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Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade PK

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Standard 3.0 Comprehension of Literary Text

Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary texts.

Indicator

  • 1. Develop comprehension skills by listening to a variety of self-selected and assigned literary texts
Objectives
  1. Listen to and discuss a variety of literary texts representing diverse cultures, perspectives, and ethnicities
  2. Listen to and discuss a variety of different types of fictional literary text, such as stories, poems, nursery rhymes, realistic fiction, and fairy tales

Indicator

  • 2. Use text features to facilitate understanding of literary texts
Objectives
  1. Identify and explain how the title contributes to meaning
  2. Identify and explain how text features, such as illustrations, punctuation, and print features, contribute to meaning

Indicator

  • 3. Use elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding
Objectives
  1. Identify the beginning and end of a story
  2. Identify the characters of a story

Indicator

  • 4. Use elements of poetry to facilitate understanding
Objective
  1. Identify rhyme, rhythm, and repetition in poems read to them

Indicator

  • 5. Use elements of drama to facilitate understanding
Objective
  1. Recognize that a play has characters, dialogue, scenery, and tells a story

Indicator

  • 6. Determine important ideas and messages in literary texts
Objectives
  1. Retell the story by sequencing the main events
  2. Identify a personal connection to the text

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