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3rd & 4th Grade Gifted Reading Expectations
Think like a Reading Expert! 
 
Monroeville Elementary Gifted Readers should come to class prepared to learn in two ways:
 
A. Students will show growth and achieve mastery over Ohio's College and Career Readiness Standards.
 
   1. Demonstrate independence
 
   2. Build strong content knowledge
 
   3. Respond to the varying demands of audience, task, purpose and discipline
 
   4. Comprehend as well as critique
 
   5. Value Evidence
 
   6. Use technology and digital media strategically and capably
 
   7. Come to understand other perspectives and cultures
 
B. Students will show growth and achieve mastery over Ohio's Learning Standards for Reading. (See I Can Statements below)
 
    
I Can Statements
>>> HIGHLIGHTED areas are the current Learning Targets 
 
3rd Grade I CAN Statements:
 
Literature: Key Ideas & Details, Craft & Structure, Integration of Knowledge & Ideas and Range of Reading & Complexity of Text
3 RL 1 - I can ask and answer questions about a text to show that I understand it.
3 RL 2 - I can determine the moral of a story and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
3 RL 3 - I can describe the characters in a story and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
3 RL 4 - I can determine the meaning of words and phrases used in a text.
3 RL 5 - I can refer to parts of stories, dramas and poems when writing or speaking about a text, and I can explain how each part of a story builds.
3 RL 6 - I can distinguish my own point of view from the points of view found in a text.
3 RL 7 - I can explain how the illustrations accompanying a story contribute to what is conveyed by its words.
3 RL 9 - I can compare and contrast themes, settings and plots of stories written by the same author.
3 RL 10 - I can read and understand literature at the high-end of the reading level for second and third grade.
 
Informational Text: Key Ideas & Details, Craft & Structure, Integration of Knowledge & Ideas and Range of Reading & Complexity of Text
3 RI 1 - I can ask and answer questions to demonstrate my understanding of a text.
3 RI 2 - I can determine the main idea of a text and explain how key details support this idea.
3 RI 3 - I can describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or technical steps using language describing time, sequence, and cause.
3 RI 4 - I can determine the meaning of words and phrases found in a third grade text.
3 RI 5 - I can use text features and search tools to locate information.
3 RI 6 - I can distinguish my own point of view from that of the author of a text.
3 RI 7 - I can use information gained from the words and illustrations within a text to show that I understand.
3 RI 8 - I can describe the logical connections between sentences and their paragraphs.
3 RI 9 - I can compare and contrast the most important details presented in two texts on the same topic.
3 RI 10 - I can read and understand informational texts at the high end of the reading level for second and third grades.
 
Foundational Skills: Phonics & Word Recognition and Fluency
3 RF 3 - I can use phonics and word analysis skills to decode words.
3 RF 4 - I can read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
 
4th Grade I CAN Statements:
 
Literature: Key Ideas & Details, Craft & Structure, Integration of Knowledge & Ideas and Range of Reading & Complexity of Text
4 RL 1 - I can refer to details and examples in a literary text when explaining what the text states and what inferences I can draw from it.
4 RL 2 - I can find a theme in a story, drama or poem, and I can summarize its text.
4 RL 3 - I can describe in detail a character, setting or event in a story or drama.
4 RL 4 - I can determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
4 RL 5 - I can explain major differences between poems, drama and prose, and I can refer to the different structures of poems and drama when writing or speaking about a text.
4 RL 6 - I can compare and contrast the points of view from which stories are narrated.
4 RL 7 - I can make connections between the text of a story or drama and the visual or oral representation of that text.
4 RL 9 - I can compare and contrast similar themes, topics and patterns in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
4 RL 10 - I can read and understand literature, including stories, dramas and poetry, at the fourth to fifth grade level.
 
Informational Text: Key Ideas & Details, Craft & Structure, Integration of Knowledge & Ideas and Range of Reading & Complexity of Text
4 RI 1 - I can refer to details and examples in an informational text when explaining what the text states and what inferences I can draw from it.
4 RI 2 - I can determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details, and I can summarize the text.
4 RI 3 - I can explain events, procedures, ideas or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text.
4 RI 4 - I can determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
4 RI 5 - I can describe the overall structure of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text.
4 RI 6 - I can compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic, and I can describe the differences in focus and the information provided.
4 RI 7 - I can interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively and I can explain how the information aids the text in which it appears.
4 RI 8 - I can explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
4 RI 9 - I can integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about a subject.
4 RI 10 - I can read and understand informational texts at the fourth to fifth grade level.
 
Foundational Skills: Phonics & Word Recognition and Fluency
4 RF 3 - I know and can apply phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
4 RF 4 - I can read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

 
assignments/homework
In addition to classroom activities and assignments, students are responsible for the following assignments:
 
1. Weekly Literacy Centers Activities
 
2. Independent Novel Reading / Book Logs
 
3. 1 Independent Novel Project per Quarter
 
4. Flipped Lesson Investigations
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