Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Rigorous Reading: The Giver

Rigorous Reading: The Giver

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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 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Released! 17
Building Suspense 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
What's in a Name? 59
Add It Up 62 to 63
What If? 66

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 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Add It Up 62 to 63
What If? 66

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
Challenge Word 13
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70

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 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Released! 17
Building Suspense 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Add It Up 62 to 63
What If? 66

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
A Child, A Symbol 12
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
What's the Difference? 24
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Add It Up 62 to 63

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
Challenge Word 13
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Released! 17
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
What's in a Name? 59
A Novel Poster 64 to 65

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 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 73
Words to Know 74 to 75

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 5

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
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Released! 17
Building Suspense 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
Releasing the Truth 50
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
What If? 66
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 73

Text Types and Purposes

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

Activity Page
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 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 20
Section II Log-In 27
Section VI Log-In 54
What If? 66
A New Community 71

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
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Released! 17
Building Suspense 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
Releasing the Truth 50
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
What If? 66
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
Facts and Memories 72 to 73

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
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
Facts and Memories 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
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 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 Pages
Do We Need Rules? 8 to 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 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
Establishing the Setting 16
What's the Difference? 24
Talking Through the Ages 26
Friends Make the Difference 29
The First Memory 39
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Plan 51
The Necessary Qualities 56
Heading Elsewhere 58
A Novel Poster 64 to 65

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
Establishing the Setting 16
Friends Make the Difference 29
The First Memory 39
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Plan 51

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
Establishing the Setting 16
Talking Through the Ages 26
Friends Make the Difference 29
The First Memory 39
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Plan 51
Heading Elsewhere 58

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 Novel Poster 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 64 to 65

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 Pages
Do We Need Rules? 8 to 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 73

Conventions of Standard English

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

Activity Pages
Do We Need Rules? 8 to 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 73

Knowledge of Language

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

Activity Pages
Do We Need Rules? 8 to 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 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 Pages
Do We Need Rules? 8 to 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 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 Pages
Do We Need Rules? 8 to 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 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 Pages
Do We Need Rules? 8 to 9
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Challenge Word 13
I Predict 14
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section I Log-In 20
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Through the Ages 25
Talking Through the Ages 26
Section II Log-In 27
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section III Log-In 35
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section IV Log-In 41
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
Pain or Wisdom? 45
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section V Log-In 47
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
A New Knowledge 49
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VI Log-In 54
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
The Necessary Qualities 56
Precision of Language 57
Heading Elsewhere 58
What's in a Name? 59
Section VII Log-In 60
Add It Up 62 to 63
A Novel Poster 64 to 65
What If? 66
My Book Rating 67
Write a Persuasive Letter 68 to 69
Revision Checklists 70
A New Community 71
Facts and Memories 72 to 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
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Released! 17
Building Suspense 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
The Feeling in the Room 46
Section VI Teacher Instructions 48
Releasing the Truth 50
The Plan 51
Rosemary Revealed 52 to 53
Section VII Teacher Instructions 55
What's in a Name? 59
Add It Up 62 to 63
What If? 66

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
The Summaries of Its Parts 10
A Dynamic Protagonist 11
A Child, A Symbol 12
Section I Teacher Instructions 15
Establishing the Setting 16
Released! 17
Introducing the Family Unit 18
Building Suspense 19
Section II Teacher Instructions 21
Revisiting Release 22 to 23
What's the Difference? 24
Section III Teacher Instructions 28
Friends Make the Difference 29
Tone and Mood 30 to 31
Not Assigned 32
An Honor? 33
Receiving Rules 34
Section IV Teacher Instructions 36
New Setting, New Character 37
Seeing Red 38
The First Memory 39
Different Views of Sameness 40
Section V Teacher Instructions 42
Choosing Choice 43
The Way to Wisdom 44
The Feeling in the Room 46