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READING

SECOND GRADE

Foundational Skills

  • Decodes by applying grade level phonics and word analysis skills
  • Reads grade-appropriate high frequency words by sight
  • Reads grade level texts with accuracy to support comprehension
  • Reads grade level texts fluently with appropriate rate and expression

Literature

  • Retells stories, including key details, such as setting and plot
  • Determines the central message, lesson or moral
  • Identifies characters’ points of view and how they respond to challenges
  • Compares and contrasts two or more versions of the same story
  • Reads and comprehends literature independently at grade level

Informational Text

  • Identifies main topics throughout a multiparagraph text
  • Determines the meaning of unknown words
  • Uses various text features to locate key facts or information
  • Compares and contrasts important points within two texts on the same topic
  • Reads and comprehends informational texts independently at grade level

THIRD GRADE

Foundational Skills

  • Decodes by applying grade level phonics and word analysis skills
  • Reads grade level texts with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension

Literature

  • Retells with key details, character’s actions, and evidence from the text
  • Understands how successive parts of texts build on earlier sections
  • Understands varying points of view
  • Compares and contrasts story elements
  • Reads and comprehends literature independently at grade level

Informational Text

  • Provides evidence from a text to demonstrate comprehension
  • Determines the main idea using key details to summarize
  • Uses text features to understand relevant vocabulary and comprehend text
  • Compares and contrasts nonfiction texts
  • Reads and comprehends informational texts independently at grade level

FOURTH GRADE

Foundational Reading Skills

  • Demonstrates skills by applying grade level phonics and word analysis
  • Reads grade level texts with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension

Literature

  • Uses key ideas and details to summarize
  • Uses key ideas and details to infer
  • Understands varying text structures
  • Compares and contrasts ideas and knowledge in literature
  • Reads and comprehends literature independently at grade level

Informational

  • Uses key ideas and details to summarize and explain information
  • Uses key ideas and details to infer
  • Uses text structure and understands relevant vocabulary to comprehend text
  • Uses text features to integrate knowledge and ideas
  • Reads and comprehends informational texts independently at grade level