Fifth Grade English

Fifth grade English is focused on building good habits as readers and writers. Units and accompanying texts include:

  • Summer reading: Character analysis with R.J. Palacio's "Wonder"
  • Stories about Me: Elements of Personal Narrative with Ralph Fletcher’s “Marshfield Dreams”
  • Mystery Genre: Inference and foreshadowing with Ellen Raskin's "The Westing Game"
  • Poetry: Kwame Alexander's "The Crossover"
  • Science fiction: Nancy Farmer's "The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm"