Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Targeting Comprehension Strategies for the Common Core Grade 5

Targeting Comprehension Strategies for the Common Core Grade 5

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 5

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
Trapped 17-18
Mystery 23-24
Sailing is Fun 29-30
Lost Diamond 31-34
Misery 39-42
The Aviary 51-54
Rules 55-56
A Different Cricket 69-70
Stuck in the Sand 77-80
Our Earthquake 83-86
Pocket Money 107-108
Letter from Shane 109-112

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
Trapped 17-18
Mystery 23-24
Sailing is Fun 29-30
Lost Diamond 31-34
Misery 39-42
The Aviary 51-54
Rules 55-56
A Different Cricket 69-70
Stuck in the Sand 77-80
Favorite Sports 81-82
Our Earthquake 83-86
Christmas Cards 103-106
Letter from Shane 109-112

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
Lost Diamond 31-34
Misery 39-42
Rules 55-56
Favorite Sports 81-82
Pocket Money 107-108
Letter from Shane 109-112

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
Trapped 17-18
Mystery 23-24
Lost Diamond 31-34
Misery 39-42
The Aviary 51-54
Rules 55-56
A Different Cricket 69-70
Stuck in the Sand 77-80
Our Earthquake 83-86
Christmas Cards 103-106
Pocket Money 107-108
Letter from Shane 109-112

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
Trapped 17-18
Mystery 23-24
Sailing is Fun 29-30
Lost Diamond 31-34
Misery 39-42
The Aviary 51-54
Rules 55-56
A Different Cricket 69-70
Favorite Sports 81-82
Our Earthquake 83-86
Christmas Cards 103-106
Pocket Money 107-108
Letter from Shane 109-112

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
Trapped 17-18
Mystery 23-24
Sailing is Fun 29-30
Lost Diamond 31-34
Misery 39-42
The Aviary 51-54
Rules 55-56
A Different Cricket 69-70
Stuck in the Sand 77-80
Favorite Sports 81-82
Our Earthquake 83-86
Christmas Cards 103-106
Pocket Money 107-108
Letter from Shane 109-112

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
Waterskiing 13-16
The Sydney Opera House 19-22
Uniforms 25-28
The Rocky Mountaineer 57-60
The Taj Mahal 65-68
Marie Antoinette 71-74
Whale Sharks 75-76
Smallpox: A Deadly Disease 91-94
Healthy Weight Loss 95-96
The Channel Tunnel 97-100
The Blue-Ringed Octopus 101-102

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
Waterskiing 13-16
The Sydney Opera House 19-22
Uniforms 25-28
Frogs/Toads 49-50
The Rocky Mountaineer 57-60
The Taj Mahal 65-68
Marie Antoinette 71-74
Smallpox: A Deadly Disease 91-94
Healthy Weight Loss 95-96
The Channel Tunnel 97-100
The Blue-Ringed Octopus 101-102

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
Planting Seedlings 43-44
Favorite Recipes 45-48
Frogs/Toads 49-50
The Rocky Mountaineer 57-60
Marie Antoinette 71-74
Whale Sharks 75-76
Smallpox: A Deadly Disease 91-94
Healthy Weight Loss 95-96
The Channel Tunnel 97-100
The Blue-Ringed Octopus 101-102

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
Waterskiing 13-16
The Sydney Opera House 19-22
Uniforms 25-28
Planting Seedlings 43-44
Favorite Recipes 45-48
Frogs/Toads 49-50
The Rocky Mountaineer 57-60
The Taj Mahal 65-68
Marie Antoinette 71-74
Whale Sharks 75-76
Smallpox: A Deadly Disease 91-94
Healthy Weight Loss 95-96
The Channel Tunnel 97-100
The Blue-Ringed Octopus 101-102

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
Uniforms 25-28
Frogs/Toads 49-50
The Rocky Mountaineer 57-60
The Taj Mahal 65-68
Marie Antoinette 71-74
Whale Sharks 75-76
Smallpox: A Deadly Disease 91-94
Healthy Weight Loss 95-96
The Channel Tunnel 97-100
The Blue-Ringed Octopus 101-102

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
Waterskiing 13-16
The Sydney Opera House 19-22
Uniforms 25-28
Planting Seedlings 43-44
Favorite Recipes 45-48
Frogs/Toads 49-50
The Rocky Mountaineer 57-60
The Taj Mahal 65-68
Marie Antoinette 71-74
Whale Sharks 75-76
Smallpox: A Deadly Disease 91-94
Healthy Weight Loss 95-96
The Channel Tunnel 97-100
The Blue-Ringed Octopus 101-102

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