Colorado Common Core Standards
CO.4.2. Reading for All Purposes
4.2.2. Comprehension and fluency matter when reading informational and persuasive texts in a fluent way. Students can:
4.2.2.b. Use Craft and Structure to:
4.2.2.b.v. Use text features (bold type, headings, visuals, captions, glossary) to organize or categorize information.
4.2.2.c. Use Integration of Knowledge and Ideas to:
4.2.2.c.i. Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears. (CCSS: RI.4.7)
4.2.3. Knowledge of complex orthography (spelling patterns), morphology (word meanings), and word relationships to decode (read) multisyllabic words contributes to better reading skills. Students can:
4.2.3.b. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. (CCSS: RF.4.4)
4.2.3.b.iii. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. (CCSS: RF.4.4c)
4.2.3.c. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. (CCSS: L.4.4)
4.2.3.c.i. Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase. (CCSS: L.4.4a)
4.2.3.c.iii. Read and understand words with common prefixes (un-, re-, dis-) and derivational suffixes (-ful, -ly, -ness).
4.2.3.c.v. Read multisyllabic words with and without inflectional and derivational suffixes.
4.2.3.c.vii. Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases. (CCSS: L.4.4c)
CO.4.4. Research and Reasoning
4.4.1. Comprehending new information for research is a process undertaken with discipline both alone and within groups. Students can:
4.4.1.b. Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources. (CCSS: W.4.8)
4.4.1.b.ii. Locate information using text features, (appendices, indices, glossaries, and table of content).