5.5.4 The student will expand vocabulary when reading. a) Use context to clarify meaning of unfamiliar words and phrases. b) Use context and sentence structure to determine meanings and differentiate among multiple meanings of words. c) Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and homophones. d) Identify an author's use of figurative language. e) Use dictionary, glossary, thesaurus, and other word-reference materials. f) Develop vocabulary by listening to and reading a variety of texts. g) Study word meanings across content areas.
5.5.4.A apply knowledge of word structure and context clues to determine the meanings of unfamiliar words.
5.5.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction, and poetry. a) Describe the relationship between text and previously read materials. b) Describe character development. c) Describe the development of plot and explain the resolution of conflict(s). d) Describe the characteristics of free verse, rhymed, and patterned poetry. e) Describe how an author's choice of vocabulary contributes to the author's style. f) Identify and ask questions that clarify various points of view. g) Identify main idea. h) Summarize supporting details from text. i) Draw conclusions and make inferences from text. j) Identify cause and effect relationships. k) Make, confirm, or revise predictions. l) Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension. m) Read with fluency and accuracy.
5.5.5.A choose from a variety of comprehension strategies.
5.5.5.B read a variety of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction texts, and poetry.
5.5.6 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts. a) Use text organizers, such as type, headings, and graphics, to predict and categorize information in both print and digital texts. b) Use prior knowledge and build additional background knowledge as context for new learning. c) Skim materials to develop a general overview of content and to locate specific information. d) Identify the main idea of nonfiction texts. e) Summarize supporting details in nonfiction texts. f) Identify structural patterns found in nonfiction. g) Locate information to support opinions, predictions, and conclusions. h) Identify cause and effect relationships following transition words signaling the pattern. i) Differentiate between fact and opinion. j) Identify, compare, and contrast relationships. k) Identify new information gained from reading. l) Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension. m) Read with fluency and accuracy.
5.5.6.A preview, pose questions, and make predictions before reading.
5.5.6.B understand how the organizational patterns make the information easier to comprehend.
5.5.6.C make connections between what they read in the selection and their prior knowledge.
126.96.36.199 use text features, such as type styles (e.g., boldfaced, italics) and color, captions under pictures and graphics, and headings of sections and chapters, to predict and categorize information in both print and digital texts.