Literal and Inferential Comprehension
Transfer Level Grade 12+
1 level Below Transfer
Grade Equivalency 10-12
Expand knowledge of academic/specialized/ technical vocabulary.
Use contextual references effectively.
Differentiate between informal/formal language use.
Employ appropriate language/audience.
Analyze longer, more complex passages.
Paraphrase the central point.
Summarize, map and outline stated and /or implied main ideas, major and minor supporting details.
Distinguish among patterns of organization.
Begin to analyze the logic of texts.
Differentiate between reaction and evaluation.
Synthesize/Analyze/Apply information from non-fiction text and literature.
Draw a conclusion and make generalizations.
Analyze arguments and recognize logical fallacies.
Apply reading skills to multiple informational and non fiction texts and literature.
Exhibit fluency in longer, more complex passages.
Evaluate strategies for enhancing reading rate (i.e. skimming, scanning, adjusting rate according to purpose and materials).
Make and evaluate predictions in reading.
Use and evaluate usage of schema and other metacognitive strategies to construct meaning from text with the intention of achieving self-regulation in learning through reading.
Create and evaluate summaries, maps and outlines to monitor comprehension of material.
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