I can retell most of the important events from the beginning, middle, and end of a story.
I can use cause and effect relationships in a story to help me retell the important events in the story.
I can ask questions about key details in a story.
I can answer higher level thinking questions about key details in a story.
I can find words in poems and stories that tell me how something or someone looks, sounds, tastes, feels, or smells.
I can find words in poems or stories that tell how something or someone is feeling.
I can describe people, places, things and events with details.
I can tell ideas and feelings.
I can write a topic sentence that tells what my how-to book is about.
I can write a sequence of instructions on my topic.
I can use time words to organize my writing.
I can write a closing sentence at the end.
I can research my topic with various resources.
I can use my research to help me write my how-to.
I can spell high frequency words.
I can spell words with long e patterns ee and ea.
I can identify root words.
I can use suffixes to help me understand the meaning of a word.
I can capitalize proper nouns in my writing.
I can identify shapes by their attributes.
I can describe shapes by their attributes.
I can build shapes based on given attributes.
I can draw shapes based on given attributes.
I can use 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes to make new shapes.