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(a) Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent. (b) Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
(b) Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words. (d) Use knowledge that every syllable must have a vowel sound to determine the number of syllables in a printed word. (e) Decode two-syllable words following basic patterns by breaking the words into syllables.
Read words with inflectional endings.
Recognize the distinguishing features of a sentence (e.g., first word, capitalization, ending
(3) Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details. (7) Use illustrations and details in a story to describe it's characters, setting, or events. (9) Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
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