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Picture Understanding! Building Comprehension in the Primary Grades With Picture Books

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Picture Understanding! Building Comprehension in the Primary Grades With Picture Books

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Comprehension is an essential component of successful reading. Through modeling and progressive levels of independent work, students become aware of the importance of retelling and essential story elements. Students demonstrate their understanding of stories through the use of online interactive graphic organizers and present story elements of an individual book through a book talk.

Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
2 ) Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson. [RL.1.2]


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.1.2- Retell key details from stories.


English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
3 ) Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details. [RL.1.3]


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.1.3- Identify characters and setting in a story; identify details of characters and setting in a story.


English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
23 ) Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. [RF.1.4]

a. Read on-level text with purpose and understanding. [RF.1.4a]

b. Read on-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings. [RF.1.4b]

c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. [RF.1.4c]


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.1.23- Read and comprehend a text of 50 words with or without pictures.
ELA.AAS.1.23a- Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.


English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
31 ) Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about Grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. [SL.1.1]

a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion). [SL.1.1a]

b. Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges. [SL.1.1b]

c. Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion. [SL.1.1c]

English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 2
5 ) Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action. [RL.2.5]

English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 2
9 ) By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the Grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range. [RL.2.10]

Tags: book talk, Circle Plot Diagram, comprehension, Cube Creator, interactive graphic organizer, modeling, retelling, story elements
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