Reading

Reading Standards

All Year Long

  • 1.1 The student will continue to demonstrate growth in the use of oral language
    • a) Listen and respond to a variety of electronic media and other age-appropriate materials
    • b) Tell and retell stories and events in logical order
    • c) Participate in a variety of oral language activities, including choral speaking and reciting short poems, rhymes, songs, and stories with repeated patterns
    • d) Participate in creative dramatics – 3rd and 4th nine weeks
    • e) Express ideas orally in complete sentences
  • 1.2 The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings
    • a) Increasing listening and speaking vocabularies
    • b) Begin to ask for clarification and explanations of words and ideas
    • c) Use common singular and plural nouns
    • d) Use vocabulary from other content areas
  • 1.3 The student will adapt or change oral language to fit the situation
    • a) Initiate conversation with peers and adults
    • b) Follow rules for conversation using appropriate voice level in small-group settings
    • c) Ask and respond to questions
    • d) Follow simple two-step oral directions
    • e) Give simple two-step directions
  • 1.4 The students will orally identify, produce, and manipulate various units of speech sounds within words
    • a) Create rhyming words
    • b) Count phonemes (sounds) in one-syllable words
    • c) Blend sounds to make one-syllable words
    • d) Segment one-syllable words into individual sounds (phonemes)
    • e) Add or delete phonemes (sounds) to make new words
  • 1.5 The student will knowledge of how print is organized and read
    • a) Read from left to right form top to bottom
    • b) Math spoken words with print
    • c) Identify letters, words, sentences, and ending punctuation
    • d) Read his/her own writing

1st Nine Weeks

  • 1.6 The student wail apply phonetic principles to read and spell.
    • a) Use beginning and ending consonants to decode and spell single-syllable words
    • b) Use short vowel sounds to decode and spell single-syllable words (short a, short i, and short o)
    • e) Blend beginning, middle, and ending sounds to recognize and read words
    • h) Read and spell commonly used sight words
  • 1.7 The student will use semantic slues and syntax to expand vocabulary when reading
    • a) Use words, phrases, and sentences (use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of words and phrases)
    • b) Use titles and pictures to make predictions about text
    • c) Use information in the story to read words
    • d) Use knowledge of sentence structure
    • e) Use knowledge of story structure (i.e characters, setting problem/solution) to guide comprehension
  • 1.8 The student will expand vocabulary
    • a) Discuss meanings of words in context
    • b) Develop their vocabulary by listening to and reading a variety of texts
    • c) Use text clues such as words or pictures to discern meanings of unknown words
    • d) Use vocabulary from other content areas
  • 1.9 The students will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts
    • a) Preview the selection
    • b) Set a purpose for reading
    • c) Relate previous experiences to what is read
    • d) Make and confirm predictions
    • e) Answer who, what, when, and where questions
    • f) Identify characters, setting, and important events
    • g) Retell stories and events using beginning, middle, and end
    • h) Identify the main idea or theme
    • i) Read and reread familiar stories, poems, and passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression
  • 1.10 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts
    • a) Preview the selection
    • b) Use prior and background knowledge as a context for new learning
    • c) Set a purpose for reading
    • e) Make and confirm predictions before, during, and after reading
    • f) Answer who, what, when, and where questions about a selection
    • g) Identify the main idea and key details of a short nonfiction selection
    • h) Read and reread familiar passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression
  • 1.11 The student will use simple reference materials
    • a) Use knowledge of alphabetical order by first letter

2nd Nine Weeks

  •  1.6 The student will apply phonetic principles to read and spell.
    • b) Use two-letter consonant blends to decode and spell single-syllable words (s, l and r blends) – (digraphs first) Ex. sp, st, bl, cl, pl. dr. cr. tr
    • c) Use beginning consonant digraphs to decode and spell single-syllable words (ch, sh, th, and wh)
    • d) Use short vowel sounds to decode and spell single-syllable words (short e and short u, plus review a, i, and o)
    • e) Blend beginning, middle, and ending sounds to recognize and read words (-ng, -nt, -mp, -nd, – ck)
    • h) Read and spell commonly used sight words
  • 1.7 The student will use semantic slues and syntax to expand vocabulary when reading
    • c) Use information in the story to read words (to make predictions about vocabulary and text)
    • d) Use knowledge of story structure (Use punctuation clues including periods, questions marks, and exclamation points to guide their comprehension)
    • e) Use knowledge of story structure
  • 1.8 The student will expand vocabulary
      • a) Discuss meanings of words in context
      • b) Develop vocabulary by listening to and reading a variety of texts
      • c) Ask for the meanings of unknown words and make connections to familiar words
      • d) Use text clues such as words or pictures to discern meanings of unknown words
      • e) Use vocabulary from other content areas
  • 1.9 The students will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts
      • a) Preview the selection
      • b) Set a purpose for reading
      • c) Relate previous experiences to what is read
      • d) Make and confirm predictions
      • e) Answer who, what, when, and where questions
      • f) Identify characters, setting, and important events
      • g) Retell stories and events using beginning, middle, and end
      • h) Identify the main idea or theme
      • i) Read and reread familiar stories, poems, and passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression
  • 1.10 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts
    • a) Preview the selection
    • b) Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning
    • c) Set a purpose for reading
    • d) Identity text features (and use text features to locate facts and information
    • e) Make and confirm predictions
    • f) Answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions about what is read
    • g) Identify the main idea (nonfiction)
    • h) Read and reread familiar passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expressions (read various nonfiction forms including newspapers, letters, and lists)
  • 1.11 The student will use simple reference materials
    • a) Use knowledge of alphabetical order by first letters
    • b) Use a picture dictionary to find meanings of unfamilar words

3rd Nine Weeks

  •  1.6 The student will apply phonetic principles to read and spell.
  • 1.7 The student will use semantic slues and syntax to expand vocabulary when reading
  • 1.8 The student will expand vocabular
  • 1.9 The students will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts
    • a) Preview the selection
    • b) Set a purpose for reading
    • c) Relate previous experiences to what is read
    • d) Make and confirm predictions
    • e) Answer who, what, when, and where questions
    • f) Identify characters, setting, and important events
    • g) Retell stories and events using beginning, middle, and end
    • h) Identify the main idea or theme
    • i) Read and reread familiar stories, poems, and passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression
  • 1.10 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts
  • 1.11 The student will use simple reference materials

4th Nine Weeks

  •  1.6 The student will apply phonetic principles to read and spell.
  • 1.7 The student will use semantic slues and syntax to expand vocabulary when reading
  • 1.8 The student will expand vocabular
  • 1.9 The students will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts
    • a) Preview the selection
    • b) Set a purpose for reading
    • c) Relate previous experiences to what is read
    • d) Make and confirm predictions
    • e) Answer who, what, when, and where questions
    • f) Identify characters, setting, and important events
    • g) Retell stories and events using beginning, middle, and end
    • h) Identify the main idea or theme
    • i) Read and reread familiar stories, poems, and passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression
  • 1.10 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts
  • 1.11 The student will use simple reference materials