1. MATCHING CHILDREN WITH BOOKS The Literacy Map: Grades 4-6 Mondo Publishers 2001, J. Richard GentryWhen does the text match for INDEPENDENT READING? Child recognizes 95% to 100% of the words accurately. Child accurately comprehends. Retells the story or content adequately or completely. Responds appropriately to comprehension questions such as: 1. What is the problem in this story; what information are you gathering? 2. What is happening; what are you finding out? 3. Describe the characters; tell what you are learning. 4. Describe the setting; how is the information being presented? 5. How did the story or section end?When does the text match for GUIDED READING (instructional level)? Child recognizes 90% to 95% of the words accurately. Child accurately comprehends with some guidance. Retells the story or content adequately with guidance. Responds appropriately to comprehension questions with some guidance. Rereads the selection independently at the conclusion of the guided reading lesson.When does the text not match the child? Child recognizes 89% (or less) of the words accurately. Child doesn’t comprehend. Child cannot retell the story or content. Child becomes frustrated with reading.