Comprehension Skills: Short Passages for Close Reading, Gr. 5

Comprehension Skills: Short Passages for Close Reading, Gr. 5

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For your Common Core curriculum.
Each of the 40 short fiction and nonfiction passages in this collection give students the repeated practice they need to build mastery in identifying main idea and details, using context clues, distinguishing between fact and opinion, and more. Students also gain experience in determining what a text says explicitly, making logical references from it, and cite specific textual evidence to support conclusions drawn from the text, per Common Core State Standards. 48 pages.

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CCSS Product Alignment
ELA Grade 5
RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
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.
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).
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.
RI.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
RI.5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details, summarize the text.
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.
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.
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).
RI.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
RF.5.4a Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
RF.5.4b Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
RF.5.4c Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
L.5.4a Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
L.5.5a Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
L.5.5b Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
L.5.5c Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
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).

Brand  :       Scholastic
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