recognize an author’s use and clarification of technical vocabulary.
The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety 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) Use prior knowledge and build additional background knowledge as context for new learning. c) Identify questions to be answered. d) Make, confirm, or revise predictions. e) Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information. f) Differentiate between fact and opinion. g) Identify main idea. h) Summarize supporting details. i) Compare and contrast information about one topic, which may be contained in different selections. j) Identify the author’s organizational pattern. k) Identify cause and effect relationships. l) Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.