Unit 1 Reading Essential Outcomes

1.) The student will be able to tell what a character does and why.
 
2.) The student will be able to put events of a story in order.
 
3.) The student will be able to use a writing process.
 
4.) The student will be able to write a 5 word sentence with: capital letter, end mark, noun and verb.
 
5.) The student will be able to find a word in a dictionary.

Unit 2 
 
1. The student will be able to tell the meaning of a word in sentence using synonyms or antonyms in a fiction or nonfiction text. (3.1.4.4)
2. The student will be able to find the main idea and 1 key detail from a nonfiction story. (3.2.2.2)
3.  The student will be able to use a Venn diagram to compare 2 nonfiction stories. (3.2.9.9)
4. The student will be able to write an ending for a fiction story. (3.6.3.3)
5. The student will organize a nonfiction text by sequencing it. (3.2.8.8)
 
Unit 3 Reading:
  1. Students will be able to read a text and draw a conclusion. 3.1.1.1.
  2. Students will be able to identify the main idea and key details of a fiction story. 3.2.2.2
  3. Students will be able to compare and contrast items in a story. 3.2.9.9
  4. Students will be able to tell the meaning of words that have prefixes or suffixes (un-, re-, mis-, dis-; -ly, -ful, -ness, -less). 3.3.0.3, 3.10.4.4b
  5. Students will be able to identify and use different types of verbs. 3.10.1.1d e
Unit 4

1. The student will be able to state generalizations using words such as most, some, many, few, or all.   (3.1.1.1)
(ex:  Many football players lift weights.)

2. The student will determine the meaning of words using
 context clues.  (3.10.4.4.a)

3. The student will be able to identify cause and effect relationships in fiction and non-fiction texts.  (3.1.1.1 and 3.2.3.3)

4. The student will be able to use the writing process to complete a compare/contrast writing project.
(Prewrite graphic organizer, draft, edit, revise, and edit)  (3.6.2.2)
 

5.  Students will be able to tell the difference between their own point of view from that of a non-fiction author or a fictional character.  (3.1.6.6 and 3.2.6.6)
 
 Unit 5  
  1. Students will be able to compare and contrast elements of a story. 3.2.9.9
  2. Students will be able to tell the difference between statements of fact and statements of opinion. 3.1.1.1
  3. Students will be able to summarize a story. 3.1.2.2
  4. Students will be able to give the meaning of words and phrases used in fiction and nonfiction texts. 3.1.4.4/3.2.4.4
  5. Students will be able to identify different elements of fiction and nonfiction texts. 3.1.5.5/3.2.5.5

Unit 6
 
1. Students will be able to determine the main idea of a text, recount key details and explain how they support the main idea.
 2. Students will be able to use cause and effect to answer comprehension questions.
 3. Students will be able to capitalize appropriate words and use commas in addresses.
 4. Students will be able to use synonyms and antonyms to help determine the meaning of a sentence.
 5. Students will be able to complete a research project about a topic.