use text features to make meaning by:
The student will continue to read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts. a) Identify the author’s purpose. b) Use prior and background knowledge as context for new learning. c) Preview and use text features. d) Ask and answer questions about what is read. e) Draw conclusions based on text. f) Summarize major points found in nonfiction texts. g) Identify the main idea. h) Identify supporting details. i) Compare and contrast the characteristics of biographies and autobiographies. j) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process. k) Identify new information gained from reading. l) Read with fluency and accuracy.