Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words .
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
I can read words with sh- ch- th- wh- (digraphs).
I can ask questions about important facts from an informational text.
I can answer questions about important facts from an informational text.
I can identify individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in text.
I can describe connections between two individuals, two events or two ideas in a text.
I can give examples of text features.
I can explain how text features help locate key facts or information.
I can locate key facts or information using text features.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
I can read informational 1st grade texts, and ask for help when needed.
I can write informational texts that names a topic, includes facts and a closing.
I can define research and explain how research is different from other types of writing.
I can research a topic with others.
I can work with others to write about a research topic.