Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Cards Level 3

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Cards Level 3

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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 Page
Being Sick Is Not Fun 1
Bullies 2
Chinchillas 3
An Empty Ship 4
Feral Children 5
Forgea's Amazing Tale 6
The Moon Moth 7
What Happened to the Dinosaurs? 8
What's Your Last Name 9
Wolves 10
An Amazing Coincidence 11
Corn on the Cob from Scratch 12
Fire Safty Tips 13
A Flightless Bird 14
Let's Go Fishing 15
Old-fashioned Food Processing 16
Quicksand 17
Speed Skating 18
The World's Tallest Animal 19
Five Cute Bears 20
Grizzly Bears 21
Showing What You Know 22
The Sweetest Spot 23
To Save the Redwoods 24
Your Blood 25
Your Skeleton 26
The Baraka School 27
Do Geckos Use Glue? 28
Flying Reptiles 29
Let's Save Energy 30
Nomads 31
One Smart Rodent 32
Primates 33
Turnoff Weeks 34
Using Tidal Energy 35
In-line Skates Roll Again 36
Raspberries 37
Take Care of Your Teeth 38
Two Brave Women 39
You Can Help 40
Your Muscles 41
Ants 42
Arctic Animals 43
Be A Safe Kid 44
A Big Bug 45
The Cat's Meow 46
Eclipses 47
Pet Licenses 48
A Popular Pet 49
Shark Attacks 50
The Story of the Statue of Liberty 51
Wildfires Scorch the West 52
Africa's Lost Boys 53
The Ancient Olympics 54
Apollo 13 55
Calvaria Trees 56
The City of Venice 57
The Frozen Boy 58
Fuel Prices Going Up 59
Hurricanes 60
The International Space Station 61
Native Americans Games 62
Old-fashioned Shoes 63
Right Hand, Left Hand 64
Salmon 65
Walrus Tusks 66
You're Right to Recycle 67
Adrift at Sea 68
A Force Called Friction 69
Bill Pickett, Rodeo Rider 70
Eastern Woodlands Native Americans 71
The Magic of Dr Seuss 72
Make Every Day an Earth Day 73
The Process of Inventing 74
The Severt Behind Floating 75
Skunks 76
A Space Station Splashes Down 77
A Sticky Story 78
A Strange Frog 79
The Stongest Shape 80
Undersea Volcanoes Change the Face of the Earth 81
American Kids Speak Their Minds 82
Anyon for a Game of Monopoly? 83
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Battle 84
Big Foot: Fact or Fiction? 85
Body Features Aid Survival 86
Chocolate Chip Cookies 87
Coral Reefs 88
Danger! Pets on the Loose 89
Egyptian Mummies 90
The Euro 91
A Great Job for a Chocolate Lover 92
Guide Dogs Lead the Way 93
Horses 94
Giant Planets 95
Ponce de Leon, Explorer 96
A Small Animal Causes Big Problems 97
Snake Myths 98
The Book Without an E 99
China's Great Wall 100
In a Crocodile's Mouth 101
Going to the Moon 102
The U.S. Census 103
The Hy-wire 104
Magnets 105
Memorial Day 106
Mitchie Brusco, Skateboard Champ 107
New Dinosaurs Found 108
Otters 109
The $6.4 Million Bridge That Lasted Four Months 110
Surviving an Avalanche 111
Tennis 112

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 Page
Bullies 2
Feral Children 5
An Amazing Coincidence 11
A Flightless Bird 14
Old-fashioned Food Processing 16
Speed Skating 18
The Sweetest Spot 23
To Save the Redwoods 24
The Baraka School 27
Nomads 31
One Smart Rodent 32
Primates 33
Turnoff Weeks 34
In-line Skates Roll Again 36
Take Care of Your Teeth 38
Two Brave Women 39
Your Muscles 41
Ants 42
Arctic Animals 43
A Big Bug 45
Eclipses 47
The Story of the Statue of Liberty 51
Wildfires Scorch the West 52
The Ancient Olympics 54
Calvaria Trees 56
The City of Venice 57
Fuel Prices Going Up 59
Hurricanes 60
Native Americans Games 62
Old-fashioned Shoes 63
You're Right to Recycle 67
Adrift at Sea 68
Bill Pickett, Rodeo Rider 70
Eastern Woodlands Native Americans 71
The Magic of Dr Seuss 72
Skunks 76
A Strange Frog 79
American Kids Speak Their Minds 82
Anyon for a Game of Monopoly? 83
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Battle 84
Big Foot: Fact or Fiction? 85
Chocolate Chip Cookies 87
Coral Reefs 88
Egyptian Mummies 90
The Euro 91
A Great Job for a Chocolate Lover 92
Horses 94
Giant Planets 95
Ponce de Leon, Explorer 96
A Small Animal Causes Big Problems 97
Snake Myths 98
The Book Without an E 99
China's Great Wall 100
Going to the Moon 102
Magnets 105
Memorial Day 106
Mitchie Brusco, Skateboard Champ 107
New Dinosaurs Found 108
Otters 109
Surviving an Avalanche 111
Tennis 112

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 Page
Chinchillas 3
An Empty Ship 4
The Moon Moth 7
What Happened to the Dinosaurs? 8
An Amazing Coincidence 11
Fire Safty Tips 13
Let's Go Fishing 15
Old-fashioned Food Processing 16
Five Cute Bears 20
Grizzly Bears 21
Showing What You Know 22
Your Blood 25
Do Geckos Use Glue? 28
Let's Save Energy 30
Two Brave Women 39
Be A Safe Kid 44
Shark Attacks 50
Wildfires Scorch the West 52
Africa's Lost Boys 53
The Ancient Olympics 54
Apollo 13 55
The City of Venice 57
The Frozen Boy 58
Salmon 65
Adrift at Sea 68
A Force Called Friction 69
Make Every Day an Earth Day 73
The Severt Behind Floating 75
A Space Station Splashes Down 77
A Sticky Story 78
A Strange Frog 79
The Stongest Shape 80
Undersea Volcanoes Change the Face of the Earth 81
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Battle 84
Chocolate Chip Cookies 87
A Great Job for a Chocolate Lover 92
Guide Dogs Lead the Way 93
A Small Animal Causes Big Problems 97
In a Crocodile's Mouth 101
Magnets 105
Otters 109
The $6.4 Million Bridge That Lasted Four Months 110
Surviving an Avalanche 111
Tennis 112

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 Page
Being Sick Is Not Fun 1
Bullies 2
Chinchillas 3
An Empty Ship 4
Feral Children 5
Forgea's Amazing Tale 6
The Moon Moth 7
What Happened to the Dinosaurs? 8
What's Your Last Name 9
Wolves 10
An Amazing Coincidence 11
Corn on the Cob from Scratch 12
Fire Safty Tips 13
A Flightless Bird 14
Let's Go Fishing 15
Quicksand 17
Speed Skating 18
The World's Tallest Animal 19
Five Cute Bears 20
Grizzly Bears 21
Showing What You Know 22
The Sweetest Spot 23
To Save the Redwoods 24
Your Blood 25
Your Skeleton 26
The Baraka School 27
Do Geckos Use Glue? 28
Flying Reptiles 29
Let's Save Energy 30
One Smart Rodent 32
Primates 33
Turnoff Weeks 34
Using Tidal Energy 35
In-line Skates Roll Again 36
Raspberries 37
Take Care of Your Teeth 38
Two Brave Women 39
You Can Help 40
Your Muscles 41
Ants 42
Arctic Animals 43
Be A Safe Kid 44
A Big Bug 45
The Cat's Meow 46
Eclipses 47
Pet Licenses 48
A Popular Pet 49
Shark Attacks 50
The Story of the Statue of Liberty 51
Wildfires Scorch the West 52
Africa's Lost Boys 53
The Ancient Olympics 54
Apollo 13 55
Calvaria Trees 56
The City of Venice 57
The Frozen Boy 58
Fuel Prices Going Up 59
Hurricanes 60
The International Space Station 61
Native Americans Games 62
Old-fashioned Shoes 63
Right Hand, Left Hand 64
Salmon 65
Walrus Tusks 66
You're Right to Recycle 67
Adrift at Sea 68
A Force Called Friction 69
Bill Pickett, Rodeo Rider 70
Eastern Woodlands Native Americans 71
The Magic of Dr Seuss 72
Make Every Day an Earth Day 73
The Process of Inventing 74
The Severt Behind Floating 75
Skunks 76
A Space Station Splashes Down 77
A Sticky Story 78
A Strange Frog 79
American Kids Speak Their Minds 82
Anyon for a Game of Monopoly? 83
Big Foot: Fact or Fiction? 85
Body Features Aid Survival 86
Chocolate Chip Cookies 87
Coral Reefs 88
Danger! Pets on the Loose 89
Egyptian Mummies 90
The Euro 91
A Great Job for a Chocolate Lover 92
Guide Dogs Lead the Way 93
Horses 94
Giant Planets 95
Ponce de Leon, Explorer 96
A Small Animal Causes Big Problems 97
Snake Myths 98
The Book Without an E 99
China's Great Wall 100
In a Crocodile's Mouth 101
Going to the Moon 102
The U.S. Census 103
The Hy-wire 104
Memorial Day 106
Mitchie Brusco, Skateboard Champ 107
New Dinosaurs Found 108
Otters 109
The $6.4 Million Bridge That Lasted Four Months 110
Surviving an Avalanche 111
Tennis 112

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 Page
The Moon Moth 7
Wolves 10
Corn on the Cob from Scratch 12
Old-fashioned Food Processing 16
Quicksand 17
Speed Skating 18
Five Cute Bears 20
Grizzly Bears 21
To Save the Redwoods 24
The Baraka School 27
Flying Reptiles 29
Let's Save Energy 30
Nomads 31
Using Tidal Energy 35
Raspberries 37
Arctic Animals 43
The Cat's Meow 46
Wildfires Scorch the West 52
Africa's Lost Boys 53
The Frozen Boy 58
The International Space Station 61
Walrus Tusks 66
Adrift at Sea 68
Make Every Day an Earth Day 73
The Process of Inventing 74
A Space Station Splashes Down 77
Danger! Pets on the Loose 89
Giant Planets 95
Ponce de Leon, Explorer 96
The Hy-wire 104

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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

Passage Page
Be A Safe Kid 44
Wildfires Scorch the West 52
You're Right to Recycle 67
The Book Without an E 99
The $6.4 Million Bridge That Lasted Four Months 110

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 Page
Being Sick Is Not Fun 1
Bullies 2
Chinchillas 3
An Empty Ship 4
Feral Children 5
Forgea's Amazing Tale 6
The Moon Moth 7
What Happened to the Dinosaurs? 8
What's Your Last Name 9
Wolves 10
An Amazing Coincidence 11
Corn on the Cob from Scratch 12
Fire Safty Tips 13
A Flightless Bird 14
Let's Go Fishing 15
Old-fashioned Food Processing 16
Quicksand 17
Speed Skating 18
The World's Tallest Animal 19
Five Cute Bears 20
Grizzly Bears 21
Showing What You Know 22
The Sweetest Spot 23
To Save the Redwoods 24
Your Blood 25
Your Skeleton 26
The Baraka School 27
Do Geckos Use Glue? 28
Flying Reptiles 29
Let's Save Energy 30
Nomads 31
One Smart Rodent 32
Primates 33
Turnoff Weeks 34
Using Tidal Energy 35
In-line Skates Roll Again 36
Raspberries 37
Take Care of Your Teeth 38
Two Brave Women 39
You Can Help 40
Your Muscles 41
Ants 42
Arctic Animals 43
Be A Safe Kid 44
A Big Bug 45
The Cat's Meow 46
Eclipses 47
Pet Licenses 48
A Popular Pet 49
Shark Attacks 50
The Story of the Statue of Liberty 51
Wildfires Scorch the West 52
Africa's Lost Boys 53
The Ancient Olympics 54
Apollo 13 55
Calvaria Trees 56
The City of Venice 57
The Frozen Boy 58
Fuel Prices Going Up 59
Hurricanes 60
The International Space Station 61
Native Americans Games 62
Old-fashioned Shoes 63
Right Hand, Left Hand 64
Salmon 65
Walrus Tusks 66
You're Right to Recycle 67
Adrift at Sea 68
A Force Called Friction 69
Bill Pickett, Rodeo Rider 70
Eastern Woodlands Native Americans 71
The Magic of Dr Seuss 72
Make Every Day an Earth Day 73
The Process of Inventing 74
The Severt Behind Floating 75
Skunks 76
A Space Station Splashes Down 77
A Sticky Story 78
A Strange Frog 79
The Stongest Shape 80
Undersea Volcanoes Change the Face of the Earth 81
American Kids Speak Their Minds 82
Anyon for a Game of Monopoly? 83
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Battle 84
Big Foot: Fact or Fiction? 85
Body Features Aid Survival 86
Chocolate Chip Cookies 87
Coral Reefs 88
Danger! Pets on the Loose 89
Egyptian Mummies 90
The Euro 91
A Great Job for a Chocolate Lover 92
Guide Dogs Lead the Way 93
Horses 94
Giant Planets 95
Ponce de Leon, Explorer 96
A Small Animal Causes Big Problems 97
Snake Myths 98
The Book Without an E 99
China's Great Wall 100
In a Crocodile's Mouth 101
Going to the Moon 102
The U.S. Census 103
The Hy-wire 104
Magnets 105
Memorial Day 106
Mitchie Brusco, Skateboard Champ 107
New Dinosaurs Found 108
Otters 109
The $6.4 Million Bridge That Lasted Four Months 110
Surviving an Avalanche 111
Tennis 112

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