The Omnivore's Dilemma: Close Reading of a Non-Fiction Text

Grade 5 / ELA / Literacy
CCSS: ELA.RI.5.1 ELA.RI.5.8 ELA.W.5.3a

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

RI

Reading Standards for Informational Text K-5

5

5th Grade

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).

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Common Core State Standards

ELA

English Language Arts

W

Writing Standards K-5

5

5th Grade

3a

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

a. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

c. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.

d. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

e. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

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Objective

  • Closely read and reread a nonfiction text, and analyze the author's main points
  • Explain how the author uses evidence and reasons to support his major ideas in the text

Length

16 min

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COMMON CORE CHALLENGE The Omnivore's Dilemma: Close Reading of a Non-Fiction Text

Grade 5 / ELA / Literacy

The Omnivore's Dilemma: Close Reading of a Non-Fiction Text