Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Let's Get This Day Started: Writing and Language Skills Grade 5

Let's Get This Day Started: Writing and Language Skills 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
Forms of English 59-61
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94

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.

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Figurative Language: Personification 92-94

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
Forms of English 59-61
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100

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
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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.

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Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19

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
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.5.9: Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

Activity Pages
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Commas: Series and Direct Address 32-34
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.5.7: Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.

Activity Pages
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22

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).

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Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 5

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 Pages
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Prepositions 26-28
Interjections 29-31
Types of Writing: Narrative 56-58
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100

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 Pages
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67

Text Types and Purposes

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

Activity Pages
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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 Pages
Linking Verbs 5-7
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Verbs: Perfect Tenses 11-13
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Prepositions 26-28
Interjections 29-31
Commas: Series and Direct Address 32-34
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Effective Sentences 44-46
Titles 47-49
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Types of Writing: Narrative 56-58
Forms of English 59-61
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73
Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words 74-76
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88
Figurative Language: Symbolism 89-91
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100
Figurative Language: Alliteration and Onomatopoeia 101-103
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Prepositions 26-28
Commas: Series and Direct Address 32-34
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Effective Sentences 44-46
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Types of Writing: Narrative 56-58
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88
Figurative Language: Symbolism 89-91
Figurative Language: Alliteration and Onomatopoeia 101-103

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.5.6: With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.

Activity Pages
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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 Pages
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Verbs: Perfect Tenses 11-13
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Commas: Series and Direct Address 32-34
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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 Pages
Verbs: Perfect Tenses 11-13
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Forms of English 59-61
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

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

Activity Pages
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Effective Sentences 44-46
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Forms of English 59-61
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94

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 Pages
Linking Verbs 5-7
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Verbs: Perfect Tenses 11-13
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Prepositions 26-28
Interjections 29-31
Commas: Series and Direct Address 32-34
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Effective Sentences 44-46
Titles 47-49
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Types of Writing: Narrative 56-58
Forms of English 59-61
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73
Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words 74-76
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88
Figurative Language: Symbolism 89-91
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100
Figurative Language: Alliteration and Onomatopoeia 101-103
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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 Pages
Prepositions 26-28
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Forms of English 59-61
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Symbolism 89-91

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
Linking Verbs 5-7
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Verbs: Perfect Tenses 11-13
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Prepositions 26-28
Interjections 29-31
Commas: Series and Direct Address 32-34
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Effective Sentences 44-46
Titles 47-49
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Types of Writing: Narrative 56-58
Forms of English 59-61
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73
Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words 74-76
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88
Figurative Language: Symbolism 89-91
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100
Figurative Language: Alliteration and Onomatopoeia 101-103
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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 Pages
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words 74-76
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 5

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Pages
Linking Verbs 5-7
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Verbs: Perfect Tenses 11-13
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Prepositions 26-28
Interjections 29-31
Commas: Series and Direct Address 32-34
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Effective Sentences 44-46
Titles 47-49
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Types of Writing: Narrative 56-58
Forms of English 59-61
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73
Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words 74-76
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88
Figurative Language: Symbolism 89-91
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100
Figurative Language: Alliteration and Onomatopoeia 101-103
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Pages
Linking Verbs 5-7
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Verbs: Perfect Tenses 11-13
Verbs: Tenses for States and Conditions 14-16
Subordinating Conjunctions 17-19
Coordinating Conjunctions 20-22
Correlative Conjunctions 23-25
Prepositions 26-28
Interjections 29-31
Commas: Series and Direct Address 32-34
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Effective Sentences 44-46
Titles 47-49
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Types of Writing: Informative 53-55
Types of Writing: Narrative 56-58
Forms of English 59-61
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73
Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words 74-76
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88
Figurative Language: Symbolism 89-91
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100
Figurative Language: Alliteration and Onomatopoeia 101-103
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

Knowledge of Language

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

Activity Pages
Run-on Sentences and Sentence Fragments 41-43
Effective Sentences 44-46
Forms of English 59-61

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.5.6: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).

Activity Pages
Verbs: Active and Passive 8-10
Interjections 29-31
Commas: Introductory Phrases and Parenthetical Expressions 35-37
Transition Words and Phrases 38-40
Types of Writing: Opinion 50-52
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.5.5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

Activity Pages
Forms of English 59-61
Vocabulary: Synonyms and Antonyms 62-64
Vocabulary: Words and Phrases for Effect 65-67
Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words 74-76
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Imagery 80-82
Figurative Language: Idioms 83-85
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88
Figurative Language: Symbolism 89-91
Figurative Language: Personification 92-94
Figurative Language: Similes and Metaphors 95-97
Figurative Language: Analogies 98-100
Figurative Language: Hyperbole and Allusion 104-106

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 Pages
Vocabulary: Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes 68-70
Vocabulary: Context Clues 71-73
Vocabulary: Multiple-Meaning Words 74-76
Vocabulary: Nuances in Word Meanings 77-79
Figurative Language: Adages and Proverbs 86-88

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