|Strand 1: Develop and apply skills and strategies to the reading process
Apply decoding strategies to independently problem-solve unknown words when reading
Read grade-level instructional text
- with fluency, accuracy and expression
- adjusting reading rate to diffulty and type of text
Develop vocabulary through text, using
- root words and affixes
- context clues
- glossary and dictionary
Apply pre-reading strategies to aid comprehension
- access prior knowledge
- set a purpose for reading
During reading, utilize strategies to
- self-question and correct
Lesson: Watching a Mind Movie --Poems
- predict and check using cueing systems: meaning, structure, visual
Apply post-reading skills to comprehend text
Success Link Lesson: Best School Year Ever
Identify and explain connections between
- text ideas--information and relationships in various fiction and non-fiction works (compare and contrast)
- text ideas and own experiences
- text ideas and the world by demonstrating an awareness that literature reflects a culture and historic time frame
|Strand 2: Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze and evaluate fiction, poetry and drama from a variety of cultures and times.
- interpret and apply information in title, table of contents and glossary
- recognize the text features of fiction, poetry and drama in grade-level text
Lesson: Travel Terrain
Explain example of sensory details and figurative language within the context of poetry and prose (empasize simile, metaphor and personification) Lesson (Bolivar)
Color Poems (R 2.2A)
Books: White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin Tresselt, Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, Little Island by Golden MacDonald
Use details from text to
- make inferences about setting, character traits and ppoblem and solution and story events
- make predictions
- draw conclusions
- identify cause and effect
Cause and Effect Game
- compare and contrast various elements
- explain author's purpose
Success Link Lesson: Because of Winn Dixie
|Strand 3: Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehand, analyze and evaluate nonfiction (such as biographies, newspapers, technical manuals) from a variety of cultures and times
Apply information in format, graphics, sequence, maps, diagrams, charts and index to clarify and connect concepts to the main ideas.
Identify and explain examples of figurative language in nonfiction text (empasize simile, metaphor, and personification)
Read and follow multi-step directions to complete a task.
eMINTs eThemes site list
|Strand 1. Apply a writing process in composing text
Follow a writing process to
- organize information in a graphic organizer
- apply writing process to write effectively in various forms and types of writing
|Strand 2. Compose well-developed text using standard English conventions
2.B Use conventions of capitalization in written text
- titles (books, stories, poems)
- proper nouns
2.C. In composing text, use
- comma in a compound sentence
- apostrophe in singular possessives
2.D. Use parts of speech correctly in written text
- verbs tense
- adjective forms
Internet Site: Once Upon a Time Mad Libs
2.E. In writing, use
- correct spellling of grade-level frequently used words
- spelling strategies and patterns
- classroom resources and dictionary to verify correct spelling
2.F. In composing text,
- write compound sentences
- identify and eliminate fragments in writing
|Strand 3. Write effectively in various forms and types of writing
3.A. Write personal narrative text that
- chronicles a sequence of events
- focuses on the development of a single event
3.B. Use a note-taking system to organize information from written text
3.C. Write expository and persuasive paragraphs (emphasizing compare/contrast) with
- an effective topic sentence or a point to prove
- three or more supporting sentences
- a concluding sentence
Lesson: Can You Convince Me?
WebQuest: Liberty or Loyalty? (Bolivar) Social Studies: Hist C
3.D. Write a summary/retell the main ideas of written text
3.E. Write well-organized communications in a selected form appropriate to specific audience (e.g. parents, friend, younger child) and purpose.
Listening and Speaking
|Strand 1. Develop and apply effective listening skills a nd strategies.
- for enjoyment
- for information
- for directions
- to identify and interpret tone, mood and emotion of verbal and nonverbal communication
1.B. Demonstrate listening behaviors (e.g., prepares to listen, uses alert posture, listens without interruptions, maintains eye contact, overcomes barriers)
|Strand 2. Develop and apply effective speaking skills and strategies for various audiences and purposes.
2.A. In discussions and presentations,
- give organized presentations that demonstrate a clear viewpoint
- select and use appropriate public speaking techniques such as rate, pace and enunciation
2.B. Give clear and concise multi-step oral directions to complete a task.
|Strand 1. Develop and apply effective research process skills to gather, analyze and evaluate information.
1.A. Develop research questions in order to establish a focus and purpose for a project.
1.B. Locate and use various resources to find information acquire information to answer questions.
1.C. Use specific note-taking format to record relevant information.
1.D. Give credit for others' ideas, images and information by listing frouces used in research.
|Strand 2. Develop and apply effective skills and strategies to analyze and evaluate oral and visual media.
|2.A. Analyze messages conveyed in various media (e.g. videos, pictures, web-sites, artwork, plays and/or news programs.