Grade 5 ELA

Unit 1: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Using visual and text features to better understand nonfiction and literary works

April 6-17

  • 5R7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to meaning of literary and informational texts
  • 5W1 Write an argument to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

Unit 2: Craft and Structure

April 20-May 1

  • 5R6 In literary texts, explain how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described. In informational texts, analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they
  • 5W4 Create a poem, story, play, art work, or other response to a text, author, theme, or personal experience.represent.

Unit 3: Key Ideas and Details

May 4-May 15

  • 5R2 Determine a theme or central idea and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize a text.
  • 5W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, descriptive details, and clear event sequences

Unit 4: Key Ideas and Details

May 18-May 29

  • 5R1 Locate and refer to relevant details and evidence when explaining what a text says explicitly/implicitly and make logical inferences.
  • 5W6 Conduct research to answer questions, including self-generated questions, and to build knowledge through investigation of multiple aspects of a topic using multiple sources

Unit 5: Key Ideas and Details

June 1-12

  • 5R1 Locate and refer to relevant details and evidence when explaining what a text says explicitly/implicitly and make logical inferences.
  • 5W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to explore a topic and convey ideas and information relevant to the subject.

Unit 6: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

June 15-19

  • 5R3 In literary texts, compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, and events, drawing on specific details in the text. In informational texts, explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts based on specific evidence from the text.
  • 5W5 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to respond and support analysis, reflection, and research by applying the Grade 5 Reading Standards.