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5th Grade - Informational Text Standards

5th Grade English Language Arts - Informational Text Standards

To work on fifth grade informational text standards, click on the numbers below to visit pages of internet resources for each of the learning standards.

Checks for Understanding are at the top of this page. Scroll down to find internet resources related to the State Performance Indicators (SPIs).

Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)

0501.6.1 Purpose for Reading - Use a variety of pre-reading strategies (e.g., set a purpose for reading, {to understand, to enjoy, to solve problems, to locate specific information/facts}, utilize reference sources to build background for reading, preview text features).
0501.6.2 Derive Meaning - Derive meaning while reading (e.g., use metacognitive and self-monitoring reading strategies to improve comprehension {reread, ask for help, self-questioning, draw on earlier reading}).
0501.6.3 Understanding - Check for understanding after reading (e.g., summarize, identify the author's purpose).
0501.6.4 Text Parts - Use common text parts and features to enhance understanding (e.g., headings, key words, graphics, captions, side bars, chapter titles, glossaries).
0501.6.5 Sequence - Understand sequence of events from text.
0501.6.6 Determine Main Idea - Determine the main idea and supporting details from text.
0501.6.7 Skim Text - Skim text to develop a general overview of content or to locate specific information.
0501.6.8 Variety of Texts - Understand a variety of informational texts, which include primary sources (e.g., autobiographical sketches, letters, diaries, Internet sites).
0501.6.9 Follow Instructions - Follow multi-tasked instructions in informational and technical texts (e.g., programming technological equipment, complete/repair a model plane/car).
0501.6.10 Summarize - Summarize information presented in text.
0501.6.11 Organizational Structures - Explore the organizational structures of informational text (e.g., chronological, sequential, cause-effect, comparison-contrast, problem-solution).

State Performance Indicators

SPI 0501.6.1 Questions - Select questions used to focus and clarify thinking before, during, and after reading text.
SPI 0501.6.2 Text Features - Select and use common text features to make meaning from text (e.g., headings, key words, graphics, captions, sidebars)
SPI 0501.6.3 Locate Iinformation - Locate information using available text features (e.g., maps, charts, graphics)
SPI 0501.6.4 Main Idea - Identify the stated main idea and supporting details in text.
SPI 0501.6.5 Summary - Select the best summary of a text.
SPI 0501.6.6 Sequential Order - Arrange a set of instructions in sequential order.
Review Help Resources to help review Fifth Grade English Language Arts standards



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