Books Sets Available For Checkout from Library Services
Grade 5 Informational Text Units:
1. Space consists of two titles, ‘Black Hole is Not a Hole’ by Carolyn DeCristofano, and ‘Black Hole’ by Ker Than.
2. Inventions has two titles, ‘Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women’ by Catherine Thimmesh, and ‘Toys! Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions’ by Don Wulffson.
Grade 5 Literature Unit:
1. Mythology has a single title, ‘Treasury of Greek Mythology: Classic Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes & Monsters by Donna Jo Napoli
Library Services has purchased classroom sets of nonfiction books to help teachers implement the CCSS standards for informational text at their grade level. There are 45 copies of each title available. Books are unique to a specified grade level.
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Oregon Department of Education
Comprehansive Grade Level Literacy Folders
In the grade level files are lessons, practice assessments, and skill checks that have been identified (most by ODE) as being closely aligned to the application of standards through instruction. These are the lessons being referred to in the English Language Arts (ELA) Common Core State Standards (CCSS) curriculum maps.
Steps for Utilizing Resources
Click ONCE on 5thLessons/Activities/Assessments.zip to download your grade level support file.
Once downloaded, double click to expand the zip file. Once expanded you will have a Folder.
Move the folder to your documents folder.
Blending of current ODE Standards and Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Students will still be assessed on the current standards at the same time we are beginning to implement the English Language Arts (ELA) Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Therefore, we need to include both sets of standards in our literacy instruction. Below are lessons to support insruction in the OAKS strands.
Read to Perform a Task
The Common Curriculum Goal for Read to Perform a Task is: find, understand, and use specific information in a variety of texts across the subjects areas to perform a task. These might include a) locating information, b) interpreting charts, diagrams, and graphs, and c) following instructions.
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