Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 3

Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 3

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 3

Key Ideas and Details

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

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Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.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.

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Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.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.

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Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88

Craft and Structure

ELA.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.

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Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.3.6: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.

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Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88

Craft and Structure

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

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Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.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.

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Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88

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.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

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.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80

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.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

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.

Activity Page
Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

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.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

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).

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

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).

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Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68

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.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Strand - Reading Standards: Foundational Skills, Grade 3

Phonics and Word Recognition

ELA.RF.3.3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Fluency

ELA.RF.3.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 3

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.3.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

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Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.3.4: 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 1–3 above.)

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.3.8: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.3.7: Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Range of Writing

ELA.W.3.10: 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.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Strand - Speaking and Listening Standards, Grade 3

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.3.1: 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.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.3.3: Ask and answer questions about information from a speaker, offering appropriate elaboration and detail.

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Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.3.4: 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.

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Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.SL.3.6: Speak in complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation in order to provide requested detail or clarification.

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Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 3

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.3.2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Conventions of Standard English

ELA.L.3.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Knowledge of Language

ELA.L.3.3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.3.6: 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).

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.3.5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

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Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

ELA.L.3.4: 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.

Activity Page
Unit 1: Wriggling for Bones 8
Unit 2: The Ugliest Creature 12
Unit 3: Missing! 16
Unit 4: The Sky Is Falling! 20
Unit 5: Stay Away from My Toys! 24
Unit 6: Purr for the Perfect Pet 28
Unit 7: Boom! 32
Unit 8: The Right Feet 36
Unit 9: A Finger Where? 40
Unit 10: When Morning Is Afternoon 44
Unit 11: Life-Saving Haircut 48
Unit 12: Riddles and More Riddles 52
Unit 13: The Amazing World of Ants 56
Unit 14: Nothing New to Invent 60
Unit 15: Insult or Compliment? 64
Unit 16: Mouse Feelings 68
Unit 17: Down It Goes! 72
Unit 18: Mystery of the Water 76
Unit 19: Amazon Stray 80
Unit 20: Travel Danger 84
Unit 21: The Disgruntled Dentist 88
Unit 22: Backwards Water 90

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