South Carolina Standards & Learning
SC.5.I. Inquiry-Based Literacy Standards (I)
5.I.1. Formulate relevant, self-generated questions based on interests and/or needs that can be investigated.
5.I.1.1. Formulate questions to focus thinking on an idea to narrow and direct further inquiry.
5.I.2. Transact with texts to formulate questions, propose explanations, and consider alternative views and multiple perspectives.
5.I.2.1. Explore topics of interest to formulate logical questions; build knowledge; generate possible explanations; consider alternative views.
5.I.4. Synthesize information to share learning and/or take action.
5.I.4.2. Reflect on findings to build deeper understanding and determine next steps.
5.I.5. Reflect throughout the inquiry process to assess metacognition, broaden understanding, and guide actions, both individually and collaboratively.
5.I.5.2. Employ past learning to monitor and assess current learning to guide inquiry.
SC.5.W. Writing (W)
5.W.MCC. Meaning, Context, and Craft (MCC)
5.W.MCC.1. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
5.W.MCC.1.1. Write arguments that:
5.W.MCC.1.1.b. Use information from multiple print and multimedia sources.
5.W.MCC.1.1.f. Use paraphrasing, summarizing, quotations, and original language to avoid plagiarism.
5.W.MCC.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
5.W.MCC.2.1. Write informative/explanatory texts that:
5.W.MCC.2.1.h. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing building on personal ideas and the ideas of others.
5.W.MCC.2.1.l. Develop a style and tone authentic to the purpose.
5.W.MCC.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
5.W.MCC.3.1. Gather ideas from texts, multimedia, and personal experience to write narratives that:
5.W.MCC.3.1.e. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing building on personal ideas and the ideas of others.
5.W.MCC.3.1.f. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
5.W.MCC.3.1.h. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
5.W.RC. Range and Complexity (RC)
5.W.RC.6. Write independently, legibly, and routinely for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences over short and extended time frames.
5.W.RC.6.1. Write routinely and persevere in writing tasks:
5.W.RC.6.1.a. Over short and extended time frames.
5.W.RC.6.1.b. For a range of domain-specific tasks.
5.W.RC.6.1.c. For a variety of purposes and audiences.
5.W.RC.6.1.d. By adjusting the writing process for the task, increasing the length and complexity.