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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 

RL.5.1

L.5.4c

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 

RL.5.1

L.5.4c

RF.5.3a

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

RL.5.3

RF.5.4c

 

 

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 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

RL.5.3

 W.5.9

 

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 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

RI.5.3.

L.5.5c.

W.5.9

 

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 respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

8/9

Reading Wonders Unit 1/Week 4

Essential Question: How does technology lead to creative ideas?

*Classroom Learning Check

 

 

RL.5.1

RI.5.5

L.5.4b

W.5.3c 

W.5.9

 

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 respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence..

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

RL.5.1

RL.5.3

L.5.4

 

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 respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

13/14

Reading Wonders Unit 2/Week 2

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

RL.5.1

RL.5.3 

L.5.5a

W.5.9

 

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 respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

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

 

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.

I can identify all text structures.

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.

I can explain how each text structure helps me understand.

I can compare multiple text structures.

17/18

Reading Wonders Unit 2/Week 3

Essential Question: How do we investigate nature?

*School-Wide Learning Checks

 

 

 

 

RI.5.1

RI.5.5 

L.5.4b

W.5.4

 

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 personal narrative (biography) writing piece that is clear and cohesive with idea development and organization appropriate to task, purpose and audience. (On Demand Writing)

19

Reading Wonders Unit 2/Week 4

Essential Question:

When has a plan helped you accomplish a task?

 

RL.5.1

RL.5.2

L.5.5a

W.5.9

 

Knowledge Targets:

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

I can determine the theme of a story using details.

I can identify literary devices in a story.

Reasoning Targets:

I can explain how the plot events prove the theme.

I can summarize key ideas and details of a story. 

I can explain the meaning of literary devices in text.

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

20

Reading Wonders Unit 2/Week 5

Essential Question:

What motivates you to accomplish a goal?

 

RL.5.1

RL.5.2

L.5.5c

W.5.9

 

Knowledge Targets:

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

I can determine the theme of a poem using details.

I can identify synonyms and antonyms.

Reasoning Targets:

I can explain how the theme of a poem.

I can summarize key ideas and details of a poem. 

I can use synonyms and antonyms to understand figurative language.

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

 

21

Reading Wonders Unit 3/Week 1

Essential Question:

What can learning about different cultures teach us?

 

RL.5.1

RL.5.2

L.5.4a

W.5.9

 

 

Knowledge Targets:

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

I can determine the theme of a story using details.

I can identify common context clues in text.

Reasoning Targets:

.I can explain the theme of a story.

I can summarize key ideas and details of a story. 

Product Target:    

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

22

Reading Wonders Unit 3/Week 2

Essential Question:

How can learning about nature be useful?

 

RL.5.1

RL.5.2

L.5.4a

W.5.2

 

 

Knowledge Targets:

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

I can determine the theme of a story using details.

I can identify common context clues in text.

Reasoning Targets:

I can explain the theme of a story.

I can summarize key ideas and details of a story. 

Product Target:    

I can produce a expository writing piece (article about an issue in nature) that is clear and cohesive with idea development and organization appropriate to task, purpose and audience. (On Demand)

23/24/25

Reading Wonders Unit 3/Week 3 and 4

Essential Questions:

Where can you find patterns in nature?

What benefits come from people working as a group?

 

RI.5.1

RI.5.2

L.5.4b

W.5.9

 

Knowledge Targets:

I can explain what a word means by using the text of digital and print references.

I can explain how the supporting details of a text determine the main idea.

I can summarize text.

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

Reasoning Targets:

I can determine two or more main ideas from informational text.

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 respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

26

Reading Wonders Unit 3/Week 5

Essential Questions:

How do we explain what happened in the past?

*Classroom Learning Check

RI.5.1

RI.5.8

L.5.4a

W.5.1

Knowledge Targets:

I can explain what a word means by using the text of digital and print references.

I can identify the author’s point and evidence to support that point.

Reasoning Targets:

I can analyze the reason for writing a piece to decide on purpose

I can explain how an author uses evidence and reasons to support a point in a text.

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

Product Target:    

I can produce a persuasive writing piece (letter to a famous person explaining why they took a specific action) that is clear and cohesive with idea development and organization appropriate to task, purpose and audience. (On Demand)

27

Reading Wonders Unit 4/Week 1

Essential Questions:

What kind of stories do we tell? Why do we tell them?

 

RL.5.1

RL.5.6

L.5.1bcd

L.5.5c

W.5.9

Knowledge Targets:

I can identify the narrator’s (or speaker’s) point of view.

I can identify synonyms and antonyms and use them to figure out the meaning of an unknown word.

Reasoning Targets:

I can make inferences about the character, narrator or speaker.

I can use synonyms and antonyms to understand figurative language.

I can use correct verb tense.

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

28/29/30

Reading Wonders Unit 4/Week 2

Essential Questions:

What can you discover when you give things a second look?

 

RL.5.1

RL.5.6

L.5.5bc

W.5.9

Knowledge Targets:

I can identify the narrator’s (or speaker’s) point of view.

I can identify synonyms and antonyms and use them to figure out the meaning of an unknown word.

I can identify common idioms, adages, and proverbs.

Reasoning Targets:

I can make inferences about the character, narrator or speaker.

I can use synonyms and antonyms to understand figurative language.

I can explain the meaning of idioms, adages, and proverbs.

I can use verbs correctly.

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

31

 

Spring School-Wide Learning Checks

RL.5.1

RI.5.1

W.5.9

Knowledge Targets:

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

Reasoning Targets:

I can draw inferences from the text.

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

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

32

Reading Wonders Unit 4/Week 3

Essential Question:

What can people do to bring about positive change?

 

RL.5.1

RI.5.1

RL.5.6

L.5.3b

W.5.9

Knowledge Targets:

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

I can identify the narrator’s point-of view.

I can identify Greek roots in words.

Reasoning Targets:

I can draw inferences from the text.

I can make inferences about the narrator and characters.

I can use parts of words to find the meaning of new words.

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

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

33

Yearly Rewind

Essential Question: How can we compare different works of fiction?

RL.5.1

RL.5.2

RL.5.3

RL.5.4

RL.5.9

W.5.9

Knowledge Targets:

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

I can identify a theme in fiction text.

I can identify elements of a story.

I can identify the meanings of figurative language.

Reasoning Targets:

I can draw inferences from the text.

I can explain how the characters’ actions determine the theme of a text and summarize the text.

I can compare elements of a story.

I can use figurative language to understand the meaning of a text.

I can compare stories within the same genre to analyze their approaches to specific topics and themes.

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

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

34

Yearly Rewind

Essential Question: How can we understand a nonfiction text?

 

RI.5.1

RI.5.2

RI.5.4

RI.5.5

W.5.9

Knowledge Targets:

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

I can identify a main idea in a nonfiction text.

I can identify the text structure of a nonfiction text.

I can identify the meanings of unknown words.

Reasoning Targets:

I can draw inferences from the text.

I can determine two or main ideas from a nonfiction text.

I can use context clue strategies to understand the meanings of unknown words.

I can compare and contrast the overall text structures of two nonfiction texts.

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

Product Target:    

I can respond to text through writing by stating my point and backing it up with text evidence.

 

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