Nancy Larson Science addresses K–4 English Language Arts Standards.
Reading: Informational text
- Ask and answer questions.
- Determine main idea.
- Describe connections.
- Determine meaning of domain-specific words.
- Use text features.
- Use illustrations, diagrams, maps, graphs, and photographs.
- Describe how reasons support points the author makes in a text.
- Compare and contrast.
- Read and comprehend informational text.
- Hold conversations and review key ideas.
- Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
- Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
- Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
- Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas.
- Write about topics and texts.
- Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- Conduct short research projects.
- Recall relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
- Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words.
- Use context clues.
- Determine meaning of new words.
- Use common, grade-appropriate Greek and Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word.
- Consult reference materials.
- Sort common objects and words into categories.
- Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases.