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Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy).
(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.
(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
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
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