Academic standards list

Grade 5 — English/Language Arts

Introduction

Academic standards define the expectations for knowledge and skills that students are to learn in a subject by a certain age or at the end of a school grade level. This page contains a list of standards for a specific content area, grade level, and/or course. The list of standards may be structured using categories and sub-categories.

Foundational Literacy

TSS.ELA.5.FL
 
Phonics and Word Recognition
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when decoding isolated words and in connected text.
     There are 1 components within this standard.
Word Composition
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when encoding words; write legibly.
     There are 2 components within this standard.
Fluency
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
     There are 3 components within this standard.
Sentence Composition
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking and conventions of standard English grammar and usage, including
     There are 10 components within this standard.
Vocabulary Acquisition
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of
     There are 3 components within this standard.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
     There are 3 components within this standard.
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and

Reading - Literature

TSS.ELA.5.RL
 
Key Ideas and Details
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in a text.
Craft and Structure
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language with emphasis on similes and metaphors; analyze the
Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fit together to provide the overall structure of particular texts.
Describe how a narrator's or speaker's point of view influences how events are described.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Explain how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or mood of a text, such as in a graphic novel, multimedia presentation, or
Compare and contrast stories in the same genre on their approaches to similar themes and topics.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
Read and comprehend stories and poems at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Reading - Informational Text

TSS.ELA.5.RI
 
Key Ideas and Details
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain the relationships and interactions among two or more individuals, events, and/or ideas in a text.
Craft and Structure
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area, including figurative, connotative, and
Compare and contrast the overall structure of events, ideas, and concepts of information in two or more texts.
Analyze the similarities and differences in points of view of multiple accounts of the same event or topic.
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Locate an answer to a question or solve a problem, drawing on information from multiple print or digital sources.
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which points.
Integrate information from two or more texts on the same topic in order to build content knowledge.
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
Read and comprehend stories and informational texts at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Speaking and Listening

TSS.ELA.5.SL
 
Comprehension and Collaboration
Prepare for collaborative discussions on 5th grade level topics and texts; engage effectively with varied partners, building on others' ideas and
Summarize a text presented in diverse media such as visual, quantitative, and oral formats.
Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence.
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas
Report on a topic or text, or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main
Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
 
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation.

Writing

TSS.ELA.5.W
 
Text Types and Protocol
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.
     There are 6 components within this standard.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information.
     There are 7 components within this standard.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using an effective technique, such as descriptive details and clear event sequences.
     There are 7 components within this standard.
Production and Distribution of Writing
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing, as well as to interact and collaborate
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
Conduct short research projects that use multiple sources to build knowledge through investigations of different aspects of a topic.
Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research, applying grade 5 standards for reading.
Range of Writing
Write routinely over extended time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences; promote writing fluency.
 
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