Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Rigorous Reading: The Crossover

Rigorous Reading: The Crossover

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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.

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73

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).

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
Talking About Exposition 23
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Three Characters, One Scene 35
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Add It Up 55 to 57
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69

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 Page
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Words 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
Twin Offenses 42
A Character in Conflict 45
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
Difficult Decisions 51
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 66 to 67

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 Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Craft and Structure

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

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
The New Girl 31
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section V Instructions 47
Questions Without Answers 50
In Overtime 52
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67

Craft and Structure

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

Activity Page
Rounding Out a Character 21
Character Connections 28 to 29
The New Girl 31
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
Three Conversations 38
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Secondary Characters 68 to 69

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

Activity Page
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Words 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
Section V Instructions 47
In Overtime 52
Add It Up 55 to 57
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63

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 Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Reading Standards: Foundational Skills, Grade 5

Phonics and Word Recognition

ELA.RF.5.3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

Activity Page
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Fluency

ELA.RF.5.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

Activity Page
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

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
And the Winner Was... 8
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

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
Poetry and Motion? 9
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73

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
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Log-In 46
Questions Without Answers 50
Section V Log-In 53
A New Point of View 58
An Important Scene 60
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70

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
And the Winner Was... 8
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.5.5: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

Activity Pages
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.5.8: Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Poetry and Motion? 9
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Log-In 53
Name of the Game 65
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.5.9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Activity Page
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

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
Name of the Game 65

Range of Writing

ELA.W.5.10: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Speaking and Listening Standards, Grade 5

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.5.1: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Activity Page
Rounding Out a Character 21
Talking About Exposition 23
Crossover Titles 26
Character Connections 28 to 29
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
The Blame Game 49
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.5.2: Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Activity Page
Talking About Exposition 23
Defending Offenses 43
The Blame Game 49
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.5.3: Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence.

Activity Page
Talking About Exposition 23
Defending Offenses 43
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.5.4: 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.

Activity Page
Talking About Exposition 23
Character Connections 28 to 29
Defending Offenses 43
The Blame Game 49
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.5.5: Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.

Activity Pages
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.5.6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

Activity Pages
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 5

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.5.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.5.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Knowledge of Language

ELA.L.5.3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24
Section II Teacher Instructions 25
Crossover Titles 26
Crossover Words 27
Character Connections 28 to 29
Where the Action Is 30
The New Girl 31
Section II Log-In 32
Section III Teacher Instructions 33
Two Sayings, Two Meanings 34
Three Characters, One Scene 35
Going From First to Second 36
What Led to This? 37
Three Conversations 38
Section III Log-In 39
Section IV Teacher Instructions 40
As In After 41
Twin Offenses 42
Defending Offenses 43
Warning Signs 44
A Character in Conflict 45
Section IV Log-In 46
Section V Instructions 47
The Toll of the Bell 48
The Blame Game 49
Questions Without Answers 50
Difficult Decisions 51
In Overtime 52
Section V Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A New Point of View 58
The Title's Many Meanings 59
An Important Scene 60
The WOW Factor 61
An Elemental Choice 62 to 63
Up for Debate 64
Name of the Game 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Secondary Characters 68 to 69
Crossing Over to Film 70
Rating the Novel 71
Writing a Persuasive Letter 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.5.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Activity Page
And the Winner Was... 8
Poetry and Motion? 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 11
The Boys and Da Man 12
Rules of the Game 13
Checking In on Theme 14
Choice Words 15
Versatile Verse 16
Flipping the Form 17
Examining Endings 18
Section I Teacher Instructions 19
In the Beginning 20
Rounding Out a Character 21
Warming Up to the Bells 22
Talking About Exposition 23
Section I Log-In 24