Reading - 4k & 5k


APPLIES LETTER RECOGNITION AND WORD DEVELOPMENT

  • Recognize and name all upper/lowercase letters of alphabet
  • Demonstrate understanding of the sounds which letters represent
  • Demonstrate phonemic awareness, but used as aids to pronouncing and understanding unfamiliar words and text
  • Recognize and produce rhyming words, count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words
  • Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable spoken words
  • Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in 3-phoneme (CVC) words (This does not include CVCs ending in /l/, /r/, or /x/)
  • Add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, 1-syllable words to make new words
  • Associate the short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the 5 major vowels
  • Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ

USES READING STRATEGIES

  • Predict using picture clues and context clues
  • Predict using book cover
  • Identify purpose of a story through questioning
  • Recall main events, including sequence of events, character plot, and setting, in order to reflect on meaning
  • Identify key points
  • Rereading and analyzing word structure
  • Summarize ideas drawn from stories, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, interpreting events and ideas

READS HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS

  • Read "common" high frequency words (e.g. the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, and does)

IDENTIFIES AND UNDERSTANDS CONCEPTS OF PRINT AND STORY ELEMENTS

  • Recognize basic concepts of print and text, know patterns that exist in text (e.g. picture books), follow words L to R, top to bottom, and page by page, spaces between words
  • Demonstrate understanding of simple story structure and that stories and events follow a sequence
  • Distinguish between 1st and 3rd person point of view
  • Ask "how" and "why" questions about a topic
  • Experience a variety of genres/forms appropriate to age and reading level
  • Identify differences between real and not real
  • With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story

SELF-SELECTS PRINT MATERIALS

  • Read emergent-reader texts to determine purpose for text and understand that print carries meaning
  • Connect different genres/forms to each other and to real-life experiences
  • Connect elements of Catholic faith to real-life experiences
  • Demonstrate knowledge of human experiences and Catholic teachings through reading and discussion
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Catholic teachings when reflecting upon life's experiences and literary texts
  • Select appropriate materials to read for discovery, appreciation, and enjoyment

LITERATURE

  • With prompting and support ask and answer questions about key details in a text, retell familiar stories including key details, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story, name author, illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story
  • Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text
  • Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories
  • Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding

INFORMATIONAL

  • With prompting and support ask and answer questions about key details in a text, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text
  • With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text
  • Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book
  • With prompting and support describe the relationships between Illustrations and texts in which they appear (e.g. what person, place or thing, or idea in the text an illustration depicts; identify the reasons an author gives support points in a text, identify basic similarities and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g. in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
  • Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding