Students must be able to read and comprehend text on-level accurately, at the appropriate rate, and with the correct expression. This is best accomplished by repeated readings of text passages of increasing complexity while reporting the reading rate
The anchor statements define what students should understand and be able to do by the end of each grade. They correspond to the College and Career Readiness (CCR) anchor statements. The CCR and grade-specific standards are necessary complements—the former
providing broad standards, the latter providing additional specificity—that together define the skills and understandings that all students must demonstrate.