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Introduction

Butterfly Grade five English School Syllabus book covers all four language skills: Listening, speaking, reading and writing. It includes multiple language crafts, grammar activities and creative writing exercises. This complete grade five English language book covers the following crafts:

  1. Poem
  2. Story
  3. Letter
  4. Diary
  5. Interview
  6. Advertisement
  7. Research report
  8. News report

This is the only grade five English language book in Pakistan that meets International Common Core standards and includes life skills. Some of the life skills incorporated in this book are:

  1. Communication
  2. Problem solving
  3. Character
  4. Concern for others
  5. Team work

Content of the Book

Common Core Standards

English 5

Students should be able to:

S.No.TargetsChapters
1.Reading: Literature

Key Ideas and Details

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.1
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

 

Famous Letters

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.2

Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem

from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.

 

Wishful Imagination

A Caterpillar’s Voice

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.3

Compare and contrast two or more characters,

settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).

 

What on Earth is the matter?

2.Craft and Structure

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.5

Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.6

Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.

 

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3.Range of reading and level of text complexity

By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

 

 

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4.Reading: Informational Text

Key Ideas and Details:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.1

Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

Wishful Imagination

Famous Letters

 

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.2

Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

Caribbean Coral Reefs

Extraordinary Cichlids

 

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.3

Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

    

 The Man Who Climbed K2

5.Reading: Foundational Skills

Fluency

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4

Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4 A

Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4 B

Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.

 

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 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.5.4 C

Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

 

 

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6.Writing

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1
Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1.A
Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1.B

Provide logically ordered reasons that are supported by facts and details.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1.C

Link opinion and reasons using words, phrases, and clauses.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.1.D

Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.A

Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.B                                                                         

Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.C

Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrastespecially).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.D

Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2.E

Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3.A

Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3.B

Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3.D

Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3.E

Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.9.A

Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]”).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.9.B

Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., “Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point[s]””).

 

 

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7.Speaking and Listening

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly

 

 

 

Wishful Imagination

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.A
Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion
 

Famous Letters

May I help you?

 

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.B

Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.

 

May I help you?

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.C

Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.

 

May I help you?

 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1.D

Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions.

 

May I help you?