Reading Pacing Guide 2010-2011     Grade 5

Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4

 

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GRADE 5 READING YEAR AT A GLANCE

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

 Fiction Reading
Intro. to nofiction reading
*5.4 a,e (throughout all stories AND quarters)
*5.5
*5.6

**Start with teacher choice of fictional material to introduce fictional text structure. 

 The Hot and Cold Summer
5.5b- character development
5.5c- plot
5.5k- predictions

Sees Behind Trees
5.5b- character
5.5c- plot
5.5g,h- main idea & details
5.5k- predictions

Yang the Third and Her Impossible Family
5.5b- character
5.5c- plot
5.5g,h- main idea & details
5.5k- predictions

Elena
5.5b- character
5.5c- plot
5.5g,h- main idea & details
5.5k- predictions

Oceans "Climate and Seasons"
5.6a- text organizers
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim material for overview of content
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure
5.9e- summarize with notes

Summer of Fire/"Smoke Jumpers"
5.6a- text organizers
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim material for overview of content
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure
5.6h- cause and effect
5.9d- organize information on charts, maps or graphs
5.9e- summarize through notes

**SOL 5.4v review throughout this marking period-especially roots, prefixes and suffixes
 

 

Nonfiction Reading (with fictional review)
*5.6
*5.5

Seeing Earth From Space
5.6a- text organizers
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim material for overview of content
5.6f- text structure

Across the Wide Dark Sea
5.5b- character development
5.5c- plot development
5.5f- identify and ask questions that clarify point of view (the character's feelings)
5.5g,h- main idea and details
5.5j- cause and effect

We'll Never Forget You Roberto Clemente/ "Slammin Sammy"
5.6a- text organizers, especially graphics
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim material to get overview and locate information
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (chronological order)
5.6g- locate information to support predictions and conclusions
5.6h- cause & effect relationships
5.6j- compare and contrast
5.9d- explore charts or graphs that track sports stats (online, almanac)

William Shakespeare
5.6a- text organizers, especially graphics
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim material to get overview and locate information
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (chronological order)
5.6g- support opinions
5.6i- fact/opinion

William Joyce Scrapbook
5.6a- text organizers, especially graphics
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim materials to get overview & locate information
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (chronological order)
5.6g- support opinions, predictions & conclusions
5.6i- fact/opinion

Little By Little
5.6- prior knowledge
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (chronological order)
5.6g- support opinions, predictions & conclusions
5.6h- cause & effect

Dear Mrs. Parks
5.6a- text organizers
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim material to get overview & locate information
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (letters)
5.6g- support opinions

 
Folktales From Asia- can use additional fables, myths, and folktales from reading selection and other sources
5.5b- character development
5.5c- plot development
5.5g,h- main idea & details
5.5j- draw conclusions
5.5j- cause and effect
*compare and contrast stories

**Teacher choice of short stories
     -review 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 skills

**Reference Materials Use and Research
     -review 5.9
Teacher choice of remaining book selections
All SOLs

Use of SOL prep materials
All SOLs

Poetry- 5.5d

 

Resources Ongoing Assessment Strategies Ongoing Differentiation Strategies
  •  Harcourt Trophies story selections and related materials
  • Various novels and books (school site specific)
  • Teacher resource book (comprehension and vocabulary activities)
  • SOL prep books: COACH, Measuring Up! Buckle Down (school site specific)
  • Released tests, Enhanced Scope and Sequence, Curriculum Framework (VDOE)
  • Teacher made activities
  • Vocabulary Word Wall
  • Teacher made study guides for skills
  • AR tests
  • Online activities
  • Interactive activities
  • Promethean Planet
  • Reference materials
  • Benchmark testing
  • Comprehension and vocabulary activities in the form of worksheets, graphic organizers, or hands-on
  • Student and teacher generated discussion
  • Defining vocabulary from context and using resources
  • Tests- reading series and teacher made
  • Graphic organizers
  • Sticky notes
  • Writing activities
  • Cloze activities
  • AR Quiz
  • STAR
  • Oral reading
  • Running record
  • Teacher Observation
  • Games
  • Book Report
  • Projects
  • Small groups
  • Paired reading- peers
  • Independent reading (AR levels)
  • Good Reader Guided Reading strategies
  • Data analysis to assess weaknesses
  • Leveled readers
  • Multi-leveled practice
  • Guided comprehension questions using SOL blueprint
  • Story on tape
  • Study guides for specific skills
  • Graphic organizers
  • Varied assignments to address specific skills
  • http://www.harcourtschool.com

 

Quarter 1

KGCS Reading Curriculum Map for 5th Grade: Quarter 1

SOL/VOCAB

Content

Word Analysis

Comprehension

Released Test Items: See the document "Grade 5 Reading SOL Questions"
*The following SOLs will be reinforced through all stories: 5.1a-f- share in group learning activities; 5.2a-i- verbal and nonverbal communication skills for any presentations; 5.4a,b- context clues, multiple meaning words; 5.4e- word references; 5.4f- vocabulary development; 5.4g- content vocabulary; 5.5a- make connections between texts; 5.5k-make predictions; 5.6k- (NF)- identify new information learned; 5.51 and 5.61 (NF)- reading strategies; 5.5m (F) and 5.6m (NF)- fluent reading.
5.4a,e,c

5.5b,c,g,h,k

5.6a,b,c,d,e,f (introduce)

5.9e (introduce)

  • context clue

  • realistic fiction

  • historical fiction

  • text

  • structure

  • narrative elements

  • character

  • setting

  • plot

  • conflict

  • events

  • resolution

  • development

  • point of view

  • prefix

  • suffix

  • root

  • affixes

  • synonym

  • antonym

  • homophones

  • prediction

  • predict

  • visualize

  • connections

  • opinion

  • clarify

  • main idea

  • details

  • fiction

  • nonfiction

  • summarize

  • glossary

  • dictionary
     

Introduction- Teacher choice of fictional material

Give a reading pretest and use last year's SOL scores to initially assess students

 

  5.5b,c- introduce fictional text structure: the narrative elements of characters, setting, conflict, events, resolution (this constitutes the plot)

WHO is the character?
WHAT is (s)he dealing with (conflict)?
WHAT events lead to...
...HOW is dealt with (resolution)?
 

Hot and Cold Summer
(pp.20-45) Realistic Fiction
5.4a,e- context clues for story vocabulary (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.4c- roots, prefixes, suffixes
5.5b- character development (introductory)
5.5c- plot development (introductory)
5.5k- predictions
Point of View: Third Person Limited (transparency to introduce this)
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions
 
Sees Behind Trees
(pp.46-69) Historical Fiction
5.4a,e-context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.4c- roots, prefixes, suffixes, homophones (quiver and compos story vocab.)
5.5b- character development (continued practice)
5.5c- plot development (continued practice) Use graphic organizer for story mapping
5.5g,h- main idea & details
5.5k- predictions
Point of View: First person (main character)
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions, visualize
 
Yang the Third and Her Impossible Family
(pp.70-89) Realistic Fiction
5.4a,e- context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.4c- roots, prefixes, suffixes (practice with story vocab.)
5.5b- character development (continued practice)
5.5c- plot development (contined practice)
5.5g,h-main idea & details Use graphic organizer for story mapping
5.5k- predictions
Point of View: First person (main character)
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions, introduce making connections
 
Elena (pp. 114-135) 5.4a,e- context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.4c- roots, prefixes, suffixes (practice with story vocab.)
5.5b- character development (continued practice)
5.5c- plot development (continued practice)
5.5g,h-main idea & ideas
Use graphic organizer for story mapping
5.5k- predictions
Point of View: First person (main character)
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something
Oceans (pp.296-319)
Expository Nonfiction

"Climate and Seasons" for further practice
5.4a,e- context clues for story vocab, (check with glossary or dictionary)

 

 

5.6a- text organizers
5.6b- use prior knowledge
5.6c- skim materials to locate information (use headings)
5.6d,e-main idea & details
5.6f- structural patterns in non-fiction (main idea & details like that found in a textbook)
5.9e-summarize through notes
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea and details
 
Summer of Fire (pp. 274-295)
Non-fiction (chronological order)

"Smoke Jumpers" article
5.4a,e- context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.4c- synonyms & antonyms (using story vocab. and student generated "new" words defined through these)
5.4e- use a thesaurus
Use "Smoke Jumpers"
5.6a- text organizers like headings, type and graphics
5.6c- skim materials to get overview and locate information (use headings)
5.6b- use prior knowledge
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- structural patterns in non-fiction (chronological order)
5.6h- cause & effect (introduce using a flow map)
5.9d- organize information on charts, maps or graphs (make a timeline)
5.9e- summarize through notes
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea and details, recognize the chronological order
 
 

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Quarter 2

KGCS Reading Curriculum Map for 5th Grade: Quarter 2

SOL/VOCAB

Content

Word Analysis

Comprehension

Released Test Items: See the document "Grade 5 Reading SOL Questions"
The following SOLs will be reinforced through all series: 5.1a-f- share in group learning activities; 5.2a-i- verbal and nonverbal communication skills for any presentations; 5.4a,b- context clues, multiple meaning words; 5.4c- continue practice with selection vocab.; 5.4e- word reference; 5.4f- vocabulary development; 5.4g- content vocabulary; 5.5a-make connections between texts; 5.5k- make predictions; 5.6k (NF)- identify new information learned; 5.51 (F) and 5.61 (NF)- reading strategies; 5.5m (f) and 5.6m (NF)- fluent reading
  • text

  • structure

  • organizers

  • headings

  • type

  • graphics

  • categorize

  • skim

  • cause

  • effect

  • compare

  • contrast

  • fact

  • opinion

  • draw conclusions

  • support

  • explain

  • reference materials

  • word related resources

  • almanac

  • thesaurus

  • encyclopedia

  • 5.4a,e

  • 5.5b,c,d,e,f,g,h,j

  • 5.6a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,i,j

  • 5,9d,e


     

Seeing Earth from Space (pp.320-347) Photo Essay 5.4a,e-context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary) 5.6a- text organizers, especially graphics
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim materials to get overview and locate information
5.6d,e- main idea and details
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea and details
 
Across the Wide Dark Sea (pp.600-623)
Historical Fiction
5.4a,e-context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.5f-author's choice of vocab.
5.4c- synonyms (see the "better" words to help visualize)
5.5b- character development (continued practice)
5.5c-plot development (continued practice)
5.5f- identify and ask questions that clarify point of view (the character's feelings)
5.5g,h- main idea and details
5.5j- cause and effect
Point of View: First person (main character)
Good Reading Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea and details, What did you learn?
 
  We'll Never Forget You Roberto Clemente (pp.138-161)
Biography

Extend  with "Slammin Sammy"

**Extend this study over about two weeks to address 5.6j with the short story "Slammin' Sammy"

5.4a,e- context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)

5.4e- use an almanac (sports information)
5.6a- text organizers, especially graphics
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c
- skim materials to get overview & locate information
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f
- text structure (chronological order)
5.6g
- locate information to support predictions and conclusions
5.6h- cause & effect relationships (review)
5.6j- compare/contrast
5.9d- explore charts or graphs that track sports stats (online, almanacs)
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea & details, recognize the chronological order, explain. What did you learn?
 
  William Shakespeare (pp.390-421)
Biography
5.4a,e- context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.4e- use encyclopedia (locate more information on Shakespeare)
5.6a- text organizers, especially graphics
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim materials to get overview & locate information
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (chronological order)
5.6g- support opinons
5.6i- fact/opinion
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea & details, recognize the chronological order, explain. What did you learn?
 
  William Joyce Scrapbook (pp.422-439)
Autobiography
5.4e- context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.4c- review synonyms & antonyms
5.6a- text organizers, especially graphics
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim materials to get overview & locate information
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (chronological order)
5.6g- support opinions, predictions & conclusions
5.6i- fact/opinion
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea & details, recognize the chronological order, explain. What did you learn?
 
  Little By Little (pp.512-533)
Autobiography
5.4a,e- context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary) 5.6- prior knowledge
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (chronological order)
5.6g- support opinions, predictions, & conclusions
5.6h- cause & effect
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea & details, recognize the chronological order, explain. What did you learn?
 
  Dear Mrs. Parks (pp.90-113)
Letters
5.4a,e-context clues for story vocab. (check glossary or dictionary) 5.6a- text organizers, especially graphics (the format of the information in letter- how does it add to the story?)
5.6b- prior knowledge
5.6c- skim material to get overview & locate information
5.6d,e- main idea & details
5.6f- text structure (letters)
5.6g- support opinions
5.6i- fact/opinion
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions using text organizers, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate, summarize main idea & details, recognize the chronological order, explain. What did you learn?
 

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Quarter 3

KGCS Reading Curriculum Map for 5th Grade: Quarter 3
 

SOL/VOCAB

Content

Word Analysis

Comprehension

Released Test Items: See the document "Grade5Reading SOL Questions"
The following SOLs will be reinforced through all stories:The following SOLs will be reinforced through all series: 5.1a-f- share in group learning activities; 5.2a-i- verbal and nonverbal communication skills for any presentations; 5.4a,b- context clues, multiple meaning words; 5.4c- continue practice with selection vocab.; 5.4e- word reference; 5.4f- vocabulary development; 5.4g- content vocabulary; 5.5a-make connections between texts; 5.5k- make predictions; 5.6k (NF)- identify new information learned; 5.51 (F) and 5.61 (NF)- reading strategies; 5.5m (f) and 5.6m (NF)- fluent reading
  • REVIEW OF ALL SOLs

  • Review vocabulary from 1st and 2nd quarter

  • 5.4

  • 5.5

  • 5.6

  • 5.9

  • Folktales

  • Fables

  • Myths

  • Personification

  • Exaggeration

  • Hyperbole

  • Atlas

Folktales from Asia  (pp.162-183)
Folktales
5.4a,e-context clues for story vocab. (check with glossary or dictionary)
5.4d- figurative language (personification, hyperbole/exaggeration)
5.5e- author's use of vocab.
**Review characteristics of folktales- their unique nature of being fictional, but the cultures creating some folktales may have believed them to be true (nonfiction)
5.5b- character development
5.5c- plot development
5.5g,h- main idea & details
5.5i- draw conclusions
5.5j- cause & effect
*compare and contrast stories
Point of View: Third person
Good Reader Strategies: Make and check predictions, making connections, visualize, give an opinion about something, clarify by adjusting reading rate and asking questions, summarize main idea & details. What did you learn?
  **Extend with other examples of folktales: "Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crocket" p.640 (American folktale). "Pandora's Box p. 382 (Greek Myth), Aesop's Fables (some examples on p. 106 in reading text, find examples online or in library). This can extend the study up to three weeks and review several SOLs, reading strategies and use of higher-order thinking skills
  Various teacher chosen short stories to address specific skills in fiction and nonfiction and review some vocab. skills 5.4a,b- context clues, multiple meaning words
5.4c- roots, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, homophones

**Review skills
Skills:
1) Cause & Effect (5.5 & 5.6h- instruct on key transition words)
2) Sequence- tie  into cause & effect (5.5s-plot)
3) Compare & Contrast (5.6j)
4) Fact and Opinion- find support for opinions (5.6g, i)
5) Draw Conclusions- (5.5i  & 5.6g- find support for)
6) Author's Purpose- reviewed SOL
7) Main Idea & details- (5.5g,h and 5.6d,e)
8) Story mapping fictional text structure (5.5c)

**Can do various enrichment projects to address needed skills.
 
  Use Resources to extend Knowledge and review their purpose

**Can work on some small research to present (coordinate with Science or Social Studies)

 
  5.4e—use word-reference materials (dictionary, glossary, thesaurus, atlas, almanac, encyclopedia)

5.9a-g—on research
 
  **Language Arts teachers will be doing extended review for Writing Test in March, so use this time to review skills apart from using a story selection. Teacher wanting to keep on with story selections can look at the suggestions in 4th Quarter.

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Quarter 4

KGCS Reading Curriculum Map for 5th Grade: Quarter 4
 

SOL/VOCAB

Content

Word Analysis

Comprehension

Released Test Items: See the document "Grade5Reading SOL Questions"
*The following SOLs will be reinforced through all stories: 5.1a-f—share in group learning activities; 5.2a-i—verbal and nonverbal communication skills for any presentations; 5.4a,b—context clues, multiple meaning words; 5.4 c—continue practice with selection vocab. 5.4e—word reference; 5.4f—vocabulary development; 5.4g—content vocabulary; 5.5a—make connections between texts; 5.5k—make predictions; 5.6k (NF)—indentify new information learned; 5.5l (F)and 5.6l (NF)—reading strategies; 5.5m (F) and 5.6m (NF)—fluent reading
 

REVIEW OF ALL SOLs

REVIEW PAST VOCABULARY

Pick from remaining Selections in Reading text to review OR do a novel study

Suggested Fiction:
-Island of the Blue Dolphins
-Case of the Flying Saucer People
-Hattie’s Birthday Box
--Dear Mr. Henshaw
--Frindle

Suggested NF:
-Lewis and Clark
-What’s the Big Idea Ben Franklin
-Everglades
--Iditarod (compare to “Woodsong”)

 

Review vocab. concepts Review weak SOL areas
  Use SOL resources:
--Released test items
-COACH
-Buckle Down
-Practice and Mastery
-Measuring Up
-Teacher prep materials
(these items will be school site specific)

 
Review vocab. concepts Review all SOLs
  Various poems (found in reading selections, teacher resources, library books or online) 5.4—figurative language 5.5d—characteristics of free verse, rhymed and patterned poetry

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