Students will learn...
- Word recognition, fluency, and vocabulary development
-Read aloud smoothly and easily in familiar text.
-Build a reading vocabulary of common sight words.
-Use increasing semantic, phonetic, and structural skills to become an effective reader.
Essential Question: What do good readers do to figure out words they don’t know?
- Informational Text: Structure, Comprehension, and Analysis
-Independently read grade appropriate text.
-Find title, author, illustrator, and table of contents for both informational and literary texts.
Essential Question: What do good readers do to understand and explain the information they are reading?
- Literary Text: Comprehension and Analysis
-Identify setting, main characters, and the beginning, middle, and end of story.
-Confirm predictions about what will happen next in a story.
Essential Question: How do good readers use story elements to make sense of the stories they are reading?
- Literary Text:
-Write multiple, complete sentences, using English language conventions and descriptive words on a given topic.
-Begin to demonstrate sentence sense and reflect logical flow of words and ideas in narrative writing.
Essential Question: How do good writers use writing to communicate clearly with others?
- Learn to use correct letter formation and spacing when writing.
- Begin to use conventions in grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling
Essential Question: What does a good writer do to make sure others can understand what they have written?
Big Idea: Students will understand the transformation from oral language to the written word.