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Reading: Foundational Skills Standard 4

Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
  • Book Sorting: Using Observation and Comprehension to Categorize Books
    This lesson takes the "I Spy" genre activity a step further into more critical thinking as student sort books by a variety of criteria.
  • Clifford's Interactive Storybooks
    Contains several storybooks starring Clifford, the Big Red Dog. Each line of the book can be read to students. Students have the opportunity to select a word for several sentences.
  • Crossword Spelling
    This is a Houghton Mifflin site. The words correspond with the units, however, you wouldn't have to follow the Houghton Mifflin program exactly because it is simple enough for students to do. Teacher may want to read the clues.
  • Into the Book: Teacher Area
    Into the Book is a rich resource for teaching and learning reading comprehension in grades K-4. Organized around eight key strategies, the website offers videos and interactive activities for students while providing short PD videos, lesson plans, and other resources for teachers.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Sara  Wiebke and see the Language Arts - Elementary website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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