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Preschool to Early First Grade
Use mostly information from pictures.
2. May attend to and use some features of print.
3. May know some words.
4. Use the introduced language patterns of books.
5. Respond to text by linking meaning with their own experiences.
6. Are beginning to make links between their own oral language and print.
Early Readers: Kindergarten to Grade 1
1. rely less on pictures and use more information from the print.
2. have increasing control of early reading strategies.
3. Know several frequently used words automatically.
4. Read using more than one source of information.
5. Read familiar text with phrasing and fluency.
6. Exhibit behaviors indicating strategies such as monitoring,cross- checking, searching, and self-correction.
Transitional Readers: Kindergarten to Grade 2
1. Have full control of early strategies.
2. Use multiple sources of information while reading for meaning.
3. Integrate the use of cues.
4. Have a large core of frequently used words.
5. Notice pictures, but rely very little on pictures to read the text.
6. For the most part, read fluently with phrasing.
7. Read longer, more complex texts.
Self-Extending Readers: Grades 1 to 3.
1. Use all sources of information flexibly.
2. Solve problems in an independent way.
3. Read with phrasing and fluency.
4. Extend their understanding by reading a wide range of texts for different purposes.
5. Read for meaning, solving problems in an independent way.
6. Continue to learn from reading.
7. Read much longer, more complex texts.
8. Read a variety of genre.
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