Comprehension and Critical Thinking Series - Grade 5
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For your Common Core curriculum.
Motivate students with high-interest nonfiction articles from TIME for Kids®. Strengthen comprehension skills and prepare students for standardized tests with follow-up questions. Includes document-based questions for maps, census reports, population reports, charts, graphs, etc., related to the articles. Step-by-step guide builds critical thinking skills and time-efficient activities allow students to practice skills. Correlated to standards of 50 states. Based on McREL standards. Articles, primary source documents, and questions are included as reproducible pages on the CD-ROM. Book has 112 pages plus a CD-ROM.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows® 98 or higher, 32 MB RAM, Macintosh® OS 7 or higher, 32 MB RAM.
CCSS Product Alignment
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.5.8 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.5.4c Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.
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.)
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. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1-3 up to and including grade 5)
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.
SL.5.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
L.5.1d Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
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.