• Fifth Grade Reading Level Expectations

    Grade Level  Beginning of the Year November  End of January      End of Year
     5  S  T     U  V


    Reading and Writing Units of Study

    Month  Reading  Writing
     Sept/Oct  Interpretation Book Clubs  Narratives
     Oct/Nov  Nonfiction  Journalism
     Dec  Raising the Level of Interpretation Literary Essay
     Jan  Argument & Advocacy  Argument Essay
     Feb Using Short Texts  

     Compare and Contrast Themes

          Rags and Stuby

    March  Test Prep

    Test Prep 

    April  Reading in the Content Area The Lens of History: Research Reports 
    May-June Fantasy Book Clubs Shaping Texts: Fantasy Writing