read a wide variety of self-selected and teacher-selected informational texts aloud.
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.