3.1 Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.
3.1.1 Students will demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of print.
3.1.2 Students will demonstrate phonological awareness through oral activities.
3.1.3 Students will use phonetic analysis to read and write grade-level text.
3.1.3.a Know and apply advanced sound/spelling patterns (e.g., Anglo-Saxon common roots and affixes, special vowel spellings [ough, ion], multi-syllable words) when reading, writing, and spelling grade-level text.
3.1.3.c Recognize and read grade-level (phonetic and non-phonetic) words in text.
3.1.4 Students will develop accuracy, phrasing, and expression while reading a variety of grade-level print/digital text to support comprehension.
3.1.4.a Listen to and read text of increasing length and/or complexity to increase reader stamina.
3.1.4.b Use context to adjust pace and prosody based on purpose, text complexity, form, and style.
3.1.5 Students will build and use conversational, academic, and content-specific grade-level vocabulary.
3.1.5.a Determine meaning of words through the knowledge of word structure elements, known words, and word patterns (e.g., contractions, plurals, possessives, parts of speech, syllables, affixes, base and root words, abbreviations).
3.1.6.k Select text and explain the purpose (e.g., answer a question, solve problems, enjoy, form an opinion, understand a specific viewpoint, predict outcomes, discover models for own writing, accomplish a task).