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Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade K

Print:

Informational:

Reading/ELA:

Standard 2.0 Comprehension of Informational Text

Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate informational text.

Indicator

Objectives
  1. Listen to nonfiction materials
    • Nonfiction trade books
    • Picture dictionaries
    • Simple maps
    • Magazines
    • Newspapers
    • Multimedia resources
  2. Listen to and use functional documents by following simple oral or rebus directions
    • Science investigations
    • Recipes
    • Rules
    • Signs and posters
    • Center activities
    • Labels
    • Classroom schedules
  3. Listen to and use personal interest materials, such as books and magazines

Indicator

Objectives
  1. Identify print features
    • Bold print
    • Print size
    • Labels
    • Numbered steps
  2. Identify graphic aids
    • Illustrations
    • Pictures
    • Photographs
    • Drawings
    • Maps
    • Graphs
    • Charts
    • Diagrams
  3. Use informational aids
    • Materials lists
    • Labels
    • Numbered steps
  4. Identify organizational aids
    • Title
    • Table of contents
    • Numbered steps

Indicator

  • 3. Develop knowledge of organizational structure of informational text to understand what is read
Objectives
  1. Recognize sequential order
  2. Recognize similarities and differences
  3. Recognize description

Indicator

Objectives
  1. State the text's purpose
  2. Identify the main idea/text's message
  3. Retell important facts from a text
  4. Identify how someone might use the text

Indicator

Objectives
  1. State whether the text fulfills the reading purpose
  2. Tell what the author could have done to make the text easier to understand
  3. Tell whether the author's ideas are clear

Indicators/objectives that include assessment limits are assessed on MSA *New Standards identifies the need for students to process 1 million words per year to maintain academic progress.

11/15/07