English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Literary Genres

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Maryland Standards

MD.1.0. General Reading Processes
1.C. Students will read orally with accuracy and expression at a rate that sounds like speech.
1.C.1. Read orally at an appropriate rate
1.C.1.a. Read familiar text at a rate that is conversational and consistent
1.C.2. Read grade-level text with both high accuracy and appropriate pacing, intonation, and expression
1.C.2.b. Demonstrate appropriate use of phrasing
1.C.2.b.3. Use pacing and intonation to convey meaning and expression
1.C.2.b.4. Adjust intonation and pitch appropriately
MD.2.0. Comprehension of Informational Text
2.A.1. Develop and apply comprehension skills by reading a variety of self-selected and assigned print and non-print informational texts, including electronic media
2.A.1.a. Read, use, and identify the characteristics of nonfiction materials such as textbooks, appropriate reference materials, research and historical documents, personal narratives, diaries, and journals, biographies, newspapers, letters, articles, web sites and other online materials, other appropriate content-specific texts to gain information and content knowledge
2.A.1.b. Read, use, and identify the characteristics of functional documents such as sets of directions, science investigations, atlases, posters, flyers, forms, instructional manuals, menus, pamphlets, rules, invitations, recipes, advertisements, other functional documents
2.A.5. Identify and explain the author's use of language
2.A.5.c. Identify and explain the effect of repetition of words and phrases
MD.3.0. Comprehension of Literary Text
3.A.4. Analyze elements of poetry to facilitate understanding and interpretation
3.A.4.a. Use structural features to identify poetry as a literary form and distinguish among types of poems such as haiku, form/shape poetry, etc.
3.A.4.b. Identify and explain the meaning of words, lines, and stanzas
3.A.4.c. Identify and explain sound elements of poetry
3.A.4.d. Identify and explain other poetic elements such as setting, mood, tone, etc., that contribute to meaning
3.A.5. Analyze elements of drama to facilitate understanding
3.A.5.a. Use structural features to identify a play as a literary form and distinguish among types of plays
3.A.5.b. Identify and explain the action of a scene
3.A.5.c. Identify and explain how stage directions create character and movement
3.A.5.d. Identify and explain stage directions and dialogue that help to create character
3.A.7. Identify and describe the author's use of language
3.A.7.f. Identify and explain how repetition and exaggeration contribute to meaning
3.A.8. Read critically to evaluate literary texts
3.A.8.c. Identify and explain the relationship between a literary text and its historical context

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