ELA Elementary (Intermediate)

This page has been created to demonstrate how we can utilize resources to study one ELA CCSS standard, view a video of classroom strategies teaching the identified standard and then analyze a sample assessment, as well as, view student products demonstrating proficiency of the standard. These resources have been gathered from various websites throughout the country.

Grade Level: 5
5.RI.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
5.W.2b Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. B) Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Study the Standard: These half-page sheets 'bookmarks' were created by Tulare County Public Schools, CA, identifying the essential skills, concepts, and academic vocabulary of each ELA standard. Click here to access the bookmark and scroll down to the identified standards.
The Teacher Channel Video: Below is an example of a classroom teacher demonstrating a lesson teaching the identified standard (5.RI.1)

Sample Assessment/Student Product: The NYC Department of Education has developed performance tasks aligned to the Common Core Standards. Click here and scroll down to page 22 to view a sample of a proficient student work product based on the identified standard.