Listen to and Read Literary Text: Listen to text and read text to make connections and respond to a wide variety of literature of varying complexity.
EL.05.LI.01. Listen to text and read text to make connections and respond to a wide variety of significant works of literature, including poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and drama, from a variety of cultures and time periods that enhance the study of other subjects.
Literary Text: Examine Content and Structure: Examine content and structure of grade-level literary text.
EL.05.LI.09. Identify and describe the function and effect of common literary devices, such as imagery, metaphor, and symbolism.
EL.05.LI.10. Define figurative language, including simile, metaphor, exaggeration, and personification, and explain the effects of its use in a particular work.
Listen to and Read Informational and Narrative Text: Listen to, read, and understand a wide variety of informational and narrative text across the subject areas at school and on own, applying comprehension strategies as needed. Suggested grade-level target for reading ON OWN: Fifth Grade: 625,000 words annually.
EL.05.RE.03. Listen to, read, and understand a wide variety of informational and narrative text, including classic and contemporary literature, poetry, magazines, newspapers, reference materials, and online information.
Read to Perform a Task: Find, understand, and use specific information in a variety of texts across the subject areas to perform a task.
EL.05.RE.17. Read textbooks, biographical sketches, letters, diaries, directions, procedures, magazines, news stories, and almanacs.
Vocabulary: Increase word knowledge through systematic vocabulary development; determine the meaning of new words by applying knowledge of word origins, word relationships, and context clues; verify the meaning of new words; and use those new words accurately across the subject areas.
EL.05.RE.13. Determine the meanings of figurative expressions, such as those in similes and metaphors.