English-Language Arts Content
2.0 Reading Comprehension
Comprehension and Analysis of Grade-Level-Appropriate Text
2.3 Demonstrate comprehension by identifying answers in the
2.4 Recall major points in the text and make and modify predictions
about forthcoming information.
2.5 Distinguish the main idea and supporting details in expository
2.6 Extract appropriate and significant information from the
text, including problems and solutions.
1.0 Writing Strategies
Organization and Focus
1.1 Create a single paragraph:
a. Develop a topic sentence.
b. Include simple supporting facts and details.
1.3 Understand the structure and organization of various reference
materials (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, encyclopedia).
1.0 Written and Oral English Language Conventions
1.1 Understand and be able to use complete and correct declarative,
interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences in writing and
1.2 Identify subjects and verbs that are in agreement and identify
and use pronouns, adjectives, compound words, and articles correctly
in writing and speaking.
1.3 Identify and use past, present, and future verb tenses properly
in writing and speaking.
1.4 Identify and use subjects and verbs correctly in speaking
and writing simple sentences.
1.5 Punctuate dates, city and state, and titles of books correctly.
1.6 Use commas in dates, locations, and addresses and for items
in a series.
1.7 Capitalize geographical names, holidays, historical periods,
and special events correctly.
1.0 Listening and Speaking Strategies
Organization and Delivery of Oral Communication
1.5 Organize ideas chronologically or around major points of
1.6 Provide a beginning, a middle, and an end, including concrete
details that develop a central idea.
1.7 Use clear and specific vocabulary to communicate ideas and
establish the tone.
1.8 Clarify and enhance oral presentations through the use of
appropriate props (e.g., objects, pictures, charts).
1.9 Read prose and poetry aloud with fluency, rhythm, and pace,
using appropriate intonation and vocal patterns to emphasize important
passages of the text being read.
History-Social Science Content Standards
3.2 Students describe the American Indian nations in their local
region long ago and in the recent past.
1. Describe national identities, religious beliefs, customs,
and various folklore traditions.
2. Discuss the ways in which physical geography, including climate,
influenced how the local Indian nations adapted to their natural environment
(e.g., how they obtained food, clothing, tools).
3. Describe the economy and systems of government, particularly
those with tribal constitutions, and their relationship to federal
and state governments.