Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Differentiated Nonfiction Reading Grade 3

Differentiated Nonfiction Reading Grade 3

  • 3rd Grade
  • 96 pages
  • Product ID: TCR2920

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 3

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.3.1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Passage Pages
The Salty Truth 14 to 17
The Breeds and Traits of Dogs 18 to 21
Hop Along or Fly High 22 to 25
Now Hear This! 26 to 29
George Eastman Invents the Kodak Moment 30 to 33
Mine Fires That Keep Burning 34 to 37
Cold and Hot Deserts 38 to 41
Mighty Meteors 42 to 45
The Life Cycle of a Pond 46 to 49
Eerie Earthquakes 50 to 53
Pacific Northwest Native Americans 54 to 57
The U.S. Constitution 58 to 61
The Bill of Rights 62 to 65
Oral Lee Brown Opens the Door 66 to 69
Condoleezza Rice, Former U.S. Secretary of State 70 to 73
Guinea Pigs (Journal Entries) 74 to 77
Dr. Seuss Loved Green Eggs and Ham (Biography) 78 to 81
Delicious Discoveries (Magazine Article) 82 to 85
Beyond Belief (Web Site) 86 to 89
The Miracle on the Hudson (Newspaper Article) 90 to 93

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.3.3: 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.

Passage Pages
The Salty Truth 14 to 17
Now Hear This! 26 to 29
The Life Cycle of a Pond 46 to 49
The Bill of Rights 62 to 65
Dr. Seuss Loved Green Eggs and Ham (Biography) 78 to 81
Delicious Discoveries (Magazine Article) 82 to 85

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.3.2: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

Passage Pages
The Breeds and Traits of Dogs 18 to 21
Mine Fires That Keep Burning 34 to 37
Oral Lee Brown Opens the Door 66 to 69
Dr. Seuss Loved Green Eggs and Ham (Biography) 78 to 81

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.3.4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.

Passage Pages
The Salty Truth 14 to 17
The Breeds and Traits of Dogs 18 to 21
Hop Along or Fly High 22 to 25
Now Hear This! 26 to 29
George Eastman Invents the Kodak Moment 30 to 33
Mine Fires That Keep Burning 34 to 37
Cold and Hot Deserts 38 to 41
Mighty Meteors 42 to 45
The Life Cycle of a Pond 46 to 49
Eerie Earthquakes 50 to 53
Pacific Northwest Native Americans 54 to 57
The U.S. Constitution 58 to 61
The Bill of Rights 62 to 65
Oral Lee Brown Opens the Door 66 to 69
Condoleezza Rice, Former U.S. Secretary of State 70 to 73
Guinea Pigs (Journal Entries) 74 to 77
Dr. Seuss Loved Green Eggs and Ham (Biography) 78 to 81
Delicious Discoveries (Magazine Article) 82 to 85
Beyond Belief (Web Site) 86 to 89
The Miracle on the Hudson (Newspaper Article) 90 to 93

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.3.5: Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

Passage Pages
Eerie Earthquakes 50 to 53
Dr. Seuss Loved Green Eggs and Ham (Biography) 78 to 81
Beyond Belief (Web Site) 86 to 89

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.3.8: Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text(e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).

Passage Pages
Hop Along or Fly High 22 to 25
Now Hear This! 26 to 29
George Eastman Invents the Kodak Moment 30 to 33
Cold and Hot Deserts 38 to 41
Pacific Northwest Native Americans 54 to 57

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.3.7: 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).

Passage Pages
The U.S. Constitution 58 to 61
Oral Lee Brown Opens the Door 66 to 69
Beyond Belief (Web Site) 86 to 89
The Miracle on the Hudson (Newspaper Article) 90 to 93

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.3.9: Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

Passage Pages
The U.S. Constitution 58 to 61
The Bill of Rights 62 to 65

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.3.6: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.

Passage Pages
Guinea Pigs (Journal Entries) 74 to 77

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.3.10: 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 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Passage Pages
The Salty Truth 14 to 17
The Breeds and Traits of Dogs 18 to 21
Hop Along or Fly High 22 to 25
Now Hear This! 26 to 29
George Eastman Invents the Kodak Moment 30 to 33
Mine Fires That Keep Burning 34 to 37
Cold and Hot Deserts 38 to 41
Mighty Meteors 42 to 45
The Life Cycle of a Pond 46 to 49
Eerie Earthquakes 50 to 53
Pacific Northwest Native Americans 54 to 57
The U.S. Constitution 58 to 61
The Bill of Rights 62 to 65
Oral Lee Brown Opens the Door 66 to 69
Condoleezza Rice, Former U.S. Secretary of State 70 to 73
Guinea Pigs (Journal Entries) 74 to 77
Dr. Seuss Loved Green Eggs and Ham (Biography) 78 to 81
Delicious Discoveries (Magazine Article) 82 to 85
Beyond Belief (Web Site) 86 to 89
The Miracle on the Hudson (Newspaper Article) 90 to 93

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