I can break down unknown words into units of meaning (affix, root) to determine definitions.
I can retell stories (including fables, folktales and myths) in my own words.
I can define the central message, lesson and/or moral of a story.
I can explain the central message, lesson, and/or moral using key details from the story.
I can recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources about a topic.
I can take notes about a topic.
I can sort the information from my notes into categories.
I can develop a topic with facts, definitions and details.
I can group facts and related information together about a topic.
I can identify the writing style/genre (opinion, informative, or narrative) that best fits my task and purpose.
I can use organizers to develop my writing idea.
I can create a piece of writing that shows my understanding of a specific writing style.