I can break apart words into syllable segments to help me decode words I do not know.
I can break down unknown words into units of meaning (affix, root) to determine definitions.
I can explain how illustrations in a text add meaning to the words.
I can use information from illustrations to understand informational texts.
I can use information from maps to understand informational texts.
I can use information from photographs to understand informational texts.
I can develop a topic with facts, definitions and details.
I can group facts and related information together about a topic.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
I can recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources about a topic.
I can take notes about a topic.
I can sort the information from my notes into categories.