Comprehension

  • Students are able to construct meaning from text.
    • Students are able to activate background knowledge before, during and after reading text.
    • Students are able to monitor their own understanding of text, identify what they do not understand and are able to use appropriate (fix-up) strategies to synthesize what they read.
    • Students are able to create visual and other sensory imagery from text during and after reading.
    • Students identify and interpret vocabulary critical to the meaning of the text.
    • Students are able to generate questions to integrate information from text.
    • Students retell text orally and/or in written form.
    • Students summarize text orally and/or in written form.
    • Students use graphic aids and illustrations.
    Students are able to examine and extend the meaning of the text.
    • Students respond to text in oral discussion and written form.
    • Students make inferences from text.
    • Students are able to compare complex concepts of text
    • Students can analyze the text structure and story elements.