Age 3 through 6th Grade

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Literature - 5th

  • Practice comprehension strategies including inferring, summarizing, predicting, questioning, visualizing, determining importance, and making connections
  • Practice listening comprehension skills
  • Identify themes and author’s intent
  • Identify elements of fiction
  • Practice oral fluency
  • Respond to literature through writing
  • Practice the two-column note taking strategy on nonfiction articles
  • Independently select appropriate books to read
  • Set independent reading goals
  • Practice a strategy for writing accurate summaries
  • Examples of major works read – Shakespeare Plays Written for Kids, The Shakespeare Stealer
  • Reading Units of Study by Lucy Calkins are also used