• Decode multi-syllable words
  • Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes
  • Read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words
  • Ask and answer questions to demonstrate an understanding of fiction and nonfiction text , referring to the text as the basis for the answers
  • Describe characters in a story, and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
  • Compare and contrast themes, settings, and plots of stories
  • Determine the main idea of a text, and identify the key details that support the main idea
  • Use text features and search tools to locate information on a given 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

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