Reading

Goals

  • Draw inferences from fiction and nonfiction text
  • Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text
  • Summarize fiction and nonfiction text
  • Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story, drawing on specific details in the text
  • Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details
  • Integrate information from two texts on the same topic
  • Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary
  • Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression

 Learning Resources

  • World Book Kids
    Easy-to-read content for elementary school learners - hundreds of activities, science projects, and experiments
  • Britannica School 
    Homework help resources - find information on countries, animals, people, maps, photos, and articles.
  • Smithsonian Tween Tribune
    Articles on all sorts of interesting nonfiction topics
  • Storyline Online
    Award-winning children’s books read aloud by celebrated actors