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Fifth grade language arts is organized into two large sections:

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5th Grade Language Arts Lesson Plans
Total Activities: 159

non-scored activity Non-Scored scored activity Scored worksheet Worksheet answer key Answer Key quiz Quiz
Chapter 1: "Vocabulary Skills"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Synonyms: The student will demonstrate knowledge by determining the meaning of synonyms from grade level appropriate vocabulary, by correctly choosing a given word or phrase that means the same thing, in reading activities that incorporate explicit instruction and application. Synonyms: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5002
Synonyms: Quiz 1 scored R5003
Synonyms: Let Me Practice nonscored R5004
Synonyms: Quiz 2 scored R5005
Antonyms: The student will demonstrate knowledge by determining the meaning of antonyms from grade level appropriate vocabulary, by correctly choosing a given word or phrase that means the opposite, in reading activities that incorporate explicit instruction and application. Antonyms: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5007
Antonyms: Quiz 1 scored R5008
Antonyms: Let Me Practice nonscored R5009
Antonyms: Quiz 2 scored R5010
Prefixes: The student will be able to analyze and determine the correct meaning of a word, based on the prefix of the root word or how the prefix is used in the context of a passage. Prefixes: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5012
Prefixes: Quiz 1 scored R5013
Prefixes: Let Me Practice nonscored R5014
Prefixes: Quiz 2 scored R5015
Suffixes: The student will be able to analyze and determine the correct meaning of a word, based on the prefix of the root word or how the prefix is used in the context of a passage. Suffixes: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5017
Suffixes: Quiz 1 scored R5018
Suffixes: Let Me Practice nonscored R5019
Suffixes: Quiz 2 scored R5020
Homophones: The student will be able to identify and select the appropriate homophone or word that sounds the same, based on the context of a passage which fits the best meaning of the given word or phrase. Homophones: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5022
Homophones: Quiz 1 scored R5023
Homophones: Let Me Practice nonscored R5024
Homophones: Quiz 2 scored R5025
Idioms: The student will be able to identify and analyze the author's use of idioms, based on the context of a passage and how these expressions are used in literal and interpretative information. Idioms: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5027
Idioms: Quiz 1 scored R5028
Idioms: Let Me Practice nonscored R5029
Idioms: Quiz 2 scored R5030
Latin and Greek Roots: The student will be able to identify and determine the meaning of unknown words, based on the understanding of Latin and Greek roots. Greek and Latin Root Words: Interactive Guided Instruction scored R5032
Greek and Latin Root Words: Quiz 1 nonscored R5033
Greek and Latin Root Words: Let Me Practice scored R5034
Greek and Latin Root Words: Quiz 2 nonscored R5035


Chapter 2: "Process Skills: Think Alouds"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Think Aloud Level 1: Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying with extensive scaffolding and support, through think aloud prompts. Think Aloud - Level 1 - Part 1 (fiction) nonscored R5111
Think Aloud - Level 1 - Part 2 (nonfiction) nonscored R5112
Think Aloud - Level 1 - Part 3 (fiction) nonscored R5113
Think Aloud - Level 1 - Part 4 (nonfiction) nonscored R5114
Think Aloud Level 2: Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying with scaffolding and support, through think aloud prompts. Think Aloud - Level 2 - Part 2 (nonfiction) nonscored R5116
Think Aloud - Level 2 - Part 3 (fiction) nonscored R5117
Think Aloud Level 3: Use the reading comprehension process skills of summarizing, predicting, visualizing, questioning, and clarifying to independently read and comprehend texts with minimal think aloud support. Think Aloud - Level 3 - Part 1 (fiction) nonscored R5118
Think Aloud - Level 3 - Part 2 (fiction) nonscored R5119


Chapter 3: "Comprehension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Summarizing: Make a summary or paraphrase information from literary or expository texts. Summarizing: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5044
Summarizing: Quiz 1 scored R5045
Summarizing: Quiz 2 scored R5046
Plot: Identify plot by using story elements including the main problem and solution. Plot: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5057
Plot: Quiz 1 scored R5058
Plot: Quiz 2 scored R5059
Main Idea & Supporting Details - Non-Fiction: Identify the main idea(s) using the supporting details in an expository text. Main Idea/Supporting Details-Non-Fiction: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5048
Main Idea/Supporting Details-Non-Fiction: Quiz 1 scored R5049
Main Idea/Supporting Details-Non-Fiction: Quiz 2 scored R5050
Main Idea and Theme - Fiction: Identify, summarize, or explain the main idea(s) or theme(s) using the supporting details and symbolism in a literary text. Theme & Main Idea-Fiction: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5051
Theme & Main Idea-Fiction: Quiz 1 scored R5052
Theme & Main Idea-Fiction: Quiz 2 scored R5053
Fact and Opinion: Distinguish between fact and opinion in an expository text or within news sources, including the use of hyperbole. Fact and Opinion: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5069
Fact and Opinion: Quiz 1 scored R5070
Fact and Opinion: Quiz 2 scored R5071
Charts and Graphs: Read, interpret and make predictions using charts, graphs, diagrams, maps or other graphic representations. Interpreting Charts & Graphs: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5098
Interpreting Charts & Graphs: Quiz 1 scored R5099
Interpreting Charts & Graphs: Quiz 2 scored R5100
Cause and Effect: Identify and distinguish between cause and effect in expository and literary texts. Cause and Effect: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5101
Cause and Effect: Quiz 1 scored R5102
Cause and Effect: Quiz 2 scored R5103
Authors Purpose: Identify and use knowledge of the author's purpose to comprehend the writing of a literary or expository text. Author's Purpose: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5054
Author's Purpose: Quiz 1 scored R5055
Author's Purpose: Quiz 2 scored R5056
Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions: Use knowledge, information, and ideas from literary or expository text to make inferences about the text (e.g., make inferences, draw conclusions, make generalizations, infer sequence of events, and infer a character's feelings, or traits). Inferencing: Interactive Guided Instruction A nonscored R5037
Inferencing: Quiz 1A scored R5039
Inferencing: Quiz 2A scored R5041
Inferencing: Interactive Guided Instruction B nonscored R5038
Inferencing: Quiz 1B scored R5040
Inferencing: Quiz 2B scored R5042
Compare and Contrast: Compare and contrast characters, settings, ideas, information and/or plot within a text or between two or more genre sources (literary or expository), including figurative language such as metaphors and personification. Compare and Contrast: Interactive Guided Instruction nonscored R5080
Compare and Contrast: Quiz 1 scored R5081
Compare and Contrast: Quiz 2 scored R5082


Chapter 4: "State Simulation Assessments"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
State Simulation Test: Students will demonstrate knowledge of comprehension skills on grade level appropriate literary and expository passages, with questions that simulate a high-stakes assessment. State Simulation Test 1 nonscored R5120
State Simulation Test 2 nonscored R5121
State Simulation Test 3 nonscored R5122


Chapter 5: "Information: Text Evidence"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Evidence & Academic Language (A): Students will be introduced to academic words to increase language proficiency and activate background knowledge before analyzing two authentic nonfiction articles, "Iceland, Land of Fire and Ice" and "A Supervolcano," for evidence and supporting information. Vocabulary: Features, Mantle, Geyser, Mineral nonscored R5123V
Activity Quiz: Features, Mantle, Geyser, Mineral scored AQR5123V
Reason & Evidence A (Natural Wonders) nonscored R5124I
Activity Quiz: Reason & Evidence A scored AQR5124I
Odyssey Writer: Read & Respond (Yellowstone Features/Geysers) OWR5124I odyssey
Evidence & Academic Language (B): Students will be introduced to academic words to increase language proficiency and activate background knowledge before analyzing two authentic nonfiction articles, "Scout Bassett: Succeeding in Life, One Step at a Time" and "Action!," for evidence and supporting information. Vocabulary: Obstacle, Artificial, Amputate, Quadriplegic nonscored R5125V
Activity Quiz: Obstacle, Artificial, Amputate, Quadriplegic scored AQR5125V
Reason & Evidence B (Differences) nonscored R5126I
Activity Quiz: Reason & Evidence B scored AQR5126I
Evidence & Proverbs (C): Students will explore the meaning of five different proverbs to increase language proficiency before analyzing two authentic nonfiction articles, "Treasures of the Tomb" and "Guardians of the Tomb," for evidence and supporting information. Vocabulary: Proverbs nonscored R5127V
Activity Quiz: Proverbs scored AQR5127V
Reason & Evidence C (Tombs) nonscored R5128I
Activity Quiz: Reason & Evidence C scored AQR5128I
Odyssey Writer: Read & Respond (Reasons and Evidence) OWR5128I odyssey


Chapter 6: "Information: Compare, Contrast"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Comparing Structure (A): Students will understand two different text structures: chronological order and cause and effect. They will apply these skills by comparing and contrasting two authentic nonfiction articles, "Death Valley Days" and "Pedal Power." As an extension, they will practice using reference materials. Compare & Contrast A (Bicycle & Death Valley) nonscored R5129I
Activity Quiz: Compare & Contrast A scored AQR5129I
Odyssey Writer: Dictionary OWR5129I odyssey
Comparing Structure (B): Students will understand two different text structures: chronological order and cause and effect. They will apply these skills by comparing and contrasting two authentic nonfiction articles, "Gold Fever" and "A Different Way to Wake Up." Compare & Contrast B (Alarm & Gold Rush) nonscored R5130I
Activity Quiz: Compare & Contrast B scored AQR5130I
Odyssey Writer: Read & Respond (Text Structure) OWR5130I odyssey


Chapter 7: "Information: Integrate"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Integrating Information (A): Students will understand the basic steps one must take when organizing notes from two sources. Students will independently read two nonfiction articles, "Wildlife Watch, Baboon Burglars" and "Culture Trek: Kenya," and will integrate information from both in order to create a cohesive piece of writing. Integrating Information A (Kenya) nonscored R5131I
Activity Quiz: Integrating Information A scored AQR5131I
Integrating Information (B): Students will review the basic steps to take when organizing notes from two sources. They will independently read two nonfiction articles, "Eye in the Sky" and "Space Junk," and will integrate information from both in order to create a simulated speech about satellites in outer space. Integrating Information B (Space) nonscored R5132I
Activity Quiz: Integrating Information B scored AQR5132I
Integrating Information (C): Students will review the basic steps for taking notes and organizing notes from two sources. They will independently read two nonfiction articles, "Crystals" and "Curse of the Hope Diamond," integrate the information, and respond to their learning in writing. Integrating Information C (Gems) nonscored R5133I
Activity Quiz: Integrating Information C scored AQR5133I
Odyssey Writer: Open Response (Gems) OWR5133I worksheet odyssey


Chapter 8: "An American Safari - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Before Reading: The student will explore content through discovery and develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary. Background (Prereading for An American Safari) nonscored 56324
Vocabulary (A Glossary for An American Safari) nonscored 56325
During Reading: The student will achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary and respond to the literature. Authentic nonfiction literature is included. Literature: An American Safari nonscored 56326 worksheet
After Reading: The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections. Student uses prior knowledge and will analyze and evaluate to make sense of texts. Student will monitor his or her own comprehension and act purposefully when comprehension breaks down using strategies. Student will write for different purposes and write a variety of compositions based on practical and literary prompts and complete a research-writing project. Comprehension 1: An American Safari (author's purpose) scored 56327
Comprehension 2: An American Safari (fact or opinion) scored 56328
Writing 1: Proposal Letter 56329 odyssey
Letter of Persuasion (writing: letter) nonscored 56382
Writing 2: Persuasive Essay 56330 odyssey
Using Persuasion (writing: persuasive) nonscored 56383
Final Project: An American Safari (research endangered animals) nonscored 56331 worksheet
Language Arts: Through learning activities focused on recognition and application, the student will practice language art skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Declarative and Interrogative (Sentences) nonscored 56332
Imperative and Exclamatory (Sentences) nonscored 56333


Chapter 9: "The Birchbark House - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Before Reading: The student will explore content through discovery and develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary. Background (Prereading for The Birchbark House) nonscored 56334 worksheet
Vocabulary (A Glossary for The Birchbark House) nonscored 56335 worksheet
During Reading: The student will achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary and respond to the literature. Authentic fiction literature is included. Literature: The Birchbark House nonscored 56336 worksheet
After Reading: The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections. Student uses prior knowledge and will analyze and evaluate to make sense of texts. Student will monitor his or her own comprehension and act purposefully when comprehension breaks down using strategies. Student will write for different purposes and write a variety of compositions based on practical and literary prompts and complete a research-writing project. Comprehension 1: The Birchbark House (character, plot, setting) scored 56337
Comprehension 2: The Birchbark House (inferences)(compare/contrast) scored 56338
Writing 1: Safety Guide 56339 odyssey
Using Description (writing: narrative) nonscored 56384
Writing 2: Informative Article 56340 odyssey
Writing to Inform nonscored 56385
Final Project: The Birchbark House (Ojibwa People) nonscored 56341 worksheet
Language Arts: Through learning activities focused on recognition and application, the student will practice language art skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Common and Proper Nouns nonscored 56353
Irregular Plural Nouns nonscored 56354


Chapter 10: "The Giver - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Before Reading: The student will explore content through discovery and develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary. Background (Prereading: The Giver) nonscored 56344 worksheet
Vocabulary (The Giver) nonscored 56345 worksheet
During Reading: The student will achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary and respond to the literature. Authentic fiction literature is included. Literature: The Giver nonscored 56346 worksheet
After Reading: The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections. Student uses prior knowledge and will analyze and evaluate to make sense of texts. Student will monitor his or her own comprehension and act purposefully when comprehension breaks down using strategies. Student will write for different purposes and write a variety of compositions based on practical and literary prompts and complete a research-writing project. Comprehension 1: The Giver (summarize) scored 56348
Comprehension 2: The Giver (compare/contrast) scored 56349
Writing 1: Email 56350 odyssey
Writing a Narrative nonscored 56386
Writing 2: Fantasy / Short Story 56351 odyssey
Short Story (writing) nonscored 56387
Final Project: The Giver (research career of choice) nonscored 56352 worksheet
Language Arts: Through learning activities focused on recognition and application, the student will practice language art skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Common and Proper Nouns nonscored 56353
Irregular Plural Nouns nonscored 56354


Chapter 11: "Mother and Daughter - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Before Reading: The student will explore content through discovery and develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary. Background (Prereading: Mother and Daughter) nonscored 56355 worksheet
Vocabulary (Mother and Daughter) nonscored 56356 worksheet
During Reading: The student will achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary and respond to the literature. Authentic fiction literature is included. Literature: Mother and Daughter nonscored 56357 worksheet
After Reading: The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections. Student uses prior knowledge and will analyze and evaluate to make sense of texts. Student will monitor his or her own comprehension and act purposefully when comprehension breaks down using strategies. Student will write for different purposes and write a variety of compositions based on practical and literary prompts and complete a research-writing project. Comprehension 1: Mother and Daughter (cause and effect) scored 56358
Comprehension 2: Mother and Daughter (draw conclusions) scored 56359
Writing 1: Diary Entries 56360 odyssey
Personal Narrative (writing) nonscored 56388
Writing 2: Narrative Using Figurative Language 56361 odyssey
Writing with Figurative Language nonscored 56389
Final Project: Mother and Daughter (Mexican-American Culture) nonscored 56362 worksheet
Language Arts: Through learning activities focused on recognition and application, the student will practice language art skills. These activities have direct instruction, practice, and scored assessment. Using Commas nonscored 56363
Synonyms nonscored 56364


Chapter 12: "The Black Stallion - ILA"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Before Reading: The student will explore content through discovery and develop vocabulary through the use of a literature-based glossary. Background (Prereading for The Black Stallion) nonscored 56371 worksheet
Vocabulary (A Glossary for The Black Stallion) nonscored 56372 worksheet
During Reading: The student will achieve comprehension by reading literature with emphasis on vocabulary and respond to the literature. Authentic fiction literature is included. Literature: The Black Stallion nonscored 56365 worksheet
After Reading: The student will use a variety of strategies to comprehend reading selections. Student uses prior knowledge and will analyze and evaluate to make sense of texts. Student will monitor his or her own comprehension and act purposefully when comprehension breaks down using strategies. Student will write for different purposes and write a variety of compositions based on practical and literary prompts and complete a research-writing project. Comprehension 1: The Black Stallion (predict outcomes) scored 56366
Comprehension 2: The Black Stallion (analyze language) scored 56367
Writing 1: Interview / News Report 56368 odyssey
Interview/News Report (writing: expository) nonscored 56390
Writing 2: Character Sketch 56369 odyssey
Character Sketch (writing: expository) nonscored 56391
Final Project: The Black Stallion (research horses) scored 56370 worksheet
Language Arts: Through learning activities focused on recognition and application, the student will practice language art skills. Subject-Verb Agreement nonscored 56373
Adjectives nonscored 56374

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5th Grade Language Arts Extensions Lesson Plans
Total Activities: 210

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quiz Test
Chapter 1: "Reading Strategies - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Using Text Organizers: Use text organizers, such as type, headings, and graphics, to predict and categorize information in informational texts. Text Organizers nonscored 5286
Understanding Reading Material (text organizers) nonscored 5287
Lesson Quiz: Using Text Organizers quiz
Structure of Words: Use context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. Using Context Clues when Reading nonscored 5276
Word Structure (prefixes, suffixes, root words) nonscored 5277
Lesson Quiz: Structure of Words quiz
Text Elements: Use text elements, such as time sequences, for understanding materials. What Happened Next? (chronological order) nonscored 5275
Understanding Time Sequence (chronological order) nonscored 5226
Lesson Quiz:Text Elements quiz
Interpreting Text: Retell main points to demonstrate interpretation of challenging texts. Retell, Relearn (retell a story) nonscored 5299
Retell a Story nonscored 5101
Lesson Quiz: Interpreting Text quiz
Summarizing: Summarize and paraphrase written materials. Summarize and Paraphrase Written Materials nonscored 5237
Summarizing nonscored 5270
Lesson Quiz: Summarizing quiz
Cause & Effect: Identify cause-and-effect relationships Cause and Effect nonscored 5261
Identify Cause-and-Effect Relationships nonscored 5224
Lesson Quiz: Cause & Effect quiz
Using Affixes: Identify the meaning of affixes. Identify Affixes (prefixes and suffixes) nonscored 5228
Affixes (prefixes and suffixes) nonscored 5268
Lesson Quiz: Using Affixes quiz
The Purpose of Reading: Set purposes for reading. Reading with a Purpose (reading strategies) nonscored 5297
Reasons to Read (reading strategies) nonscored 5298
Lesson Quiz: The Purpose of Reading quiz
Write What You Read: Write about what is read. Call to Freedom (develop comprehension) nonscored 5264
Across Five Aprils (read and respond) nonscored 5203
Lesson Quiz: Write What You Read quiz
Vocabulary 1: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 1: Words with Greek parts, including ''astronomy, hemisphere, microscope, monologue, geology, biography, democracy, television, odometer, autograph.'' Vocabulary (Greek roots) nonscored 5181
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 1 quiz
Vocabulary 2: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 2: Words taken from a person's name (eponyms) which may include, ''diesel, galvanize, zeppelin, watt, saxophone, bloomers, braille, pasteurize, nicotine.'' Vocabulary (eponyms) nonscored 5182
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 2 quiz
Vocabulary 3: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 3: Blended words (portmanteaus), which may include chortle, smog, Chunnel, motel, splatter, meld, dumbfound, brunch, bit, splurge. Vocabulary (blended words) nonscored 5183
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 3 quiz
Vocabulary 4: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 4: Phrases and sayings common to American culture, which may include Bite the hand that feeds you, Every cloud has a silver lining, Make a mountain out of a molehill, Out of the frying pan into the fire, Read between the lines, Sit on the fence, His name is mud. Vocabulary (phrases and sayings) nonscored 5184
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 4 quiz
Vocabulary 5: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 5: Names of occupations, which may include journalist, paleontologist, cartographer, architect, composer, interpreter, meteorologist, surveyor, telemarketer, plumber. Vocabulary (occupations) nonscored 5185
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 5 quiz
Vocabulary 6: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 6: Words from the Civil War, which may include secession, emancipation, confederate, assassination, reconstruction, Yankee, surrender, rebellion, scalawag, carpetbagger. Vocabulary (American Civil War) nonscored 5186
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 6 quiz
Vocabulary 7: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 7: Words taken from the names of Greek gods or heroes, which may include titanic, narcissistic, panic, tantalize, atlas, herculean, hypnosis, morphine, mentor, amazon. Vocabulary (Greek Mythology) nonscored 5187
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 7 quiz
Vocabulary 8: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 8: Common abbreviations and short forms of words, including ID, VIP, exam, gym, flu, ASAP, co-op, info, sitcom, sci-fi. Vocabulary (abbreviations) nonscored 5188
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 8 quiz
Vocabulary 9: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 9: Names for groups of animals, which may include pack, school, muster, pod, gang, gaggle, swarm, pride, drift, herd. Vocabulary (animal groups) nonscored 5189
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 9 quiz
Vocabulary 10: Increase personal vocabulary and enhance language use Unit 10: Similar words that may be confusing, which may include conscience, conscious; desert, dessert; fatal, fateful; principal, principle; loose, lose. Vocabulary (similar word pairs) nonscored 5190
Lesson Quiz: Vocabulary 10 quiz
Chapter Test: Reading Strategies - Extension:


quiz Test
Chapter 2: "Grammar - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Punctuation: Use internal punctuation to separate word groups. Word Clause Punctuation nonscored 5146
Using Punctuation: Commas and Semicolons nonscored 5293
Reviewing Punctuation nonscored 5294
Lesson Quiz: Punctuation quiz
Comma Rules: Use commas after: yes, no, well, direct address, last name written first. Commas nonscored 5288
Reviewing Commas nonscored 5289
Lesson Quiz: Comma Rules quiz
Using Quotation Marks: Use quotation marks in dialogue, in names of poems, songs, short stories, magazine articles, and essays. Using Quotation Marks nonscored 5234
Quotation Marks in Dialogues and Titles nonscored 5235
Lesson Quiz: Using Quotation Marks quiz
Verb Tenses: Identify present, past, and future tenses of verbs. Showing Time with Verbs (verb tense) nonscored 5225
Present, Past, Future: Verb Tenses nonscored 5212
Vibrant Verbs (verb tense) nonscored 5147
Lesson Quiz: Verb Tenses quiz
Linking Verbs: Identify linking verbs. Review of Linking Verbs nonscored 5217
Linking Verbs nonscored 5208
Lesson Quiz: Linking Verbs quiz
Irregular Verbs: Identify and use the past and past-participle forms of irregular verbs. Irregular Verbs: Past and Past Participle Forms nonscored 5211
More Irregular Verbs nonscored 5227
Lesson Quiz: Irregular Verbs quiz
Direct & Indirect Objects: Identify direct and indirect objects. Indirect Objects nonscored 5209
Reviewing Direct and Indirect Objects nonscored 5216
Direct Objects nonscored 5210
Lesson Quiz: Direct & Indirect Objects quiz
Predicate Adjectives: Identify and use predicate adjectives. Predicate Adjectives nonscored 5206
Reviewing Predicate Adjectives nonscored 5220
Lesson Quiz: Predicate Adjectives quiz
Using Adjectives: Identify and use comparative and superlative forms of adjectives with more and most and with -er and -est endings. Using Adjectives with More and Most nonscored 5204
Comparative Adjectives Using -er and -est nonscored 5205
Lesson Quiz: Using Adjectives quiz
Using Adjective Suffixes: Identify and use the adjective suffixes: -able, -ful, -less, -y. Suffixes nonscored 5269
Lesson Quiz: Using Adjective Suffixes quiz
Using Adverbs: Identify and use comparative and superlative forms of adverbs. Fast, Faster, Fastest (comparison adverbs) nonscored 5248
Using Adverbs for Comparison nonscored 5207
Reviewing Comparison Adverbs nonscored 5221
Comparison Using Adverbs nonscored 5249
Lesson Quiz: Using Adverbs quiz
Homophones & Homographs: Identify and use homophone and homographs. Homophones and Homographs nonscored 5242
To, Too, Two: Homophones and Homographs nonscored 5201
Sound Alike or Look Alike? (homophones & homographs) nonscored 5243
Lesson Quiz: Homophones & Homographs quiz
Hyphenated Compounds: Identify and write correctly one-word, two-word, and hyphenated compounds. Using Hyphens with Words and Numbers nonscored 5236
Lesson Quiz: Hyphenated Compounds quiz
Chapter Test: Grammar - Extension:


quiz Test
Chapter 3: "Literature - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Elements of Suspense: Describe the defining characteristics of suspense. Read suspense stories. On the Edge of Your Seat (suspense genre) nonscored 5232
Suspenseful Stories nonscored 5233
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Suspense quiz
Elements of Historical Fiction: Describe the defining characteristics of historical fiction. Read historical fiction stories. Historical Fiction about the Civil War nonscored 5202
Historical Fiction: Life as a Slave nonscored 5290
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Historical Fiction quiz
Elements of Traditional Tales: Describe the defining characteristics of traditional tales. Read traditional tales. Traditional Tales nonscored 5278
Story Tales nonscored 5279
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Traditional Tales quiz
Fables: Compare fables and stories from two or more cultures or time periods. Understanding Fables nonscored 5280
Fables nonscored 5281
Lesson Quiz: Fables quiz
Plot Development: Describe the development of plot, and explain how conflicts are resolved. How a Plot Develops nonscored 5282
Teaching about Plot nonscored 5283
Lesson Quiz: Plot Development quiz
Elements of Style: Describe how the author's choice of vocabulary and style contributes to the quality and enjoyment of selections. How an Author Enhances Reading (vocabulary and style) nonscored 5061
Elements of Style nonscored 5064
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Style quiz
Elements of Poetry: Describe the characteristics of free verse, rhymed, and patterned poetry. Elements of Poetry nonscored 5262
Purely Poetry nonscored 5263
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Poetry quiz
Onomatopoeia & Alliteration: Identify onomatopoeia and alliteration in poetry. Amazing Alliteration and "Oink," It's Onomatopoeia nonscored 5214
Alliteration and Onomatopoeia in Poetry nonscored 5218
Lesson Quiz: Onomatopoeia & Alliteration quiz
Figures of Speech in Poetry: Identify the use of literal and figurative language in written text, including imagery, metaphor and simile, symbol, and personification Figures of Speech in Poetry nonscored 5273
Figures of Speech in Poetry nonscored 5274
Lesson Quiz: Figures of Speech in Poetry quiz
Character Development: Describe character development in fiction and poetry selections. Character Development nonscored 5271
Memorable Characters nonscored 5272
Lesson Quiz: Character Development quiz
Greek Mythology: Describe character development in fiction and poetry selections of Greek Mythology. The Quest for Mt. Olympus (Greek Mythology) nonscored 5222
The Legacy of Greek Mythology nonscored 5223
Lesson Quiz: Greek Mythology quiz
The Gettysburg Address: Read and evaluate the Gettysburg Address. The Gettysburg Address nonscored 5213
Lincoln's Famous Speech (Gettysburg Address) nonscored 5231
Lesson Quiz: The Gettysburg Address quiz
Chapter Test: Literature - Extension:


quiz Test
Chapter 4: "Elements of Writing - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Writing a Complete Paragraph: Write a complete paragraph by using a topic sentence and supporting sentences. Perfect Paragraphs nonscored 5215
Writing Better Paragraphs nonscored 5219
Lesson Quiz: Writing a Complete Paragraph quiz
Letter Writing: Write letters formatted for a specific purpose. Dear Mom and Dad (persuasive letters) nonscored 56006
Writing Letters nonscored 5240
Writing Letters Review nonscored 5241
Letters for All Occasions nonscored 5069
Lesson Quiz: Letter Writing quiz
Writing an Outline: Write an outline, organizing information by main ideas and supporting ideas. Proofreading Made Easy nonscored 5149
Making an Outline nonscored 5244
Starting Your Research (outline) nonscored 5250
Lesson Quiz: Writing an Outline quiz
Writing a Research Report: Write a research report and cite reference sources. Research Report nonscored 5246
Putting It All Together (research report) nonscored 5148
Just the Facts (research report) nonscored 5068
Lesson Quiz: Writing a Research Report quiz
Elements of a Story: Write narratives with common story elements, such as plot, character, theme and setting. Suspense in Funville (story elements) nonscored 56003
How to Write a Story (story elements) nonscored 5200
Elements of a Story nonscored 5252
Lesson Quiz: Elements of a Story quiz
Composition Writing: Write compositions including both literal and figurative language. Literal and Figurative Language nonscored 5251
Making a Point with Writing (literal and figurative language) nonscored 5100
Lesson Quiz: Composition Writing quiz
Revision Strategies: Apply knowledge of revision strategies, such as combining sentences, substituting words, and expanding ideas. Revision nonscored 5065
How to Revise Your Writing nonscored 5066
Lesson Quiz: Revision Strategies quiz
Editing: Edit final copies of original writing for appropriate conventions of written language. Editing Your Work nonscored 5031
Lesson Quiz: Editing quiz
Point of View: Distinguish between first- and third-person point of view. Point of View nonscored 5291
Point of View in Literature nonscored 5292
Lesson Quiz: Point of View quiz
Chapter Test: Elements of Writing - Extension:


quiz Test
Chapter 5: "Tools for Learning - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Reading Aloud: Perform oral readings of prose and poetry. Reading Stories and Poems Aloud nonscored 5295
Lesson Quiz: Reading Aloud quiz
Elements of Public Speaking: Demonstrate use of oral language effectively by control of eye contact, speaking rate, volume, and enunciation. How to Speak Effectively nonscored 5229
Effective Speeches nonscored 5239 alertanswerkey
Lesson Quiz: Elements of Public Speaking quiz
Speaking Correctly: Use spoken language concisely and creatively, depending on the purpose of communication. Speak Well nonscored 5253
Speak Clearly and Concisely nonscored 5254
Lesson Quiz: Speaking Correctly quiz
Expressing Opinions: Express opinions respectfully. Express Yourself (opinions) nonscored 5230
Express Yourself (opinions) nonscored 5285
Lesson Quiz: Expressing Opinions quiz
Listening Effectively: Listen to, identify, and then summarize main ideas of a speech or lecture. Listening to Speeches (listening skills) nonscored 5265
Main Ideas (listening skills with speeches) nonscored 5266
Listening to Me (listening skills) nonscored 56014
Lesson Quiz: Listening Effectively quiz
Working with Directions: Give, listen to, and follow directions. North, South, East, West (follow directions) nonscored 5260
Directions (follow directions) nonscored 5284
Lesson Quiz: Working with Directions quiz
Chapter Test: Tools for Learning - Extension:


quiz Test
Chapter 6: "Conventions of Spelling - Extension"
Lesson Activity Name
Type
LA# Worksheet Odyssey
Writer
Spelling with Prefixes: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 1: including disbelief, unidentified, unlimited, distrust, disorder, midnight, midyear, predetermined, misspell, mistreat, discourage, unclear, disconnect, disappear, midway, preexisted, prehistoric, preregistration, mislead, misunderstanding, disintegrate, unbuckle, unable, disagree, dishonest, midweek, pretext, precede, misprint, misfortune. Spelling Unit 1: Yellow Lesson (prefixes dis-, mis-, mid-, un-, pre-) nonscored 5170
Spelling Unit 1: Purple Lesson (prefixes dis-, mis-, mid-, un-, pre-) nonscored 5171
Spelling Unit 1: Orange Lesson (prefixes dis-, mis-, mid-, un-, pre-) nonscored 5172
Lesson Quiz: Spelling with Prefixes quiz
Spelling: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 2: Understand the influence of other languages and cultures on the spelling of English words (etymology), including words from ancient Greece, 30 words, including alphabet, technology, amnesia, music, nausea, eon, panic, acrobat, kaleidoscope, magma, cheers, gymnasium, planet, caramel, thermostat, galaxy, almond, apology, melody, cylinder, character, talent, idea, cider, allergy, telescope, mustache, museum, ocean, cinnamon. Spelling Unit 2: Yellow Lesson (Greek etymology) nonscored 5150
Spelling Unit 2: Purple Lesson (Greek etymology) nonscored 5151
Spelling Unit 2: Orange Lesson (Greek etymology) nonscored 5152
Lesson Quiz: Spelling quiz
Spelling with Silent Letters: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 3: Words containing silent letters, 30 words, including tomb, align, design, knead, limb, autumn, wrestle, wring, wrist, sigh, resign, aisle, gnat, solemn, wheeze, frightened, gnarled, hymn, knuckle, whistle, condemn, receipt, crumb, ballet, gnash, herb, rhythm, wholesome, whimper, Illinois. Spelling Unit 3: Yellow Lesson (silent letters) nonscored 5153
Spelling Unit 3: Purple Lesson (silent letters) nonscored 5154
Spelling Unit 3: Orange Lesson (silent letters) nonscored 5155
Lesson Quiz: Spelling with Silent Letters quiz
Spelling Consonant Blends: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 4: threat, thrive, strive, strategy, strict, splendid, scroll, scratch, splatter, stratosphere, throb, throne, strap, stricken, strain, split, scrub, scrape, splurge, thrifty, thrill, strait, streak, stress, stretch, splinter, scrambled, scrapbook, thrust, structure. Spelling Unit 4: Yellow Lesson (consonant blends) nonscored 5173
Spelling Unit 4: Purple Lesson (consonant blends) nonscored 5174
Spelling Unit 4: Orange Lesson (consonant blends) nonscored 5175
Lesson Quiz: Spelling Consonant Blends quiz
Spelling Words Ending in y: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 5: Words and plurals of words ending in y, 30 words, including tendency, cemetery, identity, decoy, alloy, festivity, gallery, temporary, reality, canopy, vacancy, authority, secretary, penalty, celebrity, dormitory, emergency, memory, laboratory, annoy, anxiety, delay, destiny, gravity, deny, poverty, preoccupy, primary, remedy, cavity. Spelling Unit 5: Yellow Lesson (ending with -y) nonscored 5159
Spelling Unit 5: Purple Lesson (ending with -y) nonscored 5160
Spelling Unit 5: Orange Lesson (ending with -y) nonscored 5161
Lesson Quiz: Spelling Words Ending in y quiz
Spelling Words Ending in o: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 6: Words and plurals of words ending in o, 30 words, including tornado, veto, motto, mosquito, cargo, domino, potato, tomato, embargo, echo, cameo, logo, ratio, patio, soprano, torpedo, avocado, armadillo, flamingo, portfolio. Spelling Unit 6: Yellow Lesson (ending with -o) nonscored 5168
Spelling Unit 6: Purple Lesson (ending with -o) nonscored 5169
Lesson Quiz: Spelling Words Ending in o quiz
Spelling with Suffixes: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 7: Words ending in -sion, -tion, 30 words, including pronunciation, rejection, starvation, confusion, discussion, translation, percussion, election, protection, fusion, revolution, compassion, mansion, impression, association, plantation, delegation, recreation, profession, reputation, conversation, destruction, foundation, information, sensation, television, precaution, registration, reception, fiction. Spelling Unit 7: Yellow Lesson (ending with -sion or -tion) nonscored 5156
Spelling Unit 7: Purple Lesson (ending with -sion or -tion) nonscored 5157
Spelling Unit 7: Orange Lesson (ending with -sion or -tion) nonscored 5158
Lesson Quiz: Spelling with Suffixes quiz
Spelling with More Suffixes: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 8: Words ending in -ous or -ious, 30 words, including precious, gracious, generous, monstrous, ambitious, conscious, contagious, devious, disastrous, tremendous, cautious, jealous, obvious, previous, vigorous, conspicuous, dangerous, ingenious, numerous, miraculous, various, strenuous, treacherous, unanimous, anxious, enormous, furious, gorgeous, marvelous, serious. Spelling Unit 8: Yellow Lesson (ending with -ous or -ious) nonscored 5162
Spelling Unit 8: Purple Lesson (ending with -ous or -ious) nonscored 5163
Spelling Unit 8: Orange Lesson (ending with -ous or -ious) nonscored 5164
Lesson Quiz: Spelling with More Suffixes quiz
Spelling with the s Sound: Consistently apply rules of spelling Unit 9: Words with variant spellings of the /s/ sound, 30 words, including celery, instance, substance, scenery, muscle, influence, residence, process, vaccine, celebration, policy, ceremony, incident, adolescent, encyclopedia, recite cellular, innocent, pretense, specific, cereal, license, bracelet, conceited, allowance, anticipate, scientific, precise, scissors, evidence. Spelling Unit 9: Yellow Lesson (the /s/ sound) nonscored 5165
Spelling Unit 9: Purple Lesson (the /s/ sound) nonscored 5166
Spelling Unit 9: Orange Lesson (the /s/ sound) nonscored 5167
Lesson Quiz: Spelling with the s Sound quiz
Chapter Test: Conventions of Spelling - Extension:

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