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Power Pen Learning Cards: Reading Comprehension Grade 5

Power Pen Learning Cards: Reading Comprehension Grade 5

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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.

Passage Pages
Lesson Learned? 57 to 58
Lazy Bones 59 to 60
Pretty Song 61 to 62
The Old Man’s Daughters 63 to 64
Climbing High 65 to 66
Good Fortune 67 to 68
Fire on the Prairie 69 to 70
Face to Face 71 to 72
A Safe Landing 73 to 74
Opening Up 75 to 76
The Bull Ride 77 to 78
Blissful Gratitude 79 to 80
Sky High 81 to 82
Snow Bunny 83 to 84
Achoo! 85 to 86
You Live in a Zoo 87 to 88
Stiff Stranger 89 to 90
A Little Motivation 91 to 92
The Encounter 93 to 94
Dinner by Firelight 95 to 96
It's All Downhill 97 to 98
The Monster 99 to 100
A Stroke 101 to 102
Alien Invasion 103 to 104
Ready, Set, Float 105 to 106

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.5.2: Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

Passage Pages
Lesson Learned? 57 to 58
Lazy Bones 59 to 60
Pretty Song 61 to 62
The Old Man’s Daughters 63 to 64
Climbing High 65 to 66
Good Fortune 67 to 68
Fire on the Prairie 69 to 70
Face to Face 71 to 72
A Safe Landing 73 to 74
Opening Up 75 to 76
The Bull Ride 77 to 78
Blissful Gratitude 79 to 80
Sky High 81 to 82
Snow Bunny 83 to 84
Achoo! 85 to 86
You Live in a Zoo 87 to 88
Stiff Stranger 89 to 90
A Little Motivation 91 to 92
The Encounter 93 to 94
Dinner by Firelight 95 to 96
It's All Downhill 97 to 98
The Monster 99 to 100
A Stroke 101 to 102
Alien Invasion 103 to 104
Ready, Set, Float 105 to 106

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.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).

Passage Pages
Lazy Bones 59 to 60
Pretty Song 61 to 62
The Old Man’s Daughters 63 to 64
Good Fortune 67 to 68
Face to Face 71 to 72
A Safe Landing 73 to 74
Opening Up 75 to 76
The Bull Ride 77 to 78
Blissful Gratitude 79 to 80
Sky High 81 to 82
Dinner by Firelight 95 to 96
The Monster 99 to 100
A Stroke 101 to 102
Alien Invasion 103 to 104
Ready, Set, Float 105 to 106

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.

Passage Pages
Lesson Learned? 57 to 58
Lazy Bones 59 to 60
Pretty Song 61 to 62
The Old Man’s Daughters 63 to 64
Climbing High 65 to 66
Good Fortune 67 to 68
Fire on the Prairie 69 to 70
Face to Face 71 to 72
A Safe Landing 73 to 74
Opening Up 75 to 76
The Bull Ride 77 to 78
Blissful Gratitude 79 to 80
Sky High 81 to 82
Snow Bunny 83 to 84
Achoo! 85 to 86
You Live in a Zoo 87 to 88
Stiff Stranger 89 to 90
A Little Motivation 91 to 92
The Encounter 93 to 94
Dinner by Firelight 95 to 96
It's All Downhill 97 to 98
The Monster 99 to 100
A Stroke 101 to 102
Alien Invasion 103 to 104
Ready, Set, Float 105 to 106

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.5.6: Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.

Passage Pages
Face to Face 71 to 72
The Bull Ride 77 to 78
Blissful Gratitude 79 to 80
Snow Bunny 83 to 84
A Little Motivation 91 to 92
The Encounter 93 to 94

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.

Passage Pages
Lesson Learned? 57 to 58
Lazy Bones 59 to 60
Pretty Song 61 to 62
The Old Man’s Daughters 63 to 64
Climbing High 65 to 66
Good Fortune 67 to 68
Fire on the Prairie 69 to 70
Face to Face 71 to 72
A Safe Landing 73 to 74
Opening Up 75 to 76
The Bull Ride 77 to 78
Blissful Gratitude 79 to 80
Sky High 81 to 82
Snow Bunny 83 to 84
Achoo! 85 to 86
You Live in a Zoo 87 to 88
Stiff Stranger 89 to 90
A Little Motivation 91 to 92
The Encounter 93 to 94
Dinner by Firelight 95 to 96
It's All Downhill 97 to 98
The Monster 99 to 100
A Stroke 101 to 102
Alien Invasion 103 to 104
Ready, Set, Float 105 to 106

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.

Passage Pages
A Misnamed Ocean 1 to 2
Where the Unicorn Lives 3 to 4
No Need to Build 5 to 6
The Salt Is Always on the Table 7 to 8
A Glowing Meal 9 to 10
Sleeping in a Capsule 11 to 12
A Living Dragon 13 to 14
Pop Goes the Knuckle 15 to 16
What Could Be Humming? 17 to 18
Surprise at the Necropsy 19 to 20
All About Nerves 21 to 22
Meat-Eating Caterpillars 23 to 24
Seeing the Hidden Stomach 25 to 26
The First Speed Trap 27 to 28
The Fruit That Wouldn’t Sell 29 to 30
Silk as Armor 31 to 32
Shopping Without Money 33 to 34
Chained Shoes 35 to 36
Fallacies 37 to 38
Athletes Wearing Plastic Bottles 39 to 40
The Black Box 41 to 42
Setting Records 43 to 44
The Mummy’s Passport 45 to 46
Shark Lady 47 to 48
A Walk Across the Ocean 49 to 50
The Only Man with This Degree 51 to 52
Six Months Inside 53 to 54
Saved by Charlie 55 to 56

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.5.2: Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Passage Pages
Where the Unicorn Lives 3 to 4
No Need to Build 5 to 6
A Glowing Meal 9 to 10
Surprise at the Necropsy 19 to 20
The Fruit That Wouldn’t Sell 29 to 30
Silk as Armor 31 to 32
Chained Shoes 35 to 36
Athletes Wearing Plastic Bottles 39 to 40
The Mummy’s Passport 45 to 46
Saved by Charlie 55 to 56

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.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.

Passage Pages
Where the Unicorn Lives 3 to 4
A Glowing Meal 9 to 10
Pop Goes the Knuckle 15 to 16
What Could Be Humming? 17 to 18
All About Nerves 21 to 22
Meat-Eating Caterpillars 23 to 24
Seeing the Hidden Stomach 25 to 26
The First Speed Trap 27 to 28
Silk as Armor 31 to 32
Shopping Without Money 33 to 34
Chained Shoes 35 to 36
Athletes Wearing Plastic Bottles 39 to 40
The Black Box 41 to 42
Setting Records 43 to 44
Shark Lady 47 to 48
Six Months Inside 53 to 54
Saved by Charlie 55 to 56

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.

Passage Pages
A Misnamed Ocean 1 to 2
Where the Unicorn Lives 3 to 4
No Need to Build 5 to 6
The Salt Is Always on the Table 7 to 8
A Glowing Meal 9 to 10
Sleeping in a Capsule 11 to 12
A Living Dragon 13 to 14
Pop Goes the Knuckle 15 to 16
What Could Be Humming? 17 to 18
Surprise at the Necropsy 19 to 20
All About Nerves 21 to 22
Meat-Eating Caterpillars 23 to 24
Seeing the Hidden Stomach 25 to 26
The First Speed Trap 27 to 28
The Fruit That Wouldn’t Sell 29 to 30
Silk as Armor 31 to 32
Shopping Without Money 33 to 34
Chained Shoes 35 to 36
Fallacies 37 to 38
Athletes Wearing Plastic Bottles 39 to 40
The Black Box 41 to 42
Setting Records 43 to 44
The Mummy’s Passport 45 to 46
Shark Lady 47 to 48
A Walk Across the Ocean 49 to 50
The Only Man with This Degree 51 to 52
Six Months Inside 53 to 54
Saved by Charlie 55 to 56

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).

Passage Pages
A Misnamed Ocean 1 to 2
A Glowing Meal 9 to 10
A Living Dragon 13 to 14
Pop Goes the Knuckle 15 to 16
Surprise at the Necropsy 19 to 20
The Fruit That Wouldn’t Sell 29 to 30
Silk as Armor 31 to 32
Chained Shoes 35 to 36
Fallacies 37 to 38
Athletes Wearing Plastic Bottles 39 to 40
Setting Records 43 to 44
Shark Lady 47 to 48
Six Months Inside 53 to 54
Saved by Charlie 55 to 56

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.

Passage Pages
A Misnamed Ocean 1 to 2
Where the Unicorn Lives 3 to 4
No Need to Build 5 to 6
The Salt Is Always on the Table 7 to 8
A Glowing Meal 9 to 10
Sleeping in a Capsule 11 to 12
A Living Dragon 13 to 14
Pop Goes the Knuckle 15 to 16
What Could Be Humming? 17 to 18
Surprise at the Necropsy 19 to 20
All About Nerves 21 to 22
Meat-Eating Caterpillars 23 to 24
Seeing the Hidden Stomach 25 to 26
The First Speed Trap 27 to 28
The Fruit That Wouldn’t Sell 29 to 30
Silk as Armor 31 to 32
Shopping Without Money 33 to 34
Chained Shoes 35 to 36
Fallacies 37 to 38
Athletes Wearing Plastic Bottles 39 to 40
The Black Box 41 to 42
Setting Records 43 to 44
The Mummy’s Passport 45 to 46
Shark Lady 47 to 48
A Walk Across the Ocean 49 to 50
The Only Man with This Degree 51 to 52
Six Months Inside 53 to 54
Saved by Charlie 55 to 56

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