Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction and Fiction Paired Texts Grade 5

Nonfiction and Fiction Paired Texts Grade 5

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 5

Key Ideas and Details

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1 - Changes 10-13
Unit 2 - True Courage 15-18
Unit 3 - A Different Meaning 20-23
Unit 4 - Precious Memories 25-28
Unit 5 - Just Watch 30-33
Unit 6 - Voices of the Past 35-38
Unit 7 - Heroes 40-43
Unit 8 - Back to School 45-48
Unit 9 - A Childhood Friend 50-53
Unit 10 - Fire! 55-58
Unit 11 - Night Hike 60-63
Unit 12 - The Nesting Place 65-68
Unit 13 - The British Are Coming! 70-73
Unit 14 - An Important Food Source 75-78
Unit 15 - No Money for Fun 80-83
Unit 16 - The Ring 85-88
Unit 17 - Picture Perfect 90-93
Unit 18 - An Unusual Surprise 95-98
Unit 19 - Midnight Snack 100-103
Unit 20 - The Lemonade Stand 105-108
Unit 21 - Gross and Yuck 110-113
Unit 22 - The Not So Itsy Bitsy Spider 115-118
Unit 23 - Brace Yourself 120-123
Unit 24 - Sick Day 125-128
Unit 25 - The Talk 130-133
Unit 26 - The Artist 135-138

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.5.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

Activity Pages
Unit 1 - Changes 10-13
Unit 2 - True Courage 15-18
Unit 3 - A Different Meaning 20-23
Unit 4 - Precious Memories 25-28
Unit 5 - Just Watch 30-33
Unit 6 - Voices of the Past 35-38
Unit 7 - Heroes 40-43
Unit 8 - Back to School 45-48
Unit 9 - A Childhood Friend 50-53
Unit 10 - Fire! 55-58
Unit 11 - Night Hike 60-63
Unit 12 - The Nesting Place 65-68
Unit 13 - The British Are Coming! 70-73
Unit 14 - An Important Food Source 75-78
Unit 15 - No Money for Fun 80-83
Unit 16 - The Ring 85-88
Unit 17 - Picture Perfect 90-93
Unit 18 - An Unusual Surprise 95-98
Unit 19 - Midnight Snack 100-103
Unit 20 - The Lemonade Stand 105-108
Unit 21 - Gross and Yuck 110-113
Unit 22 - The Not So Itsy Bitsy Spider 115-118
Unit 23 - Brace Yourself 120-123
Unit 24 - Sick Day 125-128
Unit 25 - The Talk 130-133
Unit 26 - The Artist 135-138

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.5.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Activity Pages
Unit 1 - Changes 10-13
Unit 2 - True Courage 15-18
Unit 3 - A Different Meaning 20-23
Unit 4 - Precious Memories 25-28
Unit 5 - Just Watch 30-33
Unit 6 - Voices of the Past 35-38
Unit 7 - Heroes 40-43
Unit 8 - Back to School 45-48
Unit 9 - A Childhood Friend 50-53
Unit 10 - Fire! 55-58
Unit 11 - Night Hike 60-63
Unit 12 - The Nesting Place 65-68
Unit 13 - The British Are Coming! 70-73
Unit 14 - An Important Food Source 75-78
Unit 15 - No Money for Fun 80-83
Unit 16 - The Ring 85-88
Unit 17 - Picture Perfect 90-93
Unit 18 - An Unusual Surprise 95-98
Unit 19 - Midnight Snack 100-103
Unit 20 - The Lemonade Stand 105-108
Unit 21 - Gross and Yuck 110-113
Unit 22 - The Not So Itsy Bitsy Spider 115-118
Unit 23 - Brace Yourself 120-123
Unit 24 - Sick Day 125-128
Unit 25 - The Talk 130-133
Unit 26 - The Artist 135-138

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 5

Key Ideas and Details

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1 - Deadly Diseases 11-13
Unit 2 - The Unsinkable Margaret Brown 16-18
Unit 3 - After World War II 21-23
Unit 4 - Too Much of a Good Thing 26-28
Unit 5 - Women in Tennis 31-33
Unit 6 - From Radio to Television 36-38
Unit 7 - Protecting the President 41-43
Unit 8 - A Different Childhood 46-48
Unit 9 - The History of the Teddy Bear 51-53
Unit 10 - Amazing Sense of Smell 56-58
Unit 11 - In the Night 61-63
Unit 12 - Eagle Pride 66-68
Unit 13 - Paul Revere 71-73
Unit 14 - Ancient Waters 76-78
Unit 15 - Hard Times 81-83
Unit 16 - Gold 86-88
Unit 17 - Dorothea Lange 91-93
Unit 18 - Incredible Whales 96-98
Unit 19 - Our Changing Sleep 101-103
Unit 20 - A Little Ingenuity 106-108
Unit 21 - Not Everything Smells Like a Rose 111-113
Unit 22 - Extreme Fears 116-118
Unit 23 - Perfect Smiles 121-123
Unit 24 - The Invaders 126-128
Unit 25 - Addiction 131-133
Unit 26 - Leonardo da Vinci 136-138

Craft and Structure

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1 - Deadly Diseases 11-13
Unit 2 - The Unsinkable Margaret Brown 16-18
Unit 3 - After World War II 21-23
Unit 4 - Too Much of a Good Thing 26-28
Unit 5 - Women in Tennis 31-33
Unit 6 - From Radio to Television 36-38
Unit 7 - Protecting the President 41-43
Unit 8 - A Different Childhood 46-48
Unit 9 - The History of the Teddy Bear 51-53
Unit 10 - Amazing Sense of Smell 56-58
Unit 11 - In the Night 61-63
Unit 12 - Eagle Pride 66-68
Unit 13 - Paul Revere 71-73
Unit 14 - Ancient Waters 76-78
Unit 15 - Hard Times 81-83
Unit 16 - Gold 86-88
Unit 17 - Dorothea Lange 91-93
Unit 18 - Incredible Whales 96-98
Unit 19 - Our Changing Sleep 101-103
Unit 20 - A Little Ingenuity 106-108
Unit 21 - Not Everything Smells Like a Rose 111-113
Unit 22 - Extreme Fears 116-118
Unit 23 - Perfect Smiles 121-123
Unit 24 - The Invaders 126-128
Unit 25 - Addiction 131-133
Unit 26 - Leonardo da Vinci 136-138

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

Activity Pages
Unit 1 - Deadly Diseases 11-13
Unit 2 - The Unsinkable Margaret Brown 16-18
Unit 3 - After World War II 21-23
Unit 4 - Too Much of a Good Thing 26-28
Unit 5 - Women in Tennis 31-33
Unit 6 - From Radio to Television 36-38
Unit 7 - Protecting the President 41-43
Unit 8 - A Different Childhood 46-48
Unit 9 - The History of the Teddy Bear 51-53
Unit 10 - Amazing Sense of Smell 56-58
Unit 11 - In the Night 61-63
Unit 12 - Eagle Pride 66-68
Unit 13 - Paul Revere 71-73
Unit 14 - Ancient Waters 76-78
Unit 15 - Hard Times 81-83
Unit 16 - Gold 86-88
Unit 17 - Dorothea Lange 91-93
Unit 18 - Incredible Whales 96-98
Unit 19 - Our Changing Sleep 101-103
Unit 20 - A Little Ingenuity 106-108
Unit 21 - Not Everything Smells Like a Rose 111-113
Unit 22 - Extreme Fears 116-118
Unit 23 - Perfect Smiles 121-123
Unit 24 - The Invaders 126-128
Unit 25 - Addiction 131-133
Unit 26 - Leonardo da Vinci 136-138

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.5.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Activity Pages
Unit 1 - Deadly Diseases 11-13
Unit 2 - The Unsinkable Margaret Brown 16-18
Unit 3 - After World War II 21-23
Unit 4 - Too Much of a Good Thing 26-28
Unit 5 - Women in Tennis 31-33
Unit 6 - From Radio to Television 36-38
Unit 7 - Protecting the President 41-43
Unit 8 - A Different Childhood 46-48
Unit 9 - The History of the Teddy Bear 51-53
Unit 10 - Amazing Sense of Smell 56-58
Unit 11 - In the Night 61-63
Unit 12 - Eagle Pride 66-68
Unit 13 - Paul Revere 71-73
Unit 14 - Ancient Waters 76-78
Unit 15 - Hard Times 81-83
Unit 16 - Gold 86-88
Unit 17 - Dorothea Lange 91-93
Unit 18 - Incredible Whales 96-98
Unit 19 - Our Changing Sleep 101-103
Unit 20 - A Little Ingenuity 106-108
Unit 21 - Not Everything Smells Like a Rose 111-113
Unit 22 - Extreme Fears 116-118
Unit 23 - Perfect Smiles 121-123
Unit 24 - The Invaders 126-128
Unit 25 - Addiction 131-133
Unit 26 - Leonardo da Vinci 136-138

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 5

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.5.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Activity Page
Unit 2 - Time to Write! 19
Unit 6 - Time to Write! 39
Unit 9 - Time to Write! 54
Unit 12 - Time to Write! 69
Unit 15 - Time to Write! 84
Unit 16 - Time to Write! 89
Unit 20 - Time to Write! 109
Unit 21 - Time to Write! 114
Unit 22 - Time to Write! 119

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.5.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

Activity Page
Unit 3 - Time to Write! 24
Unit 4 - Time to Write! 29
Unit 11 - Time to Write! 64
Unit 18 - Time to Write! 99
Unit 19 - Time to Write! 104

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.5.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Activity Page
Unit 5 - Time to Write! 34
Unit 8 - Time to Write! 49
Unit 23 - Time to Write! 124
Unit 25 - Time to Write! 134

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.5.4: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Time to Write! 14
Unit 2 - Time to Write! 19
Unit 3 - Time to Write! 24
Unit 4 - Time to Write! 29
Unit 5 - Time to Write! 34
Unit 6 - Time to Write! 39
Unit 7 - Time to Write! 44
Unit 8 - Time to Write! 49
Unit 9 - Time to Write! 54
Unit 10 - Time to Write! 59
Unit 11 - Time to Write! 64
Unit 12 - Time to Write! 69
Unit 13 - Time to Write! 74
Unit 14 - Time to Write! 79
Unit 15 - Time to Write! 84
Unit 16 - Time to Write! 89
Unit 17 - Time to Write! 94
Unit 18 - Time to Write! 99
Unit 19 - Time to Write! 104
Unit 20 - Time to Write! 109
Unit 21 - Time to Write! 114
Unit 22 - Time to Write! 119
Unit 23 - Time to Write! 124
Unit 24 - Time to Write! 129
Unit 25 - Time to Write! 134
Unit 26 - Time to Write! 139

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.5.7: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

Activity Page
Unit 1 - Time to Write! 14
Unit 4 - Time to Write! 29
Unit 10 - Time to Write! 59
Unit 13 - Time to Write! 74
Unit 14 - Time to Write! 79
Unit 17 - Time to Write! 94
Unit 24 - Time to Write! 129
Unit 26 - Time to Write! 139

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