Analyzing Texts: Overview of a Lesson Series

Grade 5 / ELA / Nonfiction
CCSS: ELA.RI.5.1 ELA.W.5.2b ELA.SL.5.1

Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

RI

Reading Standards for Informational Text K-€“5

5

5th Grade

1

Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

W

Writing Standards K-5

5

5th Grade

2b

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

a. 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.

b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

c. Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).

d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

e. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

SL

Speaking and Listening

5

5th Grade

1

Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacherled) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others'€™ ideas and expressing their own clearly.

a. 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.

b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

c. Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.

d. Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.

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Lesson Objective
Discuss, analyze, and write about an informational text
Length
5 min
Questions to Consider
How does Ms. Brewer plan tasks that address Common Core Standards across ELA (Speaking & Listening, Reading, and Writing)?
What makes these lessons both distinct and connected?
How does Ms. Brewer think about her particular students when planning these lessons?
Common Core Standards
ELA.RI.5.1, ELA.W.5.2b, ELA.SL.5.1

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Grade 5 / ELA / Nonfiction

Analyzing Texts: Overview of a Lesson Series