Reading Grade 5 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
  Analyze 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, titles of chapters, subtitles, subheadings 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
           

 
  Analyze elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding and interpretation
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Identify and distinguish among types of narrative texts such as short stories, folklore, legends, myths, realistic fiction, science fiction, historical fiction, biographies, autobiographies, personal narratives, plays, and poetry
           
Identify and explain the events of the plot
           
Identify and describe the setting and the mood and explain how the setting affects the characters and the mood
           
Analyze characterization
           
Identify and explain relationships between and among characters, setting, and events
           
Identify and explain how the actions of the character(s) affect the plot
           
Identify and describe the narrator
           

 
  Analyze elements of poetry to facilitate understanding and interpretation
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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
           

 
  Analyze 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 similar themes across multiple texts
           
Paraphrase
           
Summarize
           
Identify and explain personal connections to the text
           
Explain the implications of the text for the reader and/or society
           

 
  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 phrases that create tone
           
Identify and explain figurative language that contributes to meaning
           
Identify and explain language that appeals to the senses and feelings
           
Identify and explain how repetition and exaggeration contribute to meaning
           

 
  Read critically to evaluate literary texts
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Determine and explain the plausibility of the characters' actions and the plot
           
Identify and explain questions left unanswered by the text
           

 

11/15/07