Fifth Grade Reading Curriculum

1st Six

Weeks

2nd Six Weeks

3rd Six Weeks

4th Six Weeks

5th Six Weeks

6th Six Weeks

*  Camping with the President

Vocabulary

Homograph

Cause/Effect

*One Hen

Vocabulary

Context Clues

Plot/Sequence

Mentoring Minds

Unit 1

Unit 2

*Future of Transportation

Vocabulary

Greek/Latin Prefix Super-Sub

Author’s Purpose-Point of View

*The Boy Who Invented TV

Biography

*Second Day, First Impression

Realistic Fiction

Mentoring Minds

Unit 3

Unit 4

Unit 5

*Blancaflor

Mufaro’s Daughters Folktales

Making predictions

Theme

Setting

*Stage Fright

Poetry

Repetition

Rhyme

Narrative

Free Verse

Figurative Language

Mentoring Minds

Unit 6

Unit 7

*Novel

Bridge

To

Terabithia

Main Idea

Context Clue

Character

Analysis

Metaphor/

Simile

Figurative

Laguage

Compare/

Contrast

*Weslandia

Vocabulary

Drawing

Conclusions

Endings

ed/ing

*Tripping

Over Lunch

Lady

Vocabulary

Generalize

Predict/

Set

Purpose

Unfamiliar

Words

*Exploding

Ants

Vocabulary

Graphic

Sources

Important

Ideas

Synonyms

*Stormi

Giovanni

Vocabulary

Generalize

Story

Structure

Unfamiliar

Words

*Gymnast

Vocabulary

Draw

Conclusions

Suffixes

ion,ish

*Novel

No Talking

Main Idea

Context

Clues

Prefixes

Suffixes

Character

Analysis

Metaphor/

Simile

Figurative

Laguage

Compare/

Contrast

*Titantic

Vocabulary

Graphic

Sources

Inferring

Unknown

Words

*Hindenburg

Vocabulary

Fact/

Opinion