Common Core Alignment:.

RI.5.10:

Reading Informational

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

W.5.4:

Writing

Production and Distribution of Writing

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)

L.5.4:

Language

Vocabulary acquisition and Use

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.