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

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Oklahoma Standards

OK.5.R. Reading/Literature: The student will apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, appreciate, and respond to a wide variety of texts.
5.R.1: Vocabulary - The student will develop and expand knowledge of words and word meanings to increase their vocabulary.
5.R.1:1. Words in Context
5.R.1:1.b. Use prior experience and context to understand and explain the figurative use of words such as similes (comparisons that use like or as: His feet were as big as boats), and metaphors (implied comparisons: The giants steps were thunderous).
5.R.3: Comprehension/Critical Literacy - The student will interact with the words and concepts in the text to construct an appropriate meaning.
5.R.3:4. Analysis and Evaluation
5.R.3:4.a. Identify and analyze the characteristics of poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction and explain the appropriateness of the literary form chosen by an author for a specific purpose.
5.R.4: Literature - The student will read to contrast meaning and respond to a wide variety of literary forms.
5.R.4:1. Literary Genres - Demonstrate knowledge of and appreciation for various forms (genres) of literature.
5.R.4:1.a. Recognize characteristics of literary genres and forms (e.g., contemporary realistic fiction, historical fiction, nonfiction, modern fantasy, poetry, drama, and traditional stories such as fairy tales, fables, myths, and legends).
5.R.4:3. Figurative Language and Sound Devices - Identify figurative language and sound devices in writing and how they affect the development of a literary work.
5.R.4:3.a. Identify and discuss certain words and rhythmic patterns that can be used in a selection to imitate sounds (e.g., rhythm, rhyme, alliteration).
5.R.4:3.b. Evaluate and identify figurative language, such as simile, metaphors, hyperbole, personification, and idioms.
5.R.4:3.c. Identify the function and effect of common literary devices, such as imagery, metaphor, and symbolism.
5.R.4:3.d. Interpret poetry and recognize poetic styles (e.g., rhymed, free verse, and patterned ).
5.R.4:4. Literary Works - Read and respond to historically and culturally significant works of literature.
OK.5.W. Writing/Grammar/Usage and Mechanics - The student will express ideas effectively in written modes for a variety of purposes and audiences.
5.W.2: Modes and Forms of Writing. Communicate through a variety of written forms, for various purposes, and to a specific audience or person.
5.W.2:3. With creative narratives and poems, use varied word choice, dialogue, and figurative language when appropriate (alliteration, personification, simile, and metaphor) to make writing engaging to the audience (e.g., inquired or requested instead of asked).

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