Getting to the Core of Writing: Essential Lessons for Every Student - Grade 5

Getting to the Core of Writing: Essential Lessons for Every Student - Grade 5

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For your Common Core curriculum.
Incorporate writing instruction in the classroom as an essential element of literacy development while implementing best practices. Simplifies the planning of writing instruction and assists teachers in becoming familiar with the Common Core State Standards of Writing and provides resources to support the implementation of these standards. Features a teacher resource CD and contains information on how to establish a daily writing workshop that includes consistent, structured instruction to engage students in the writing process. 152 pages.

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ELA Grade 5
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.5.10 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.5.2 Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details, summarize 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).
W.5.1a Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
W.5.1b Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.
W.5.1c Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., consequently, specifically).
W.5.2a Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically, include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
W.5.2b Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
W.5.2c Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).
W.5.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
W.5.3a Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters, organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
W.5.3b Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
W.5.3c Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
W.5.3d Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
W.5.3e Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
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.5.7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources, summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
W.5.9a Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]”)
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.5.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material, explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
SL.5.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
SL.5.1c Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
SL.5.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
SL.5.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation. (See grade 5 Language standards 1 and 3 for specific expectations.)
L.5.1d Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
L.5.2e Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
L.5.5a Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
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  :       Shell Education
Item Weight  :       1.75
Manufacturer Part Number  :       9781425809195


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