Work with simple compound words and learn how to reuse and recycle metal.
I can decode words with short vowel sounds. I can recognize familiar short vowel spelling patterns. I can decode words with long vowel sounds. I recognize familiar long vowel spelling patterns. I can decode words with common prefixes and suffixes. I can identify common prefixes and suffixes. I can decode words by breaking them into parts. I can recognize words with common spelling patterns (anchor words/word families). I can read words with irregular spelling patterns (rule breakers/dolch words) without having to sound them out.
Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).
I can identify words and phrases that are specific to a the topic of a text. I can use information in a text to determine the meaning of words and phrases about the topic of the text.
I can identify purposes for reading. I can read a text and identify the author's main purpose for writing it.
I can explain how the images add meaning to words. I can use images and words in a text to help me understand what I am reading.