Grade 5: Language Arts SOL

Oral language
5.1  The student will listen, draw conclusions, and share responses in subject-related group learning activities.
5.2  The student will use effective nonverbal communication skills.
5.3  The student will make planned oral presentations.

RESOURCES
The Moonlit Road http://www.themoonlitroad.com/featurestories001.asp
Handbook for Storytellers http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/storyhandbook.htm

Reading/Literature
5.4  The student will read and learn the meanings of unfamiliar words.
5.5  The student will read a variety of literary forms, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
5.6  The student will demonstrate comprehension of a variety of literary forms.

RESOURCES
Grimm Fairy Tales gopher://ftp.std.com/11/obi/book/Fairy.Tales/Grimm
Internet School Library Media Center http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/
The Internet Public Library's Reading Zone http://www.ipl.org/cgi-bin/youth/youth.out.pl?sub=rzn0000
Kids@Random http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/

Writing
5.7  The student will write for a variety of purposes to describe, to inform, to entertain, and to explain.

RESOURCES
Topics to Write About  http://www.actden.com/
The Young Writers Club http://www.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/~david/derya/ywc.html

Research
5.8 The student will synthesize information from a variety of resources.

RESOURCES
Electric Library  http://www.elibrary.com
Encyclopedia.com  http://www.encyclopedia.com/
Britiannica Internet   http://www.ebig.com/
Info Zone: Research Skills Area  http://www.mbnet.mb.ca/~mstimson/
FREE Internet Encyclopedia  http://www.clever.net/cam/encyclopedia.html
 

Grade 5:  Computer/Technology Standards
5.2 The student will develop basic technology skills.
5.3  The student will process, store, retrieve, and transmit electronic information.
5.4  The student will communicate through application software.