Demonstrate initial understanding of informational texts (expository and practical texts) by
Initial Understanding of Informational Texts
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Obtaining information from text features (e.g., table of contents, glossary, index, transition words/phrases, bold or italicized text, headings, subheadings, graphic organizers, charts, graphs, or illustrations)
Obtaining information from text features (e.g., maps, diagrams, tables, captions, timelines, citations, or transitional devices)
Using information from the text to answer questions related to main/central ideas or key details
Organizing information to show understanding (e.g., representing main/central ideas or details within text through charting, mapping, paraphrasing, summarizing, or comparing/contrasting)
Generating questions before, during, and after reading to enhance understanding and recall; expand understanding and/or gain new information