Learning to Read Independently
(Pennsylvania Academic Standard 1.1)
Reading Critically in the Content Areas (Pennsylvania Academic Standard 1.2)
Reading Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
(Pennsylvania Academic Standard 1.3)
1. Reads emergently-- simple familiar picture books and texts containing familiar letter/sounds.
*Uses knowledge pertaining to book/ print conventions.
*Recognize, identify, and produce rhyming words and alliteration.
2. Attains a reading vocabulary consisting of common words such as environmental print and high-frequency words.
3. Uses knowledge of letter sounds and picture clues to figure out simple, regularly spelled, single-syllable words. (e.g., cat, dog, bed)
*Uses knowledge of the alphabetic principle.
*Segment phonemes and blend sounds to create spoken words.
*Decodes and encodes words.
4. Rereads familiar books using monitoring strategies modeled by the teacher (picture clues, picture walks, self-questioning, and clarifying for meaning).
5. Demonstrates comprehension by retelling a known story (fiction and nonfiction).
6. Demonstrates comprehension by identifying characters and setting of a story.
7. Supports predictions, answers, and conclusions by locating key concepts from book pictures and words (fiction and nonfiction).
8. Demonstrates comprehension through participation in whole and small group reading discussions regarding various genres (fiction, nonfiction, and poetry).
9. Reads and rereads several familiar books.