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5th Grade Reading Instructional Guide

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NC SCOC Objective & I can statements:

Teaching Strategies:

Materials needed:

Goal 1 The learner will apply enabling strategies and skills to read and write.

1.01 I can use knowledge of word parts (prefix, suffix, root word) to help me understand unfamiliar words.

I can use context clues to help me understand unfamiliar words.

I can use word origins to help me understand unfamiliar words.





1.02 I can choose and use important words to help me understand what I’m reading.






1.03 I can increase the number of words I know and understand through reading, writing, listening and speaking.





1.04 I can use dictionaries, glossaries, thesauri, and online tools to find out what unfamiliar words mean.




1.05 I can select a book and read independently to help me improve my fluency, knowledge, and vocabulary. 






Goal 2 The learner will apply strategies and skills to comprehend text that is read, heard, and viewed


2.01 I can use reading strategies to help check my comprehension.




2.02 I can interact with the text by:

  • making predictions,
  • asking questions,
  • supporting my answers,
  • using personal experiences,
  • seeking extra information 
  • making connections




2.03 I can read, identify and understand many different kinds of genres.


  a. I can read fiction.

  b. I can read nonfiction.

  c. I can read poetry.





I can identify the multiple elements of a plot.


I can use evidence/information to describe the author’s word choice in what I am reading.


I can evaluate figurative language in the text.


I can identify the author’s tone in the text. 



2.05 I can infer, conclude and make generalizations by locating the clues in the text.




2.06 I can analyze the purpose of what I read.




2.07 I can decide whether a text is useful to me or other readers.




2.08 I can understand and explain relationships.

  1. I can distinguish between cause and effect.
  2. I can identify relationships that follow a specific order.
  3. I can explain the connections between characters and themes within the text 
  4. I can recognize problem-solution relationships in the text.




2.09 I can listen actively and respond critically to what I hear.




2.10 I can identify which strategies the speaker or writer uses to support his or her purpose.




Goal 3 The learner will make connections through the use of oral language, written language, and media and technology. 

3.01a. I can analyze the author’s word choice and how it relates to the content.








3.01b. I can examine the reasons for characters’ actions based on the events in the story. 







3.01c I can make a product to show my reaction and understanding of what I have read.




3.01d I can examine different points of view in the text.




3.01e I can classify and explain the differences among genres.




3.01f I can examine the relationships between characters in the text.




3.01g I can make inferences and evaluation information about the characters, events, and themes in the text




3.02 I can make text to text connections.




3.03 I can use evidence in the text to evaluate characters and events. 




3.04 I can make informed judgments about various types of media.




3.05 I can combine the use of a variety of resources in order to further understand a topic. 




3.06 I can research different sources to help me complete a project.




3.07I can make judgments about bias, propaganda, stereotyping, and techniques used by media.




Goal 4 The learner will apply strategies and skills to create oral, written, and visual texts. 

4.01 I can fluently read aloud and comprehend grade appropriate text.




4.02 I can use speaking and writing to express and support my ideas.




 4.03 I can choose and use the right vocabulary to express and support my ideas through speaking and writing.






4.04 I can choose a writing composition to publish.




4.05 I can select a strategy to plan and organize my writing.




4.06 I can write a draft that shows the main idea, demonstrates the purpose, and stays on topic.




4.07 I can choose and write in many different formats.




4.08 I can revise my writing to help me clarify my ideas, improve my sentence fluency, and develop my characters and/or mood.


  1. I can rearrange text for better understanding.
  2. I can vary my sentence structure for impact.
  3. I can develop characters and mood.




4.09 I can produce works that follow assigned or self-selected genre. 



4.10 I can use technology to help me improve and/or publish my writing.




Goal 5 The learner will apply grammar and language conventions to communicate effectively.

5.01 I can use correct capitalization and punctuation in my writing.









5.02 I can use correct subject-verb agreement and pronouns when I speak and write.





5.03 I can use prepositional phrases, transitions, and appropriate conjunctions when I speak and write.







5.04 I can use the appropriate words to help me express my ideas in a way that impacts the reader or listener.




5.05 I can spell commonly used words using a variety of strategies.




5.06 I can edit my writing for correct spelling.




5.07 I can edit my writing for correct grammar, conventions, and format.




5.08 I can write neatly, so others may read my work.




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