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56 Balanced Assessment for Teaching and Learning Ohio Common Core State Standards for Language Arts: 1st grade Converted to student-friendly language

Reading For Literature
Key Ideas and Details 1. Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

Define: key details in a text- chief; major; important; essential; fundamental; pivotal Student friendly: I can ask and answer questions about the main ideas in a story.

2.

Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson

Define: retell- to relate (a story, etc) again or differently demonstrate understanding- to describe, explain, or illustrate by examples central message- main, principal, or chief; most important

Student friendly: I can tell a story I have read and explain the most important parts of it. 3. Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

Define: describe- to state or set forth the meaning of characters- a person represented in a story setting- the surroundings or environment of anything major events- great, as in rank or importance; something that happens or is regarded as happening; an occurrence Student friendly: After listening to a story, I can tell my teacher about the people in the story; where the story takes place, and describe important things that happen in the story.

Craft and Structure 4. Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses

Define: identify-to recognize or establish as being a particular person or thing phrases-a sequence of two or more words arranged in a grammatical construction and acting as a unit in a sentence. suggest-to call (something) up in the mind through association or natural connection of ideas appeal to the senses-to be especially attractive, pleasing, interesting, or enjoyable Student friendly: I can pick out words or groups of words in stories or poems that remind me of feelings that I have.

5.

Explain major differences between books that tell stories & books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.

Define: explain- to make plain or clear; render understandable or intelligible major differences- the degree to which one person or thing differs from another drawing on- to derive or use, as from a source range of text types- the extent to which or the limits between which variation is possible Student friendly: After reading many books that tell stories and books that give information, I can tell my teacher what is different about them. 6. Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

Define: identify- to recognize or establish as being a particular person or thing various- numerous; many points- an individual part or element of something Student friendly: I can tell who is telling the story in many parts of a book.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 7. Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

Define: illustrations- something that illustrates, as a picture in a book or magazine details- an individual or minute part; an item or particular describe- to state or set forth the meaning of characters- a person represented in a story setting- the surroundings or environment of anything events- something that happens or is regarded as happening; an occurrence Student friendly : I can describe the people in the story; where the story takes place, and the important things that happen in the story by looking at the pictures.

8.

Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

Define: compare and contrast-to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc.) in order to note similarities and differences adventures-an exciting or very unusual experience. characters- a person represented in a story Student friendly: After reading about different characters in stories, I can tell what is the same and what is different about their adventures. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity 9. With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.

Define: prompting-to assist (a person speaking) by suggesting something to be said support-to uphold (a person, cause, policy, etc.) by aid prose-the ordinary form of spoken or written language, without metrical structure, as distinguished from poetry or verse poetry-literary work in metrical form; verse. appropriate-suitable or fitting for a particular purpose, person, occasion, etc. complexity-involved arrangement of parts, units, etc Student friendly: With my teacher s help I can read stories and poems written for 1st graders.

Reading for Informational Text
Key Ideas and Details 1. Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

Define: key details in a text- chief; major; important; essential; fundamental; pivotal Student friendly: I can ask and answer questions about the main ideas in what I am reading. 2. Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

Define: identify- to recognize or establish as being a particular person or thing main topicretell- to relate (a story, etc) again or differently key details- chief; major; important; essential; fundamental; pivotal Student friendly: I can tell my teacher what I am reading about and give examples of the most important parts of it. 3. Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Define: describe- to state or set forth the meaning of connection- association; relationship Student friendly: I can explain how two people, events or ideas in a book go together.

Craft and Structure 4. Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.

Define: determine- to conclude or ascertain, as after reasoning, observation, etc clarify- to make (an idea, statement, etc.) clear or intelligible Student friendly: If I don t know what a word means when I am reading, I can ask and answer good questions to help find out.

5.

Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Define: various text features-parts of a book or web page key facts- chief; major; important; essential; fundamental; pivotal Student friendly definition: I know how to find important facts in a book by using the table of contents, headings, glossaries, or links on a web page.

6.

Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.

Define: distinguish- to recognize as distinct or different; recognize the salient or individual features or characteristics of illustrations- something that illustrates, as a picture in a book or magazine Student friendly definition: I can tell the difference between information I read in a book and information I learn about by looking at the pictures or diagrams.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 7. Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

Define: illustrations- something that illustrates, as a picture in a book or magazine key ideas- chief; major; important; essential; fundamental; pivotal Student friendly definition: I can tell my teacher what a book is about by looking at the pictures. 8. Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

Define: identify- to recognize or establish as being a particular person or thing reasons- a statement presented in justification or explanation of a belief or action support- to uphold (a person, cause, policy, etc.) by aid points- a single or separate article or item, as in an extended whole; a detail or particular Student friendly definition: I can find facts in a book that support or back up the main idea.

9.

Identify basic similarities in & differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

Define: Identify- to recognize or establish as being a particular person or thing Similarity- an aspect, trait, or feature like or resembling another or another's Differences- a distinguishing characteristic; distinctive quality, feature

Student friendly definition: After reading two books on the same topic, I can tell my teacher what is the same and what is different between them.

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity 10. With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.

Define: prompting-to assist (a person speaking) by suggesting something to be said support-to uphold (a person, cause, policy, etc.) by aid

Student friendly definition: With my teacher s help I can read books written for 1st graders.

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