Reading Literary Text, Grade 5 - Student Workbook (5-pack) EMC 6495

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EMC Number: 6495

Page Count: 96

EAN: 9781629381695

The student book corresponds to the teacher’s edition and provides literary texts and supporting activities. (No answer key.)

Help your fifth-grade students build strong literary analysis and comprehension skills with activities that support Common Core rigor in the areas of Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, and Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity.
Each of the 9 units provides literary text in a variety of genres such as poetry, comedy, realistic fiction, and science fiction, as well as supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, including:
  • Dictionary page to introduce content and academic vocabulary 
  • Close reading activity and close reading discussion
  • Learn-and-apply activities covering vocabulary, the literature genre, and
    literary analysis
  • Reading comprehension activity
  • Literary response writing activity
The 9 units explore these genres and reading selections:
  • Realistic Fiction: “The Job Interviews”                                                                     
  • Modern Fable: “Noah and the Gummy Bears”                                                        
  • Science Fiction: “Ten Paramount Rules for Vacationing in Outer Space”               
  • Folk Tale: “Why a Cheetah’s Cheeks Are Stained”                                                   
  • Comedy: “Two Fools”                                                                                               
  • Realistic Fiction: “Differences”                                                                                
  • Historical Fiction: “The First Lady in the Woods”                                                    
  • Poetry: “The Walrus and the Carpenter,” by Lewis Carroll                                     
  • Historical Fiction: “Memphis in 1968”
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