ELA-04 Targeted Standards
(RF) Strand: Reading Foundations
Cluster: Fluency.

ELA-04.RF.04 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

a.  Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

b.  Read grade-level prose and poetry with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression.

c.  Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can recognize when a word I read does not make sense within the text.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can read grade-level text fluency and show comprehension through voice, timing and expression
  • I can read fluently (with ease, sounding smooth and automatic)

Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity

The student reads text at the middle fluent reading stage with appropriate rate, accuracy and expression using expression, pausing for punctuation guided by the author's meaning.

  3.5  No advanced criteria is available (see Level 4 for explanation)

The student reads text at the early fluent reading stage with appropriate rate, accuracy and expression where the reading sounds like conversation, using longer meaningful phrasing when reading as well as paying attention to punctuation and quotation marks.


  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0 The student reads text at the end of the transitional reading stage in two or three word phrases and the reading sounds like conversation in some parts of the text.

  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content, student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 3.0 content.
1.0The student reads the text word by word and the reading of text does not sound natural.
  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.






  • Fluency
  • Accuracy
  • Rate
  • Poetry
  • Prose
  • Expression


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