Grade 5 ELA Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 17


For this writing assignment, students are not given a formal rubric. Rather, they work with the teacher to create “criteria for success.” The rationale behind this is to ensure that students actively contribute to and own the criteria upon which their writing will be assessed.

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RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing...
RL.5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in...
RL.5.3 Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on...

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