Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Rigorous Reading: Holes

Rigorous Reading: Holes

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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
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Setting the Mood 18
Then and Now 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Antagonists 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
The Final Chapter 51
Add It Up 55 to 57
Family Fortune 70 to 71

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
What Happened When? 10
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Then and Now 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
A Tale of Two 44
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Add It Up 55 to 57
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71

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
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Then and Now 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
What It Really Means 31
The Antagonists 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
The Final Chapter 51
Add It Up 55 to 57
Family Fortune 70 to 71

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
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
Left in Suspense 39
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
A Better Letter? 58
A New Point of View 60
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 Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Then and Now 20
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71

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
The Parts of Holes 17
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
A Long Look at Lizards 23
Zero In 26
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Antagonists 33
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
Left in Suspense 39
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
A Better Letter? 58
A New Point of View 60
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
Family Fortune 70 to 71

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
The Return to Camp 48

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
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 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
What Happened When? 10
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72

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
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
A Tale of Two 44
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
A New Point of View 60
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72

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
Zero In 26
The New Kid 38
A Better Letter? 58
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63

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
What Happened When? 10
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
While They Were Gone 49
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72

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 Page
An Honest Ad? 59
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72

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
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

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
Judging a Book 8
"C" Where You Stand 9
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

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
Tone vs. Mood 19
A Long Look at Lizards 23
Speaking of the Warden 30
Scavenger Hunt 43
Layer by Layer 50
An Honest Ad? 59
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 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
Tone vs. Mood 19
Speaking of the Warden 30

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
Speaking of the Warden 30
Scavenger Hunt 43

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
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 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 Character Interview 64 to 65

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
Connect the Plots 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
Judging a Book 8
"C" Where You Stand 9
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
"C" Where You Stand 9
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73

Knowledge of Language

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

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
"C" Where You Stand 9
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 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
Judging a Book 8
"C" Where You Stand 9
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

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

Activity Page
Judging a Book 8
"C" Where You Stand 9
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

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 Page
Judging a Book 8
"C" Where You Stand 9
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Crystal Ball 15
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Tone vs. Mood 19
Then and Now 20
Section I Log-In 21
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Zero In 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section III Log-In 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section IV Log-In 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section V Log-In 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Section VI Log-In 53
Add It Up 55 to 57
A Better Letter? 58
An Honest Ad? 59
A New Point of View 60
Considering Genre 61
Filling in the Holes 62 to 63
A Character Interview 64 to 65
A Novel Poster 66 to 67
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71
A Persuasive Letter 72
My Book Rating 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 6

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.6.2: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

Activity Page
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Setting the Mood 18
Then and Now 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Antagonists 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
The Final Chapter 51
Add It Up 55 to 57
Family Fortune 70 to 71

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.6.3: Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.

Activity Page
What Happened When? 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
Major Minors 12
All Types of Trouble 13
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
Setting the Mood 18
Then and Now 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Chain of Events 29
Speaking of the Warden 30
What It Really Means 31
The Onion Man 32
The Antagonists 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
Layer by Layer 50
The Final Chapter 51
Same Old Song? 52
Add It Up 55 to 57
Connect the Plots 68 to 69
Family Fortune 70 to 71

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.6.1: Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

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A Dynamic Protagonist 11
All Types of Trouble 13
Choice Words 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 16
The Parts of Holes 17
Setting the Mood 18
Then and Now 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 22
A Long Look at Lizards 23
The Boys of Group D 24 to 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
What It Really Means 31
The Antagonists 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 35
All Kinds of Unkind 36 to 37
The New Kid 38
Left in Suspense 39
Section V Teacher Instructions 41
Desert Decisions 42
Scavenger Hunt 43
A Tale of Two 44
A Change in Stanley 45
Section VI Teacher Instructions 47
The Return to Camp 48
While They Were Gone 49
The Final Chapter 51
Add It Up 55 to 57
Family Fortune 70 to 71

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.6.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

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