3rd Grade Reading For Literature

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3rd Grade Reading Standards for Literature

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Key Ideas and Details

RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

RL.3.2 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

Craft and Structure

RL.3.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

RL.3.5 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.

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

RL.3.6 Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters. tools-icon

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RL.3.7 Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting) tools-icon
(RL.3.8 not applicable to literature)
RL.3.9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series). tools-icon

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

RL.3.10 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.

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

Lesson Plan: The Fisherman and His Wife

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