3rd Grade SOL Reading Skills

3.1                         The student will use effective communication skills in group activities.

  1. a) Listen attentively by making eye contact, facing the speaker, asking questions, and summarizing what is said.
  2. b) Ask and respond to questions from teachers and other group members.
  3. c) Explain what has been learned.
  4. d) Use language appropriate for context.
  5. e) Increase listening and speaking vocabularies.
3.2                         The student will present brief oral reports using visual media.

  1. a) Speak clearly.
  2. b) Use appropriate volume and pitch.
  3. c) Speak at an understandable rate.
  4. d) Organize ideas sequentially or around major points of information.
  5. e) Use contextually appropriate language and specific vocabulary to communicate ideas.
3.3                         The student will apply word-analysis skills when reading.

  1. a) Use knowledge of regular and irregular vowel patterns.
  2. b) Decode regular multisyllabic words.
3.4                         The student will expand vocabulary when reading.

  1. a) Use knowledge of homophones.
  2. b) Use knowledge of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms.
  3. c) Apply meaning clues, language structure, and phonetic strategies.
  4. d) Use context to clarify meaning of unfamiliar words.
  5. e) Discuss meanings of words and develop vocabulary by listening and reading a variety of texts.
  6. f) Use vocabulary from other content areas.
  7. g) Use word reference resources including the glossary, dictionary, and thesaurus.
3.5                         The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional text and poetry.

  1. a) Set a purpose for reading.
  2. b) Make connections between previous experiences and reading selections.
  3. c) Make, confirm, or revise predictions.
  4. d) Compare and contrast settings, characters, and events.
  5. e) Identify the author’s purpose.
  6. f) Ask and answer questions about what is read.
  7. g) Draw conclusions about text.
  8. h) Identify the problem and solution.
  9. i) Identify the main idea.
  10. j) Identify supporting details.
  11. k) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
  12. l) Differentiate between fiction and nonfiction.
  13. m) Read with fluency and accuracy.
3.6                         The student will continue to read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.

  1. a) Identify the author’s purpose.
  2. b) Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning.
  3. c) Preview and use text features.
  4. d) Ask and answer questions about what is read.
  5. e) Draw conclusions based on text.
  6. f) Summarize major points found in nonfiction texts.
  7. g) Identify the main idea.
  8. h) Identify supporting details.
  9. i) Compare and contrast the characteristics of biographies and autobiographies.
  10. j) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.
  11. k) Identify new information gained from reading.
  12. l) Read with fluency and accuracy.
3.7                         The student will demonstrate comprehension of information from a variety of print and electronic resources.

  1. a) Use encyclopedias and other reference books, including online reference materials.
  2. b) Use table of contents, indices, and charts.

 

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2nd Grade SOL Reading Skills

2.1                                       The student will demonstrate an understanding of oral language structure.

  1. a) Create oral stories to share with others.
  2. b) Create and participate in oral dramatic activities.
  3. c) Use correct verb tenses in oral communication.
  4. d) Use increasingly complex sentence structures in oral communication.
  5. e) Begin to self-correct errors in language use.
2.2                                       The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.

  1. a) Increase listening and speaking vocabularies.
  2. b) Use words that reflect a growing range of interests and knowledge.
  3. c) Clarify and explain words and ideas orally.
  4. d) Identify and use synonyms and antonyms.
  5. e) Use vocabulary from other content areas.

 

2.3                                       The student will use oral communication skills.

  1. a) Use oral language for different purposes: to inform, to persuade, to entertain, to clarify, and to respond.
  2. b) Share stories or information orally with an audience.
  3. c) Participate as a contributor and leader in a group.
  4. d) Retell information shared by others.
  5. e) Follow three- and four-step directions.
  6. f) Give three- and four-step directions.

 

2.4                                       The student will orally identify, produce, and manipulate various units of speech sounds within words.

  1. a) Count phonemes (sounds) within one-syllable words.
  2. b) Blend sounds to make one-syllable words.
  3. c) Segment one-syllable words into individual speech sounds (phonemes).
  4. d) Add or delete phonemes (sounds) to make words.
  5. e) Blend and segment multisyllabic words at the syllable level.
2.5                                       The student will use phonetic strategies when reading and spelling.

  1. a) Use knowledge of consonants, consonant blends, and consonant digraphs to decode and spell words.
  2. b) Use knowledge of short, long, and r-controlled vowel patterns to decode and spell words.
  3. c) Decode regular multisyllabic words.

 

2.6                                       The student will use semantic clues and syntax to expand vocabulary when reading.

  1. a) Use information in the story to read words.
  2. b) Use knowledge of sentence structure.
  3. c) Use knowledge of story structure and sequence.
  4. d) Reread and self-correct.

 

2.7                                       The student will expand vocabulary when reading.

  1. a) Use knowledge of homophones.
  2. b) Use knowledge of prefixes and suffixes.
  3. c) Use knowledge of antonyms and synonyms.
  4. d) Discuss meanings of words and develop vocabulary by listening and reading a variety of texts.
  5. e) Use vocabulary from other content areas.

 

2.8                                       The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts.

  1. a) Make and confirm predictions.
  2. b) Relate previous experiences to the main idea.
  3. c) Ask and answer questions about what is read.
  4. d) Locate information to answer questions.
  5. e) Describe characters, setting, and important events in fiction and poetry.
  6. f) Identify the problem and solution.
  7. g) Identify the main idea.
  8. h) Summarize stories and events with beginning, middle, and end in the correct sequence.
  9. i) Draw conclusions based on the text.
  10. j) Read and reread familiar stories, poems, and passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression.
2.9                                       The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.

  1. a) Preview the selection using text features.
  2. b) Make and confirm predictions about the main idea.
  3. c) Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning.
  4. d) Set purpose for reading.
  5. e) Ask and answer questions about what is read.
  6. f) Locate information to answer questions.
  7. g) Identify the main idea.
  8. h) Read and reread familiar passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression.
2.10                                     The student will demonstrate comprehension of information in reference materials.

  1. a) Use table of contents.
  2. b) Use pictures, captions, and charts.
  3. c) Use dictionaries, glossaries, and indices.
  4. d) Use online resources.

 

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Welcome to Title 1 Reading!

I am looking forward to  an exciting, interesting and wonderful year in Title 1 Reading.  We will expand our vocabulary and increase our comprehension when reading familiar and unfamiliar text.  Happy Reading in the 2016-2017 school year.  

VDOE Reading Strategies:

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/english/elementary/reading/reading

vocabulary_strategies.shtml#

http://textproject.org/

Teaching Sites: http://www.teachingoasis.com/

http://www.readworks.org/

http://www.fcrr.org/

http://www.kbumreading.com/

Book Lists  http://www.teachersfirst.com/100books.cfm

 http://www.mrscowan.com/literaturecircle.htm

Book List for specific skills: http://www.fcrta.net/resources

http://hs.mtlaurelschools.org/subsites/Susan-Eley/documents/ReadWriteBooks.pdf

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