All Reading: Informational Texts Standards

English Language Arts/Literacy

The standard strand refers to the specific part of a domain that is addressed, for example reading literature, writing, speaking and listening, or conventions. The standards below have the same strand. Click a standard to learn more.

  • Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

  • Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

  • Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

  • Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.

  • Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

  • Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.

  • Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

  • Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

  • Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

  • With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.