Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-3

Comprehending Text Using Literal/Inferential/Applied Quest-3

English Language Arts

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.

Passage Pages
The Amazing Adventure 9-13
A DVD Dimension 14-18
The Ant and the Dove 19-23
King Arthur 24-28
Gavin the Gentle Giant 29-33
Cirrus the Centaur’s Show 44-48
Don’t You Dare Tell 49-53
The Marshes 54-58
Remote Control 59-63
The School Play 64-68
April Fool! 79-83
Jojo the Monkey 84-88
Diary of an Ant 99-103
Halvar’s House 104-108

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.

Passage Pages
The Amazing Adventure 9-13
The Ant and the Dove 19-23
King Arthur 24-28
Gavin the Gentle Giant 29-33
Cirrus the Centaur’s Show 44-48
Don’t You Dare Tell 49-53
The Marshes 54-58
The School Play 64-68
April Fool! 79-83
Diary of an Ant 99-103
Halvar’s House 104-108

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.

Passage Pages
The Ant and the Dove 19-23
King Arthur 24-28
Gavin the Gentle Giant 29-33
Cirrus the Centaur’s Show 44-48
Halvar’s House 104-108

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.

Passage Pages
The Amazing Adventure 9-13
The Ant and the Dove 19-23
King Arthur 24-28
Gavin the Gentle Giant 29-33
Cirrus the Centaur’s Show 44-48
The Marshes 54-58
Remote Control 59-63
The School Play 64-68
April Fool! 79-83
Jojo the Monkey 84-88
Diary of an Ant 99-103

Craft and Structure

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

Passage Pages
A DVD Dimension 14-18
The Ant and the Dove 19-23
King Arthur 24-28
Gavin the Gentle Giant 29-33
Don’t You Dare Tell 49-53
Remote Control 59-63
The School Play 64-68
April Fool! 79-83

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.

Passage Pages
The School Play 64-68
Jojo the Monkey 84-88

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).

Passage Pages
King Arthur 24-28
Cirrus the Centaur’s Show 44-48
Remote Control 59-63
The School Play 64-68
Jojo the Monkey 84-88

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.

Passage Pages
The Amazing Adventure 9-13
A DVD Dimension 14-18
The Ant and the Dove 19-23
King Arthur 24-28
Gavin the Gentle Giant 29-33
Cirrus the Centaur’s Show 44-48
Don’t You Dare Tell 49-53
The Marshes 54-58
Remote Control 59-63
The School Play 64-68
April Fool! 79-83
Jojo the Monkey 84-88
Diary of an Ant 99-103
Halvar’s House 104-108

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
Beatrix Potter 34-38
Two Letters 39-43
From the Cow to You 69-73
How to Make Slime 74-78
Giant Butterfly 89-93
Dinosaur Find? 94-98

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
Beatrix Potter 34-38
From the Cow to You 69-73
Giant Butterfly 89-93
Dinosaur Find? 94-98

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
From the Cow to You 69-73
How to Make Slime 74-78
Giant Butterfly 89-93

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
Beatrix Potter 34-38
Two Letters 39-43
From the Cow to You 69-73
How to Make Slime 74-78
Giant Butterfly 89-93
Dinosaur Find? 94-98

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
From the Cow to You 69-73
How to Make Slime 74-78

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
Beatrix Potter 34-38
Two Letters 39-43
From the Cow to You 69-73
How to Make Slime 74-78
Giant Butterfly 89-93

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
Two Letters 39-43
From the Cow to You 69-73
How to Make Slime 74-78
Giant Butterfly 89-93

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
Giant Butterfly 89-93

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
Beatrix Potter 34-38
Two Letters 39-43
From the Cow to You 69-73
How to Make Slime 74-78
Giant Butterfly 89-93
Dinosaur Find? 94-98

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