procedures and Expectations

I can explain the rules and procedures of our classroom and school.

2

Reading Wonders Start Smart Lessons

Essential Question: What discoveries can people make when they cooperate with others?

 

SL.5.1  Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.

RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says and making inferences.

L.5.4c-Using print and digital resources to find the meanings of unknown words (i.e. dictionary and thesaurus)

Knowledge Targets:

I can identify key ideas from reading material.

I can explain what the text says by quoting from it accurately.

I can use common digital and print reference materials.

Reasoning Targets:

I can discuss information that I have read.

              I can draw inferences from the text.

I can use various strategies to find the meanings of unknown words.

3

Reading Wonders Start Smart Lessons

Essential Question: What can you discover by observing nature?

 

SL.5.1  Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions.

RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says and making inferences.

L.5.4c-Using print and digital resources to find the meanings of unknown words (i.e. dictionary and thesaurus)

RF.5.3a- Use word parts and decoding strategies to understand new words

Knowledge Targets:

I can identify key ideas from reading material.

I can quote accurately from an informational text.

I can use common print and digital reference materials.

I can explain meanings of prefixes and suffixes.

Reasoning Targets:

I can discuss information that I have read.

I can draw inferences using information from the text.

I can use a variety of strategies to find the meaning of unknown words.

I can use phonics to decode words.

Performance Skill:

              I can accurately read unfamiliar words in context and out of context.

4

Reading Wonders Unit 1/

Week 1

Essential Question: How do we get the things we need?

RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RL.5.3 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).

RF.5.4c Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

L.5.4 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.

a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparison in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

L.4.1f  Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.

*L.5.2e assessed weekly through spelling test

Knowledge Targets:

I can understand how context can help me understand what I am reading.

I can identify characters, setting, and plot in a story.

I can identify fragment and run-on sentences.

I can identify common context clues in text.

I can explain what the text says by quoting from it accurately.

Reasoning Targets:

I can compare and contrast characters, settings, and plots of two stories.

I can determine the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words by looking at text to find clues to the meaning of words.

I can draw inferences from the text.             

5/6

Reading Wonders Unit 1/Week 2

Essential Question: What can lead us to rethink an idea?

RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RL.5.3 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).

L.5.5b Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meaning.

b. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs

L.4.1f Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.

W.5.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.      a.  Apply grade 5 reading standards to literature. (e.g. Compare and contrast two or more).

*L.5.2e assessed weekly through spelling test

Knowledge Targets:

I can explain what the text says by quoting from it accurately

I can identify characters, setting, and plot in a story.

I can identify idioms.

I can cite evidence from the text to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.

Reasoning Targets:

I can draw inferences from the text.

I can compare and contrast characters, settings, and plots of two stories.

I can explain what idioms mean.

I can identify and fix fragment and run-on sentences.

I can reflect on key ideas and details in a text as evidence for support and understanding of text.     

7

Reading Wonders Unit 1/Week 3

Essential Question: How can experiencing nature change the way you think about it?

 

RI.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI.5.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

L.5.5c Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meaning. c. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.

W.5.3c  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. c. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.  I can use a variety to transitions to move the events along.

W.5.9a Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. a.  Apply grade 5 reading standards to literature. (e.g. Compare and contrast two or more).

*L.5.2e assessed weekly through spelling test

Knowledge Targets:

I can explain what the text says by quoting from it accurately.

I can identify cause and effect relationships.

I can identify homographs.

I can use a variety to transitions to move the events along.

I can cite evidence from the text to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.

Reasoning Targets:

I can explain cause and effect relationships in text.

I can use homographs to understand text.     

Product Target:

I can write a narrative that effectively establishes a situation, uses techniques such as dialogue and description to develop experiences, events characters, utilizes appropriate transitional words/phrases, includes sensory details, leads to a conclusion.

8/9

Reading Wonders Unit 1/Week 4

Essential Question: How does technology lead to creative ideas?

 

 

RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI.5.5 Compare and Contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

L.5.4b  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.   b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).

W.5.3c  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. c. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.  I can use a variety to transitions to move the events along.

W.5.9b Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. b.  Apply grade 5 reading standards to informational texts. (e.g., Explain how an author uses…).

*L.5.2e assessed weekly through spelling test

Knowledge Targets:

I can explain what the text says by quoting from it accurately.

I can identify the sequence text structure.

I can identify the meaning of common Greek Roots and affixes.

I can use a variety to transitions to move the events along.

Reasoning Targets:

I can compare the overall structure of a text (cause/effect, sequence).

I can use Greek Roots and affixes to understand text.     

Product Target:

I can write a narrative that effectively establishes a situation, uses techniques such as dialogue and description to develop experiences, events characters, utilizes appropriate transitional words/phrases, includes sensory details, leads to a conclusion.

11/12

Reading Wonders Unit 2/Week 1

Essential Question: What do good problem solvers do?

 

All Standards from Reading Wonders Unit 1- RL.5.1, RL.5.3, RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.5, RF.5.4c, L.5.4, L.5.5bc, W.5.9

W.5.3c  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. c. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.  I can use a variety to transitions to move the events along.

Unit 2/Week 1-

RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RL.5.3 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).

L.5.4 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.

a. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparison in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

 

*L.5.2e assessed weekly through spelling test

Knowledge Targets:

I can explain what the text says by quoting from it accurately.

I can identify all text structures.

I can identify common context clues from text.

I can cite evidence from the text to support analysis of what the text says explicitly.

Reasoning Targets:

I can explain how each text structure helps me understand.

I can compare multiple text structures.

I can determine the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words by looking at text to find clues to the meaning of words.

I can draw inferences from the text.             

Product Target:

I can write a narrative that effectively establishes a situation, uses techniques such as dialogue and description to develop experiences, events characters, utilizes appropriate transitional words/phrases, includes sensory details, leads to a conclusion.

13/14

Reading Wonders Unit 2/Week 2

Essential Question: What can you do to get the information you need?

RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RL.5.3  Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g. a character’s thoughts, words or actions).

L.5.5a Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meaning.      a.  Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.

W.5.4 Produce clear and cohesive writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

*L.5.2e assessed weekly through spelling test

Knowledge Targets:

I can explain what the text says by quoting from it accurately.

I can identify similarities and differences of two or more characters, settings, and events in a story or drama.

I can identify similes and metaphors in text.

Reasoning Targets:

I can analyze the reason for writing a piece to decide on the task, purpose, and audience.

I can compare and contrast two or more characters using specific details from a text.                                                                                                  

I can tell what words mean using similes and metaphors.

Product Target:    

I can produce a writing piece that is clear and cohesive with idea development and organization appropriate to task, purpose and audience. 

15/16

Thanksgiving and Winter MAP Testing

Review- RL.5.1, RL.5.3, RF.5.4c, RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.5, L.5.4b, L.5.5abc

L.5.1-Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. a. Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences. b. Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses. c. Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions. d. Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense. e. Use correlative

L.5.2- Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization punctuation, and spelling when writing. a. Use punctuation to separate items in a series. b. Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence. c. Use a comma to set off the words yes and no (e.g. Yes, thank you), to set off a tag questions from the rest of the sentence (e.g., it’s true, isn’t it?), and to indicate direct address (Is that you, Steve?). d. Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.

*L.5.2e assessed weekly through spelling

Knowledge Targets:

I can identify parts of a sentence.

I can identify fragment and run-on sentences.

I can use appropriate capitalization and punctuation.

Reasoning Targets:

I can determine when a sentence needs to be corrected.

I can determine what I need to do to correct a sentence.

 

17

Reading Wonders Unit 2/Week 3

Essential Question: How do we investigate nature?

 

 

 

 

 

RI.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI.5.5  Compare and Contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

L.5.4b 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. b. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).

W.5.4 Produce clear and cohesive writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

*L.5.2e assessed weekly through spelling test

Knowledge Targets:

I can explain what the text says by quoting from it accurately.

I can describe the overall structure of a text or part of a text.

I can identify and define grade appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots.

Reasoning Targets:

I can analyze the reason for writing a piece to decide on the task, purpose, and audience.

I can compare and contrast the overall structure of information in two or more texts.

I can use common Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of words(e.g. photograph, photosynthesis.)

Product Target:    

I can produce a writing piece that is clear and cohesive with idea development and organization appropriate to task, purpose and audience.