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Kentucky Academic Standards for Grade 5- Reading, Composition, and Language

Kentucky Academic Standards for Grade 5- Reading, Composition, and Language



Reading Foundational Skills 

RF.5.3- Word Analysis 

RF.5.4- Fluency and Comprehension 


Reading Literature Skills

RL.5.1- Quote and Draw Inferences

RL.5.2- Theme 

RL.5.3- Compare and Contrast (characters, settings, events)

RL.5.4- Allusions in Mythology 

RL.5.5- Text Structure (linear, nonlinear, and circular structures)

RL.5.6- Perspective (C.C.S. term- Point of View)

RL.5.7- Visual and Multimedia Elements 

RL.5.8- n/a

RL.5.9- Compare and Contrast (themes and topics within the same genre)

RL.5.10- Comprehension Strategies (questioning, monitoring, visualizing, inferencing, summarizing, synthesizing, using prior knowledge, determining importance)


Reading Informational Skills 

RI.5.1- Quote and Draw Inferences 

RI.5.2- Central Idea (C.C.S. term- Main Idea) and Cite Evidence 

RI.5.3- Explain Relationships/Interactions

RI.5.4- Vocabulary

RI.5.5- Compare and Contrast (events, ideas, concepts or information)

RI.5.6- Multiple Accounts (of the same topic), compare and contrast, and analyze perspective

RI.5.7- Analyze Print and Non-Print Formats

RI.5.8- How an Author Uses Reasons and Evidence to Support Claims (C.C.S. term- points)

RI.5.9- Integrate Information from Several Texts 

RI.5.10- Comprehension Strategies (same as RL.5.10)


Composition (C.C.S. term- Writing)

C.5.1- Opinion Pieces

  1. Appropriate Task, Purpose, Audience 

  2. Introduction Organized Appropriately 

  3. Includes Facts and Details 

  4. Transitions 

  5. Conclusion

  6. Writing Process (planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach)

C.5.2- Information/Explanatory 

  1. Appropriate Task, Purpose, Audience

  2. Introduction Organized Appropriately 

  3. Include Facts, Definitions, Concrete Details, Quotations, Etc. 

  4. Appropriate Conjunctions to develop Text Structure

  5. Transitions

  6. Vocabulary

  7. Conclusion

  8. Writing Process

C.5.3- Narratives

  1. Appropriate Task, Purpose, Audience

  2. Introduction Organized Appropriately 

  3. Narrative Techniques (dialogue, description, pacing)

  4. Conjunctions and Transition Words 

  5. Convey Experiences and Events Precisely (using concrete words and phrases)

  6. Conclusion

  7. Writing Process

C.5.4- Use Computer to Create and Publish Writing 

C.5.5- Research Project

C.5.6- Gather Information from Multiple Print and Digital Sources

C.5.7- Compose Routinely (different time frames)


Language Skills

L.5.1- Grammar and Usage

  1. Conjunctions, Prepositions, and Interjections

  2. Perfect Verb Tenses

  3. Verb Tenses (to convey times, sequences, states, and conditions)

  4. Complete Sentences

  5. Correlative Conjunctions 

L.5.2- Grammar and Usage While Writing

  1. Punctuation 

  2. Commas (to separate an introductory element)

  3. Commas (to set off the words yes and no, to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence, and to indicate direct address)

  4. Titles (underlining, quotation marks, or italics)

  5. Use resources (print and electronic) to correct spelling errors.

L.5.3- Knowledge of Language

  1. Edit Sentences 

  2. Compare and Contrast Varieties of English (dialects, registers, slang)

L.5.4- Vocabulary

  1. Context Clues

  2. Affixes and Roots

  3. Finding the Pronunciation (print and digital)

  4. Know and Use General Academic and Domain Specific Words 

L.5.5- Figurative Language

  1. Similes and Metaphors 

  2. Idioms, Adages, and Proverbs

  3. Synonyms and Antonyms