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5th GRADE

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WHAT READING SKILLS IS MY CHILD LEARNING IN FIFTH GRADE?

  • Academic Milestones are key academic skills that students need to develop at each grade.

  • The literacy milestones are critical literacy skills that build on each other and prepare students for achievement in the next grade and beyond.

  • These literacy milestones come from OUSD's Academic Milestones, but are based on California grade level standards and are applicable for a child at any school.

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FALL MILESTONES

(by Halloween)

Click on the name of the reading skill below each milestone to learn more and find activities and resources.

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WINTER

(by Valentine's Day)

Click on the name of the reading skill below each milestone to learn more and find activities and resources.

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SPRING

(by Summer Break)

Click on the name of the reading skill below each milestone to learn more and find activities and resources.

4th Grade Milestones

WHAT DOES FIFTH GRADE READING AND WRITING LOOK LIKE?

Watch these videos to learn what fifth grade students should be able to do by the end of the year.

Captions and Languages

To watch videos with subtitles: Click the settings icon in the lower righthand corner, next click “subtitles,” and then “English.”

To see subtitles in another language, after selecting English, next click “auto-translate” and then select the language of your choice.

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WHAT DOES READING AND WRITING SOUND LIKE IN FIFTH GRADE?

Watch these videos to learn what Fifth Grade students should be able to do by the end of the year.