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    Standards for Language Arts - Grade Five

    Please note, this is not a comprehensive list of our fifth grade standards for English Language Arts.

    LAFS.5.L.1.1:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
    1. Demonstrate fluent and legible cursive writing skills.
    2. Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences.
    3. Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses.
    4. Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
    5. Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
    6. Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).
    LAFS.5.L.1.2:  Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
    1. Use punctuation to separate items in a series.
    2. Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.
    3. Use a comma to set off the words yes and no (e.g., Yes, thank you), to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence (e.g., It’s true, isn’t it?), and to indicate direct address (e.g., Is that you, Steve?).
    4. Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.
    5. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
    Tutorial LAFS.5.L.1.2
    LAFS.5.L.3.4:  Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
    1. Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
    2. Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).
    3. Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.

    Tutorial LAFS.5.L.3.4

    LAFS.5.L.3.5:  Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    1. Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
    2. Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
    3. Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
    LAFS.5.RI.1.1:  Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. 
    LAFS.5.RI.2.4:  Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area
    LAFS.5.RI.2.6:  Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
    LAFS.5.RI.3.7:  Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently. 
    LAFS.5.RI.3.9:  Integrate information from several texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.
    LAFS.5.SL.1.2:  Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.