State Curriculum - Reading

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Standard 3.0 Comprehension of Literary Text: Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary texts. Standard 3.0 Comprehension of Literary Text: Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary texts. Standard 3.0 Comprehension of Literary Text: Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary texts. Standard 3.0 Comprehension of Literary Text: Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary texts.
1. Develop comprehension skills by listening to a variety of self-selected and assigned literary texts
1. Develop comprehension skills by listening to and reading a variety of self-selected and assigned literary texts
1. Develop comprehension skills by reading a variety of self-selected and assigned literary texts
1. Develop comprehension skills by reading a variety of self-selected and assigned literary texts
a. Listen to and discuss a variety of literary texts representing diverse cultures, perspectives, and ethnicities
a. Listen to and discuss a variety of literary texts representing diverse cultures, perspectives, and ethnicities
a. Listen to, read, and discuss a variety of literary texts representing diverse cultures, perspectives, and ethnicities
a. Listen to, read, and discuss a variety of literary texts representing diverse cultures, perspectives, ethnicities, and time periods
b. Listen to and discuss a variety of different types of fictional literary text, such as stories, poems, nursery rhymes, realistic fiction, and fairy tales
b. Listen to and discuss a variety of different types of fictional literary text, such as stories, poems, nursery rhymes, realistic fiction, fairy tales, and fantasy
b. Listen to, read, and discuss a variety of different types of fictional literary texts, such as plays, poems, stories (folktales, fairy tales, fantasy, fables, realistic fiction, and historical fiction)
b. Listen to, read, and discuss a variety of different types of fiction and nonfiction texts
      c. Identify characteristics of, different types of fictional literary texts, such as plays, poems, stories (folktales, fairy tales, fantasy, fables, realistic fiction, and historical fiction)
2. Use text features to facilitate understanding of literary texts
2. Use text features to facilitate understanding of literary texts
2. Use text features to facilitate understanding of literary texts
2. Use text features to facilitate understanding of literary texts
a. Identify and explain how the title contributes to meaning
a. Identify and explain how the title contributes to meaning
a. Identify and explain how the title contributes to meaning
a. Identify and explain how the title contributes to meaning
b. Identify and explain how text features, such as illustrations, punctuation, and print features, contribute to meaning
b. Identify and explain how text features, such as illustrations, punctuation, and print features, contribute to meaning
b. Identify and explain how text features, such as illustrations, punctuation, and print features, contribute to meaning
b. Identify and explain how text features, such as illustrations, punctuation, and print features, contribute to meaning
3. Use elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding
3. Use elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding
3. Use elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding
3. Use elements of narrative texts to facilitate understanding
a. Identify the beginning and end of a story
a. Identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story, including the problem, and solution
a. Identify the elements of a story, including characters, setting, problem, and solution
a. Identify and explain the elements of a story, including the problem, the sequence of events, and the solution to the problem
b. Identify the characters of a story
b. Identify the characters, sequence of events, and setting of a story
b. Identify and explain character traits and actions
b. Identify the setting and explain its importance to the story
    c. Sequence the important events
c. Identify the main character(s) and explain their importance in the story
      d. Identify characters' actions, motives, emotions, traits, and feelings
      e. Identify and explain relationships between and among characters, setting, and events
4. Use elements of poetry to facilitate understanding
4. Use elements of poetry to facilitate understanding
4. Use elements of poetry to facilitate understanding
4. Use elements of poetry to facilitate understanding
a. Identify rhyme, rhythm, and repetition in poems read to them
a. Identify rhyme, rhythm, and repetition in poems read to them
a. Identify rhyme, rhythm, and repetition in poems read to them
a. Identify the structure, shape, and form of a variety of poetic texts, including their lines and stanzas
  b. Retell the events of the poem
b. Summarize the events or tell the meaning of the poem
b. Analyze the meaning of words, lines and stanzas
      c. Identify and use sound elements of poetry, such as rhyme, no rhyme, and rhythm
5. Use elements of drama to facilitate understanding
5. Use elements of drama to facilitate understanding
5. Use elements of drama to facilitate understanding
5. Use elements of drama to facilitate understanding
a. Recognize that a play has characters, dialogue, scenery, and tells a story
a. Identify the characters, dialogue, and scenery of a play read to them
a. Identify the characters, dialogue, and scenery of a play read to them
a. Identify the structure of a play, including characters, costumes, dialogue, and scenery
6. Determine important ideas and messages in literary texts
6. Determine important ideas and messages in literary texts
6. Determine important ideas and messages in literary texts
6. Determine important ideas and messages in literary texts
a. Retell the story by sequencing the main events
a. Retell the story by sequencing the main events
a. Recognize the main idea
a. Recognize the main idea or message of the text
b. Identify a personal connection to the text
b. Identify a personal connection to the text
b. Recognize a similar message in more than one text
b. Recognize a similar message in more than one text
    c. Summarize the text by stating the main idea and sequencing the important events
c. Retell the text or part of the text
    d. Identify personal connections to the text
d. Summarize the text
      e. Identify personal connections to the text
7. Identify and describe the author's use of language
7. Identify and describe the author's use of language
7. Identify and describe the author's use of language
  a. Identify descriptive words in text read to them
a. Identify language that appeals to the senses and feelings
a. Explain how the use of dialogue contributes to a story
    b. Identify repetition
b. Identify specific words and phrases that contribute to the meaning of a text
    c. Identify specific words and punctuation that create tone
c. Identify specific words and punctuation that create tone
      d. Identify language that appeals to the senses and feelings
      e. Identify repetition and exaggeration
 

Indicators/objectives that include assessment limits are assessed on MSA *New Standards identifies the need for students to process 1 million words per year to maintain academic progress.

 

MSDE has developed a toolkit for these standards which can be found online at: http://mdk12.org/instruction/curriculum/reading/vsc_toolkit.html.

 

11/15/07