Reading in third grade focuses on:
- Pre-reading skills: Phonological awareness, content-based vocabulary via aural-oral skills.
- Beginning reading.
Reading in fourth grade focuses on:
- words including those with vowel and / or consonant blends.
- sentences and 2-3 line texts.
Reading in fifth grade focuses on reading words including those with more complex letter combinations and blends.
Reading in sixth grade focuses on reading fluency - reading of texts, books, charts, graphs etc.