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Typical Course of Study

5th Grade Language Arts


Annotated links for the typical course of study for to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill. This is a work in progress that I assume will take a while to complete. I will be adding links and pages periodically.
  • Silent and oral reading
  • Types of literature
  • Presenting original plays
  • Listening skills
  • Dictionary use for word meaning,
    analysis, spelling
  • Common homonyms
  • Homophones and homographs
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Using a thesaurus
  • Spelling
  • Plurals and possessives
  • Kinds of sentences
  • Parts of sentences
  • Cursive handwriting
  • Outlining
  • Paragraph writing
  • Writing letters, stories, reports, poems, plays
  • Preparing a simple bibliography
  • Proofreading skills
  • Parts of a newspaper
  • Using study materials: keys, tables, maps, graphs, charts, legends, library catalogs, index, table of contents, reference materials
5th Grade Course of Study

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