Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Let's Get This Day Started: Reading Grade 3

Let's Get This Day Started: Reading Grade 3

English Language Arts

Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 3

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 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.3.7: 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).

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Unit 7 42-47
Unit 11 66-71

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 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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.

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Unit 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 1 6-11
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 16 96-101

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 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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 3 18-23
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 16 96-101

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 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

Strand - Phonics and Word Recognition, Grade 3

Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

ELA.RF.3.3a: Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.

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Unit 15 90-95

Strand - Fluency, Grade 3

Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

ELA.RF.3.4a: Read on-grade-level text with purpose and understanding.

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Unit 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

ELA.RF.3.4c: Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

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Unit 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

ELA.RF.3.4b: Read on-grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings

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Unit 6 36-41

Strand - Text Types and Purposes, Grade 3

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

ELA.W.3.1a: Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.

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Unit 1 6-11

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

ELA.W.3.1c: Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.

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Unit 1 6-11

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

ELA.W.3.1b: Provide reasons that support the opinion.

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Unit 1 6-11

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

ELA.W.3.2a: Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.

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Unit 5 30-35
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 16 96-101

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

ELA.W.3.2b: Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.

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Unit 5 30-35
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 16 96-101

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

ELA.W.3.3a: Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.

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Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 11 66-71

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

ELA.W.3.3b: Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

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Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 11 66-71

Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 3

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 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 16 96-101

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 4 24-29

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 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 16 96-101

Strand - Speaking and Listening Standards, Grade 3

Comprehension and Collaboration

ELA.SL.3.2: 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.

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Unit 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

Strand - Conventions of Standard English, Grade 3

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

ELA.L.3.1d: Form and use regular and irregular verbs.

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Unit 11 66-71

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

ELA.L.3.1a: Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.

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Unit 11 66-71

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

ELA.L.3.2c: Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.

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Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23

Strand - Language Standards, Grade 3

Knowledge of Language

ELA.L.3.3a: Choose words and phrases for effect.

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Unit 1 6-11
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 16 96-101

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 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

Strand - Vocabulary Acquisition and Use, Grade 3

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.

ELA.L.3.4a: Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

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Unit 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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.

ELA.L.3.4b: 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).

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Unit 15 90-95

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

ELA.L.3.5a: Distinguish the literal and non-literal meanings of words and phrases in context (e.g., take steps).

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Unit 1 6-11
Unit 2 12-17
Unit 3 18-23
Unit 4 24-29
Unit 5 30-35
Unit 6 36-41
Unit 7 42-47
Unit 8 48-53
Unit 9 54-59
Unit 10 60-65
Unit 11 66-71
Unit 12 72-77
Unit 13 78-83
Unit 14 84-89
Unit 15 90-95
Unit 16 96-101
Unit 17 102-107

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