I can recall who, what, where, when, why, and how to show understanding of details in a informational text.
I can ask and answer questions before, during, and after reading a text.
I can identify and give examples of text features.
I can explain how text features help locate key facts or information.
I can locate key facts or information about a topic using text features.
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.
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).