I can ask and answer questions before, during, and after reading a text.
I can recall who, what, where, when, why, and how to show understanding of details in a fictional text.
I can identify characteristics and recall details of stories (including fables and folktales from diverse cultures).
I can determine the message, lesson, or moral of stories (including folktales and fables from diverse cultures).
I can identify characters in a story.
I can describe how characters react to events and challenges in a story.
I can identify illustrations that support a story.
I can explain how illustrations add meaning to the words in a story.
I can use illustrations and words in a story to help me describe the characters, setting, or plot.
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.
Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell).