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LAFS.1.RI.4.10

With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.

General Information

Subject Area: English Language Arts
Grade: 1
Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text
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.
5020020: Science - Grade 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
5010010: English for Speakers of Other Languages-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
5010020: Functional Basic Skills in Reading-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
5021030: Social Studies - Grade 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
5010042: Language Arts - Grade 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 and beyond (current))
7720020: Access Science Grade 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
7710012: Access Language Arts - Grade 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
7721012: Access Social Studies - Grade 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
LAFS.1.RI.4.AP.10a: Choose text of increasing complexity to read and reread, listen to or view for informational purposes (e.g., to answer questions; understand the world around them).

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Lesson Plans

A Tree Is a Plant - Step by Step:

In this lesson, students will participate in close reading a text about trees. They will ask and answer text-dependent questions and identify the main topic and key details of the text. They will also write an informative paragraph about what they've learned, providing examples from the text they read. This lesson provides great background information and extension activities to support learning in science as well as reading!

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Name That Fruit!:

In this lesson, students, will read three informational texts about fruit. Students will identify key ideas and details in each text and use illustrations to help them identify the key ideas. This lesson also incorporates a science standard that asks students to sort objects by color, shape, and size. After reading each text, students will participate in several hands-on activities to sort fruit.

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Digging Deep for Dino Details and Discussion:

In this unit, students will identify appropriately leveled informational text on dinosaurs and identify the key details of the text. The students will create a detail web using evidence from the text and will then write an explanatory paper about their choice of dinosaur. The students will also participate in a guided class discussion. The students will learn the guidelines and procedures for successful discussion and will also learn how to come prepared for discussion by providing supporting information from texts that have been read.

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I Learned about Shells!:

Through the use of nonfiction text, students will be able to share their prior knowledge and schema of shells. Students will practice gathering information from a text help create a KEL chart through class and small group discussions, and will use the information learned to create an informative writing about shell animals.

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Professional Development

Comprehensive Guide to Text Complexity:

This resource is a comprehensive guide to help teachers understand the concept of text complexity. The guide explains the three factors (quantitative, qualitative, reader and task) that are used to determine the complexity of a text, and it walks teachers through the steps of text complexity analysis. The guide also provides information on creating and using text-dependent questions to help students read complex texts closely and analytically. Although the guide is labeled for grades 9-12, this resource will be helpful for K-12 teachers of English Language Arts, social studies, science, and technical subjects.

This is an external resource that references alignment to standards other than the current Florida Standards. Please use the CPALMS blue standards tile to view the alignment to the current Florida Standards.

Type: Professional Development

Student Center Activities

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: Classic Classifying:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will classify information in text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Classifying Information:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will classify information to comprehend text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Compare and Contrast:

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

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Expository Exploration:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify details and main idea in text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Expository Fact Strip:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify details in text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Expository Text Wheel:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify the main idea and supporting details in text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Fact or Opinion Football:

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

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Just the Facts:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify details and facts in text.

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Keys to the Main Idea:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify details and the main idea in text.

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: Main Idea Highlights:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify details and main idea in 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: Precise Predictions:

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

Type: Student Center Activity

Comprehension: Projected Paragraphs:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will identify main idea and supporting details in 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: Reading the Research:

In this FCRR Student Center Activity, the student will use resources to identify information about a topic.

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: Simple Summary:

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

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

Comprehension: Summarizing:

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

Type: Student Center Activity

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