Fifth Grade Reading

*RL = Reading Literary Text       *RI = Reading Informational Text

Quarters

Alaska Standards

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Key Ideas and Details

The student will be able to read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.1 Locating explicit information in the text to support inferences drawn from the text. Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

 

 

 

 

RI.5.1 Locating explicit information in the text to explain what the text says explicitly and to support inferences drawn from the text.

The student will be able to determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.2 Determining a theme or author’s message or purpose of a story, drama, or poem using details and evidence from the text as support, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize main ideas or events, in correct sequence.

 

 

 

 

RI.5.2 Determining the main idea and subtopics of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; paraphrase or summarize key ideas, events, or procedures including correct sequence when appropriate.

The student will be able to analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.3 Comparing and contrasting two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact, how conflicts are resolved).

 

 

 

 

RI.5.3 Explaining the relationships (e.g., cause-effect) or interactions among two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

Craft and Structure

The student will be able to interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.4 Determining the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including use of figurative language and literary devices (e.g., imagery, metaphors, analogies, hyperbole).

 

 

 

 

RI.5.4 Determining the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.

The student will be able to analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.5 Explaining how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

 

 

 

 

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

The student will be able to assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.6 Describing how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view (e.g., first person, third person) influences how events are described or how characters are developed and portrayed.

 

 

 

 

RI.5.6 Determining author’s purpose; analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the points of view they represent. (e.g., social studies topics, media messages about current events).

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

The student will be able to integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.7 Analyzing how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or personal appeal of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem).

 

 

 

 

RI.5.7 Drawing 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.

The student will be able to delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.8 (Not applicable to literature)

 

 

 

 

RI.5.8 Explaining how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence supports which point(s).

The student will be able to analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take by:

 

 

 

 

RL.5.9 Comparing and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and plot development.

 

 

 

 

RI.5.9 Integrating information from several texts on the same topic or related topics in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

Reading and Level of Complexity

The student will be able to read and comprehend a range of complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently by:

 

 

 

 

 RL.5.10 The end of the year, reading and comprehending a range of literature from a variety of cultures, within a complexity band appropriate to grade 5 (from upper grade 4 to grade 6), with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 

 

 

 

RI.5.10 The end of the year, reading and comprehending a range of informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts within a complexity band appropriate to grade 5 (from upper grade 4 to grade 6), with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Reading Foundational Skills

The student will be able to know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words by:

 

 

 

 

a. Using 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.

The student will be able to read with sufficient accuracy and fluency by:

 

 

 

 

a. Reading on-level text with purpose and understanding.

b. Reading on-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.

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

*There are no foundational skills 1 and 2 for grades 3-5.

 

Range of Text Types for K-5

Students in K-5 apply the Reading standards to the following range of text types, with texts selected from a broad range of cultures and periods.

Literature

Informational Text

Stories

Dramas

Poetry

Literary Nonfiction and Historical, Scientific, and Technical Texts

Includes children’s adventure stories, folktales, legends, fables, fantasy, realistic fiction, and myth

Includes staged dialogue and brief familiar scenes

Includes nursery rhymes and the subgenres of the narrative poem, limerick, and free verse poem

Includes biographies and autobiographies; books about history, social studies, science, and the arts; technical texts, including directions, forms, and information displayed in graphs, charts, or maps; and digital sources on a range of topics

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Nick Higson,
Jan 20, 2015, 3:01 PM
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