Learn about plant and animal traits and read a story about how plants and animals are alike and different. Then, learn about the features of an informational text, and observe and write about animal parents and babies.
Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
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 identify unknown words and phrases. I can learn the meanings of words and phrases by asking and answering questions.
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.
I can answer questions using information recalled or gathered.