Age 3 through 6th Grade

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Literature - 4th

  • Complete book shares/projects
  • Read orally with expression and fluency
  • Summarize what has been read
  • Demonstrate word attack skills using phonetic analysis
  • Develop and use extensive vocabulary
  • Describe and discuss story elements, context clues, main idea and supporting details
  • Demonstrate strategies for making connections, visualizing, predicting, making inferences, retelling, questioning, synthesizing, and determining importance
  • Practice listening comprehension skills
  • Respond to literature through writing
  • Select appropriate books to read independently
  • Demonstrate comprehension of reading material
  • Examples of major works read: Shadows in the Glasshouse, Tiger Rising and Every Living Thing
  • Reading Units of Study by Lucy Calkins are also used