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.5: Research and Information: The student will conduct research and organize information.
5.R.5:1. Accessing Information - Select the best source for a given purpose.
5.R.5:1.a. Determine and use appropriate sources for accessing information including, dictionaries, thesaurus, library catalogs and databases, magazines, newspapers, technology/Internet, encyclopedias, atlases, almanacs, tables of contents, glossaries, and indexes.
5.R.5:1.b. Identify and credit the sources used to gain information.
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.2:1. Communicate through a variety of written forms and for various audiences to inform, persuade, entertain, describe and reflect, while adjusting tone and style as appropriate.
5.W.2:2. Write narratives that establish a plot, point of view, setting, conflict, and are written to allow a reader to picture the events of a story.
5.W.2:5. Write expository (informational) pieces with multiple paragraphs that:
5.W.2:5.a. Provide an introductory paragraph.
5.W.2:5.b. Establish and support a central theme or idea with a thesis statement.
5.W.2:5.c. Include supporting paragraphs with simple facts, details, and explanations.
5.W.2:5.d. Present important ideas and events in sequence or in chronological order.
5.W.2:5.e. Provide details and transitions to link paragraphs.
5.W.2:5.f. Conclude with a paragraph that summarizes the points.
5.W.2:5.g. Use correct indention at the beginning of paragraphs.
5.W.2:5.h. Use at least three sources of valid and reliable information including books, newspapers, periodicals, online, and media sources.
5.W.2:8. Write persuasive compositions or letters that:
5.W.2:8.a. State a clear position in support of a proposal.
5.W.2:8.b. Support a position with relevant evidence and effective emotional appeals in order to persuade.
5.W.2:8.c. Organize supporting statements from the most appealing to the least powerful
5.W.2:8.d. Include and address reader/audience concerns.