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5th and 6th Grade Novels Aligned with the New Common Core Standards.
This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2012-10-29.
This resource provides Common Core ELA standards for grades 5 and 6 and a detailed units for 5 grade level novels. Each novel is described with its Grade Level Equivalent, DRA level, Lexile level, etc. Each lesson is highly aligned to common core standards. Key vocabulary is identified in each novel is and ideas are provided. Strategies for teaching comprehension, grammar, and writing are also highly integrated with common core. Targeted comprehension skills include: conclusions and generalization, making inferences, analyzing and evaluating. Titles include: Allen Jay and The Underground Railroad, Going West, Love That Dog (two week unit), Walk Two Moons and War Horse.