- Learning new words, facts, and ideas from reading, as well as interpreting and summarizing texts.
- Reading and discussing a variety of texts from multiple genres.
- Shifting gradually to deeper comprehension, combining literacy skills and content knowledge.
- Engaging in word study instruction and fluency practice as needed.
- Interacting with text through close reading, analysis, and interpretation.
- Writing routinely over extended periods (research, reflection, and revision) and shorter periods (a single sitting) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
- Engaging in systematic and explicit instruction in basic writing skills including handwriting, spelling, and grammar.
- Employing detail in writing, sustaining a focus, and producing well-organized writing.
- Gathering information, evaluating sources, citing evidence, and responding analytically.
- Focusing on the writing process as a means of producing and improving writing.
Speaking & Listening
- Listening attentively and critically, responding thoughtfully, and building upon the ideas of others.
- Participating in a variety of structured conversations: partner, small group, whole class.
- Engaging in collaborative communication and taking part in discussions.
- Applying conventions of standard English including grammar, usage, and mechanics, as well as using language to convey meaning effectively.
- Determining or clarifying the meaning of words through context clues, understanding word relationships and nuances in meanings, acquiring and using content specific words, and understanding the structure of words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words…
Read with accuracy and fluency to support comprehension...
CC.1.2.4.A / CC.1.3.4.A
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text / Determine a theme of a text from details in the text; summarize the text.
CC.1.2.4.B / CC.1.3.4.B
Refer to details and examples…to support what the text says explicitly and make inferences / Cite relevant details…to support what the text says explicitly and make inferences.
CC.1.2.4.C / CC.1.3.4.C
Explain events, procedures, ideas…including what happened and why, based on specific information… / Describe in depth a character, setting, or event…drawing on specific details…
CC.1.2.4.D / CC.1.3.4.DCompare and contrast an event or topic told from two different points of view.
CC.1.2.4.E / CC.1.3.4.E
Use text structure to interpret information… / Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose and refer to the structural elements of each…
CC.1.2.4.F / CC.1.3.4.F Determine the meaning of words and phrases…including figurative language.
CC.1.2.4.G / CC.1.3.4.G
Interpret various presentations of information within a text…and explain how the information contributes to an understanding… / Make connections between the text of a story or drama… identifying where each version reflects specific descriptions and directions in the text.
CC.1.2.4.H / CC.1.3.4.H
Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points… / Compare and contrast similar themes, topics, and patterns of events…including texts from different cultures.
CC.1.2.4.J / CC.1.3.4.J
Acquire and use grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being and that are basic to a particular topic.
CC.1.2.4.K / CC.1.3.4.I
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiple-meaning words and phrases…choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.
CC.1.2.4.L / CC.1.3.4.K
Read and comprehend literary nonfiction and informational text…reading independently and proficiently / Read and comprehend literary fiction…reading independently and proficiently.
CC.1.4.4.S Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research, applying grade-level reading standards for literature and informational texts. (CC.1.4.4.S-analytical writing- encompasses all writing domains).
CC.1.4.4.T With guidance and support…develop and strengthen writing…by revising and editing.
CC.1.4.4.V Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects…
Write routinely over extended time…for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes....
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions…
Identify the reasons and evidence a speaker provides to support particular points.
Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly with adequate volume, appropriate pacing, and clear pronunciation.
Differentiate between contexts that require formal English versus informal situations.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English…