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Grade Common Core State Standards for: 3 Lanaguage Arts Literacy

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.7

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Explain how specific aspects of a text

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.9

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: 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).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.10

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Range of Reading and Complexity of Text

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.7

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.8

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.9

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.10

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write opinion pieces on familiar topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide reasons that support the opinion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a sense of closure.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.7

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.8

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.10

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Range of Writing

Standard Description: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use regular and irregular verbs.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.E

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.F

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.G

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.H

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.I

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use commas in addresses.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use possessives.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.E

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.F

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.G

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.3.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose words and phrases for effect.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.3.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Recognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.5.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.5.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.5.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.7

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: 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).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.9

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: 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).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RL.3.10

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Literature

Theme: Range of Reading and Complexity of Text

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 23 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Key Ideas and Details

Standard Description: 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.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Craft and Structure

Standard Description: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.7

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.8

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.9

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: RI.3.10

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Reading: Informational Text

Theme: Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

Standard Description: By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 23 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write opinion pieces on familiar topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide reasons that support the opinion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.1.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.2.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a concluding statement or section.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

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

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.3.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Text Types and Purposes

Standard Description: Provide a sense of closure.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 13 above.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 13 up to and including grade 3 on page 29.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Production and Distribution of Writing

Standard Description: With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.7

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.8

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Research to Build and Present Knowledge

Standard Description: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: W.3.10

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Writing

Theme: Range of Writing

Standard Description: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use abstract nouns (e.g., childhood).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use regular and irregular verbs.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.E

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use the simple (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk) verb tenses.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.F

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.G

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.H

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.1.I

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Capitalize appropriate words in titles.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use commas in addresses.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Form and use possessives.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.E

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.F

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.2.G

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Conventions of Standard English

Standard Description: Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.3.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Choose words and phrases for effect.*

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.3.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Knowledge of Language

Standard Description: Recognize and observe differences between the conventions of spoken and written standard English.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use a known root word as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word with the same root (e.g., company, companion).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.4.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Use glossaries or beginning dictionaries, both print and digital, to determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.5.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Distinguish the literal and nonliteral meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.5.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.5.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Distinguish shades of meaning among related words that describe states of mind or degrees of certainty (e.g., knew, believed, suspected, heard, wondered).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: L.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Language

Theme: Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Standard Description: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/3

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.1

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.1.A

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.1.B

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.1.C

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.1.D

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.2

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.3

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Comprehension and Collaboration

Standard Description: Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.4

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.5

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Create engaging audio recordings of stories or poems that demonstrate fluid reading at an understandable pace; add visual displays when appropriate to emphasize or enhance certain facts or details.

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

Common Core State Standard: SL.3.6

Grade: 3

Subject: ELA

Domain: Speaking & Listening

Theme: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

Standard Description: Speak in complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification. (See grade 3 Language standards 1 and 3 here for specific expectations.)

Reference URL: http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/3/1/

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