ELA Skills

ELA Skills that will be taught throughout the year.

These skills are being taught to help our students better prepare for the NYS Assessments that they will eventually take as they move up in the school. We incorporate the following skills in Read Alouds, Shared Readings, Guided Reading, and across all curriculum areas.

  • Main Idea
  • Facts/Details
  • Figurative Language
  • Cause and Effect
  • Making Predictions
  • Sequencing
  • Finding Word Meaning in Context
  • Inference
  • Fact and Opinion
  • Author's Purpose
  • Summarizing
  • Comparing & Contrasting