As part of our study, we will be addressing the following standards: RL 5.1 I can quote accurately from a text when explains what the text says explicitly and when drawing conclusions
RL 5.2 I can determine the theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, and I can summarize the text
RL 5.3 I can compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specifics details in the text.
RL 5.4 I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language.
L 5.4 I can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
L 5.5 I can demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
And now....let's enjoy our study of an exciting book---The Sign of the Beaver.