8.1 Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
8.1.4 Students will read a variety of grade level texts fluently with accuracy, appropriate pace, phrasing, and expression.
8.1.4.a Incorporate elements of prosodic reading to communicate text
8.1.4.b Adjust oral or silent reading pace based on purpose, text difficulty, form, and style
8.1.4.c Recognize and represent writers tone and style while reading individually or in groups (e.g., choral reading, readers theatre performances)
8.1.5 Students will build literary, general academic, and content specific grade level vocabulary.
8.1.5.a Determine meaning of words through structural analysis, using knowledge of Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon roots, prefixes, and suffixes to understand complex words, including words in science, mathematics, and social studies
8.1.6.d Summarize, analyze, and synthesize informational text using main idea and supporting details
8.1.6.e Apply knowledge of organizational patterns found in informational text (e.g., sequence, description, cause and effect, compare/contrast, fact/opinion, proposition/support)
8.1.6.f Analyze and evaluate information from text features to (e.g., index, annotations, maps, charts, tables, graphs, headings, subheadings, lists)
8.1.6.g Analyze and make inferences based on the characteristics of narrative and informational genres
8.1.6.h Analyze a variety of genres for the social, historical, cultural, and biographical influences
8.1.6.i Use narrative and informational text to develop a national and global multi-cultural perspective
8.1.6.j Generate and/or answer literal, inferential, critical, and interpretive questions, analyzing and synthesizing prior knowledge, information from the text and additional sources, to support answers
8.1.6.k Select text for a particular purpose (e.g., understand, interpret, enjoy, solve problems, form an opinion, answer a specific question, discover models for own writing)
8.1.6.l Build and activate prior knowledge in order to clarify text, deepen understanding, and make connections while reading
8.1.6.m Self-monitor comprehension for accuracy and understanding when errors detract from meaning by applying appropriate strategies to self-correct
8.1.6.n Make complex or abstract inferences or predictions by synthesizing information while previewing and reading text
8.1.6.o Respond to text verbally, in writing, or artistically