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 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 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 define research and explain how it is different from other types of writing.
I can research a topic with others.
I can work with others to write about a research topic.
Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.
I can recognize and explain how formal English differs from informal English.
I can use formal and informal English when appropriate.