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Compiled By Michelle E.

Vanston using The Continuum of Literacy Learning (2007) By Irene


Foutnas and Gay Su Pinnell and the Common Core State Standards.


My Reading Level Targets
Level S

General Book Targets
I can change my strategies and thinking to understanding books of different
genres
I can bring knowledge from my personal experiences to the interpretation of
characters and events
I can broaden the types of books I read

Targets about the Setting
I can read books in which I need to have content knowledge of the setting

Targets about Summarizing
I can identify important ideas in a text and report them in an organized way
I can remember a story problem or plot, as well as important information over
a longer text and construct meaning
I can summarize a book*

Targets about Predicting
I can change my predictions as new information is gathered in a text and say
why I changed my predictions

Targets about Making Connections
I can make connections between the text and the other texts that have been
read or heard and demonstrate my connections in writing

Targets about Synthesizing
I can express changes in ideas or perspectives across a book

Targets about Theme
I can remember information in a summary over several chapters in a book to
help me understand the theme of the book

Targets about Inferring and Understanding Characters
I can infer the cause and effect that influences characters feelings or
underlying motives
I can follow multiple characters in different episodes, inferring their feelings
about each other
Compiled By Michelle E. Vanston using The Continuum of Literacy Learning (2007) By Irene
Foutnas and Gay Su Pinnell and the Common Core State Standards.


Targets about Analyzing a Book
I can infer the meaning of symbols that the writer is using
I can understand and write about the underlying structure that the author
used (description, compare/contrast, temporal sequence, problem/solution,
cause/effect)
I can analyze complex plots

Targets about Critiquing a Book
I can evaluate the text in terms of my own experiences

Targets about Understanding Characters
I can infer cause and effect in influencing characters feelings or underlying
motives
I can follow multiple characters in different episodes, inferring their feelings
about each other

Informational Text Targets
I can read books that have complex ideas and on many different topics
I can refer to details and examples in a book when explaining what the text
says*
I can determine the main ideas and explain how the key details support the
main idea*
I can describe the structure of a book (compare/contrast, cause and effect,
problem/solution)*
I can interpret information presented visually (graphs, charts, diagrams,
timelines, etc)*
I can explain how an author used reasons and evidence to support particular
points*