ELA 5th Grade Units



Scope and Sequence Overview

Unit 1

School Spirit!


Close Reading 1 (1)
Close Reading 2 (4)
Close Reading 3 (5)

Unit 2

Wild Encounters


Close Reading 1 (6)
Close Reading 2 (7)
Close Reading 3 (9)

Unit 3

Revolution!


Close Reading 1 (13)
Close Reading 2 (14)
Close Reading 3 (15)

Unit 4

What's Your Story


Close Reading 1 (16)
Close Reading 2 (18)
Close Reading 3 (19)

Unit 5

Under Western Skies

Close Reading 1 (22)
Close Reading 2 (24)
Close Reading 3 (25)

Unit 6

Journey To Discovery


Close Reading
  • Topic 26 Skywoman's Rescue and Animals on the Move
  • Topic 27 "Mysteries at Cliff Palace" and "Cave of the Crystals"
  • Topic 28 "A Peek Into the Past" and "Trapped in Tar"
  • Topic 29 "Fossil Fish Found" and "The Case of the Missing Deer"
  • Topic 30 "Get Lost! The Puzzle of Mazes" and "Journey to Cuzco:The Origin of the Inca"