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- 22 Use content knowledge built during read-alouds and independent reading of informational and literary texts by participating in content-specific discussions with peers and/or through writing.
- 23 Identify the main story elements in a literary text.
- 23.a Explain the plot of a narrative, using textual evidence to list the major events in sequence.
- 23.b Describe the characters’ traits, feelings, and behaviors in a story.
- 23.c Describe the setting of a narrative, using textual evidence.
- 23.d Identify the central message or moral of a story.
- 23.e Identify the theme in myths, fables, and folktales.
- 24 Identify the main idea and supporting details of literary and informational texts.
- 24.a Explain how the supporting details contribute to the main idea.
- 24.b Recount or summarize key ideas from the text.
- 25 Identify and use various text features to locate ideas, facts, or supporting details in both written and digital formats.
- 25.a Identify and locate captions, bold print, subheadings, indexes, graphs, maps, glossaries, and illustrations.
- 25.b Explain how specific features can clarify a text or enhance comprehension.
- 26 Compare and contrast important details presented by two texts on the same topic or theme.
- 26.a Compare and contrast different versions of the same story by different authors, from different cultures, or from different points of view.
- 26.b Compare and contrast story elements of literary texts.
- 27 Identify the text structures within literary and informational texts, including cause and effect, problem and solution, and sequence of events.
- 28 Establish a purpose before reading literary and informational texts to enhance comprehension.
- 29 With prompting and support, identify and interpret various cohesive devices that help link words and sentences to one another within the text as a scaffold to help build comprehension at the sentence and paragraph level.
- 30 Read and comprehend literary and informational texts.
- 30.a State and confirm predictions about a text.
- 30.b Use background knowledge to make connections to new text.
- 30.c Draw conclusions based on the text.
- 31 Use information from a text to determine the author’s purpose in different forms of informational and literary texts.
- 32 Identify rhyme schemes in poems or songs.
- 33 Read and identify types of poems, including free verse, rhymed verse, haiku, and limerick.
- 34 Differentiate between fact and opinion in a text.
- 34.a Use prior knowledge and information gathered from research to evaluate opinions in texts.
- 34.b Use textual evidence and gathered research from reliable sources to prove facts.
- 35 Demonstrate listening skills and build background knowledge by asking and answering questions about texts read aloud.
- 36 Manipulate words and/or phrases to create simple and compound sentences, including coordinating conjunctions for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so, to help build syntactic awareness and comprehension at the sentence level.