Reading

Grade Level Expectations (Reading)

Guided Reading-Students are put into Reading groups according to their reading level.  I facilitate in the small groups to work on fluency and reading comprehension skills.

Literature Circles- Students choose books that are appropriate for their reading levels and are put into groups according to their book choice.  Students meet once a week in their groups to have a group discussion on the pages that were assigned for that week.  Student's assignments are rotating roles based on these reading comprehension skills;  Word Wizard, Quotable Quoter, Discussion Director, Artful Artists (settings),  Summarizer, and Connector

Signature Series-  Grade 4 Reading Leveled Stories

Reading Comprehension Rubric

Score 5 pts.

Exceed

Score 4 pts

Meets

Score 3 pts

Approaching

Score 2 pts

Developing

  • Met all requirements of a 4pt. response
  • Conclusions are made and are not obvious or predictable.
  • Predictions are made.
  • May explain the effects of Authorís craft. (dialogue, figurative language, descriptions, symbolism, points of view)
  • Response shows a clear understanding of the text.
  • Response is supported by details that are appropriate and meaningful, to illustrate the main idea of the text.
  • Conclusions are made and are obvious.
  • Well-developed connection is made.
  • The reader states his or her own opinion about the events in the story.
  • The reader recognizes and acknowledges the authorís purpose.
  • Response shows an unclear understanding of the text.
  • Response is supported by details that are appropriate and meaningful, to illustrate the main idea of the text.
  • Conclusions are made and are obvious.
  • Connection is made, but not complete.
  • The reader states his or her own opinion about the events in the story.
  • The reader has not recognized the authorís purpose.
  • Response shows that the reader does not have an understanding of the overall idea.
  • Response is supported by details that are not important to the main idea of the text.
  • Conclusions are made and are loosely tied to the main idea.
  • No Connection is made.