K.10 The student will demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
a) Use pictures to identify topic and make predictions.
b) Identify text features specific to the topic, such as titles, headings, and pictures.
1.10 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
a) Preview the selection.
b) Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning.
c) Set a purpose for reading.
d) Identify text features such as pictures, headings, charts, and captions.
e) Make and confirm predictions.
f) Ask and answer who, what, where, when, why, and how questions about what is read.
g) Identify the main idea.
h) Read and reread familiar passages with fluency, accuracy, and meaningful expression.
Cause and effect
Table of contents
Medieval Feast by Aliki
Animal Shelters by Ron Bacon
Save Our Earth by Ron Bacon
Exploring the Titanic by Robert Ballard
The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown
The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
Hungry, Hungry Sharks by Joanna Cole
The Cloud Book by Tomie de Paola
Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One by Duke
Cross a Bridge by Hunter
Into the Sky by Hunter
Helen Keller by Hurwitz
The Unhuggables by National Wildlife Federation
Anasi Goes Fishing by Kimmel
Nessa’s Story by Luenn
Book by Lyon
The Lady and the Spider by McNulty
Aunt Harriet’s Underground Railroad by Faith Ringgold
Sierra by Siebert
Should There Be Zoos? By Tony Snead
Sophie’s Masterpiece by Spinelli
Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens
Enhanced Scope and Sequence