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5th Grade - Derive Meaning

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Derive meaning while reading (e.g., use metacognitive and self-monitoring reading strategies to improve comprehension {reread, ask for help, draw on earlier reading}). 0501.8.2


Links verified on 9/11/2014


  1. Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions - descriptions of the various ways to aid you in reaching a conclusion
  2. Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure - Challenge your students by letting them practice using a reading comprehension test designed for prospective teachers. (This site recommends that you use a printed copy of the page - a link is provided to see answers) This link includes something for the teacher to print [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  3. Parts of a Newspaper - find what you're looking for in a newspaper, read headlines to predict what articles will be about and where you will find them in the paper, and match pictures with the right captions
  4. Read a Contract - read and answer questions [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. Reading Comprehension - free reading comprehension worksheets for teachers and parents - includes original stories, poems, essays, and articles
  6. Reading Comprehension Practice Activities This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    1. A Special Christmas Present - Read the text on the left and answer the questions.
    2. Causes of Floods - Read the text on the left and answer ten questions.
    3. The Effects of Stress - Read the text on the left and answer nine questions.
    4. From Carrots to Renovations: How I Spent $10,000 without Really Trying - Read the text on the left and answer five questions.
    5. The Positive Effects on Children of Owning a Dog - Read the text on the left and answer the questions.
    6. Two Sisters and a Cat - Read the text on the left and answer the questions.
    7. Why People Get Tattoos - Read the text on the left and answer nine questions.
  7. Reading Comprehension Practice from Mr Nussbaum This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    1. The Age of Exploration - read the passage and answer ten multiple-choice questions
    2. The American Revolution - read the passage and answer ten multiple-choice questions
    3. Benjamin Franklin - read the passage and answer ten multiple-choice questions
    4. Plymouth Colony - read the passage and answer ten multiple-choice questions
    5. An Index of Other Reading Comprehension Activities - thirty Grade 5 passages
  8. Reading Comprehension stories - Interactive quizzes for 5 stories - Each text is followed by a grammar exercise and summary writing exercise. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  9. Reading Exercises - Comprehension, Fill in and Sequencing This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. Reading the Fine Print - read the fine print in different advertisements, analyze the fine print to see if the deal is worth it, and do the math to figure out the real cost of an "amazing" offer
  11. Strategies for Better Reading - read between the lines by using the power of inference, predict what will happen next in a story, and identify the main ideas in what you read
  12. Summarizing - review the basics of summarizing, identify main idea statements and detail statements, and use categories to summarize lists
  13. Truth in Advertising - read and identify various types of advertisements, analyze advertisements for examples of persuasive writing, generalizing, exaggeration, and scare tactics, and write responses to ads that you've analyzed



A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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