West Virginia Standards for Fifth Grade English Language Arts

Author's Purpose/Point of View
An author writes for many reasons, such as to inform, to entertain, or to persuade. Read more...iWorksheets: 5Study Guides: 1
Central Idea/Supporting Details
FreeIdentify central idea and supporting details. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Decoding Strategies
Decoding means to translate a message from a code into the original language or form. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Fact/Opinion
FreeA fact is information that is known to be true; it is a certainty. A fact does not change from person to person. An opinion is a personal belief or idea. People do not always have the same beliefs or ideas. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Grammar
Subject and verb agreement and other grammar skills. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
High Frequency Words I
High frequency words are quite simply those words which occur most frequently in written material, for example, "and", "the", "as" and "it". Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
High Frequency Words II
What are High Frequency Words? High frequency words are words that you may come across often when reading. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Informal Language
Informal language is mainly used between people who know each other well, or in relaxed and unofficial contexts. Informal language is mostly used while talking. we can also use informal language when we are writing such as writing a postcard to a family member or sending a text message to a friend or some business correspondences. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Labels/Captions for Graphics
Which caption is the best choice? Demonstrate knowledge of concepts of print. Employ pre-reading strategies to facilitate comprehension. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Literary Devices
What is Onomatopoeia? Onomatopoeia is a word that sounds like the word it is describing. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Nouns
Recognize, recall, and use basic elements of grammar to express ideas clearly.
Uses subject vs. object pronouns correctly (e.g., I vs. me). Read more...
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Opinion/Exaggeration/Missing Info
Exaggeration is a representation of something in an excessive manner. It is the opposite of minimisation. Identify missing and irrelevant information. Distinguish between a fact and an opinion. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Parts of Speech
A Noun is a person, place, or thing. A Verb is a word that shows action or being. An Adjective describes a noun or a pronoun. A Pronoun takes the place of a noun. Examples of pronouns: he, she, it, they, them, me, we, I, you, us. Subject / Verb Agreement: the subject must agree with the verb in a sentence. Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Punctuation/Capitalization
Where do COMMAS go? Commas in a series, Commas in dates, Commas in an address, Commas in a friendly letters. Where Does the APOSTROPHE go in a Contraction? Where Does a PERIOD go in an Abbreviation? Where do QUOTATION MARKS go in Written Text? Read more...iWorksheets: 7Study Guides: 1
Spelling
There are some words that are difficult to remember how to spell: Plurals, Possessive Nouns (words that show ownership), Homophones (two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling). Read more...iWorksheets: 6Study Guides: 1
Verbs
What is a Verb? A Verb is a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence. The majority of verbs are regular and consistently use -ed and -en to form their simple past tense and past participles. Many verbs are irregular and follow no consistent pattern in creating their -ed and/or -en forms. Read more...iWorksheets: 3

WV.RLA.S.5.1. Reading: Students will apply reading skills and strategies to inform, to perform a task and to read for literacy experience by identifying and using grade appropriate essential reading components (phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, written application) and selecting a wide variety of literature and diverse media to develop independence as readers.

RLA.O.5.1.01. Students will use root words, prefixes and suffixes to understand words, change word meanings and generate new words appropriate to grade level.

Prefix/Suffix/Syllables
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Decoding Strategies
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Prefix/Suffix
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Root Words
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Roots/Prefixes/Suffixes
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Root Words
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RLA.O.5.1.02. Students will use a variety of strategies (e.g., etymology, context clues, affixes, synonyms, antonyms) to increase grade-appropriate vocabulary.

Context Clues
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Text Feature Meaning
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Vocabulary
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Prefix/Suffix/Syllables
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Vocabulary
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Decoding Strategies
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Synonyms/Antonyms
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Context Clues
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Prefix/Suffix
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Synonyms/Antonyms
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Context Clues
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Vocabulary
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Roots/Prefixes/Suffixes
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Analogies
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RLA.O.5.1.04. Students will label the figurative language in text.

Literary Devices
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RLA.O.5.1.05. Students will select defining characteristics, construct background knowledge and develop reading skills to understand a variety of literary passages and informational texts by West Virginia, national and international authors:

RLA.O.5.1.05.b. Fantasies
Theme of Writing
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RLA.O.5.1.05.c. Biographies
Genre
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RLA.O.5.1.05.d. Autobiographies
Literary Genres
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Genre Characteristics
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Genre
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RLA.O.5.1.05.e. Science fiction
Genre
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Theme of Writing
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RLA.O.5.1.05.f. Tall tales
Theme of Writing
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RLA.O.5.1.05.g. Supernatural tales
Theme of Writing
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RLA.O.5.1.05.h. Historical fiction
Literary Genres
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Genre Characteristics
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Genre
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Parts of Speech
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RLA.O.5.1.06. Students will determine main ideas and locate supporting details in literary passages and informational texts.

Writing Elements
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Central Idea/Supporting Details
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Main Idea
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Supporting Detail
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Theme of Writing
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Supporting Details
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Literal/Inferential/Evaluative Questions
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Sentence Purpose Identification
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Topic Sentences
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Supporting Details
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Theme of Writing
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Simple/Compound/Complex Sentences
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RLA.O.5.1.08. Students will differentiate and apply comprehension strategies in literary and informational texts to

RLA.O.5.1.08.a. Draw conclusions
Drawing Conclusions
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Implied Information
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Inferences
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Thinking Skills
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Literal/Inferential/Evaluative
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Precictions/Conclusions/Inferences
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Drawing Inferences
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Drawing Inferences
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Drawing Conclusions
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Drawing Conclusions
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Implied Information
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RLA.O.5.1.08.b. Predict
Inferences
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Predictions
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Making Predictions
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Making Predictions
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RLA.O.5.1.08.c. Use context clues
Context Clues
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Text Feature Meaning
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Vocabulary
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Vocabulary
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Decoding Strategies
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Context Clues
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Context Clues
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Vocabulary
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RLA.O.5.1.08.d. Summarize
Summarize
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Summarizing
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Summarize
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RLA.O.5.1.08.e. Judge text critically
Thinking Skills
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RLA.O.5.1.09. Students will determine the elements of literature (e.g., characterization, conflict, plot) to construct meaning and recognize author’s/reader’s purpose.

Elements of Fiction
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Plot Features
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Theme of Writing
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Literary Elements
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Supporting Details
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Main Idea
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RLA.O.5.1.10. Students will compare and contrast text connections to self, to other texts and to world cultures in literary and informational texts.

Interpret Text
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Identify Perspectives
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RLA.O.5.1.11. Students will identify literary techniques used to interpret literature (e.g., compare/contrast or cause/effect).

Cause and Effect
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Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
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Cause/Effect, Fact/Opinion
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Cause and Effect
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RLA.O.5.1.12. Students will read and understand various types of poetry.

Literary Genres
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Genre Characteristics
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Genre
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Theme of Writing
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RLA.O.5.1.13. Students will identify the parts of a book, know their purposes and locate information (e.g., table of contents, index, glossary).

Text Feature Meaning
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Parts of a Book
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Text Features
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Parts of a Book
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Text Features
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Parts of a Book
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RLA.O.5.1.14. Students will classify and interpret graphic aids (e.g., maps, charts, graphs, tables, timelines).

Text Feature Meaning
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Inferences
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Graphic Organizers
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Text Features
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Text Features
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Interpret Information
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WV.RLA.S.5.2. Reading: Students will apply writing skills and strategies to communicate effectively for different purposes by using the writing process, applying grammatical and mechanical properties in writing and selecting and evaluating information for research purposes.

RLA.O.5.2.03. Students will from a prompt, use the writing process to develop a 3-5 paragraph composition with an introductory paragraph, supporting detail paragraph(s), and concluding paragraph that incorporates specific, relevant details.

Writing Elements
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Supporting/Concluding Sentences
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Vivid Language in Writing
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Sentence Purpose Identification
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RLA.O.5.2.04. Students will use the five-step writing process to write for a specific purpose and for an intended audience (e.g., creative, narrative, informative, journal, friendly letter, business letter).

RLA.O.5.2.06. Students will select and use a variety of resource materials to plan and deliver a short research project, citing references.

RLA.O.5.2.07. Students will draft analogies, illustrations, examples, or anecdotes to respond to an oral, visual, or written prompt.

Inferences
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Decoding Strategies
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Analogies
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Analogies
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RLA.O.5.2.08. Students will use basic transitional words to signal organization of a composition.

Writing Elements
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Signal/Transitional Words
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Vivid Language in Writing
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Sequencing
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WV.RLA.S.5.3. Listening, Speaking and Media Literacy: Students will apply listening, speaking and media literacy skills and strategies to communicate with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.

RLA.O.5.3.01. Students will exhibit effective oral communication skills (e.g., rate, audience, etiquette, standard English) through the presentation of

RLA.O.5.3.01.d. Recitations (poetry, historical documents)
Literary Genres
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Genre Characteristics
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Genre
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Theme of Writing
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