identify cause and effect relationships.
The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts. a) Use text structures, such as type, headings, and graphics, to predict and categorize information in both print and digital texts. b) Formulate questions that might be answered in the selection. c) Explain the author’s purpose. d) Identify the main idea. e) Summarize supporting details. f) Draw conclusions and make simple inferences using textual information as support. g) Distinguish between cause and effect. h) Distinguish between fact and opinion. i) Use prior knowledge and build additional background knowledge as context for new learning. j) Identify new information gained from reading. k) Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension. l) Read with fluency and accuracy.