- 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 with 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.1.2.5.A / CC.1.3.5.A
Determine two or more main ideas…and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text / Determine a theme of a text from details…including how characters…respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
CC.1.2.5.B / CC.1.3.5.B
Cite textual evidence by quoting accurately…to explain what the text says explicitly and make inferences.
CC.1.2.5.C / CC.1.3.5.C
Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts…based on specific information… / Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text.
CC.1.2.5.D / CC.1.3.5.D Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view… / Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view….
CC.1.2.5.E / CC.1.3.5.E
Use text structure…to interpret information…/ Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure….
CC.1.2.5.F / CC.1.3.5.F Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in grade-level text….
CC.1.2.5.G / CC.1.3.5.G
Draw on information…locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently / Analyze how visual…elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text…
CC.1.2.5.H / CC.1.3.5.H
Determine how an author supports particular points in a text through reasons and evidence / Compare and contrast texts…on their approaches to similar themes and topics…
CC.1.2.5.J / CC.1.3.5.J
Acquire and use grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships.
CC.1.2.5.K / CC.1.3.5.I
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiple-meaning words and phrases…choosing flexibly from a range of strategies and tools.
CC.1.2.5.L / CC.1.3.5.K
Read and comprehend literary nonfiction and informational…reading independently and proficiently / Read and comprehend literary fiction…reading independently and proficiently.
CC.1.4.5.S Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, refection, and research, applying grade-level reading standards for literature and informational texts. (CC.1.4.5.S-analytical writing- encompasses all writing domains).
CC.1.4.5.T With guidance…develop/strengthen writing… revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
CC.1.4.5.V Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge…
Write routinely over extended time…for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes....
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions…
Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported…
Report on a topic …sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details…speak clearly with adequate volume, appropriate pacing, and clear pronunciation.
Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate…
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English…