Unit 1 Reading Outcomes - Meeting Challenges

* Identify the main character and plot of the story
* Use prior knowledge to understand  and recognize story characters and events
* Use word structure to determine word meaning
* Identify Cause and effect relationships to summarize a story
* Use context clues to determine the meaning of homonyms
* Identify theme and setting by using visual cues
* Use a dictionary or glossary to determine word meaning
* Use clue words to determine sequence
* Ask questions to remember sequence
* Use context clues to determine word meaning, and correct meaning of multiple meaning words













Unit 2 Reading Outcomes - Doing the Right Thing
* Use prefixes to determine word meaning
* Compare and contrast to improve comprehension
* Use dictionaries and glossaries  to determine meanings of unfamiliar words
* Identify and determine author’s purpose to help monitor comprehension
* Use word structure to identify Greek and Latin roots in unknown words
* Use compare and contrast to predict what will happen next in a story
* Use context clues to determine word meaning
* Recognize and ask questions to distinguish between fact and opinions
* Use graphic organizers to understand the sequence of events










Unit 3 Reading Outcomes- Inventors and Artists
* Use context clues to determine the correct meaning of multiple meaning words
* Understand story structure in a play
* Identify author’s purpose to clarify the story structure
*  Identify main idea and supporting details to improve comprehension
* Summarize to identify main idea
* Use context clues to determine the meanings of homonyms
* Use statements of fact and opinion to make predictions
*  Use antonyms as context clues to determine word meaning
*  Use graphic organizers to help determine main ideas
* Use word structure to determine the meaning  of words with prefixes
* Use graphic sources and prior knowledge  to improve comprehension








Unit 4 Reading Outcomes - Adapting
* Draw conclusions to answer questions
* Use word Structure and endings to determine meaning
* Identify and make generalizations to predict a story
* Use context clues to determine word meaning
* Use graphic sources to monitor comprehension
* Use Synonyms to determine word meaning
* Identify and make generalizations
* Generalize to understand story structure
* Use word structure and suffixes to determine word meaning
* Draw conclusions using information in the text and prior knowledge
* Visualize to draw conclusions about a story












Unit 5 Reading Outcomes - Adventures
* Identify character and plot by using prior knowledge to enhance comprehension
*Use word structure to determine the meaning of words with Greek and Latin roots
* Examine feature of a short story
* Use graphic sources to improve comprehension
* Ask questions based on graphic sources
* Use the dictionary or glossary to find meaning of unfamiliar words
* Use context clues to determine meaning of multiple-meaning words
*Identify author;s purpose to monitor comprehension
* Identify causes and effects to improve comprehension and to summarize
* Use word structure to understand prefixes
* Use graphic organizers to make generalizations










Unit 6 - The unexpected
* Draw conclusions to improve comprehension
* Examine features of a legend
* Use word structure to determine word meaning
* Identify main idea to improve comprehension
* Use word structure to understand suffixes
* Use comparisons and contrasts to answer questions
* Examine features of poetry
* Distinguish between fact and opinion to improve comprehension
* Ask questions to identify statements of fact and opinion
* Use context clues to determine the meaning of homographs
* Recognize sequence to improve comprehension
* Examine to features of an author note