Language Standards - Common Core for Grade 5
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Grade 5: Language Standards
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.A - Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.B - Form and use the perfect (e.g., I had walked; I have walked; I will have walked) verb tenses.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.C - Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.D - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.1.E - Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.A - Use punctuation to separate items in a series.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.B - Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.C - 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?).
Comma Catastrophe Worksheet #1
Comma Catastrophe Worksheet #2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.D - Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.2.E - Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.3 - Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.3.A - Expand, combine, and reduce sentences for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.3.B - Compare and contrast the varieties of English (e.g., dialects, registers) used in stories, dramas, or poems.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.4 - 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.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.4.A - Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.4.B - Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., photograph, photosynthesis).
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.4.C - 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.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5.A - Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Similar Similes Worksheet
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5.B - Recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms, adages, and proverbs.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.5.C - Use the relationship between particular words (e.g., synonyms, antonyms, homographs) to better understand each of the words.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.5.6 - Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).