LAFS.K.RL.4.10

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: K
Strand: Reading Standards for Literature
Idea: Level 2: Basic Application of Skills & Concepts
Date Adopted or Revised: 12/10
Date of Last Rating: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
7713010: Music: K-5 (Specifically in versions: 2013 - 2015, 2015 - 2019 (course terminated))
5010010: English for Speakers of Other Languages-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
5010020: Basic Skills in Reading-K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021 (current), 2021 and beyond)
5010041: Language Arts - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021 (current), 2021 and beyond)
7710011: Access Language Arts - Kindergarten  (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
5003010: Dance - Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
5010200: Theatre - Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2020 (course terminated))
5013060: Music - Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
7713020: Access Music Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2018 and beyond (current))
5004200: Theatre Grade Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2020 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
LAFS.K.RL.4.AP.10a: Answer questions about reading, such as “Why do we read? What do we read?”.
LAFS.K.RL.4.AP.10b: Choose narrative or informational text to read and reread, listen to or view for leisure purposes.
LAFS.K.RL.4.AP.10c: Engage in group reading of stories or poems by sharing something learned or something enjoyed.

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Formative Assessment

Puppet Pop Up:

The student will engage in a read-aloud opportunity using stick puppets. As his/her puppet character is mentioned in the story, the student will raise his/her puppet briefly to maintain focus on story elements. The student will retell the story and show understanding of the text by including key details in the appropriate sequence.

Type: Formative Assessment

Lesson Plans

Monkey Business: A Problem:

In this close reading lesson, the teacher will read aloud Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina. Students will identify the setting, characters, problem and solution and record these on a story map. They will retell the story and create a tri-fold book with illustrations and sentences explaining the beginning, middle and end of the story. They will read color words and explain the meaning of new vocabulary. After analyzing the text, students will draw and dictate or write to explain the problem and solution in the text.

Type: Lesson Plan

Colorful Rhymes:

The students will participate in reading the texts The Crayon Box That Talked and "Rainbow Colors" by answering questions, clapping rhyming words throughout the text, completing a think-pair-share rhyming activity during reading and completing an interactive rhyming words matching game to demonstrate how the middle and ending sounds and letters of rhyming words can be the same. Students will be assessed through the completion of an object sort and the creation of a rhyming objects pair by drawing and labeling an object to rhyme with an object from each category in the sort.

Type: Lesson Plan

My Caterpillar Loves to Eat!:

In this lesson, students will listen to the teacher read aloud the well-loved book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Students will build momentum to brainstorm ideas and work collaboratively in small and large groups to create a class chart. The class chart will document the ideas of what caterpillars might eat. The chart can be used in student end product writing. The lesson will focus on using class-made resources to complete a sentence using punctuation, capitalization, finger spacing and inventive spelling.

Type: Lesson Plan

Finding the One!!:

Students will sort and classify rocks by observable properties, such as size, shape, color and texture. (The properties of temperature and weight are not addressed in this lesson).

Type: Lesson Plan

An Unlikey Friend or Foe:

In this lesson, students will listen to The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle and The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, and will analyze the main character's actions and reactions to their adventures by comparing and contrasting using a Venn diagram, role playing using the Hot Seat activity, and finally by writing from one of the character's point of view to explain how they are alike or different from the other character.

Type: Lesson Plan

Fairy Tale Maps:

Students will begin to understand the concept of maps by describing the path that Little Red Riding Hood took on the way to Grandma's house.

Type: Lesson Plan

Character Education Read Alouds:

Sharing quality literature provides the teacher with great opportunities for the class to discuss the interactions and feelings of people. It also allows the students to make connections based on their own feelings and experiences.

Type: Lesson Plan

ABC Text-plorers:

In this lesson, students will go on an exploration of alphabet books to better understand the roles of authors and illustrators as well as print concepts, including uppercase and lowercase letters. After reading the books Alphabet Rescue (AD680L), Miss Spider's ABC (AD490L), The Mixed-Up Alphabet (AD350L), and LMNO Peas (AD390L), students will contribute to class discussions and to a class created alphabet book. After reading Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (AD530L) students will complete an uppercase and lowercase letter sort that will be used as a summative assessment while the teacher individually tests students on their understanding of print concepts and letter recognition.

Type: Lesson Plan

Student Center Activities

Comprehension: Story Book:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will sequence events in a story.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Anticipation Sort:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use background knowledge to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Ask and Answer:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will generate and answer questions to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Background Knowledge Warm-Up:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use background knowledge to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Character Characteristics:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will describe characters.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Character Compare:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify similarities and differences between characters.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Compare-A-Character:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify similarities and differences between characters.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Compare-A-Story:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify similarities and differences between stories.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Fact Versus Opinion:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify facts and opinions.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Hoop-A-Story Venn Diagram:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify similarities and differences between stories.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: K-W-L:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use background knowledge to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Make-and-Check-A-Prediction:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use prediction to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Persuade, Inform, and Entertain Sort:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify the author's purpose.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Picture the Character:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will describe characters.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Precise Predictions:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use prediction to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Question Quest:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will answer questions to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Read and Ask:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will answer questions to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Reading Repair:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use multiple strategies to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Retell Ring:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will retell a story.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Retell Wheel:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will retell a story.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Sequence-A-Story:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will sequence events in a story.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Show-U-Know:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use multiple strategies to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Story Element Web:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify story elements.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Story Grammar:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify story elements.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Story Grammar Yammer:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify story elements.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Story Question Cube:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify story elements.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Story Sequence Organizer:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will sequence events in a story.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Strategic Strategies:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use multiple strategies to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Sum It Up:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will summarize text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Sum Summary!:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will summarize text.

Type: Student Center Activity

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