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Comprehension Student Reference-green (required)(pdf)
Books Available in our District Abilene Book List (pdf)
West Book List (pdf)
Wheatland Book List (pdf)
Middle School Book List (pdf)
High School Book List (pdf)
Fry Word Lists Master List and Word Cards (pdf)
Guided Reading and Literacy
Digital Literacy and Research Skills
Fluency Instructional Resources
Adjusts reading rate  
Utilizes Punctuation  
Pace, Phrasing, Intonation  
Vocabulary (Tested) Instructional Resources
Context Clues Understanding Words and Phrases in Context of a Story or Information Text Context Clues- Read and select the best answer to the question Study Zone - Test prep for context clues. Longman Vocabulary- Using Context Clues Exercises
Structural Analysis Prefix and Suffix List (required) Prefix The Prefix Mix- Online Game Study Zone - test prep for prefixes, suffixes, and root words  Prefix Millionaire- just like Who Wants to be a Millionaire with prefixes Practice Using Prefixes-   Root Word Root Words- BBC Factsheet, Worksheet and Quiz Word Roots at EdHelper.com   Suffixes Suffixes Say A lot- Online Practice  
Figurative Language  
Comprehension (Tested) Instructional Resources
Text Features Reading Charts and Graphs Research Skills
Inferences/Drawing Conclusions KidsReads Trivia Reading Comprehension at EdHelper  
Text Structures Secondary Posters (pdf) Description Presentation (PPT)
Sequence Presentation (PPT)
Problem/Solution Presentation (PPT)
Cause/Effect Presentation  (PPT)
Compare/Contrast Presenation (PPT)
Graphic Organizers (can be used w/ PPTs above)
Text Structure Resources-booklist and strategies (pdf) North Carolina Graphic Organizers Signal Words Cause and Effect Cause and Effect Graphic Organizers Scholastic: A Not-So-Glorious Victory Cause and Effect Pattern from Scholastic Compare and Contrast A Fishy Tale Problem and Solution Task Definition Strategies
Compares and Contrasts  
Cause and Effect Relationships Cause and Effect Graphic Organizers Scholastic: A Not-So-Glorious Victory
Retelling/Summarizing  
Topic, Main Idea, Supporting Details, Theme Narrative: Goal Structure Mapping Poster (pdf)
Narrative Goal Structure  (PPT) Expository: Refer to Text Structure Posters Extra! Extra! What's The Big Idea?! - Newspaper Fun Identify the Main Idea - Studyzone Writing a Summary - Outline Just the Facts - Graphic Organizer
Author’s Purpose and Style  
Author’s Position  
Fact and Opinion  
Questioning Narrative Cue Card Questions (one page)
Literary Elements (Tested) Instructional Resources
Character Development A Character's Feelings - Online Lesson Pookie's New Home - Online Practice
Setting                        
Plot Understanding Setting, Plot and Theme