*  Reads fluently by using phonics, syllables and word parts (100 words per minute for grade level expectation by T3)

*  Uses reading strategies:  questioning, predicting, inferring, connecting, summarizing, evaluating

*  Identifies parts of a story:characters, settings, plots (Reads a level 24 by the end of T2)

Indents the first sentence.
Writes a topic sentence with a when and a where. ( Over the weekend I spent time with my family.)
Begins to expand facts or details  (Using "red" to further explain their fact.)
Writes sentences that are complex, combining two ideas or facts together.
Uses a variety of "starting words" to begin their sentences.

• Spells frequently used words correctly

*  Fluency with Math Facts (100 Subtraction and Addition Facts in 5 minutes by T3

• Understands the relationships among numbers, quantities, and place value in whole numbers up to 100

• Understands that fractions may refer to parts of a set and parts of a whole

• Identifies odd and even numbers up to 100

• Represents, compares, and interprets data using tables, tally charts, and bar graphs

• Soves simple problems involving addition and subtraction of numbers up to 100

• Knows how to model, represent, and interpret number relationships to create and solve problems involving addition and subtraction

• Identifies and describes the attribute of common shapes in the plane and of common objects in space.

• Understands how to measure length, temperature, capacity, weight, and time in standard units

• Tells time to the nearest quarter hour and five-minute intervals

• Finds the value of a collection of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half-dollars, and dollars

• Solves problems and justifies their reasoning