Reading Grade 3 Student Monitoring Plan

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Comprehension of Literary Text: Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary text.
Comprehension of Literary Text
  Use text features to facilitate understanding of literary texts
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Identify and explain how organizational aids such as the title of the book, story, poem, or play contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain how graphic aids such as pictures and illustrations, punctuation, print features contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain how informational aids such as introductions and overviews, materials lists, timelines, captions, glossed words, labels, numbered steps, bulleted lists, footnoted words, pronunciation keys, transition words, end notes, works cited, other information aids encountered in informational texts contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain how print features such as large bold print, font size/type, italics, colored print, quotation marks, underlining, other print features encountered in informational texts contribute to meaning
           

 
  Use elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding
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Identify and distinguish among types of narrative texts such as characteristics of the general categories of fiction versus nonfiction, realistic fiction, tall tales, legends, fables, fairy tales, biographies
           
Identify and explain the elements of a story
           
Identify and describe the setting and the mood
           
Identify and analyze the characters
           
Identify and explain relationships between and among characters, setting, and events
           
Identify and describe the narrator
           

 
  Use elements of poetry to facilitate understanding
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Identify and explain the meaning of words, lines, and stanzas
           
Identify and explain sound elements of poetry
           
Identify and explain other poetic elements such as setting, mood, tone, etc., that contribute to meaning
           

 
  Use elements of drama to facilitate understanding
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Identify and explain the action of a scene
           
Identify and explain stage directions and dialogue that help to create character
           

 
  Determine important ideas and messages in literary texts
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Identify and explain main ideas and universal themes
           
Identify and explain a similar idea or theme in more than one text
           
Summarize
           
Identify and explain personal connections to the text
           

 
  Identify and describe the author's use of language
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Identify and explain specific words and phrases that contribute to meaning
           
Identify and explain words and punctuation that create tone
           
Identify and explain figurative language
           
Identify and explain language that appeals to the senses and feelings
           
Identify and explain repetition and exaggeration
           

 
  Read critically to evaluate literary texts
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Identify and explain the believability of the characters' actions and the story's events
           
Identify and explain questions left unanswered by the text
           

 

11/15/07