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Mrs.  Melissa  Whitt
Language Arts grade 3-5, Reading 3,5
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SOL Review
Due Date: 6/1/2018
Subject: Reading 5

As this time 5th grade is finishing up with their MAP Testing.  After testing we will focus only on SOL review and remediation.  Our Sol tests begin in 2 weeks.  If you have access to internet at home, please have your child practice on released SOL tests on the Virginia Department of Education website, if not please have them practice the following skills at home and READ daily!!! Thanks so much for all you do!!!!


Differentiate between auditory, visual, and written messages

Use context to clarify meanings of unfamiliar words and phrases 

Determine word meanings and differentiate among multiple meaning words 

Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homophones 

Identify an author’s use of figurative language 

Use dictionary, glossary, thesaurus, and other word-reference materials

Develop vocabulary by listening to and reading a variety of texts.

***Describe the relationship between text and previously read materials in Fictional Text

Describe character development

Describe the development of plot and explain the resolution 

Describe the characteristics of poetry

Describe how an author’s choice of vocabulary contributes to the author’s style

Identify and ask questions that clarify various points of view

Identify main idea

Summarize supporting details from text

Draw conclusions and make inferences from text

Identify cause/effect relationships

Make, confirm, or revise predictions

Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension

Read with fluency and accuracy/support comprehension

***Read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts

Use text organizers to predict and categorize information/digital and print texts

Use prior knowledge and build additional background knowledge as a context for new learning 

Skim materials to develop a general overview of content and to locate specific information (digital and print)

Identify the main idea of nonfiction texts

Summarize supporting details in nonfiction texts

Identify structural patterns found in nonfiction

Locate information to support opinions, predictions, and conclusions

Identify cause and effect relationships following transition words signaling the pattern 

Differentiate between fact and opinion

Identify, compare, and contrast relationships between 1. Characters 2. Events 3. Facts 4. Compare/contrast firsthand/secondhand account of the same event  Describe the differences in focus and information provided o Focus difference o Information difference

Identify new information gained form reading

Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension 

Read with fluency and accuracy

*** Write for a variety of purposes: to describe, inform, entertain, explain, and persuade

Edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraphing

A. Use plural possessives (e.g., ladies’ coats, men’s hats)  Plural Possessives B. Use adjective and adverb comparisons  Use adverbs instead of adjectives when appropriate (e.g., “He played really well” instead of “He played real well.”  Compare adjectives  Compare adverbs  Use adverbs instead of adjectives when appropriate C. Identify and use interjections  Interjections  Identify  Use D. Use apostrophes in possessives and contractions (e.g., isn’t, Jan’s coat, dogs’ bones)  Apostrophes  Possessive Nouns  Contractions E. Use quotations marks with dialogue  Quotation marks/dialogue F. Use commas to indicate interrupters 1. In a series 2. To set off words yes and no 3. Indicate direct address (e.g., Is that you, Chloe? 4. To separate coordinate adjectives (It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie 5. Separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence  Commas  In series  To set of words yes and no  Direct address  Coordinate adjectives  Introductory element G. Use hyphen to divide words at the end of a line  Hyphen H. Edit for fragments and run-on sentences  Avoid and edit fragments I. Eliminate double negatives  Double negatives j. Use correct spelling of commonly used words  Correct spelling of commonly used word

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