4 Students will be expected to select, read, and view with understanding a range of literature, information, media, and visual texts.
4.1 select, independently, from a variety of sources, texts that are appropriate to their range of interests and learning needs
4.2 read widely and experience a wide variety of children's literature for a variety of purposes, including recreation and information
4.3 use the organizational features of a specific type of text, to obtain, verify and reinforce their understanding of information (e.g., illustrations, headings, bold print, use of colour; textual features of a book, video, painting)
4.4 use and integrate the pragmatic, semantic, syntactic and graphophonic cueing systems (e.g., context clues; structural analysis to identify roots, prefixes and suffixes; text structures) and a variety of strategies to construct meaning (e.g., rereading, using a dictionary to determine word meaning)