NE.LA 5.1 Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
LA 5.1.5 Vocabulary: Students will build literary, general academic, and content specific grade level vocabulary.
LA 5.1.5.d Identify semantic relationships (e.g., multiple meanings, metaphors, similes, idioms, analogies)
LA 5.1.6 Comprehension: Students will extract and construct meaning using prior knowledge, applying text information, and monitoring comprehension while reading grade-level text.
LA 5.1.6.d Identify literary devices and explain the ways in which language is used (e.g., simile, metaphor, alliteration, onomatopoeia, imagery, rhythm)
LA 5.1.6.h Describe the defining characteristics of narrative and informational genres (e.g., textbooks, myths, fantasies, science fiction, drama, periodicals, essays)
LA 5.1.6.i Recognize the social, historical, cultural, and biographical influences in a variety of genres