These charts provide alternatives to the words good, bad, big, little, said, happy and sad.
Understand how texts are made cohesive by using personal and possessive pronouns and by omitting words that can be inferred
Understand how texts are made cohesive through language features, including word associations, synonyms, and antonyms
Uses basic grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary appropriate to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Comprehends independently read texts that require sustained reading by activating background and word knowledge, connecting and understanding sentences and whole text, and monitoring for meaning
Understands and responds to literature by creating texts using similar structures, intentional language choices and features appropriate to audience and purpose