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Current K-12 Reading Plan

 

South Ripley School Corporation – Reading Plan

 

Grade Level Daily Schedule Goal/Objective Evaluation Tools Common Practices and Student Aides Indiana Grade Level Standards
K 90 minute reading block Foundational Skills:
• Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
• Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
Informational Text:
• With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
• Identify front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
Literature:
• Recognize common types of texts (e.g. storybooks, poems, fiction, and nonfiction.
• With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
 DIBELS mClass, Quarterly Assessments, and Star Early Literacy DIBELS, LIPS, Four Blocks Reading Structure Common Core Kindergarten Standards
1 90 minute reading block Foundational Skills:
• Know and use short and long vowel sounds.
• Blend sounds to real words.
• Read common sight words and high-frequency words.
Informational Text:
• Can identify title, author, illustrator, and table of contents of a book. 
• Identify beginning, middle, and end of text.
• Make reasonable predictions about text.
Literature:
• Describe the role of an author.
• Describe the role of an illustrator.
• Identify main characters and setting in a story.
DIBELS mClassClassroom Chapter and Unit Tests and Star Early Literacy Guided Reading, Success Maker,
My Skills Tutor
Common Core First Grade Standards
2 90 minute reading block Foundational Skills:
• Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
• Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Informational Text:
• Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
• Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to grade 2 topics or subject area.
• Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
Literature:
• Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
• Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
• Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
IREADDIBELS mClass, LLI (Leveled Literacy Intervention), Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Fluency Tests Four Blocks Reading Structure, Success Maker,
My Skills Tutor
Second Grade Standards
3 90 minute reading block Foundational Skills:
• Show aptitude in the areas of main idea, supporting details, context clues, story mapping, author’s purpose, and fluency. 
Informational Text: 
• Show effective use of glossary, table of contents, captions, index, diagrams, and time lines.
Literature:
• Read silently and aloud from a variety of genres.
IREADDIBELS mClass, Burst, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Fluency Tests Accelerated Reader,
Guided Reading

Success Maker

My Skills Tutor
Third Grade Standards
4 90 minute reading block
Foundational Skills Students will gain an understanding of vocabulary and word parts, prediction, inference, cause and effect, and summarizing skills.  These skills will be combined with background knowledge to make connections when reading.  Reading genres will be explored to broaden student interests.
 
Informational Text
Students will utilize print, illustration, organizational, and graphic aids to assist in finding details.  Students will acquire skills to recall word meanings from text and subtexts to aid in comprehension.  Author’s purpose and main idea will be supported through recognition of important details.  
 
Literature
Students will recognize literary elements such as metaphors, similes, personification, hyperbole, cloze, and onomatopoeia.  Mood, plot, theme and other literary elements will be used to help students visualize and verbalize the text.
 
ISTEP+, Acuity, AR Tests, Classroom Standards and Unit Tests, Greek and Latin Vocabulary Tests, Star Reading Enterprise  Classroom Novel Units, Pearson Success Net, IXL, Greek and Latin Roots,
Vocabulary, Accelerated Reader,
Guided Reading,
Success Maker,
My Skills Tutor
Fourth Grade Standards
5 60 minute reading block with English taught separately Foundational Skills:
• Students will demonstrate a positive attitude toward reading and develop a variety of behaviors to understand what is read including comprehension strategies; before, during, and after reading strategies, and reader response.
Informational Text:
• Students will acquire new vocabulary and increase word meaning and relationships through exposure to a variety of texts and activities. 
Literature:
• Students will demonstrate the ability to interact with text to gain meaning by activating prior knowledge, predicting, clarifying, determining main ideas/themes, questioning, creating visual images, drawing inferences, and summarizing.
• Students will identify and explain the author’s use of language, including: simile, metaphor, personification, synonyms, antonyms, idioms, and multiple meaning words.
• Students will read a variety of informational text including nonfiction material and text features to gain information.
ISTEP+, Acuity, AR Tests, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests Greek and Latin Roots,
Vocabulary, Accelerated Reader,
Guided Reading,
Success Maker,
My Skills Tutor,
USA Test Prep
Fifth Grade Standards
6 60 minute reading block with English taught separately Informational Text:
• Students will use a variety of strategies such as: inferring, making predictions, summarizing, note-taking, asking questions, drawing conclusions, etc. to support comprehension of text that is read. 
Literature:
• Determine how literary devices help convey the author’s message.  Examples are: Simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, etc.
• Read silently and aloud from a variety of genres.
ISTEP+, Acuity, AR Tests, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests Greek and Latin Roots,
Vocabulary, Accelerated Reader,
Guided Reading,
Success Maker,
My Skills Tutor,
Study Island
Sixth Grade Standards
7 50 minute reading block with English taught separately High School and Career Readiness Objectives: 
• Define and use grade-level appropriate vocabulary.
• Define the main types of figurative language and recognize examples (including cause and effect, characterization, conclusions and predictions, parts of plot, point of view, and author’s purpose).
• Read at least 2 collaboration novels per semester.
• Meet the assigned AR goal for independent reading.
ISTEP+, Acuity, AR Tests, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Written Reviews, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Short Cycle Tests, Star Reading Greek and Latin Roots,
Vocabulary, Accelerated Reader,
Guided Reading,
Success Maker,
My Skills Tutor,
USA Test Prep
Seventh Grade Standards
8 50 minute reading block with English taught separately High School and Career Readiness Objectives: 
• develop vocabulary though word parts, context clues, and memorization of test prep vocabulary
• read, understand, analyze, and discuss literature at grade level
• read at least a total of 11 books per year, including independent reading and in-class reading
• identify and interpret literary elements  - including figures of speech - across the genres
• ask questions for clarification during reading
ISTEP+, Acuity, AR Tests, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Written Reviews, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Short Cycle Tests, Star Reading Prefix and Suffix, Vocabulary, Accelerated Reader, Guided Reading, Independent Reading,
USA Test Prep
Eighth Grade Standards
9 50 minutes of combined Reading and English skills Informational Text:
• Students will cite textual evidence that supports inferences, determine central idea, make connections in reading, analyze structure of text, determine point of view, determine word meanings, evaluate argument, and read and comprehend grade level text.
Literature:
• Students will cite textual evidence that supports inferences, determine theme, plot, setting, characters, provide summary, analyze dialogue, determine word meanings, compare and contrast structure of text, analyze point of view, analyze film versions of text, analyze works showing how it reflects history, and read and comprehend grade level nonfiction.
Star Reading, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Short Cycle Tests Prefix and Suffix, Vocabulary, Accelerated Reader, Guided Reading, Independent Reading,
USA Test Prep
(9) Freshman Standards
10 50 minutes of combined Reading and English skills Informational Text:
• Determine meaning of words as they are used in a text
• Determine author’s purpose and how his choices in syntax affect structure and meaning
• Cite textual evidence to support claims
• Determine the main idea

Literature
• Identify themes
• Identify and use literary devices—explain their effect
• Identify and analyze arguments
• Cite textual evidence to support a claim
• Interpret characterization
State Required English ECA Test, Star Reading, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Short Cycle Tests Guided Reading,  Vocabulary Development Program, Literary Terms, Independent Reading (10) Sophmore Standards
11 50 minutes of combined Reading and English skills Informational text:
• Cite evidence from text to support claims
• Read and integrate several sources of information into in different media
• Determine meaning of words in a text
• Identify author’s purpose, perspective, and the effect of these choices

Literature:
• Determine nuances in literature
• Read a variety of 18th, 19th , and 20th century literature and informational materials
• Read multiple sources on a given topic
• Determine themes
• Determine author’s influence/ impact on a piece of writing
Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Short Cycle Tests Guided Reading,  Vocabulary Development Program, Literary Terms, Independent Reading (11) Junior Standards
12 50 minutes of combined Reading and English skills Informational Text:
• Students will evaluate how an author creates argument, describe rhetorical devices used, evaluate the clarity of a work, and use elements of the text to defend and clarify interpretations and make reasonable assertions.
Literature:
• Students will demonstrate knowledge of important writers of America and world, evaluate the characteristics of genres and subgenres of literary text, evaluate the way in which the theme or meaning of a selection represents a view or makes a comment about life, analyze irony, tone, author’s style, and sound in literary works
Dual Credit/AP Literature Courses, Classroom Chapter and Unit Tests, Short Cycle Tests Guided Reading,  Vocabulary Development Program, Literary Terms, Independent Reading (12) Senior Standards

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