Tennessee Academic Standards
TN.FL. FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY STANDARDS
5.FL.VA. Vocabulary Acquisition
FL.VA.7. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
5.FL.VA.7c. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships.
TN.W. WRITING STANDARDS
5.W.PDW. Production and Distribution of Writing
W.PDW.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
5.W.PDW.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
5.W.RBPK. Research to Build and Present Knowledge
W.RBPK.7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focus questions, demonstrating new understanding of the subject under investigation.
5.W.RBPK.7. Conduct short research projects that use multiple sources to build knowledge through investigations of different aspects of a topic.
W.RBPK.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
5.W.RBPK.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research, applying grade 5 standards for reading.
5.W.RW. Range of Writing
W.RW.10. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
5.W.RW.10. Write routinely over extended time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences; promote writing fluency.