Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 3

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 3

  • 3rd Grade
  • 48 pages
  • Product ID: TCR3383

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 3

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
When the Earth Shakes 8 to 9
Your Genes 10 to 11
Making Energy from the Moon 12 to 13
Ocean Dwellers Disappearing 14 to 15
Fossils Tell Us About the Past 16 to 17
Gravity: The Invisible Force 18 to 19
We Live On a Giant Magnet 20 to 21
Animal Adaptations 22 to 23
The Birds that Swim Instead of Fly 24 to 25
Dry as a Desert 26 to 27
The Water Below Us 28 to 29
Turning Plastic Bottles into Benches 30 to 31
The Dust Bowl 32 to 33
The Great Barrier Reef 34 to 35
America's First Nurse 36 to 37
The Man Who Gave the First Shot 38 to 39
A Female "Moses" 40 to 41
The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge 42 to 43
Horses Helped Humans 44 to 45
Algonquin Native Americans 46 to 47

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
When the Earth Shakes 8 to 9
Your Genes 10 to 11
Making Energy from the Moon 12 to 13
Ocean Dwellers Disappearing 14 to 15
Fossils Tell Us About the Past 16 to 17
Gravity: The Invisible Force 18 to 19
We Live On a Giant Magnet 20 to 21
Animal Adaptations 22 to 23
The Birds that Swim Instead of Fly 24 to 25
Dry as a Desert 26 to 27
The Water Below Us 28 to 29
Turning Plastic Bottles into Benches 30 to 31
The Dust Bowl 32 to 33
The Great Barrier Reef 34 to 35
America's First Nurse 36 to 37
The Man Who Gave the First Shot 38 to 39
A Female "Moses" 40 to 41
The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge 42 to 43
Horses Helped Humans 44 to 45
Algonquin Native Americans 46 to 47

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
When the Earth Shakes 8 to 9
Your Genes 10 to 11
Making Energy from the Moon 12 to 13
Ocean Dwellers Disappearing 14 to 15
Fossils Tell Us About the Past 16 to 17
Gravity: The Invisible Force 18 to 19
We Live On a Giant Magnet 20 to 21
Animal Adaptations 22 to 23
The Birds that Swim Instead of Fly 24 to 25
Dry as a Desert 26 to 27
The Water Below Us 28 to 29
Turning Plastic Bottles into Benches 30 to 31
The Dust Bowl 32 to 33
The Great Barrier Reef 34 to 35
America's First Nurse 36 to 37
The Man Who Gave the First Shot 38 to 39
A Female "Moses" 40 to 41
The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge 42 to 43
Horses Helped Humans 44 to 45
Algonquin Native Americans 46 to 47

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
When the Earth Shakes 8 to 9
Your Genes 10 to 11
Making Energy from the Moon 12 to 13
Ocean Dwellers Disappearing 14 to 15
Fossils Tell Us About the Past 16 to 17
Gravity: The Invisible Force 18 to 19
We Live On a Giant Magnet 20 to 21
Animal Adaptations 22 to 23
The Birds that Swim Instead of Fly 24 to 25
Dry as a Desert 26 to 27
The Water Below Us 28 to 29
Turning Plastic Bottles into Benches 30 to 31
The Dust Bowl 32 to 33
The Great Barrier Reef 34 to 35
America's First Nurse 36 to 37
The Man Who Gave the First Shot 38 to 39
A Female "Moses" 40 to 41
The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge 42 to 43
Horses Helped Humans 44 to 45
Algonquin Native Americans 46 to 47

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
Your Genes 10 to 11
Making Energy from the Moon 12 to 13
Ocean Dwellers Disappearing 14 to 15
Animal Adaptations 22 to 23
The Birds that Swim Instead of Fly 24 to 25
Dry as a Desert 26 to 27
The Water Below Us 28 to 29
Turning Plastic Bottles into Benches 30 to 31
The Dust Bowl 32 to 33
A Female "Moses" 40 to 41
The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge 42 to 43
Horses Helped Humans 44 to 45
Algonquin Native Americans 46 to 47

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
When the Earth Shakes 8 to 9
Your Genes 10 to 11
Making Energy from the Moon 12 to 13
Ocean Dwellers Disappearing 14 to 15
Fossils Tell Us About the Past 16 to 17
Gravity: The Invisible Force 18 to 19
We Live On a Giant Magnet 20 to 21
Animal Adaptations 22 to 23
The Birds that Swim Instead of Fly 24 to 25
Dry as a Desert 26 to 27
The Water Below Us 28 to 29
Turning Plastic Bottles into Benches 30 to 31
The Dust Bowl 32 to 33
The Great Barrier Reef 34 to 35
America's First Nurse 36 to 37
The Man Who Gave the First Shot 38 to 39
A Female "Moses" 40 to 41
The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge 42 to 43
Horses Helped Humans 44 to 45
Algonquin Native Americans 46 to 47

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