Common Core Standards for Reading

Second Quarter

RL3.1 and RI3.1: Ask and answer questions from fiction and non-fiction texts

RL3.2 Determine the central message from the text

RL3.4 Distinguish literal from nonliteral text

RL3.5 Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections.

RL3.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

RI3.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

RI3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

RI3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g.,maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (when, where, why, and how key events occur).

RI3.8 Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).

RF3.3 Know and apply grade level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

RF3.3a Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and suffixes

W3.2 Write informative texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly

W3.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

W3.7 Develop short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

L3.1d Form and use regular and irregular verbs.

L3.1e Form and use the simple verb tenses

L3.4a Use sentence level context as a clue to the meaning of a word  or phrase

L3.4b Determine the meaning of a word when a known affix is added (prefixes and suffixes)

L3.4d Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.