Research Report Writing: Investigate topics of interest and importance across the subject areas, selecting appropriate media sources, using effective research processes, and demonstrating ethical use of resources and materials.
EL.03.WR.29. Understand the structure and organization of various reference materials (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, encyclopedia, CD-ROM, and online sources).
Listen to and Read Informational and Narrative Text: Listen to, read, and understand a wide variety of informational and narrative text across the subject areas at school and on own, applying comprehension strategies as needed.
EL.03.RE.07. Listen to, read, and understand a wide variety of grade-level informational and narrative (story) text including children's magazines and newspapers, dictionaries, other reference materials, online information, classic and contemporary literature, and poetry.
Read to Perform a Task: Find, understand, and use specific information in a variety of texts across the subject areas to perform a task.
EL.03.RE.20. Use titles, tables of contents, chapter headings, illustrations, captions, glossaries, and indexes to locate information in text.
EL.03.RE.23. Alphabetize a list of words to the third letter.
EL.03.RE.24. Use dictionaries, encyclopedias, CD ROMs, and Internet to locate information.
Vocabulary: Increase word knowledge through systematic vocabulary development; determine the meaning of new words by applying knowledge of word origins, word relationships, and context clues; verify the meaning of new words; and use those new words accurately across the subject areas.
EL.03.RE.18. Use a dictionary or glossary to learn the meaning and other features of unknown words.