Virginia SOL’s and AASL Standards

Fifth Grade Related SOL’s

5.5    The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry.

a) Describe the relationship between text and previously read materials.
b) Describe character development.
c) Describe the development of plot and explain the resolution of conflict(s).
d) Describe the characteristics of free verse, rhymed, and patterned poetry.
e) Describe how an author’s choice of vocabulary contributes to the author’s style.
f) Identify and ask questions that clarify various points of view.
g) Identify main idea.
h) Summarize supporting details from text.
i) Draw conclusions and make inferences from text.
j) Identify cause and effect relationships.
k) Make, confirm, or revise predictions.
l) Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.
m) Read with fluency and accuracy.

5.9  The student will find, evaluate, and select appropriate resources for a research product.

a) Construct questions about a topic.
b) Collect information from multiple resources including online, print, and media.
c) Use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate, and communicate information.
d) Organize information presented on charts, maps, and graphs.
e) Develop notes that include important concepts, summaries, and identification of information sources.
f) Give credit to sources used in research.
g) Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism.

AASL Standards

1.1.9 Collaborate with others to broaden and deepen understanding.
1.3.1 Respect copyright/ intellectual property rights of creators  and producers.
1.3.3 Follow ethical and legal guidelines in gathering and using information.
1.4.4 Seek appropriate help when it is needed.
2.1.2 Organize knowledge so that it is useful
2.1.5 Collaborate with others to exchange ideas, develop new understandings, make decisions, and solve problems.
3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess.
3.2.3 Demonstrate teamwork by working productively with others.
4.1.2 Read widely and fluently to make connections with self, the world, and previous reading.
4.1.3 Respond to literature and creative expressions of ideas in various formats and genres.