ELA-05 Targeted Standards
(RF) Strand: Reading Foundations
Cluster: Fluency.

ELA-05.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 fluently and show comprehension through voice, timing and expression
  • I can self-correct misread or misunderstood words using context clues
  • I can reread with corrections when necessary
  • I can read fluently (easy,smooth and automatic)

Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0The student reads text at the end of the fluent reading stage with appropriate rate, accuracy and expression using pausing, punctuation guided by the author's meaning.

  3.5  There is no advanced criteria (see Level 4 for explanation)

The student reads text at the middle fluent reading stage with appropriate rate, accuracy and expression using punctuation and quotation marks, with the reading sounding like conversation.

  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.

The student reads text at the early fluent reading stage with appropriate rate, accuracy and expression.  The student may be reading in two to three word phrases and the reading sounds like talking in parts of the text.

  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content,student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 content.

The student reads mostly word by word, frequently hesitates and the reading does not sound like natural conversation.

  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.






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


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