Major Goals and Associated Standards
California Content Standards:
English and Language Arts, Grade Five Listening and Speaking
Listening and Speaking
Strategies: Students deliver focused, coherent presentations that convey
ideas clearly and relate to the background and interests of the audience.
They evaluate the content of oral communication.
Delivery of Oral Communication
ELA.5.1.4. Select a focus, organizational structure, and point of view for an oral presentation.
Standards for Teachers:
Educational Technology Standards and Performance Indicators, All GradesIII.
TEACHING, LEARNING, AND THE CURRICULUM.
B. Use technology to support learner-centered strategies that address the diverse needs of students.
TECHNOLOGY/INFORMATION LITERACY STANDARDS:
NETS Technology Standards for Students
Connecting Curriculum and Technology, 3 – 5
2. Use technology tools (e.g., multimedia authoring, presentation, Web tools, digital cameras, scanners) for individual and collaborative writing, communication, and publishing activities to create knowledge products for audiences inside and outside the classroom.
Word Analysis, Fluency, and Systematic Vocabulary Development
Students use their
knowledge of word origins and word relationships, as well as historical
and literary context clues, to determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary
and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words.
Vocabulary and Concept Development
ELA.5.1.3. Understand and explain frequently used synonyms, antonyms, and homographs.
ELA.5.1.5. Understand and explain the figurative and metaphorical use of words in context.