Uses knowledge of same and different to understand synonyms and antonyms.
Uses concepts in noun and verb clauses and
Knows and identifies basic solid figures and plane shapes.
Uses secondary verb forms to combine two simple sentences.
Infinitive (“to go” evolves from “ he’s gonna”)
Participle (“I see a boy running”)
Gerund (“walking in the park”)
Uses conjunctions: so, except, if, then
Sentence length remains at 6-8 words. Complexity goes from simple to compound to complex.
Can identify setting, main characters, main idea, problem and outcome of a narrative.
Knows sequence of story in terms of beginning, middle and end.
Uses details in story to answer literal questions.
Uses text to make inferences.
Uses prior knowledge to determine if story is fact or fiction.
Uses simple reference materials to get information.
Can follow simple procedural text
Can correctly read 53-82 words per minute.
Begins to read with inflection.
Knows first grade sight / Dolch Words.
Segments a word then applies decoding rules to word. (Invented spelling)
.Write a complete simple sentence.
Uses several sentences to write a story about a single topic.
Uses punctuation, which includes: period, question mark and exclamation marks.
Capitolizes initial words in sentence, pronouns “I” and names of people.
Uses morphological endings: ed, ing, s, ‘s.
Uses addition &
subtraction rules with regrouping.
Knows addition and subtraction fact families to 18.
Multiplies and divides by groups.
Knows what operation to use to solve story problems.
Adds and subtracts 1,5,10 cents from quarter, half dollar, and dollar.
Uses calendar to order events. Tells time to the half hour.
Estimates and measures: length mass, capacity, etc.