Both the unit focus standards and general standards are listed in the following sections. Note that standards RI.5.1 and RI.5.10 are not included, which was done intentionally as the two standards should be at the center of each and every lesson. Additionally, RI.5.4 and RL.5.4 are incorporated into every lesson in the oracy building activity.For a complete list of standards addressed in each lesson, see the CCSS Standards Matrix.
Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.
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.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.