Determining Word Meaning – Students learn different strategies to build on reading comprehension skills.
Summarize Written Text – Students will summarize written text through the use of main ideas, recall of details, and analyzing paragraphs.
Support Main Idea – Students will identify important details that enable them to answer questions. Lessons will so teach students how to determine the setting and mood of a story, and whether details are specific or general.
Recognizing Relationships – Teaches students how to recognize the cause and effect of relationships in each passage. Students learn the skills of analysis through use of cause and effect and organizational patterns.
Analyze Text – Teaches skills of analyzing literary texts. Students learn how to use inferences, draw conclusions, find the author’s purpose, understand themes, and discover the development of the plot.
Evaluate Point of View – Teaches students how to evaluate the point of view in a story through facts and opinions, comparing and contrasting character changes, and determining the author’s point of view.
Parts of Speech – Students will identify possessive nouns, verb tense, subject and verb agreement, the comparison of adjectives and adverbs, the placement and use of prepositional phrases, and the correct use of conjunctions to connect ideas