Playbook® Applicability to

GEORGIA

State Standards in Language Arts

Kindergarten-Grade Five

Listening and Speaking

Reading a Playbook® in the classroom meets the following Georgia standards in English Language Arts and Reading:

 

The Student:

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5

Listens to a variety of literary forms, including stories and poems.

x

x

x

     

Listens and responds to a variety of literary forms

     

x

x

 

Listens and responds to a variety of literary forms including prose, poetry, and drama

         

x

The Student:

K

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5

Recognizes rhyming words.

x

         

Participates in coral speaking and creative drama.

x

         

The Student:

K

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4

5

Paraphrases and discusses information.

         

x

Summarizes and/or records orally presented material.

         

x

The Student:

K

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3

4

5

Communicates effectively when using descriptive language, relating experiences and retelling stories.

x

         

Communicates effectively when using descriptive language, relating experiences and retelling stories read, heard or viewed.

 

x

x

x

x

x

Demonstrates an understanding of words and ideas when heard in context.

 

x

       

Determines the meaning of a word based on how it is used in an orally presented sentence.

   

x

x

x

 

 

The Student:

K

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5

Paraphrases and discusses information.

         

x

Begins to discriminate between spoken words and sentences.

x

         

Blends sounds orally to make words.

x

x

x

x

   

Divides words into syllables.

 

x

x

x

   

 

Reading

The Student:

K

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5

Recognizes words in familiar contexts.

x

Recognizes common signs and logos.

x

Holds print materials in correct position.

x

Associates sounds with letters.

x

Recognizes rhyming words

x

The Student:

K

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4

5

Integrates language structure (syntax), meaning clues (semantics), phonetic strategies, and sight vocabulary when reading orally and silently.

 

x

x

x

x

x

Reads with fluency and expression.

 

x

x

x

x

x

Recognizes EXPLICIT main ideas, details, sequence of events, cause-effect relationships in fiction and nonfiction

 

x

x

x

x

x

Recognizes IMPLICIT main ideas, details, sequence of events, and cause/effect relationships in fiction and nonfiction.

 

x

x

x

x

x

Identifies the main characters.

 

x

x

x

x

 

Identifies the charactersí actions, motives, emotions, traits, and feelings.

 

x

x

x

x

x

Draws conclusions and makes predictions and comparisons.

 

x

x

     

Draws conclusions, makes predictions, compares/contrasts, and makes generalizations.

     

x

x

x

The Student:

K

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5

Reads for understanding and rereads as needed for clarification, self-correction, and further comprehension.

x

x

x

x

x

Demonstrates comprehension when reading a variety of literary forms.

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x

x

x

x

Recognizes and reads compound words, contractions, possessives, and words containing the suffixes "ing," "ed," "s," and "es."

x

x

x

x

x

Identifies story development, author's purpose, and point of view.

x

 

Literature

Student:

K

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5

Experiences traditional and contemporary literature through a variety of media.

x

x

x

x

x

x

Responds to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about literature.

x

x

x

x

x

x

Responds appropriately to questions about author's purpose, techniques, character development, and plot structure.

x

x

Demonstrates an interest in various types of self-selected literature through daily reading.

x

x

x

x

x

Identifies literary forms (e.g., fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama).

x

x

x

x

x

Distinguishes between fact and opinion.

x

x

X=Standards will be reinforced as necessary each subsequent year