5th Grade Language Arts Skills
Prior Standards Implementation
The standards listed below have been replaced by a newer set of standards.
Please go to Current 5th Grade Language Arts Standards for current resources.
Reading - Links to prior reading skills standards (e.g. recognizing root words and using grade appropriate vocabulary in context). Comprehension - Links to prior reading standards (e.g. selecting appropriate synonyms, antonyms and homonyms; identify compound words and contractions). Writing - Links to prior writing skills standards (e.g. using vivid and active words in writing; identify purpose and audience for writing). Elements of Language - Links to prior language skills standards (e.g. identifying correct use of nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives).
Return to Grade Level Help.
Great Sites for all Ages:
Literature Learning Ladders - This site encourages active reading through book-technology connections, by exploring some online resources related to literacy, themes, literature circles, technology, and learning. Learning Ladders features WebQuests, Newberrys and the Net, Caldecott Connections e-books, graphic novels and popular children's literature.
Guide to Grammar and Writing - Writing Resources for Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Essays and Research Papers. Also contains "Ask Grammar", Quizzes, and PowerPoints to help explain the rules of Grammar.